Sunday, April 19, 2015

Please help fill in our Spring Fling Volunteer Sheet: We still need some volunteers to help out in our booth in downtown Danville on May 2.
Continue to pray for our Haiti team #8. They are ministering this week in Haiti and will return on April 25th. Pray for their protection and ministry during their time in Haiti.
Please check the sign-up sheets in your SBS Class & Ramp bulletin board to see where help is still needed. THANKS for helping in this important outreach event.
A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held in the BFLC tomorrow, April 20, from 1:00-6:00 PM. Please stop by to donate or to volunteer.

A local mission’s night is planned for April 26, 6 PM, in the BFLC. Howard Long will share about his ministry at the Buckhorn Truck Stop Chapel.   Aemon Shoff will also share about his plan to provide food here in Danville, using a trailer that can be moved around town. Please bring a dessert to share and come learn about these two ministries close to home.

A Bible Study Opportunity is available for all ladies. The Yadah Bible Study Group meets in the Conference Room on Mondays from 3:00-4:30. They are starting a new study this week, “The Storm Inside” by Sheila Walsh, and welcome all ages to join them. If you have questions about this study please contact the office.

Softball Season is here ~ Please sign up on the ramp bulletin board if you are interested in playing. Participants must be at least 15 years old to join.   The first game is April 27th. A schedule is also posted on the bulletin board.

Something new: A Family Restroom is now available in the main foyer hallway, just past the Ladies Room.   Another changing table is located in this restroom for your convenience.
The Spring Business Meeting is April 29th. Officers need to have reports into the office by next Sunday, April 26th.
New security measures have been mandated by the State of PA for all volunteers who come in contact with children/youth through our church’s ministries. You may visit our church web-site (Resources/Safe Church) to find out exactly what is required. Please stop by the table in the foyer this morning to pick up a packet with more information or to set up an appointment if you would like help fulfilling these requirements. The deadline is July 1st, so we are asking that you begin this process right away.In addition to what the State is requiring, we are asking that you attend a training session about safety procedures at First Baptist Church. The following dates have been set for these sessions:
April 19, 10:00 AM/Conference Room ~ All ministry heads
April 26, 9:00 AM/BFLC ~ Volunteer training ~ attend this one if you are not a SBS Teacher or VBS Worker
May 8, 6:00 PM/BFLC ~ A cookout for SBS teachers/workers along with training session
May 26, 6:30 PM/Chapel ~ For all VBS Workers June 4, 6:30 PM/Chapel ~ Second chance for VBS Workers

 M & M tubes are available for you to take this morning. Each tube holds up to 56 quarters or $14 which will be used to purchase rice, beans and seeds for GAiN Warehouse. A trip to go help pack these items will be scheduled the week of June 15th. Please return the M & M tubes June 7th & 14th.

Please save small soup cans for a future mission’s project. These can be placed in the marked tub in the chapel hallway.

Directory Updates: Our FBC directory is a compilation of names, addresses, and phone numbers for all those who attend First Baptist Church. We would like for you to be included whether you are a member, regular attendee or new to the community and planning to make FBC your family church. The new, updated directories will be available in the near future.

  • Current attendees/members – has any of your information changed? Please fill out the Connect Card with any new info, and circle “D”.
  • New? Please completely fill out Card and circle “D”.

Place your Connect Card in the offering plate or drop it off at the Info. Desk.

FBC Questionnaire forms (for use in our data base) will also be available at the Information Desk. If you have not filled out one of these, please consider taking a few minutes to do so…it will help the office a lot!