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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Well the debate is over...

Facebook and Twitter are filled with little else. People have taken sides and are busily posting their thoughts to social media about who did best, and who will best lead our country.

But I have a better idea, because frankly it's not Donald or Hillary that we need leading our country. It's God.

Imagine if every person who has taken a side and posted something about it on Facebook would come to prayer meeting and pray. What would happen if the same passion that flows from our keyboards flowed from our lips while on our knees before God? What would happen if we, God's people who are called by His name would humble ourselves, and pray and seek His face, and turn from our wicked ways? God answers, If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. (II Chronicles‬ ‭7:14‬ ‭NKJV‬‬)

Nothing on Facebook will heal our land. Nothing on Twitter will cleanse the sin of America. Time spent listening to the blind leading the blind on television and the internet will solve precisely zero percent of American and world problems. We need God. You need God. I need God.

Will you join your brothers and sisters at Prayer Meeting this evening? We meet at 6:30 in the sanctuary, and will be finished no later than 7:30. You can pray with us silently or aloud as you choose. No one will pressure you to speak. But whether you pray silently or aloud, you will be doing the only thing that can fix what's broken.

And remember - You have friends at Friendship Bible Church.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Podcast has been updated!

If you've been wondering what happened to the podcast, you need wonder no more. Thanks to Brother Jeff, we are once again posting the sermon audio online.

Check it out at, or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.


Calling all motorcyclists!

The forecast for Sunday is beautiful, and the open road beckons.

Join us Sunday afternoon for a trip down beautiful Rt. 9 and Rt. 250 to Cadiz. Bring a little pocket change in case we stop for eats before heading back.

If you wish to join us, meet at the church at 2:00.


Friday, September 23, 2016

It's Prayer Breakfast Time!

It's been a while since we enjoyed the fellowship and food that are always part of the Men's Prayer Breakfasts at FBC. But this Saturday, September 24th at 8:00 AM, it's on!

If you haven't attended a prayer breakfast at Friendship Bible Church, here is what you can expect:
  1. The best breakfast you've ever had.
  2. Fellowship and camaraderie with some great brothers and sisters in Christ.
  3. A brief devotional from God's Word.
  4. A brief time of prayer requests and prayer.
Will you join us?

Invite your brothers, fathers, sons, neighbors, and co-workers. Our sisters always prepare enough food for an army, so don't fear inviting too many. Let's restart this important men's ministry in a big way.

See you Saturday at 8:00 AM. And remember - YOU HAVE FRIENDS AT FRIENDSHIP BIBLE CHURCH!!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016


Don't forget that Session 1 starts this evening (Tuesday) at 6:30.

If you signed up, don't be late. And if you didn't sign up, but wish you had (and you should), then join us anyway!

The Biblical principals that you will learn in this class… Biblical principals about wealth and financial health… can radically change your life for the better.

See you at 6:30 at FBC.


Friday, September 16, 2016


This Saturday, September 17 at the Turner homestead, we will gather as a church once again for a time of food, fun, fellowship, and all things fantastic. 

Bring a lawn chair. Meat and drink will be provided, so bring a side dish to pass. These fellowships are always a wonderful way to get to know the church family, so don't miss out.

Where - Sean and Marianne Turner home 
 When - Saturday, September 17, 5PM

Remember - You have friends at Friendship Bible Church!


Have you sent in your registration form yet?

Remember that the deadline is this Lord's Day, September 18th, so if you haven't sent it in yet mail it today!

We will travel to both the Creation Museum and the brand new lifesized Ark Encounter, October 28–29. We will travel aboard a beautiful climate controlled and comfortable motor coach. We will spend one evening and night in a hotel, and we will enjoy a full day at each of these amazing attractions.

Registration forms are available at the church. If we haven't filled the bus after this Sunday, registration will be opened up to other area churches, so don't miss out!

Friday, September 9, 2016


Old Fashioned Sunday is 9/11/2016 at 10:30 AM!
(Note - no Sunday School - everything starts at 10:30 AM)

Old fashioned music, old fashioned preaching, old fashioned outfits, old fashioned food, old fashioned fun, old fashioned fellowship, old fashioned games, old fashioned pie, old fashioned dunk tank, old fashioned auction, old fashioned cars, and old fashioned friends.

Don't miss out!

Remember if you signed up to help setup, we need you at 6PM Saturday and / or 9AM Sunday. And if you signed up to help with parking, please be at the church by 9AM Sunday.  If you signed up for teardown, plan on about 4PM Sunday.

Bake those pies, invite your friends and family, dig through the closet for that old fashioned outfit, grab something homemade for the auction if you want, and join us this coming Sunday at Friendship Bible Church. 

Remember - You have FRIENDS at Friendship Bible Church!

Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Have a prayer request?  Don't forget that you can send any such requests to  We will pray for all such requests during prayer meetings on Wednesday evening.

Oh, and one more thing...

Don't forget prayer meeting this evening at 6:30.  It's been a long summer for some, and it would be easy to keep ignoring this vital part of the ministry here at FBC.  Get back in the swing. Pray with us. We're praying for you!

6:30-7:30 every Wednesday evening in the sanctuary. Tonight we will be praying very specifically for Old Fashioned Sunday. It's our last prayer meeting before that day.  JOIN US!!

Counting Down!

"Remember the days of old, Consider the years of many generations. Ask your father, and he will show you; Your elders, and they will tell you: (Deuteronomy 32:7)

We are counting down the days until Old Fashioned Sunday 2016. If you haven't already determined to be in church somewhere else this coming Lord's Day, September 11th, then join us for our annual look back at the way things were. 

  • There will be a classic car display. 
  • There will be great food.  (By the way, remember if you signed up to bring a dish to pass, try to provide enough to feed 20 people.)  
  • There will be an auction of homemade items (proceeds to missions).  (By the way, we need some more auction items - anything homegrown, home-canned, or homemade will do nicely.)  
  • There will be a dunk tank (proceeds to missions). 
  • There will be a homemade pie baking contest. (And by the way, we need lots of entries in the pie baking contest. Bring your best pie!) 
  • There will be games. 
  • There will be music. 
  • There will be one of the most famous preachers in American history preaching one of his most well known sermons.
  • There will be the opportunity to see something seldom seen - the pastor getting a pie in the face by the person who brings the most first time never been here before visitors.

All these things will be there!  Will you be?  

The service begins at 10:30, followed immediately by the activities both in Fellowship Hall and outside under the tent.

If you signed up to help setup - please assemble at the church at 6:00 on Saturday evening. Some will be needed at 9:00 on Sunday morning as well.

If you signed up to help tear down - please remain until the activities conclude Sunday afternoon. Teardown will begin immediately then.