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January 13-20, 2019 

 

Sunday, January 13

9:00 a.m. Discipleship

10:00 a.m. Worship

 

Monday, January 14

Last day to register online for Dr. King Breakfast

 

Tuesday, January 15 

6:00 a.m. Coach’s Breakfast @ Village Inn

 

Thursday, January 17

6:00 p.m. Committee Meetings

7:00 p.m. Board Meeting

 

Sunday, January 20

9:00 a.m. Discipleship

10:00 a.m. Worship

11:30 a.m. Annual Summit

 

January Birthdays & Anniversaries

Please see the email sent out by pastor Tim on Wednesday, January 9th.

 

Budget Needs December 2018

Needed for Budget $110,532

Received $100,690.76

Difference -$9,841.24

 

ANNUAL CHURCH SUMMIT

Our Annual Meeting will be Sunday, January 20, 2019. Please make plans to attend. You will be receiving the Annual Report on Sunday, January 13 in order to allow you to prepare for this significant meeting in the life of our church. 

 

Our Daily Bread

The December, January, February issue of “Our Daily Bread” is now available for free in the foyer. This handy guide to the Bible allows the reader to pause each day and think upon the things of God. It is a simple devotional that will bring you blessings. 

 

Game Night

Join us in the FBC Fellowship Hall for Family Game Night! We will meet for snacks and games on January 25th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. RSVP to Christine Quintana at 563-583-4623 or hcquintana@msn.com. Hope to see you there! 

 

Weekly Scripture Meditation:

We are inviting the Church as a whole to participate in reading and meditating on the lectionary texts for the upcoming Sunday. The texts for Sunday, January 20, 2019 are as follows: John 2:1-11; Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11. The verse in bold will be the sermon text for that Sunday. 

 

Walk Through Black History

It’s January and that means that our annual WTBH is just around the corner. This year’s edition will examine the “Loving’s,” an interracial couple who were married when it wasn’t legal to be interracially married. The program will be on February 24. Please set aside that evening so you can attend this special FBC event.

 

“Because of This I Rejoice” a Lenten Study

The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, which is March 6. We will begin a Lenten study of the book of Philippians using 

The guide, “Because of This I Rejoice.” This is a six-week study that will take us up to Good Friday, April 19. Here is the blurb about the guide:

“Because of This I Rejoice is a 6-week study of Philippians that explores what Paul teaches about joyfully practicing spiritual disciplines. The intent of these disciplines is to help us focus less on ourselves and more on God.” Wednesday evenings in March/April. 

 

Martin Luther King, Birthday Celebration [1.21.2019]

Join in the celebration by coming to the breakfast on January 21, 2019 at the Grand River Center. The breakfast begins at 7:00 a.m. and the celebration begins at 7:30 a.m. Our speaker will be Vincent Bacote, Ph.D. He is a theology professor at Wheaton College, Ethics Center Director, ordained minister, speaker, author and bass player. His talk is “An Antidote for America’s Agitation. $25 for adults, $10 for youth 12 and under. Register by January 14, 2019 at www.dbqschools.org/facesandvoices.