GATHER on Sunday, 09-25 -22.  The Great Adventure of Strategic Scattering,  "Scatter to Live as a Witness"  - 1 Corinthians 9:1-27
Twenty-four hours after you gather to worship, you will be strategically placed among people who desperately need something you have. Will you be ready?
Sunday's songs: Build Your Kingdom Here, Lord I Need You, Your Name, Hope of the World. Listen on SpotifyApple Music, or YouTube
Livestream Service: 9:15 or 10:45 available on FBC YouTube;; or FBC APP
MEMBERSHIP CLASS:  Date change for the next Membership class, moved to  October 23 & 30. If you are interested in becoming a member of First Bible, join us in our next Membership Class. These two sessions will help you learn what you should expect from your church and what your church should expect from you. Register here: DECATUR CLASSMADISON CLASS or at the HUB at either campus.
The Worship Choir is resuming on Wednesday nights, 6:30-7:30 p.m.  on the Decatur Campus,  Choir Room! Rehearsals will be every other week (Meeting on 9/28). Choir will sing every other Sunday, usually at the beginning of the service so you will still be able to attend an ABF, or if you are in another ministry area on Sunday morning you can still participate. The choir will be preparing for Sunday morning worship services as well as the Christmas season. Practice tracks and music will be available. Choir members need to be a member of First Bible, or have attended Discover FBC. Questions -

  • SHINE Mid-Week: Kindergarten - 5th Grade, Decatur Campus. Wednesday nights, 6:00-7:30 p.m. (Check-in begins at 5:45), $5.00 for kid's meals.  
  • MEN'S PRAYER BREAKFAST:  Tuesday mornings, 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. on both campuses.  Decatur Campus contact JESS; Madison Campus contact JARED
  • Discover Class: The first Sunday of the month on both campuses. Discover is a great opportunity to learn more about First Bible and how to get connected here. Register at, or just show up the day of class! Next class is  Sunday, October 2nd, 9:15 a.m. in Decatur; 10:45 in Madison.  Madison Registration  Decatur Registration
GO! Team: Get your team together and come have fun at  First Priority's Cornhole Classic Tournament, Saturday, October 15 at the Decatur Campus Field House. Register at  Entry fees benefit the Neighborhood Christian Center.
GO! DAY is scheduled  October 1 for both campuses. Decatur Campus, register here to work at  First Priorityor to get more information.
Madison Campus here are the links for more info, or to register to work, at the  Downtown Rescue Missionor the Madison Church Campus.
GO! Event: Sav-A-Life's Annual Fundraising Dinner, Tuesday, 10/18, 6:00 p.m. at Danville Baptist Church.  The focus will be on information regarding adoption and fostering. If you are interested, please contact Pastor Jess by 10/2.
  •  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 Ministry's  Child Development Program. FBC members, friends and relatives have sponsored over 210 children in Katovu.  For $40 - $50 a month, you can sponsor a child, giving them access to healthcare, education, and hopePlease contact
Congratulations to Adam & Janell Hill on the arrival of Henry James  Duke  on September 15th!
Welcome new members to our Madison Campus, Ken and Mechelle Ferreira!
As we look ahead to 2022 we are asking our church members to submit the names of men for consideration for the offices of deacon and elder. If you believe you know someone who meets the biblical requirements of either office, who would serve the church well please submit their names to

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Weekly Events

DC - Decatur Campus; MC - Madison Campus; W3 - Women's Ministry
Thursday, 09/22
9:30a.m.  Women's Bible Study  "James"  & "Sent" (MC)
Sunday,  09/25 (DC & MC)
8:00a.m. Adult Bible Fellowship - Early Risers - Decatur Campus
9:15a.m. Student Ministry
9:15 & 10:45a.m. SHINE Children's Ministry, Nursery-5th Grade
9:15 & 10:45a.m. Adult Bible Fellowships
9:15 & 10:45a.m. Worship Services
Tuesday, 09/27
6:30a.m. Men's Prayer Breakfast (DC &  MC)
Wednesday, 09/28
9:15a.m. Ladies Precept Bible Study (DC)
9:30a.m. Ladies Proverbs Bible Study (DC)
6:00p.m. Mid-Week SHINE, Kdg.-5th grade (DC)
6:00p.m. Discipleship Classes (DC) Family Matters; Key Doctrines; Church History
6:00p.m. Ladies Bible Study, 1 Peter (DC)
6:00p.m. Ladies Book Club (K. Long Group)
6:00p.m. Student Ministry (DC)
6:30p.m. Choir Rehearsal (DC)
6:30p.m. Student Ministry (MC)
Saturday, 10/01 - GO! Service Day both campuses