News and Events
The Quarterly Business Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, August 3rd at 7:00 PM. Please send your quarterly reports to the church office by Noon on Friday,August 1st. Thank you.
Summer Book Club - Looking for something to read and be inspired at the same time? Here is an opportunity to get together and discuss books that will stretch your faith. On, Sunday August 17th at 4:00 PM meet us in the conference room to discuss "Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God" by Francis Chan. This book is available in the church library and the Family Christian Bookstore. Hope to see you there!
FBC Needs You! Where Will You Serve? Your Nominating Committee is working diligently to fill positions for the 2015 calendar year. We are asking every FBCA memberto step up and share your time, gifts and talents on a team orcommittee that reflects your interests! Opportunities abound!Please look for individual sign-up sheets outside the sanctuary.You will find a description of the team or committee, a list of the current members and a place for you to sign your name indicating your interest to serve. Check back again and again over the next few weeks as we will be adding sign-up sheets for more and more committees. Please prayerfully consider these opportunities. Together, we can make a difference for God’s Kingdom and His Church! Nominating Committee meets again on August 21st, so please let us know your intentions!
Christmas In August is only a month away, so I hope all of you are getting your donations of trees, wreaths, and centerpieces put together and ready. Sunday School
Classes will be getting information about the event. Somenew things this year will be that we will accept about 10 or so homemade cakes (cheesecakes included) to be auctioned
off. So if you are not crafty but a great cook you candonate a delicious cake to our fundraiser. Also we will have a fun little contest for the best "Christmas Appetizer". Bring your favorite appetizer specialty to share on the night of the event and we will let everyone vote for their favorite. This is our third, Christmas In August, and it has become a highly anticipated, FUN,
event. So mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 20 at 6:30 PM. Guests are welcome to come so invite your friends and neighbors. If you have any questions, please call Debbie Powell at 798-7961.
Men's Bible Study – We will meet once a month during the summer months in the home of Dan and June Lynch. Our meeting will be July 24th at 7:00 PM. Wives are welcome, and we will have dinner before our study.
Youth Help Needed - We want your input! Do you have some great ideas for youth activities? Are you interested in helping to plan and lead some activities? Contact Nick Pegram or Jackie Gray if you would like to help.
Bible Studies - Please inform the church office when you will start and stop your Bible Study and the meeting place and time. Also there are several Bible Studies which are missing from our "Bible Study" closet. If you have a study or part of a study, please return it to the church office.
Fellowship and Dinner at Cracker Barrel - Each Wednesday at 5:00 PM we will meet at Cracker Barrel to enjoy fellowship and a good meal throughout the summer. Please join us!
Volunteers Needed – We are in need of volunteers to drive Hiram Dooley, a church member, to/from work until Martha is back on her feet. If you are interested, please contact Robert Tribble at 804-994-2133
Operation Christmas Child - OK FBC members, it's that time of the year again. Start collecting items for the shoeboxes! We are in need of everything. Look for Debbie's shoebox table.
E-Mail Distribution List - If you would like to receive the Focus via e-mail, please contact the church office.
Blood Drive Dates - Save the dates in 2014! June 22nd, September 28th, December 7th
Church Documents - All Church related documents are located in the Members Only area of the website (located on the right side of the page). If you would like the password to this area, please call the church office.
Transportation Ministry – As a ministry of FBC, we have drivers who are willing to drive people to doctor's visits or church functions. If you need a ride, please call the church office a couple of days ahead of time and we will do our best to match you with an available driver.