THE MIDWEEK


2018 Offering Envelopes:  The envelopes are ready and located in the Fellowship Hall foyer.


Angel Express There are still several cards left. Be sure to check the Angel Express to see if there are Christmas cards with your name on them.  It is stationed in the fellowship hall foyer.

Angel Express

There are still several cards left.

Be sure to check the Angel Express to see if there are Christmas cards with your name on them.  It is stationed in the fellowship hall foyer.


Monthly Book Club:  Happy New Year Readers!  The first book of 2018 is going to be:  Bringing Maggie Home by Kim Vogel Sawyer.  We will meet t Jan Hollis’s home on February 13 to discus the book.  Happy reading!  If you have any questions call Elsie at 573-424-7843.

Monthly Book Club:  Happy New Year Readers!  The first book of 2018 is going to be:  Bringing Maggie Home by Kim Vogel Sawyer.  We will meet t Jan Hollis’s home on February 13 to discus the book.  Happy reading!  If you have any questions call Elsie at 573-424-7843.


Wednesday Dinner Menus 5:00pm   Cost: Donations January 17:  Meatballs, Vegetable, Salad, Dessert January 24:  Baked Spaghetti, Vegetable, Garlic Bread, Salad, Dessert January 30:  Turkey & Noodles, Vegetable, Salad, Dessert

Wednesday Dinner Menus

5:00pm   Cost: Donations

January 17:  Meatballs, Vegetable, Salad, Dessert

January 24:  Baked Spaghetti, Vegetable, Garlic Bread, Salad, Dessert

January 30:  Turkey & Noodles, Vegetable, Salad, Dessert


Prayer Circle:   Everyone is welcome! 5:30 Sunday evening in conference room or pastor’s office.  Join with the family in praying for our church, our staff, our leadership, and our search committee.  

Prayer Circle:  

Everyone is welcome!

5:30 Sunday evening in conference room or pastor’s office.  Join with the family in praying for our church, our staff, our leadership, and our search committee.  


Woman's Missionary Union (WMU)  We meet the first Thursday of each month at 1:00pm in the church fellowship hall.  Come join us as we do a variety of mission projects.  WMU is taking a break for the cold weather.  Please join us when we meet April 5, 2018 at 1:00pm in the church fellowship hall.     

Woman's Missionary Union (WMU)

 We meet the first Thursday of each month at 1:00pm in the church fellowship hall.  Come join us as we do a variety of mission projects. 

WMU is taking a break for the cold weather.  Please join us when we meet April 5, 2018 at 1:00pm in the church fellowship hall.   

 


We will meet January 22 at 1:00pm and 7:00pm at Bryson’s home; 539 E. Gano Chance Rd.

We will meet January 22 at 1:00pm and 7:00pm at Bryson’s home; 539 E. Gano Chance Rd.

Ages 55 and older Spring Jubilee April 23-25 Sign up with Chuck Burton or at the office.  An information flyer is on the office bulletin board. Next JOY Gathering Friday, January 26 at noon Bring a dish, bring a friend!

Ages 55 and older

Spring Jubilee

April 23-25

Sign up with Chuck Burton or at the office.  An information flyer is on the office bulletin board.

Next JOY Gathering

Friday, January 26 at noon

Bring a dish, bring a friend!


Ladies Event – Purse Party #1   JOIN US FOR A LADIES EVENT! Jan 26, 2018; 6:30-8 Fingerfood, Fellowship and Fun Guest Speaker Janet Hackert-Kiralfy Leave with a gently used purse and an understanding of how your purse relates to your faith walk! No childcare provided.    #2    Purses, bags, totes Needed for Ladies Event Donate your gently used purses, bags, totes, packs, by placing in the marked box next to the food pantry donation box or bringing to the Ladies Event on Jan 26.    Contact Carol Rodgers (573)-682-4340 with questions. 

Ladies Event – Purse Party

#1   JOIN US FOR A LADIES EVENT!

Jan 26, 2018; 6:30-8

Fingerfood, Fellowship and Fun

Guest Speaker Janet Hackert-Kiralfy

Leave with a gently used purse and an understanding of how your purse relates to your faith walk!

No childcare provided. 

 

#2    Purses, bags, totes Needed for Ladies Event

Donate your gently used purses, bags, totes, packs, by placing in the marked box next to the food pantry donation box or bringing to the Ladies Event on Jan 26. 

 

Contact Carol Rodgers (573)-682-4340 with questions. 


Who needs a ride home on Wednesday nights?  Sign up on the sheet on the desk in the Youth room. Missions Giving starts January 10; Goal is $11,600 Middle School Lock-In;  January 19 – 20;  more details to come High School Trip:  February 2 – 5:  $30; Sign up after January 1; We are going to visit our friends near Chicago at Crossroads Community Church and join them in a weekend of fun, fellowship, and Faith Growth! DNow: February 16 – 18; more details to come.

Who needs a ride home on Wednesday nights?  Sign up on the sheet on the desk in the Youth room.

Missions Giving starts January 10; Goal is $11,600

Middle School Lock-In;  January 19 – 20;  more details to come

High School Trip:  February 2 – 5:  $30; Sign up after January 1; We are going to visit our friends near Chicago at Crossroads Community Church and join them in a weekend of fun, fellowship, and Faith Growth!

DNow: February 16 – 18; more details to come.


Save the Date:  Shoebox Recipient, Elena Hagemeier, from the former Soviet Union, will be speaking at the Central MO Area Team Celebration Event, March 3, 2018.  Please join us to hear Elena share her testimony and celebrate all that God has done in Central MO in 2017.  Event will be held Saturday, March 3 at 10:00am at Christian Fellowship Rd, Columbia.  Contact Michelle at mhale.occ@gmail.com with questions.  Samaritan’s Purse

Save the Date:  Shoebox Recipient, Elena Hagemeier, from the former Soviet Union, will be speaking at the Central MO Area Team Celebration Event, March 3, 2018.  Please join us to hear Elena share her testimony and celebrate all that God has done in Central MO in 2017.  Event will be held Saturday, March 3 at 10:00am at Christian Fellowship Rd, Columbia. 

Contact Michelle at mhale.occ@gmail.com with questions.  Samaritan’s Purse


Next Deadline for

Monthly Newsletter Information

Friday, January 26, 9:00am

Children's Department January 13:  Bowling February 24:  Movie

Children's Department

January 13:  Bowling

February 24:  Movie


Team Kids Every Wednesday 5:45pm – 7:30pm    PreK – 5th grade  

Team Kids

Every Wednesday

5:45pm – 7:30pm   

PreK – 5th grade

 


The Pantry is open the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Focus of the Month Canned Chicken, Pudding Cups, Cereal Bars, Graham Crackers, Complete Pancake Mix, Syrup, Jelly, Dish Soap, Shampoo For those in need, the pantry will be open January 17, 1:00-3:00pm

The Pantry is open the 3rd Wednesday of every month.

Focus of the Month

Canned Chicken, Pudding Cups, Cereal Bars, Graham Crackers, Complete Pancake Mix, Syrup, Jelly, Dish Soap, Shampoo

For those in need, the pantry will be open January 17, 1:00-3:00pm


Would you like to get announcements and notifications by email?  You will receive cancellations, ministry notifications, deaths, births, prayer concerns, etc.  Please email the church office if you are interested in getting these various notifications.  jstelzer61@gmail.com.

Would you like to get announcements and notifications by email?  You will receive cancellations, ministry notifications, deaths, births, prayer concerns, etc.  Please email the church office if you are interested in getting these various notifications.  jstelzer61@gmail.com.


Background Checks are needed for everyone volunteering with children and youth.  Forms are found in the office hallway in the folder holder.  Please complete the form and turn it in at the church office as soon as possible.  Even if you have had a background check at another facility, you are also required to have one done at First Baptist.  Please complete a form for FBC.

Background Checks are needed for everyone volunteering with children and youth.  Forms are found in the office hallway in the folder holder.  Please complete the form and turn it in at the church office as soon as possible. 

Even if you have had a background check at another facility, you are also required to have one done at First Baptist.  Please complete a form for FBC.


Sunday Morning Service 8:30am Come & Go Breakfast 9:00am Sunday School 10:15am Church Service

Sunday Morning Service
8:30am Come & Go Breakfast
9:00am Sunday School
10:15am Church Service


We meet at McDonalds every Thursday at 6:30am.  Right now we are studying the book of Matthew.  If you need more information, call Don Rodgers at 573-682-4404.

We meet at McDonalds every Thursday at 6:30am.  Right now we are studying the book of Matthew.  If you need more information, call Don Rodgers at 573-682-4404.


First Baptist Church Centralia is prayerfully seeking a Full Time Pastor.  We are a Bible based, mission minded church affiliated with the MBC and SBC.  Average Sunday morning worship attendance is 200+.  Send resumes to 101 S. Collier, Centralia, MO 65240 or email them to fbcsearch@centraliafbc.org.

First Baptist Church Centralia is prayerfully seeking a Full Time Pastor.  We are a Bible based, mission minded church affiliated with the MBC and SBC.  Average Sunday morning worship attendance is 200+.  Send resumes to 101 S. Collier, Centralia, MO 65240 or email them to fbcsearch@centraliafbc.org.


FACTS & FIGURES

Saturday, January 6 – Friday, January 12

ATTENDANCE

Sunday School                                      125

Wednesday Night Bible Study               235

Extension Classes                                  n/a

TOTAL BIBLE STUDY                      360

 

Monthly JOY Group                              n/a

 

Morning Worship                                  138

Stuart House                                          n/a

Evening Worship                                    16

TOTAL WORSHIP                             154

 

TITHES AND OFFERINGS:

Weekly Budget Need                        $7,908.96

Budget Received                              $6,331.35

Under Budget   $1,577.60

 

 

WHAT’S HAPPENING at FBC

DEACONS OF THE WEEK

January 14 – 20

Dan Rhoades and Gary Dorr

January 21 – 27

Ed West and Paul Harwood

MONDAY TELLERS

Jan 8 & 16:  Don & Selma Burnett

 

 

THIS WEEK

Sunday, January 14:

8:30 am                 Family Fellowship

9:00 am                 Sunday School

10:15 am               Morning Worship

4:00 pm                 Council Meeting

5:00 pm                 Middle School Bible Study

5:30 pm                 Prayer Circle

6:00 pm                 Evening Worship

7:00 pm                 High School Bible Study

Monday, January 15:

8:00 am                 Youth Snow Tubing

Tuesday, January 16:

6:00 pm                 Gym usage

Wednesday, January 17: 

1:00 pm                 Food Pantry open

3:00 pm                 Make it Count (MS)

                                Make it Happen (HS)

5:00 pm                 Dinner

5:45 pm                 Team Kids

6:00 pm                 Prayer Meeting

6:00 pm                 Praise Team Rehearsal

6:00 pm                 C4 Youth Service

7:00 pm                 Adult Choir

Thursday, January 18:

6:30 pm                 MOM (Men on Mission)

6:00 pm                 Gym usage

Friday, January 19:

10:00 am               Game Day

January 19 – 20:

Middle School Youth Lock-In

Saturday, January 20:

11:00 am               Fellowship Hall usage

UP-COMING EVENTS

Sunday, Jan 21: See “Next Sunday Spotlight”

Monday, Jan 22:  1:00pm WOW Group; 7:00pm WOW Group

Tuesday, Jan 23:  6:00pm Gym usage

Wednesday, Jan 24: 3:00pm Make it Count (MS) & Make it Happen (HS); 5:00pm Dinner; 5:45pm Team Kids; 6:00pm Prayer Meeting; 6:00pm Praise Team Rehearsal; 6:00pm C4 Youth Service; 7:00pm Adult Choir

Thursday, Jan 25: 6:30am MOM; 6:00pm Gym usage

Friday, Jan 26:  12:00pm JOY Group; 6:00pm Ladies Purse Party

 

NEXT SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT

Sunday, January 21, 2017

8:30 am             Family Fellowship

9:00 am             Sunday School

10:15am           Morning Worship

5:00 pm           MS Bible Study

5:30 pm           Prayer Circle

6:00 pm           Business Meeting

7:00 pm           HS Bible Study

 

CHILDREN’S WORSHIP DEACON

Ed West

GREETER

Rita Burton

USHERS

Barry Beamer, John Wheeler,

Garret Bickel, Don Burnett

STUART HOUSE SERVICE

Bill Davis

BREAKFAST WORKERS

Kendrick Ross’s Sunday School Class

NURSERY WORKERS

Cindy Haverstick, Carol & Don Rodgers

SUNDAY BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Nancy Burson, Marlene Dunn,

Nancy Nelson