News and Events
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!
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.
Men’s Breakfast – Saturday, July 19th 7:45 to 9:00AM - Men, you will want to join us for breakfast on Saturday, July 19th. The Rev. Bill Corey, Associate for Ministry to Church Leaders with the Dover Baptist Association, and former senior pastor of Northside Baptist, will be our speaker this month. Bill’s talk is titled “Make ‘SPACE’ for the Bible”, and will emphasize the importance of daily Bible reading and study. Breakfast contribution is $3. To get a head count, please sign-up at the front desk, or call the church office to RSVP. And bring a guest!!
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.