Sunday, August 14, 2016

Thanks for the great response to the Good Samaritan Socks and  Underwear drive. Your generous response is much appreciated!

FBC Family Backyard Picnics  are TODAY at 4:00 PM. There are still several homes available to host guests tonight. Stop at the table in the Foyer to sign up.

Submerged VBS music  CD’s are available  at the Information Desk in the foyer for yourself or to share. Please help yourself.

Next Sunday is Promotion SundayEveryone from Kindergarten up will meet in the sanctuary to celebrate Promotion Sunday which will
include attendance awards, dedication of our teachers, Bible presentation to new First Graders & announcements of interest. Children’s classes will go with their teacher to their new room and adults will be excused to the BFLC. If your family has not found a class to attend yet this would be a great morning to find out more about Sunday Bible School.

American Red Cross Blood Drive : tomorrow, Monday, August 15 in the BFLC from 1-6 PM.

Missionary Prayer letters  are ready for pick up outside of the chapel. There are many new letters!

LADIES RETREAT, September 16~18,  A Walk with God, Linck Hill Inn,  (, Women of all ages are invited. Don’t miss this weekend of: Worship, Scripture, Relaxation, Laughter, Great Food! Cost of $160* includes lodging, most meals, transportation & study guides. Contact the office with questions or to register. (*Financial assistance available – see a pastor.)

Plans are underway  for a new season of UPWARD Basketball & Cheerleading. Is the LORD leading you to participate in this outstanding outreach opportunity in 2017? Please plan to attend  an organizational meeting for all workers & coaches Tuesday, August 30, at 6:30 PM in the chapel. Contact the office with questions.

The River Baptism service  is scheduled for August 28. If you would like to participate and had not previously spoken with Pastor Dawes, please speak with him about your interest.

The Ladies Bible Study Steering Team  will meet August 23, 9:30 AM at the Muffin Man.

Haiti Team XI  – Applications are available for our next trip to Haiti, December 31 – January 7. Please stop by the Information Desk to pick up additional information and an application if you are interested in participating in this ministry opportunity.

HAITI MISSION OPPORTUNITIES: School Supplies & Summer Change! The Haiti 11 team will be taking school supplies with them on their
December/January trip. Any of the following items may be placed in the barrel in the Chapel foyer. Wooden Pencils, Ball Point Pens, Boxes of Crayons, Spiral notebooks, large size with  70 pages, Notebooks of graph paper, Erasers* (not a slip-on pencil eraser), Small individual pencil  sharpeners, Small tubes of toothpaste, Toothbrushes.Cans for your change 

are available at the Information Desk. The money collected is used to purchase glasses which the teams then distribute while there.


Summer Wrap Up and Looking Ahead

 AUGUST 219:15 AM – Promotion Sunday – All classes meet in the sanctuary
6 PM – Movie Night “God’s Not Dead 2”, Invite a friend for popcorn & a movie. Invitations at the Info Desk.
AUGUST 2810:30 AM – Super Sunday- A service to encourage our local high school students
3:00 PM – River Baptisms
SEPTEMBER 7(Wednesday)6:00 PM – Awana Parents Meeting & Fall Call to Prayer
– Jr. High Youth Group begins

SEPTEMBER 11Sr. High Youth begins

SEPTEMBER 14:(Wednesday)4:45 PM – Family Meal; 6:00 PM – Midweek Ministries begin;  – Awana, Jr. High Youth & Adult Bible Studies

SEPTEMBER 16-18 – Ladies Garden Getaway Retreat (see insert for details)

SEPTEMBER 249-11:00 AM – Danville World Hunger Food Project/GAiN/FBC-BFLC