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Weekly Update

March 17, 2019

Pulpit Ministry

Pastor John Onwuchekwa | Matthew 

Elder on call

If you would like to speak with someone about a spiritual, personal, or church matter, our Elder on Call this week (March 17-23) is Jim Snow, 724-658-2507, if no answer leave a msg., or you may contact our Shepherding Pastor Jack Allison (724-658-2507 x 22).

ESV Bibles If you don't have a Bible, pick one up in our lobby!

175th Celebration Sunday 

FBC was establishd in 1843 for the purpose of reaching men and women with the gospel of Jesus Christ. For the past 175 years we have faithfully served our community in both word and deed. We acknowledge God's faithfulness to us over the years, and welcome to our pulpit this morning Pastor John Onwuchekwa, author & pastor of Cornerstone Church in Atlanta, GA. Check out the lobby display.

Sermon Notes

Blank outlines are available at the Welcome Desk for note taking during the message.

Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting

Each Wednesday night at 6:45 pm, we gather for prayer and the teaching ministry of Neal Smith in Rooms 9/10. You are invited! Study in the book of Philippians.

Baptism Classes

Offered the 1st & 2nd Sundays of each month. Contact Jeremy Lutz if interested,

Shepherding Team

Our Shepherding Pastor, Jack Allison, is looking for individuals who may be missing from our flock. If there is someone you haven't seen at church for awhile, please relay his or her name to one of our team members: Jack Allison, Joe & Cheryl Paglia, Richelle Paglia, Allison Brown, Kathy Sparano, Katie Daubenspeck, or Dan Sumner.

Strength for today, Hope for tomorrow

Cancer Care Ministry is in its second year at FBC. If you'd like to share your gifts of encouragement & love, consider joining our team. Contact the church office 724-658-2507 or Kim& Rod McCormick 724-654-1318.

Sparklers (age 55+)

Meets Thursdays in our gym at 9:30 am for Bible Study, fellowship & prayer. 

Proposed Financial Plan for Ministry (Budget) and Proposed Officers for 2019-2020 are posted in our lobby.

Student Ministry

  • AWAKE :: Sundays, 9-10:30 am, in the YMC for 7th & 8th grade students. 
  • 180 :: TODAY, 6-8 pm at the YMC  All 7th-12th grade students are bring your friends!
  • 2019 WINTER RETREAT :: March 22-24 "" Cost $50, registration available at
  • SUMMER MISSION CAMP :: July 15-19, hosted by Cedarviille, University, cost is $350 ($50 discount thru 4/28). Register through, informational brochures available in lobby.
Adult Ministry - New Lifegroup

Sunday mornings at 10:45 am. Group Leader: Pastor Jeremy Lutz. If you're interested in attending, please email Jeremy at or just show up!

Children's Ministry 

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY is looking for men, women and teens who love the Lord and love kiddos to serve in a variety of ministry opportunities in nursery, preschool, K-6th and our special needs buddy program. If you are interested in partnering with us to be a part of this dynamic ministry then contact Christy Stewart, our Director of Children's Ministry for more info!

Outreach Ministry

NEXT BACKPACK PACKING NIGHT is Weds., March 27, 6 pm in the gym.