Sunday, September 18, 2016


Midweek Meal Please join us for our Midweek Family Meal on Wed, Sept 21. Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is Baked Sausage Links, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans & the desserts you bring. Please sign up by Mon, Sept 19 on the Ramp Bulletin Board, in your SBS class or by calling the office. Suggested donation for meals is $3/person or $10/family. If you know of a shut-in or elderly person and would be willing to deliver a meal to them, it is free of charge. Please put their name on the sign up sheet and indicate “Shut-In”. Desserts are on a donation basis, so feel free to share a dessert any time.

Danville World Hunger Project/GAiN – Thanks for the great response with finances to cover the cost of rice/lentil meals to be shipped to refugees! Our greatest need NOW is for volunteers to pack 50,000 meals this Saturday, September 24 8:45-11 AM in the BFLC. Please visit the FBC website to register to participate: If possible, please sign up prior to the event.

A Ministry Fair is planned for Sunday, September 25 in the BFLC during SBS. This will be a fun, interesting time for Adult SBS and Sr. High Youth classes to meet and learn more about the many ministries of First Baptist Church. See where the gifts that God has given you can be used at FBC for His glory.

Children’s Church Starts TODAY! It takes place during the 10:30 service and is for kids ages 4 – 4th grade. 

Upward volunteers are needed to be coaches, referees, kitchen, practice and game day workers, helpers with devotions, security, uniforms and the closing program, and to be prayer leaders. For questions please contact the church office.

Ladies! Bible studies will begin Wednesday, September 28 at 6 PM, and Tuesday, October 4 at 9 AM. We are studying Beth Moore’s latest & greatest study, “Entrusted”, a study of 2 Timothy. Sign ups are in the Foyer.

An Exploring FBC class will be offered in October. This 3 session class is for anyone who would like to find out more about our church, ways to be involved and/or membership. Class dates are October 2, 9 & 16. If you have questions or would like to attend please circle “E” on your Connect Card or speak with Pastor Dawes.

Single Cowgirls! Grab your boots and get ready for a good old-fashioned luncheon hoedown to take place Saturday, October 15 in the BFLC. This event is for those single, widowed or divorced women and is hosted by the Daughters of the Divine.

The GAiN Lancaster Warehouse Packing Project is Oct. 19-22. Your help is needed to pack new & used clothing, sew & pack blankets and luo pads. There are sit-down & stand up jobs. Lunch & snacks are provided at no charge! A church van will leave FBC at 7 AM Wed., Oct. 19 and return around 7 PM . For details/to sign up see the sheet on the ramp bulletin board.

The Collingsworth Family will be in concert at FBC on Sunday, November 13 at 6:00pm in the BFLC. The cost is $15 per ticket. All tickets are general admission (with handicapped seating available). Please contact Pastor John or Jim Zimmerman with questions and to purchase tickets.

National Minute of Prayer – History tells us that during World War II, millions of people across Great Britain joined in 1 minute of silent prayer every night as Big Ben chimed the 9:00 PM hour. Set an alarm to ring at 9 PM daily –  “join the growing corps of ‘Minute-men’ across our land who, like the Minutemen of the American Revolution, are committed to decisive action: one minute of daily, consistent, concerted prayer to change the course of history in our nation.” For more information, visit


DID YOU KNOW…..There are 60 million Christians in America and 30 million of them don’t vote or are not even registered to vote?! Imagine the impact that Christians could have on the future of our nation if we made our voices heard by exercising our right, duty & privilege to vote. Absentee Ballot Requests & Voter Registration forms are available at the Information Desk or to register go to Dates to be aware ofOctober 11 is the deadline to register and change your registration information. November 1 is the very last day to request an absentee ballot (they must be returned by November 4).