Sunday, August 26, 2018

FBC Connect Class If you are new here and would like to know what we are all about or if you have questions on being baptized or
becoming a member, then this is your class! This is a 3-part class and will take place on September 9, 16 & 23 in the Conference Room (across from the church office) at 9:15am. If you have any questions, feel free to call the church office!
MOSAIC Group! (Ministry & Outreach of Senior Adults in Christ) Y’All are invited to the Millers’ home (Steve & Patty)  at 1:00pm on Labor Day, 9/3 for an afternoon picnic! Hotdogs & hamburgers will be provided so bring a side dish, salad or dessert. To RSVP or for questions contact Patty or Lynn.
Barnabas Sunday: Next Week! During the first Sunday of every month, FBC collects food items for the Danville Food Bank. The collection basket will be in the Foyer next Sunday. September’s need is Canned Vegetables.


Mid-Week Meals Are Beginning Soon! If you are savvy around the kitchen (or even if you’re not!) and would like to help the Kitchen Team, please circle “K” on your connect card or call the church office! The first meal will be on September 5th.

Ladies Open Door Bible Study – “Raised Together: A Study of Colossians” by Gloria Furman – Happening Tuesdays @ 9am 9/18 | Wednesdays @ 6pm 9/5 – Sign up today in the main lobby! Workbook $14 (suggested) | Questions/Nursery needs, contact Heather Hess.

Mothers of Preschoolers – MOPS is part of an international movement to connect moms who have one or more children ages birth to kindergarten. Our goal is to provide you with a tribe of supportive women as you navigate the world of motherhood, faith, and life together. Meetings are 9-11am 2nd Wednesday of each month September through May. —> First Meeting: September 12 <— For more info go to

GAiN World Hunger Project – Saturday, September 8 – 9am-12pm – Join hundreds of volunteers to pack rice, lentils, beans & seed packets for needy people in Africa and the Middle East! All ages, abilities, families and groups are welcome! To register, get more info and/or to donate check out Event Goals: 375 Volunteers | $27,000 for meals/seeds; Pack 75,000 meals & 8,000 seed packets.

Awana – Takes place Wednesdays 6pm-7:45pm

Ages 3yrs-6th grade!

Aug. 29: Parent/Guardian Night – 6:30pm Pre-Register too!

Sept. 5: First Club Night!

Online Registration wraps up Sept. 3!

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Project Love – September 29/Day of Service & September 30 @ 5pm/Night of Worship – FBC, Iron Mill & Redeemer join together to love on the Danville community through service projects! More info to come.
FBC Music Ministries
Choir will begin on Monday evening, September 10th, from 7:15-8:30pm in the sanctuary. If you are interested in joining the choir, come to a rehearsal! Our only requirements are that you love the Lord, attend rehearsals and can match pitch!
Bells of Joy handbell choir is a great opportunity for those who can read music to make a joyful noise to the Lord! Our first rehearsal will be on Monday, September 10 at 6-7:15pm in the Bell Room.
Praise Team This contemporary group worships during the 10:30am Sunday Service. If you are interested in auditioning, please email Pastor John at He’ll email you songs to rehearse ahead of time, a questionnaire to fill out and setup an audition time with you.  Auditions will usually take place Thursday evenings.


School Supplies for Haiti – During the month of August, the Haiti Team is collecting school supplies for the children of Haiti. We’ll take these with us and distribute them during our November trip. Please leave your donations of the following suggested items in
the barrel outside Springer Chapel by September 2.

  • Ball Point Pens
  • Boxes of Crayons (24/box preferred)
  • Spiral notebooks, large with 70 pages
  • Wooden Pencils
  • Notebooks of graph paper
  • Erasers* (not a slip-on pencil eraser)
  • Small individual pencil sharpeners
  • Toothbrushes
  • Small tubes of toothpaste


Opportunities to Bless Children & Youth


Time Commitment

Ages/Grades of Children


2.5hrs per month -Wed. morning

Babies  to 5 years old

Position: MOPS KIDS (childcare team)

Contact: Kathie Nagle 


1.5hrs per week-Wed. evenings

3 year olds to 6th grade

Positions: Group Leader/Helper, Mentor, Game Director, Score Keeper & more!!

Contact: Katie Yarger 

Jr & Sr High

2hrs/week-Sun. & Wed. evenings

6th grade to 12th grade

Positions: Weekly Helpers and Event Team

Contact: Pastor Luke –

Children’s Church

1.5hrs/week  – 10:30am service

4 years old to 4th grade

Position: Helper/Clerk

Contact: Rosann Koble or Church Office (570) 275-1511

*Child Safe Church Clearances are required for these positions*