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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Soaking and Seeking

We will soak and seek.
We will soak in God's Word, and we will seek God's help. 
Will you join us this evening as we pray for one another, for our community, and for our country and world?

Tonight - Wednesday - Prayer Meeting - 6:30 PM!

Friday, September 21, 2018


You've missed it all summer and now it's here again!
Join us for the food, and for the fellowship and for the Word and for prayer!


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Who Doesn't Love PASTA????

It's almost here! Tickets are on sale now in the church office, and will be on sale Sunday before and after services. This fund raiser is to benefit Operation Christmas Child this year, and every penny raised will be used to win children and families to Christ.

3 things are needed to make this a success:

1. Prayer!  Please pray for a successful outcome, and specifically for all those who serve.

2. Ticket buyers! Forget your dinner plans for that evening and buy pasta dinners! They are delicious, and cheap, and you will be witnessing for Jesus with every bite!

3. Donations of food! If you are able, please bring any of the following to the church by Sunday, September 23rd: Cases of water, Green peppers, Onions, Black pitted olives, shredded mozzarella cheese, sliced pepperoni, dinner rolls, individual butter packets, ranch dressing, italian dressing, cookies, brownies, Ragu sauce (traditional) or Bob Evans sausage (original).

Friday, September 14, 2018

Who would want to miss this????

Another big weekend here at Friendship Bible Church.

It starts Saturday at 5:00, when we’ll gather at the Gibbons Barn for the penultimate campfire fellowship of the year. If you haven’t experienced the Gibbons Barn yet, let me just say that you’re missing out on one of the wonders of the world. Bring a dish to pass if you’d like, and join us starting at 5:00. 

Next, we move into Sunday morning, where two wonderful things are happening. First, we return to our normal schedule, with Sunday School at 9:30 and Worship at 10:30. We’re offering FIVE adult classes this quarter, so there’s something of interest, hopefully, for all. Give Sunday School a try at 9:30. Parents, do right by your kids and have them in their place at 9:30. When they say they’d rather sleep, just smile and look forward to the praises they will heap on you when they come to their latter years and thank God over and over that you cared enough to take them to church! And this week’s worship service is all about our young people, so you won’t want to miss worship, either!

Sunday afternoon rounds out the weekend activities with round 3 of the Pastor’s Masters, which tees off starting at 1:45 at Suffield Springs. 

Friday, September 7, 2018

As Tattoo Would Say - The Plan! The Plan!

As several have asked about our Old Fashioned Sunday plans in light of the current weather forecasts, I wanted to update you on those plans.

Old Fashioned Sunday is a go, although we may alter a few of the days' events if the weather does turn out to be uncooperative. Since we have a wonderful tent already in place, the food and fellowship, silent auction, and other "under the tent" activities will be unimpeded and proceed as planned. A couple of the planned outside activities (balloon art, and photo booth) will probably be moved inside the church foyer. Outside games, and possibly the dunk tank supporting missions, may be suspended, depending on the weather.

Of course, we're praying that God blows this nasty weather and this nasty forecast out to sea. He's done it before. Remember when the disciples were in a boat and a storm blew up? Jesus was asleep in the boat as the waves crashed and the winds blew? Remember?

The winds and the waves shall obey thy will:
Peace, be still.
Whether the wrath of the storm-tossed sea
Or demons or men or whatever it be,
No waters can swallow the ship where lies
The Master of ocean and earth and skies.
They all shall sweetly obey thy will:
Peace, be still; peace, be still.
They all shall sweetly obey thy will:
Peace, peace, be still.

Pray for a beautiful day, and know that we're prepared for whatever the Lord brings. 
See you this Old Fashioned Sunday!

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Counting Down the Days!

It’s almost here - Old Fashioned Sunday! And this evening we will be praying very specifically for God’s blessings on that day. Join us as we thank Him for the opportunity to share FBC with the community on this day. Join us as we pray for his blessings and help in preparing for and executing on that day. Join us as we pray for the worship and the preaching and the fellowship and the outreach!

The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much!

Will you pray with us this evening? Prayer meeting starts every Wednesday evening at 6:30, and ends no later than 7:30. Invest an hour in eternity!