Sunday, December 27, 2015

The Ministry of The Word the NEXT Lord’s Day Sunday, January 3~ Communion Sunday9:00 & 10:30 AM ~ “The Best is Yet to Come!” Pastor Harry Wonderland6:00 PM ~ Bible Study
Even though there are not regularly scheduled ministries this week, there are important ministries happening.Please be praying for these opportunities:
  Pray for our Haiti Mission Team that will leave at 1:00 AM on December 28 and return late January 5th.
Please use the enclosed prayer     card to remind you to pray often for the ministry of this team.
A Family New Year’s Eve Celebration will be held December 31st.
A meal catered by Fu Star will start the evening off at 6 PM. The movie, “The War Room”, will be shown at 7 PM. Dessert, Devotions, and Prayer for the New Year will finish off the evening. Reservations for the catered meal are needed. Please sign up on the ramp bulletin board, in your SBS class, or call the church office. Suggested donation for the meal is $5 per person, or $15 per family.
All those attending are asked to bring desserts to share.
Please also pray for the ministry of UPWARD Basketball & Cheerleading that begins with the new year.
Practices are held Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday evenings, with games on Friday evenings (6:00-9:00) and Saturdays (9:00 AM– 3:00 PM). Plan on stopping by sometime this year to encourage the teams, coaches, and our friends from the community.
“Exploring FBC”, a class for those interested in finding out more about our church, baptism, and/or membership,
is being planned for the last three Sundays in January. Please contact Pastor Dawes if you are interested in attending.


Next Sunday is Barnabas SundayIf you would like to help out our area Food Bank, please bring Macaroni & Cheese dinners and place them in the basket in the foyer. If you would like to make a monetary gift, please make checks out to Danville Area Food Bank.  

Midweek Ministries:
There will be no mid-week meal or ministries on Wed. evening this week. A special Awana Evening is planned for Jan. 6 with guest missionary Gary Goodrow. A meal will be served at 4:45-5:45 with the program to follow. All parents are encouraged to attend and all adults are invited.

THRIVE Young Adult Christmas Party will be held Sunday, January 10th at Buddy & Katie Yargers from 5:00-9:00 PM. Please contact Lynn Wintersteen or Sheri Croll for more information.  

Mid week Jr. High Youth and Adult Studies will begin on January 13.

  • Adult Bible Study & Prayer
  • Fellas’ Fellowship: Continuing study on Authentic Manhood
  • Ladies Bible Study:”Sermon on the Mount” by Jen Wilkin. Stop by the signup table in the foyer to pick up a book.
         (Suggested donation is $15)
  • “What’s So Amazing About Grace?” will be a new study taught by Pastor Dawes. Sign up at Information Desk so books can be ordered.

Attention Choir Members and Bells of Joy Regular Choir Rehearsals  will begin on Sunday, January 10. The choir will sing on January 17th. Bells of Joy will start regular rehearsals on Monday, January 4th.

The Nominating Committee has been meeting and has a list of nominees posted on the ramp bulletin board. Please direct any questions or concerns to a member of the committee.