This Week's General Announcements

Today at FBC (February 16, 2020)


Sun - extended   Baby Bottles due for Life’s Choices

Sun      8:00am    Traditional Service, Kids Worship, & Nursery

Sun      9:00am    Connections Café (Fellowship Hall)

Sun      9:15am    Sunday School for all (Ed. Wing & Grange)

Sun      9:30am    Worship Team Rehearsal (Sanctuary)

Sun    10:30am    Contemporary Svc, Kids Worship, & Nursery

Sun    12:00pm    Community Group (Blandon)

Sun      6:00pm    Community Groups (Various Locations)

Sun      6:00pm    Youth i-Worship (Fellowship Hall)


Adult SS Winter Electives (South Hall, unless noted)

No More Excuses (Library-North Hall)

Psalm 119 (Rooms 201-202)

Seeking Him (for Women) (Room 304)

The Gospel Project (at the Grange, parking available)

The Real God: How He Longs for You to See Him (Room 303)

Sign up for the Spring classes at the Stone Ledge or online


Kids Worship & SS:  Kids (age 3–grade 4) meet in the Fellowship Hall during both adult services and Sunday School. Parents may drop children off before each service or escort them to FH just before the sermon. Remember to sign in and get identification stickers.


Nursery: Available during the entire service in the North Hall with a paging system, if parent is needed. Sign in at the KIDS Sign-in Desk for identification stickers.


This Week at FBC (February 17-23)


Mon    7:00pm     Stewardship Com Mtg (Steward Office)

Mon    7:00pm     Young Adults (Room 301)

Tue      9:30am    L.I.S.T. Women’s Bible Study (201-202)

Tue      1:00pm    Golden Sisters Fellowship (FH)

Tue      6:15pm    Women’s Ministry Support Team (Library)

Tue      7:00pm    Elder Board Meeting (Keystone Villa)

Tue      7:00pm    Nar-Anon Group (Fellowship Hall)

Wed  10:00am    Men’s TEAM Group (Library)

Wed   5:30 pm    Kitchen Team Meeting (Fellowship Hall)

Wed    6:30pm    AWANA Clubs for Children (CE Wing)

Wed     6:30pm  Men’s TEAM Group (Library)

Thu      6:30pm     Worship Team Rehearsal (Sanctuary) 

Sun      4:15pm    Covered-Dish Dinner (Fellowship Hall)

Sun      6:00pm    Congregational Business Meeting (Sanc)


February 2020 Featured Missionaries: Justin Baker (‘homegrown’ from FBC & currently fundraising to go on mission with Wycliffe full time ASAP) and Hope Rescue Mission (6th Street, Reading).


Prayer 24/7 Hotline: Contact with any prayer requests.


Upcoming Activities (for your calendar)


2/23      Winter Congregational Business Mtg & Covered-Dish

2/25      Fasnacht Making (Hope Rescue Mission)

3/1                    Communion Sunday – No Café

3/2                    L.I.F.E. Group w/Robert Schaefer (GT)

3/3                    World Outreach Leadership Team Meeting

3/7                    Change Clocks – Spring Ahead before bed

3/8                    Baptism & Child Dedication Forms Deadline

3/8                    Kids Min Volunteer Luncheon & VBS Meeting

3/11      April Sun AM Volunteer Schedule Info Deadline

3/13      Eastern Regional Conference thru’ 3/14

3/15      Baptism Orientation

3/17      Women’s Ministry Support Team Meeting


Attendance & Financials


Monthly averages of this information are available on the APP and on the Office bulletin board in the North Hallway.


Birthdays & Anniversaries (February 16-23)


18         Olivia Edwards Rindfuss

18         Anne Mills

19         Cathy Courtney

19         Pat Trembley

20         James Swett

20         Logan Readinger

21         Teresa Hunter

21         Carol Kratz


Current Ministry Needs:


Background Clearance Updates: Many who are currently serving have clearances dated 2015 and need to get updated clearances soon for 2020. If you are not sure of the date of your clearances contact the Office to verify when you need to update your clearances. Specific instructions to help you complete each of the background clearances are also available from a rack in the Bathroom Hallway.


Baby Bottles: Please return the filled bottles to the bassinet after by the Church Office door by today.

Easter Flowers: Think spring! Envelopes are available on the Stone Ledge or order online in the FBC LINK to order a variety of spring flowers to beautify the Sanctuary for Easter. Orders due by Feb 23, to ensure availability of the flowers.


Fasnachts for Hope Rescue Mission: Hamburg Community Group & LIST will make fasnachts Tues, Feb 25. If you would like to donate ingredients, contact Kathi Bracy.