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FBCM Weekly Updates 1-24-20

Last Sunday – January Church-wide Mission Action – 2020 Calendars

Place items in Collection Corner containers on the 2nd floor.

Last Sunday – January Church-wide Mission Action – St. Jude’s Ranch Christmas & All Occasion Card Fronts only

Place items in Collection Corner containers on the 2nd floor.

Last Sunday – January Church-wide Mission Action – Mt. Zion Baptist Association Senior Adults – Bingo

Bingo items for Senior Adults and the mentally challenged for monthly games coordinated by the Mt. Zion Baptist Association. Place items in labeled container on 2nd floor in Collection Center.

Collect:  Adult Puzzles (500 pieces and up), Back Scratchers, Baseball Caps, Cologne (men & women), Deodorant, Flashlights, Gloves, Individual Jewelry Gift Boxes (would love to have lots of these), Manicure Kits, Perfume, Sewing Kits, Shaving Cream, Stuffed Animals, Toothpaste, Umbrellas, Word Search (no Crossword), Additional items for Men are the most needed items.

Advance planning – Hospice Bone Pillow making will be Saturday, February 15, 9:00 to 12:00.




Game Day Every Wednesday – 2 p.m. – Games on 2nd Floor in The Grove – room 211


Thurs., Feb. 6  9:15 a.m.  Meet at the church to go to Graham Theatre for free movie, popcorn and drink followed by lunch at the Cooking Corner. Bus Driver, Ray Robertson.

Wed., Feb 19  11:30 a.m.  Catered Meal by Delancy’s. Cost $9.00 with Sr. budged subsidizing approximately $4.00.  Menu: Country Style Steak, Tossed Salad, Mashed Potatoes, Baby Limas, Rolls, Butter, Tea and choice of pecan, german chocolate or lemon pie.  Please give or mail the $9.00 to Nita Parnell at 4121 Collonade Ct., Haw River, NC 27258 by Wed., Feb. 9. The program, Tour of Israel in 22021, will be presented by Ken Tilley, pastor of Crosslink Church.

Fri., March 13  9 a.m.  Trip to Raleigh for free tour of the Museum of Art with lunch at Iris Restaurant in Raleigh.  Bus Driver, Ray Robertson

Wed., March 18  11:30 a.m.  Breakfast Foods with the program  presented by Brenda Gray, EVP of Development and Communications on the Baptist Childrens Home in Thomasville.  Nita Parnell will decorate with dolls (25+ to be donated to the Children’s Home in memory of her uncle.)

Thurs, Mar. 26  10:30 a.m.  Senior Treasure Visits with gifts purchased by Donna Faircloth and Margaret getting GA’s to make the Easter cards.  Lunch at at Blue Ribbon following visits.

EARLY ANNOUNCEMENT:  Sat., April 18, 9:15  a.m.  Trip to the Narroway Theatre in Rock Hill to see “The Fourth Cross” – Cost $36.00.  20 tickets purchased.  Pay Nita Parnell in order to reserve your ticket.  Bus Driver, Mike West.

Manna Market Needs –    We had a great turnout for our Manna Market on the 17th of December.  That being said, our stock is fairly low, so we would really appreciate donations of the items listed below.

We DON’T need: Grape jelly, Spaghetti (canned) ravioli, etc., Ramen, Kidney beans, Soup, we have two full shelves for now.

BADLY NEEDED ITEMS: Things we need more of…Diced tomatoes, Canned potatoes , Beef stew, Canned hams or chicken , Canned pintos, Canned yams, Canned green beans , Canned corn, Canned fruit, Tomato sauce, Hot cereals, Baking mix, Jiffy corn bread mix, Pancake syrup , Canned mixed veggies

   Meals Start at 5:45 pm

   January 29 – Hot Dogs with fixings, baked beans, chips, dessert

   Please Sign-up Each Week or contact the church office by Noon on Mondays.



Women’s Five Week Bible Study February 9th –March 8th:  Join us for a study of Laura Story’s new book I Give Up, The Secret to a Surrendered Life. This will be a five week study with a brief weekly dvd message from Laura and discussion of her book and our “homework” (daily personal study from the study guide). We will meet from 4:30-5:30pm on Sunday afternoons beginning Sunday, February 9th and ending Sunday, March 8th. The book is $13 and the study guide is $9. You don’t have to purchase the book but it will enhance your study. I highly recommend the book! Please contact Dana Lunday at mdlunday@mebtel.net if you are interested in this study. See a description of the study below.

In this five-session video/book Bible study, recording artist and bestselling author Laura Story demonstrates the ironic joy found when we surrender it all to God and simply give up. Surrendering expectations and power is not a step-by-step process but a willful, daily decision worth every single ounce of effort. The very act of completely surrendering our will to His can become the one act that will change your life forever!



Sunday, February 9th our Annual Youth Fundraiser Sweets for the Sweet. From 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. For a donation, you will be given a valentine box to fill up with your choice of a dozen homemade goodies. If you would be willing to make goodies for this fundraiser, please sign up on the sign-up sheet in your Sunday School class. These need to be bite sized and individually wrapped, if it has nuts please label it. Please deliver to the church kitchen between 3:00 – 5:00 pm Saturday, February 8th.

If you are a youth member and would like to participate, the sign-up sheet is on Pastor Maddi’s door.

If you have any questions please contact Michaela Pennington  at 336-512-8806 or michaela.pennington95@gmail.com




Valentine’s Day Youth Camp Fundraiser Banquet

First Baptist Church of Mebane

301 S Third St

Mebane, NC 27302

Friday, February 14th @ 6:30 pm

$40 Couple / $20 Single / $10 For Child Care


Enjoy a first class meal catered by Texas Roadhouse. You will have a

choice of Chicken or Ribs served with a baked potato, salad, dessert and drink.

You can purchase a ticket for this event from Pastor Maddi or Nina Ferguson

or one of our youth. Contact Nina Ferguson – naninaferguson@gmail.com if you have any questions.




Calendar of Events & Meetings (Dates &Times Are Subject to Change)

 Fri. Jan. 24 –        Disaster Relief Trip to New Bern

Sat. Jan. 25 –        Disaster Relief Trip to New Bern

Erica Bluford from Grace Outreach to preach @ FBC – 3:00 pm

Sun. Jan. 26 –       “Women of the Bible” Women’s Bible Study – 4:00 pm – Prayer Room

Youth – 4:00 pm

Quarterly Business Meeting – 6:00 pm

Wed. Jan. 29 –     Game Day – On the 2nd Floor – room 211 in The Grove

Wednesday Night Meal – 5:45 pm

Prayer Meeting – 6:30 pm

Youth, Mission Friends, GA’s & RA’s – 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Adult Choir – 7:30 pm

Thurs. Jan 30 –    Weight Watchers – 5:00 – 7:30 pm




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