Weekly Events

DC - Decatur Campus; MC - Madison Campus
Wednesday, 02/08/23
9:15a.m. Precept Bible Study (DC)
9:30a.m. Abide Bible Study (DC)
5:45p.m. Abide Bible Study (DC)
5:45p.m. Check-in Mid-Week SHINE (DC)
6:00p.m. Mid-Week SHINE
6:00p.m. Student Ministry (DC)
6:15p.m. Key Doctrines of the Faith Class, Part 2 (DC)
6:30p.m. Worship Choir Rehearsal (DC)
6:30p.m. Student Ministry (MC)
Thursday, 02/09/23
9:30-11:30a.m.  Ladies Bible Studies (MC)
11:00a.m.-12 Noon Ladies Prayer Group, Rm. 104 (MC)
Sunday,  02/12/23  (DC & MC)
8:00a.m. Early Risers ABF (DC only)
9:15a.m. Worship Service
9:15a.m. Student Ministry
9:15a.m.  Adult Bible Fellowships
10:45a.m.  Worship Service
10:45a.m. Adult Bible Fellowships
Tuesday, 02/14/23
6:30 a.m. Men's Prayer Breakfast (DC & MC)
GROW & GO Opportunities:
  • Mission Conference - Cottage Meetings (Saturday a.m., 3/4) sign-ups begin on Sunday, in the lobby of either campus.  Cottage meetings are small groups of folks meeting with our Conference Missionaries in various homes. Informal gathering.
  • Stop by the Mission Closet Board to see what is needed
MISSIONS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:
Friday, March 3 
6:00p.m. Session 1
(Speaker at Madison Campus, streaming to Decatur Campus)
Saturday, March 4
10:00a.m. Cottage Meetings
5:00 p.m. Session 2
(Speaker at Decatur Campus, streaming to Madison Campus)
Sunday, March 5
9:15 & 10:45, Session 3
5:00p.m. Session 4 (Both campuses at the Madison Campus)
 GATHER on Sunday, 02-12-23 Home: A Guide for Flourishing in the Family of God, An Exposition of 1 Timothy. Above Reproach in Verbal Integrity. 1 Timothy 3:1-13
Sunday's songs:  O For A Thousand Tongues to Sing, Rejoice, The Lord Is My Salvation, 10,000 Reasons. Listen on  SpotifyApple Music, or YouTube
Livestream Service: 9:15 or 10:45 available on FBC YouTube; FBC.org; or FBC APP 
GROW
WOMEN'S MINISTRY
Decatur Campus Ladies Luncheon in the FieldHouse: Wed. 2/15, 11:30 - 1:00. Click HERE to register for the next Ladies Lunch. Come join the ladies of First Bible during your lunch hour to eat and fellowship! Please sign up so we know to save you a seat, there are box lunches available for purchase or you can bring your own.  Click MORE INFO to go to the DC Ladies Web page. 
MADISON CAMPUS WOMEN: New Sunday morning Equipping Class! Rooted & Grounded: A Life Built on the Rock. Click HERE to find out more & to register.  

ONGOING GROW
  • Discover Class: The next Discover will be April 2nd.   Discover is a great opportunity to learn more about First Bible and how to get connected.  Register for DECATUR (9:15); Register for MADISON (10:45), register at the HUB, or just show up the day of class. 
  • Discipleship Class: Key Doctrines of the Faith, Part 2: What the Bible teaches about the Holy Spirit, the Plan of Redemption, the Church, and Eschatology. Now - April 5th, Wednesdays, 6:15 - 7:15, Decatur Campus, Rm. 209. Registration is NOT required
  • Worship Ministry CHOIR - 6:30 - 7:30p.m. on the Decatur Campus. Choir sings every other Sunday through Easter, next rehearsal, 2/8.
GO OPPORTUNITIES 
Missions Conference – March 3-5! Please email  hub@fbc.org if you can help or if you have questions and need more information.
  • Cottage Meetings (Saturday a.m., 3/4) sign-ups begin on Sunday, in the lobby of either campus.  Cottage meetings are smaller groups of folks meeting with our Conference Missionaries in various homes. Informal gathering.
  • Stop by the Missions Closet board in the lobbies to purchase items for the Missions Closet.  
GO Opportunity: Capernaum is a ministry of Young Life that serves students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in high school.  Click Interest Meeting (2/23) to find out more.
 MISSION TRIP: Uganda with Africa Renewal, June 10-18. What we will be doing: visiting kid's homes, teaching on marriage, construction, encouragement, helping around the school, etc.  Contact: Ty Batchelor, email hub@fbc.org
Foster Family Training starting in March! If you are interested in becoming a foster family, go to kidstolove.org for details, or email hub@fbc.org.
ONGOING GO!
  • Chosen Children: Visit the Local Outreach Page to find out more about Chosen Children.
  •  MISSIONS CRISIS RELIEF FUND: To serve Ukrainian refugees through our partners in that area, direct your giving to “First Bible Church” and designate your gift for “Missions Crisis Relief .”  
  •   Africa Renewal  Child Development Program/ Katovu.  For $40 - $50/month, you can sponsor a child, giving them access to healthcare, education, & hope. Contact ella.martin@charter.net
CHURCH Family NEWS:
  • Welcome new members! Laurance & Ashley Thompson to the Madison Campus.
  • Celebrating two new babies! Congratulations to Dustin & Sarah Shaneyfelt on the arrival of Banks Haddon Eddy, 1/24; and to Will & Jordan Nunnelley on the arrival of Aiden Thomas on 2/1.
  • FBC APP & GIVING INFO: Did you know that we have a church app that is free and provides many useful resources for study and staying connected as a church family?Getting the app only requires a couple of minutes using your phone and the direct download link on the handout you should receive on Sunday. FBC is in the process of switching giving platforms and by using this new platform we estimate a savings of almost $20,000 per year we can use for ministry! We encourage you to download the FBC app to begin taking advantage of its many benefits. Also consider utilizing the easy and secure online giving options to help save  even more. If you have questions, or need help with this process, please stop by the HUB and we will be happy to help you, or email hub@fbc.org.

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