Sunday, July 8, 2018

VBS begins tomorrow! – Need to Register? Printable registrations are available on the webpage or at the Info Desk! Ages 4 years to 6th grade are going to be having a blast all week from 6:00 to 8:30pm each evening! Thank You for All Your Prayer! VBS Prayer Sheets are still available at all prayer sheet locations. Please continue to lift up this awesome ministry in prayer during the week.


Our Mission: Rochester, NY! The kiddos will be collecting change to go towards backpacks and school supplies for the kiddos of Rochester through the ministry of Rev. Marv & Denise Robinson. We’ll also be collecting winter outer wear too!

VBS Volunteers – Please meet in the sanctuary at 5:00pm tomorrow *All Clearances in? Attended a Safe Church Class this year?*

Family Fun Day – Sunday, July 15 – 11:30-2:30 – Lunch • Games • Prizes • Huge Inflatables • Water Slide • 50ft Ice Cream Sundae • and More! ALL FREE!!


Ahhhh That Summer Breeze! Just a friendly reminder to make sure all windows and exterior doors are closed and locked after meetings, Bible studies, etc. FBC thanks you for your help!


Summer Movie at FBC! On Friday, July 20, FBC will be showing the hit movie I Can Only Imagine at 8:30pm. Weather permitting, we’ll be
showing it outside so bring your camp chairs, lounge chairs, beach blankets, etc. Bring camp snacks to share too if you’d like! Want to bring a friend? Invitations are available at the Info Desk!

River Baptism has been scheduled for Sunday, July 22, at 4:30 PM. If you are interested in being baptized, please circle “B” on your Connect Card. Stick around afterwards for the Iron Heritage Hymn Sing at 6:30pm!

River Baptism Dessert Donations are needed for the baptism and can be dropped off in the FBC kitchen that morning or brought to the service.

GAiN World Hunger Project Saturday, September 8, from 9-12pm, hundreds of people will be joining together in the BFLC to pack thousands of meals and seed packs! You do not want to miss this event! More info to come!

Summer Business Meeting & Ice Cream Social is happening on Wednesday, July 25 at 6:30pm in the chapel. Get the scoop on what God’s doing in FBC! Ministry and Board Leaders, please have your reports email in to the office by July 18.

Treasure Fest 2018 Calling all Sunday School Teachers, Ministry Leaders and anyone storing anything here. We are going through a church-wide storage cleaning! Room Closets, Storage Closets, Storage Areas – everything must be sorted through! Unwanted items can be temporarily put in room 11 (next to the women’s bathroom by Springer Chapel). Items to be left in main storage areas should be clearly marked with either owner’s name or the ministry’s name. Treasure Fest will take place on the following Sundays (7/29, 8/1 & 8/8) where everyone will have a chance to go through the unwanted items!

Did you happen to see that we updated the projector?  Wow!  Well now we’re in need of a few more projector techs to help run the
display!  You need to be good with a computer and familiar with the songs we sing on Sunday mornings. We’ll provide you with one-on-one training so that you’re fully equipped for the job. If you’re interested, circle “P” on your connect card or give the office a call!

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.

Summer Campground Ministry Join Joe & Terry Davis of the Shamokin Area Christian Laymen as they share the good news each Sunday!

  • 9am:Knoebels: Near campground registration Desk *Bring Chairs!
  • 10:30am – J&D Campground: Multi-purpose building *Seating provided

Ladies Retreat – Sept. 14-16, 2018 – We’ll be studying Keep It Shut by Karen Ehman at the gorgeous Linck Hill Inn located in Morris, PA. To sign up or for more information on cost, meals, books and more, contact Sheri Croll.

FBC SAFE CHURCH CLASS on RightNow Media. Here at FBC, all adults working with children are required to take a yearly Child Safe Church class. If you attended a class before 2018, you may take a refresher course online to fulfill this requirement.

Step 1: Have RightNow Media access? Then check your email for your class invite! Don’t have access? Email the office and say “I need access and the Safe Church Class!” **You MUST be invited to this class for your progress to be recorded**

Step 2: Watch the video and answer 2 questions. Next… you’re done!

If you have never taken our Safe Church class in person, join Ruth Ann at 9:15am, Sunday 7/8 in the gym (BFLC). If you cannot make this meeting, please contact the office to get your name on the class list.

The Socks & Underwear Drive is here!! Please bring your donation of new socks and/or underwear for boys and girls, sizes 4-16 to the kitchen foyer until Sunday, August 12th. These items will be given by the Good Samaritan ministry to local students in need as they prepare for the new school year.
Haiti Soup Can Project Begins Today!  Soup cans are available in the main lobby to those who would like to collect change over the summer. The money collected is used by the FBC Haiti Team to purchase glasses which the Team then distributes while there in November. The Soup Cans will be due back on Sunday, September 16th.


The Faith Playbook – August 19 | 6-9pm | FBC – Save the Date! NFL player testimonies, Tailgate food, QB Challenges, fun for the whole family! Free event! Invite your friends!


Calling Golfers of All Levels! There will be an informal golf outing planned for Thursday, July 12 at 4:00pm at the Links at Hemlock Creek in Bloomsburg. If you are interested, please contact Jim Andrews or Doug Wesner.