• on June 19, 2020

FBCM Weekly Updates 6-19-2020

Church services are indoors again this Sunday. There will be an 8:30 am service, an 11:00 am service, and a 6:30 pm service. Please note that there will be no Sunday school, Kids Worship, or Children’s Church.

We want to make sure that everyone stays and feels safe.  We have tried to create a safe environment for everyone that would like to attend. If you are not ready to be out in crowds at this time, we will be sharing the 11:00 service on YouTube.  Please enter the building keeping the 6′ distance and do not congregate blocking the flow of people.  When using the elevator please only one person or family on it at one time.  We will have a host to greet you and will have hand sanitizer for you to use.  When leaving the building please use all 4 of the exits, this will allow everyone to keep the 6′ distance.

We need to focus on social distancing, keeping a 6′ distance from anyone else (that would be about 2 arm lengths). It is strongly recommended to wear a face covering when indoors and cannot keep a 6′ distance; young children age 2 and younger should not wear a face covering.

New Connect Group

Ladies of Distinction Connect Group (Age 70+)

Ladies, are you 70+ years old and looking for fellowship with others your age? Find a place where you can be yourself, give of yourself, participate in devotions, and stay connected to your church family. Join the newest CONNECT group at the home of Carolyn Green, 1024 Lake Michael Way, Mebane. Coming in June. Stay tuned for more information.

 

 

 

June Church-wide Mission Action – AuthoraCare (Formally Hospice)

If you can donate, please have in the Collection Area by Sunday, June 28.

Collect:  Deodorant, Shampoo, Peanut Butter, Saltine Crackers for patients in their homes delivered by Social Workers

We are extending the May Church-wide Mission Action on through June  – Allied Churches of Alamance County

If you can donate, please have in the Collection Area by Sunday, June 31.

Collect: Cleaning Products: Clorox Wipes or equivalent, Room Deodorizers, Spray Cleaners i.e. (Spic and Span, LA Awesome, Fabulous).

We are extending the April Mission Action  – Alamance Regional Medical Center on through June. If you can donate, please drop off at the Collection Area on the 2nd floor.

Collect: New T-Shirts any color with anything on them in good taste for Men and Women, all sizes, Long or Short Sleeves.

 

Manna Market Report:

Gerald Dickerson would like to thank the church for all of the donations made to the Manna Market.

But at this time he is asking that we hold off on any food donation to the Manna Market for about 4 weeks.

Unfortunately, there have been fewer families come to the Manna Market to pick up food, and the room we keep all of our food donations in is full.

Our mission is to be good stewards of the abundance God blesses us with and we are looking at our options to let the community know we are here and ready to serve.

Keep Gerald and all the team members who work with the Manna Market in your prayers and we will let you know when they will start accepting food donations again.

 

 

FBCM Stewardship (As of  June 14, 2020)                                                        Mike Lunday Building Fund 

Last Week’s Giving     $      5,927.00                                                          Last Week’s Giving                        $      30.00

Weekly Needs             $      9,528.00                                                               Giving For May, 2020                     $    420.00

                                                           Monthly Land Payment                $ 4,169.00

 

 

“J O Y’s SENIOR’s NEWS”:

All events are cancelled until future notice.  Hoping we can get together soon.!

JOY Announcements for Update Info

 

JOY Seniors,

Remember the good times we’ve had and don’t despair.  Keep your chin up because we are going to meet together again soon.  Even though we are not scheduling lunches and outings during this time, we’ve some special times planned for the future.

One activity that is scheduled is the Fall Jubilee in Gatlinburg, TN Sept. 28-30.  So far the Turners, Carmichaels and Parnells are all scheduled to go.   Pray that everything will be open then and our time of isolation will be over.   Call Nita Parnell at 336-578-0012 if you’d like to join them on this extra special trip.

 

We look forward to making plans for everyone in a safe and secure environment as soon as it’s feasible.

 

 

 

 

VBS is STILL ON!  In an abundance of caution to keep our kids and adults safe, we will hold VIRTUAL VBS from July 13th-July 17th.

 

HOW:  YouTube live stream of worship rally, crafts, bible stories, prayer warriors, and music will be  available each day of the week starting at 11:00am! 

 

We will send home bags for each child to fully participate, with materials for crafts, T-shirts, a music CD, and bible story activities and snacks.

 

Pick up of materials will be from 12-2pm on Saturday July 11th.  Families that need materials delivered should indicate so on their registration form.

 

Register by July 3rd to be sure we have all materials ready to go for each child!

 

Register HERE:  https://2020.cokesburyvbs.com/firstbaptistchurchofmebane/

 

Alamance Citizens for Education  (ACE), Classroom Closet for all teachers

 

Items will be collected July and August in the labeled bin on 2nd floor

 

Color pencils                 Color, washable markers – 8 & 10 pack

Crayons – 24 pack         Glue sticks, small single size (not jumbo)

 

At Alamance Citizens for Education (ACE), we want to help bridge the gap between needs in the schools and resources in the community by offering  support to educators.  www.aceed.org

 

 

With the ever-growing concern, world-wide and at home, regarding the coronavirus

**Please remember that our church continues to have operating expenses**

 You can give your tithes and offerings on our website http://www.fbcmebane.com

                               OR

You can text to give: Text the keyword

fbcmebane to 73256. You will initially need to

put your bank information in and then the

amount you want to give. Once your bank

Information is entered, you will not be required

to do it again.

OR

You can mail your tithes and offerings to the church

First Baptist Church

301 S Third St,

Mebane, NC 27302.

 

Love God, Love People, and Share Our Faith in Jesus Christ Together!!

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