December 20-27


January 20-27, 2019 


Sunday, January 20

9:00 a.m. Discipleship

10:00 a.m. Worship

11:30 a.m. Annual Summit


Monday, January 21

7:00 a.m. MLK Breakfast Celebration


Tuesday, January 22 

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


Friday, January 24

6:30 p.m. Family Game Night


Sunday, January 27

9:00 a.m. Discipleship

10:00 a.m. Worship


January Birthdays & Anniversaries

For details, please see the email from pastor Tim on Friday, January 18th.


Budget Needs December 2018

Needed for Budget $110,532

Received $100,690.76

Difference -$9,841.24



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 Hope to see you there! 


Dinner and a movie

The February movie night will feature an Academy Award Nominee: Best Documentary Feature 1970. The film is Ely Landau’s “King: A Filmed Record … Montgomery to Memphis. We will start earlier than normal. There will also be an intermission. The film is 181 minutes long. Set aside February 8th to see this film that was admitted to the national Registry in 1999. More information to follow.


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 27, 2019 are as follows: Luke 4:14-21; Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a. The verse in bold will be the sermon text for that Sunday. The theme is “Shaped by God’s Word.”


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. 


No Regrets Men’s Conference [High School and Up]

This conference is a live simulcast from Elmbrook Church, Brookfield and Lake County Campuses. It is presented by Galena Bible Church on Saturday, February 2, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The cost is $30 per ticket and includes lunch. Pay on-site but register online: There is an excellent speaker line-up: Rod Hairston, Pete Briscoe, Bryan Loritts, Dan Seaborn, Gordon MacDonald and Steve Sonderman. There will also be live breakout sessions at the church featuring: Dr. Mark Stevenson Professor of Bible and Theology at Emmaus Bible College, Jon Kelly lead pastor of Chicago West Bible Church, and Don MacKay staff recruiter for Faith Academy, Manila, Philippines. [See poster in foyer].



Valentine’s Day Candlelight Dinner

Celebrate a romantic, adults-only evening among the aquariums and exhibits at the River Museum’s annual Valentine’s Day Dinner from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, in the Mississippi River Center. A five-course meal will be catered by J&D Catering. Each couple will receive a complimentary rose and two glasses of champagne. The cost of the dinner is $55 per person.


Appetizer: Charcuterie Board

Salad: Spring missed greens with strawberries, sliced almonds, feta crumbles with poppy seed dressing.

Soup: Cream of Cauliflower soup with sun-dried tomato gremolata

Entrée: Seared scallops with bacon cream risotto and balsamic glazed steak roll or Falafel with cream risotto and eggplant roll

Dessert: Petite plate for 2

Reservations required by noon, Wednesday, Feb. 6.

Call Marilyn Snyder at 563-557-9545 X201

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