Sunday, September 30, 2018

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. October’s need is for noodles & macaroni.
LuoPad Team Join us the first Thursday of every month at 9:30am as we continue to assemble LuoPads in the BFLC. This is an ongoing mission through GAiN that provides sanitary undergarments to women all over the world! We’d love to have you join us! If you’d like sewing lessons so you can help out, contact Patty Miller.
Blood Drive: Red Cross Blood Drive will be here Monday, October 8 in the BFLC from 1:00-6:00pm. Stop and see Jack and Brenda who will be serving food in the kitchen to all donors!
Midweek Meal: Wednesday, October 3: Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is Cheese & Pepperoni Pizzas, Salad & the desserts you bring. Please sign up by Monday, 10/1 on the Ramp Bulletin Board, in your SBS class or by calling the office. Suggested donation for meals is $3/person or $10/family. If you know of a shut-in or elderly person and would be willing to deliver a meal to them, it is free of charge. Please put their name on the sign up sheet and indicate “Shut-In”. Desserts are on a donation basis, so feel free to share a dessert any time.


Missionary Dessert Reception – Sunday, October 7 at 6pm – Lucas & Bekah Grudda – Join us to encourage and be encouraged as the Gruddas share their plans to return to Senegal, serving with World Venture! Any and all desserts would be appreciated! Please bring them to the kitchen.


October is Pastor Appreciation Month! Card boxes will be setup on a table starting next Sunday in the main foyer if you would like to bless the pastors & their families with a card.
Awana Kiddos are Collecting Pet Food During October! If you would like to help us, beginning next Sunday, bins will be located in the Springer Chapel lobby as well as the BFLC (gym) foyer.
Trim Healthy Mama Are you looking for a healthier eating lifestyle? Maybe you have heard of Trim Healthy Mama and would like to know more or have already started and are completely overwhelmed. Following the 10:30am service on October 14, you are invited to our THM group meeting. A potluck dinner will be held, sharing THM dishes and recipes, as well as discussion about the program. RSVP to Rachel Renno by October 10.

The Forge: A Regional Ministry for Men meets on Tuesdays at 7PM in the gym. Our mission is to support one another in life, faith and personal growth with Trust, Confidentiality, and Authenticity. There will be faith based teaching and small group discussion. Light refreshments available.

Care & Concern Ministry began in October ‘03 and is a group of some of the biggest hearts around. They make and take meals to those who have had babies, surgery, or are going through a tough time. They also provide transportation to shut-ins needing a ride to doctors’ appointments as well! If you are interested in join this team of big hearts, please contact the church office!


Trunk or Treat – Wednesday, October 24, 2018 5:30-7:30PM – Sign-up today in the main foyer to lock in your group’s theme!

 Additional Ways to Help:

  • Donate bags of candy!
  • Help make & serve food that evening
  • Sit at tables and hand out candy
  • Pray for opportunities to share the gospel!


Hurricane Relief  – Responding with Aid, Restoring Dignity, and Revealing Hope – With all that we’ve been seeing in the news, you might be asking, “How can I help?”  Global Aid Network, who was just here for our seed and food packing event, are already on the ground! They are in places like Wilmington, NC with trucks filled with disaster relief supplies as they work on initial damage assessments and sharing Jesus’ love. If you’d like to help them financially, feel free to put your donation in the Love Offering envelope located in the pew rack and note “hurricane” on the envelope. If you would like to donate by check, please make it out to FBC and note “hurricane” in the memo.

  Feed-A-Friend of Montour County Collection basket will be in the Main Foyer starting next Sunday for the month of October! Top Suggestions:  Canned items such as vegetables, tuna, cranberry sauce, fruit – Pasta, Mac & Cheese, Soup, Boxed Stuffing, etc. No refrigerated or frozen items, please.