March 29, 2015


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. 

The Haiti Team needs clean, dry Weis/Giant bags.  Please put them in the laundry basket by the downstairs coat rack. 

Dominic & Gladys Jacob, one of our missionary families, are in need of a new vehicle in the near future.  If anyone has a vehicle that could be donated, please contact a member of our mission’s board. 

Coming on Easter Sunday ~ A.D. The Bible Continues TV series. A.D. tells the story of Christ’s followers, taken from the first ten chapters of the Book of Acts. This powerful new program begins Easter Sunday, 9:00 PM on NBC.  It is a 12 week series, and will conclude on June 21.  Our church library has ordered the book with the same title, by Dr. David Jeremiah.   It will be
available mid April. 

Spring Fling:  Spring is “officially” here, so it’s time to start planning for First Baptist’s part in Spring Fling on May 2.  We will need a number of people to help out in various ways throughout the day.  Sign up sheets will be available next week for those who can help with this outreach.  Please consider being part of this team!!  On Wednesday, April 15, 5:30 PM, there will be a hands on training for   working in the booth.  Pizza will be served.

 Attention Ladies:  Mark your calendars for Fall Women’s Retreat,  October 2-4.  The cost for the weekend is $150.00 which includes lodging and study materials. Contact Sheri Croll or Joanna Klein with any questions.  More details to come!!
Movie Night:  A free movie,  “GraceCard”, will be shown at Danville First Baptist on Saturday, April 11, at 7:00 PM.  There will be free popcorn and drinks.  Come enjoy a good movie with friends.
Special Music Concert:  A concert is being planned for Sunday evening, April 19th, featuring Phil Biega and Saline (Pastor John’s group).
Easter Offering:  This year’s Easter offering will be used to support our Youth Summer Mission’s Events.  The Sr. High Youth will participate in a tribal mission’s experience June 14-19th ~ The Wayumi Expedition (part of New Tribes’ Mission) at Jersey Shore, PA.  The Jr. High Youth are doing a 24/7 Mission’s Adventure July 12-17 focusing on serving the Danville  community, including helping with VBS.  Easter Offering envelopes are available this morning  and next Sunday in the pew racks.  
Easter Flowers may be ordered in honor or memory of a loved one.  Suggested donation is $8.50.  The flowers will be available to take on Resurrection Sunday after the 10:30 service.  Please stop by the Information Desk or call the office by March 31st.  
Parents of College-students:  The deadline for filling out the update form is next Sunday, April 5th.  Please pick up a form at the Information Desk or call the church office.  A new form is required each time boxes are mailed, so please make sure we get this information so no one will be left out.  Donations for the college boxes may be placed in the box located in the kitchen foyer through April 12th.  The boxes will be packed on
April 13th. 
Time Adjustment:  Beginning on April 5th, midweek ministries that are still meeting will begin a half hour later – starting at 6:30 pm. 

ATTENTION YOUTH:  TODAY is your last chance to get your $50 deposit in.  No guaranteed spots after today!! 

                 TOTAL COST (prior to deposit)

                          Senior High, July 20-25 – $340

                          Junior High, July 27-31 – $285 

Please give your deposit and/or final payments to the office.  On the memo line write “Jr. High Harvey Cedars” or “Sr. High Harvey Cedars”.  There are discounts to families with multiple children attending.  Contact Pastor Luke about available scholarships.