Sunday, May 27, 2018

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!
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!
Updated Address Directory Coming in June! If you haven’t given us your updated address yet, please write it on your connect card, email us, or call the office by May 31. The Info Desk has the current address book if you’d like to see what info we have on file.
Saturday Night Services have wrapped up for the summer! They are projected to resume on 9/8. Stay tuned!


Bus Trip to New York City! The Wesner’s small group would like to invite you on their June 16 bus trip! Cost is $30 which covers transportation and driver’s tip. There are only 50 seats available so contact Jeanie asap! Bus leaves from FBC at 7am and leaves NYC at 6pm. For more info, see the poster on the bulletin board ramp or ask Jeanie.

Grad Sunday is June 3rd! Get your grad’s info in ASAP! Needed are: Name, School, Future Plans, Grad & Child pics, Attending Grad Luncheon?

Calling All Questions!! Do you have a question about God, the Bible or Faith? Let us know! The pastors will be hosting a sermon series in July/August called The Bible Speaks regarding your questions. There are question slips near the offering boxes by the sound booth as well as on the wall by the office. Deadline for all questions is June 10.
VBS 2018 Volunteers Needed! Sign-up Sunday in the main foyer!!


Special Donation Opportunity – Your donation will benefit the Montour County Veterans Assistance Fund. This fund assists local veterans in our area who have fallen on hard times. There is a special collection box located at the Info Desk. FBC will also be gifting a wreath during the
Memorial Day ceremonies at Memorial Park.

FBC Connect Coming Soon! 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 in the Conference Room (across from the church office) at 9:15am on June 10, 17 & 24. Questions? Feel free to call the office!

Summer Movie at FBC! On Friday, July 27, 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!

Fishnet Partners! Fishnet Ministries processes large quantities of goods that will be sent to the mission field. This Thursday, they will be working on processing eye glasses in the BFLC from 9-12pm. All are welcome!

GAiN Mission Packing Day! Sign up today for the June 19th packing project at the GAiN Logistics Center in Lancaster! Join thousands of volunteers preparing tons of humanitarian supplies from 8:00am to 4:00pm. FBC will provide transportation. Registration is a must. Sign up sheets are located on the ramp bulletin board and at the Info Desk.

VBS Registration is a GO! You can register kiddos ages 4 years to 6th grade online at Paper registrations can be printed off at the webpage or you can pick one up at the Info Desk! VBS is July 9-13 from 6-8:30pm.

River Baptism has been scheduled for Sunday, July 22 at 6pm. If you are interested in being baptized, please check off “baptism” on your Connect Card. If you would like to get baptized sooner, please contact Pastor Dawes.

M&M Tubes Available! Pick up yours today in the main lobby! Please return tubes by June 10 with whatever monetary donation you’d like to give. Donations will pay for the rice, beans and seeds that FBC will be packing on June 19 at the GAiN warehouse in Lancaster!

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

¨ 9am – Knoebels: Across from campground registration Desk *Bring Chairs!

¨ 10:30am – J&D Campground: Multi-purpose building *Seating provided
Ladies Open Door Summer Study – “Finding I AM” by Lysa TerKeurst – May 30-July 3 // 6:30-8pm – Join us on Wednesday evenings as we take in “How Jesus fully satisfies the cry of your heart”. Each session is stand alone to accommodate busy schedules. Books & Sign-ups are available in the sanctuary lobby. Books are a suggested donation of $15. Please contact Heather Hess if you need childcare. We can’t wait to see you!


Ladies Retreat – September 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.


Special meeting! Sunday, June 3rd – Sanctuary – The meeting will follow the Promotion Sunday festivities during the 9:15am Sunday Bible School hour. Topic to Discuss: Vote needed to pursue hiring an architect who will draw up plans and provide a cost estimate for Ministry Expansion: Phase One. All Welcome! Only Members may vote.

FBC SAFE CHURCH CLASS is now 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, please contact the office to get your name on the class list.