Sunday, August 19, 2018

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

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!

Fishnet Partners! Fishnet Ministry processes large quantities of glasses, school supplies, etc. that will be used on short-term trips by teams from FBC, GAiN and Joni and Friends. This Thursday (8/23), they will be processing eye glasses in Room 9 from 9am-12pm. All are welcome!
Jr/Sr High Youth Group Kickoff is Sunday, August 26 5-8:30 PM at FBC! 


Summer Business Meeting Recap Items discussed were:

  • Wireless Update: Riverside Communications will be doing the upgrade
  • New audio equipment has been installed in the BFLC
  • A Constitutional Review Committee is being put together
  • Trustees setup Saturday, Sept. 22 as our Church Work Day

Pick up your copy of the report at the Info Desk!

Football Chapel: The first football chapel is on Friday, 8/24 at 6:30am. A few big hearts are needed to make and serve breakfast to the football team and cheerleaders. If you are interested in helping, circle “F” on your connect card or call the church office.

Activities for Adults Looking to connect with a fun group of people AND burn calories? Try these out!

  • Adult Open Gym for 25+ years – Mondays 8-10pm. Questions? Contact Leighton Elliott.
  • Golf Group for All Levels – Thursdays 4:30pm at the Links at Hemlock Creek in Bloomsburg. Questions? Contact Jim Andrews.

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 call the church office! The first meal will be on September 5th.

Ladies Open Door Bible Study – Tuesdays @ 9am 9/18 | Wednesdays @ 6pm 9/5 – Study is Raised Together – A Study in Colossions – Sign up today in the main lobby! Workbook $14 (suggested) | Questions/Nursery needs, call Heather Hess.

*Women’s Bible Study Steering Team Meeting: Thursday @ 9:30AM, Muffin Man


AWANA – Wednesdays beginning Sept 5 6pm-7:45pm.

Ages 3yrs-6th grade!

Aug. 22: Awana Team Training – 6:30pm in Chapel

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

Sept. 5: First Club Night!

Online Registration is NOW OPEN!

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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.


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 the kitchen 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