Sunday, May 24, 2015

Parents of College Grads:  We want to be sure to congratulate your graduate on June 7, so please stop by the Information Desk this morning to give us information on any college graduates from your family so they will be included on our Graduate List.  Parents of HS Graduates:  please sign up today at the Information Desk if you plan on attending the Graduation Banquet on Sunday June 7th at 12:00 noon in the BFLC. 
ALSO please submit photos of your graduate as soon as possible to ensure they are included in the annual High School Graduate Slide Show.
Cookies & brownies are needed for the DHS Baccalaureate, to be held on June 7th at Danville Middle School at 7:00 PM.  Donations may be brought to the church by noon on Sunday, June 7th, or taken directly to the service. 
Creation Youth Ministry Camping Trip – To help keep costs down for this great ministry opportunity we are asking for donations of some of the following food items: unfrosted cupcakes, muffins, cookies, brownies, barbequed chicken, sandwich barbeque, macaroni and/or potato salad, chips. Please contact Pastor Dawes no later than Wednesday, May 27 for questions or if you are able to help. THANK YOU!
There has been some interest expressed for the start of a community garden here at First Baptist Church.  The intent is to donate the produce to our local food banks and any surplus would be divided among the volunteers.  If you are interested, please add your name and contact information to the sign up sheet on the bulletin board or  write ‘community garden’ on the bulletin connect card. 


Reminder ~ All volunteers working with children & youth must complete Mandated Clearances and Training in the next few weeks, so they are processed by July 1.    Packets are available on a table in the foyer and in the downstairs chapel hallway. One of the requirements is attending a FBC Safe Church Training Session (Unit 7).  With VBS approaching, two dates have been set.  Everyone helping with VBS needs to attend one of these meetings.  If you aren’t helping with VBS, but have not yet attended this training, you are also invited to attend the training part of the evening. Tuesday, May 26, in the Chapel, 6:30 PMTuesday, June 2, in the Chapel, 6:30 PM. Volunteers under 18 years of age must attend this training also, along with completing a Volunteer application (Unit 1) and providing a picture ID (Unit 6). 


Hands-on mission opportunities: Pick up a M & M tube at the Information Desk, fill it with quarters, and return it before June 16th.  The money collected will be used to cover the cost of rice, beans, and seeds packed at the GAiN Warehouse.  Join the Field Trip to the GAiN Warehouse on June 16 where participants will be packing school supplies, food, used clothing, gospel bead bracelets and medical supplies.  The bus will be
leaving the church parking lot at 7 AM and returning at 8 PM.  Sign up on the ramp bulletin board. 


Online registration for FBC’s “Journey Off the Map” VBS  is now available at A free VBS music CD will be available to each family who pre-registers.

 Your Loving Choices Pregnancy Care Center in Bloomsburg will hold their annual Walk for Life Saturday, May 30. Please stop by the Information Desk for details and sponsorship forms.