FBC Events & Announcements
PLEASE NOTE: Beginning January 2018 the newsletter will be published every other month
 
New Ministry at FBC: All are welcome to be part of a new ministry starting at FBC: The Prayer and Blessing Ministry, sending messages of Hope.  We plan to meet monthly to pray for those who are sick and those who are shut in from our congregation and to send notes of encouragement to them. The Prayer and Blessing Ministry will meet on Monday, January 29 and Monday, February 26 at 10:00 AM at the church. Please contact Merri-Jo Godfrey, Donna Adams, or the church office for more info. No sign up is necessary. We hope to see you there.
 
Friday Morning Ladies Small Group: All Ladies are welcome for our new study: Encouraging Others: Strengthening the Art of Caring. The first meeting will be Friday, January 19 at 10 AM.Please sign up on the bulletin board. Cost for the materials is $8. For more information, please contact Merri-Jo Godfry
Do you want to learn more about Billy Graham? Our church library has 20 books about or by Billy Graham. Some of the titles are: The Making of a Crusader Storm Warning The Secret of Happiness Living in God’s Love The Journey The Holy Spirit Evangelist to the World Just As I Am and Answers to Life’s Problems. Taking a book out of the library is easy. Just sign your name, title of the book, and the date on the sign-out sheet hanging by the door. Enjoy!
 
The Prayer & Blessing Ministry: Sending Messages of Hope All are welcome as we meet to pray for those who are sick or shut in from our congregation and to send notes of encouragement to them. The next meetings will be  9/28/18 and 10/29/18 at 10:00 AM at the church. Please contact Merri-Jo Godfrey for more information.
 
New Wednesday Evening Bible Studies  Pastor Greg has begun a study of angels. Cassondra Clute is now leading a Young Adults Bible study currently studying the epistles of John. Both classes begin at 7:00 PM on Wednesday evenings.
 
 
Game Night @ Cassondra’s!-  Cassondra Clute hosts a Game Night for Young Adults in her home from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  The August date is cancelled. The first Tuesday times will resume September 4. All young adults are welcome and invite your friends!
 
 Tuesday Evening Ladies Bible Study:The fall session will begin on September 18 at 6:30 PM We will be doing the book Breathe by Priscilla Shirer It is a study about rest and the Sabbath.If you want to attend, please sign up on the bulletin board in the hall or contact the church office. Workbooks are $12.00. Contact Kelly Pfenninger with any questions: 302-331-3093.
 
Please join us to create fun quilts and mitts for folks with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Also, they are great for folks who ike to keep their fingers busy.Finished items will be presented to our members who want them and area senior care facilities. Each quilt and mitt will be handmade and prayed over by the crafters.. Any level of skill is great: crafting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, beading, etc. Please join us for our scheduled tinker times. We meet in the Silas room the first and third Wednesdays of  each month at 10:00 AM. There is no cost to you.If you are not able to join us on Wednesdays and would like to help with this ministry, there are many things that you can do on your time at your leisure.. Please contact Donna Adams to express your interest: 443-350-4943 or flutebasket5@gmail.com.
 
Preparations have begun for the 2018-19 Emergency Rotating Shelter (ERS)..Volunteers are needed for the following positions: Overnight Monitors,Drivers,Intake @ Mary Randall Center. To learn more about these duties and the ERS, Please attend 1 of the following
Volunteer Orientation Information Sessions:September 13, 6:30 PM at FBC,October 10, 7:00 PM at North East UMC, November 15, 6:30 PM at FBC.  RSVP for the session you will be attending by calling 410-620-4701.If you cannot attend the meetings but would still like to volunteer,contact Sheri at 410-620-4701.
 
Life Line Screening will be at First Baptist Church 0f Elkton on Monday, September 17 offering safe, painless, non-invasive
preventive health screenings that are typically not a part of a routine physical. More information can be found at www.lifelinescreening.com.A complete screening package is $149.00 and takes 60 – 90 minutes to complete.There are three ways to register and receive a $25 member discount: call toll-free 877-380-1743, online at www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle or text the word circle to 797979. You MUST pre-register. There are a limited number of Complimentary Screening certificates available at the FBC office.These are good for one specific screening (valued at $70.00) or can be used to apply $55.00 toward a package screening.
 
FBC Library
The church library is currently undergoing a reorganization.Please feel free to stop in and see what is happening. Books can be checked out of the library by writing your name,,title of the book, and the date on the sign out sheet next to the door. Enjoy!
Ladies Small Group
All Ladies are invited to the Friday Morning Ladies Small Group.
We will be studying Mark: God in Action, Fisherman Bible Studies By: Winnie Christensen and Chuck Christensen. The first meeting will be starting at
10 AM on Friday, September 21. Cost for the materials is $8. A sign up sheet is in the hallway.For more information, please contact Merri-Jo Godfrey.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • 9
    • office closed
  • 9.4
    • First day of Preschool
    • Game night @ Cassondra’s: 6 PM
    • Deacon meeting: 6:30 PM
  • 9.5
    • Quilts & Mitts ministry: 10 AM
    • Evening activities resume
  • 9.13
    • Meeting Ground meeting: 6:30 PM
  • 9.17
    • Lifeline Screening @ FBC
  • 9.18
    • Preschool Board meeting: 5 PM
    • Ladies Bible study: 6:30 PM
  • 9  .19
    • Quilts & Mitts ministry: 10 AM
  • 9.21
    • Ladies Small Group: 10 AM
    • Ladies Night Out – Bunco: 6:30 PM
  • 9.25
    • Ladies Bible study: 6:30 PM
  • 9.28
    • Prayer & Blessing ministry: 10 AM
  • 9.29
    • Fall Festival: noon
  • 10.2
    • Game Night @ Cassondra’s: 6 PM
    • Deacon meeting: 6:30 PM
    • Ladies Bible study: 6:30 PM
  • 10.3
    • Quilts & Mitts ministry: 10 AM
  • 10.4
    • Seasoned Citizens: noon
  • 10.5 – 10.7
    • Raceway Ministries
  • 10.5
    • Ladies Small Group: 10 AM
  • 10.7
    • Business meeting: 11:30 AM
  • 10.9
    • Ladies Bible study: 6:30 PM
  • 10.12
    • Ladies Small Group: 10 AM
  • 10.13
    • Men’s Ministry Breakfast: 8:30 AM
  • 10.16
    • Preschool Board meeting: 5 PM
      • Ladies Bible study: 6:30 PM
  • 10.17
    • Quilts & Mitt ministry: 10 AM
  • 10.19
    • Ladies Small Group: 10 AM
  • 10.23
    • Ladies Bible study: 6:30 PM
  • 10.26
    • Ladies Small Group: 10 AM
      • Youth Lock-In: 8 PM’
  • 10.27
    • Soup & Share: 11 AM
  • 10.28
    • Choir practice: noon
  • 10.29
    • Prayer & Blessing ministry: 10 AM