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Weekly Update

January 19, 2020

Pulpit Ministry

Pastor Jonathan Thiede :: I John

Elder on call

If you would like to speak with someone about a spiritual, personal, or church matter, our Elder on Call this week (Jan. 19-25) is Eric Shirley, 330-705-0685; or you may contact our Shepherding Pastor Jack Allison (724-658-2507 x 22).

Read the Bible in a Year

Pick up your Calendar of Daily Readiings, by Robert Murray M'Cheyne, available at the Welcome Desk today!

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

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. 

Men's Bible Study & Breakfast

Saturday, Feb. 1st, 9:00-10:30 am in the YMC. Please sign up in the lobby if you plan to attend so we may plan accordingly.

Adoption Scholarships

Available for those in our congregation to assist with the adoption process/funding. Applicants must be member of First Baptist.


Meets on Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:15 pm, here at the church. Contact Ralph & Cathy Reis for more info.

Child Dedication

If you are interested in having your child dedicated, please contact Christy,, for information. Parents must be members of FBC.

Membership Classes

Sunday nights, 6 pm, contact Pastor Jeremy if interested.

Please Note

Painting of the lines on our resurfaced gym floor will happen this week beginning tomorrow morning. All activities scheduled in the gym this week are canceled as the final phase of the project is completed. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation.

Benevolent Offering 

Envelopes are available in the pew racks, and at the Welcome Desk. The benevolent offering can be given any time during the month using the blue envelopes, or online.

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. 


Student Ministry

  • Rise (Growth Group for Students) - Sundays, 9:00 am, YMC
  • 180 Today, grades 7-12, 6-8 pm at the YMC. Join us & invite your friends!
  • Save the Date - July 13-17, Student Life Mission Camp at Cedarville Univ.


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

BACKPACK PACKING NIGHT - This Wednesday, January 22, 6:00 pm - to be held in lower level classrooms, due to gym line painting this week. Great family project! Contact Pastor Jeremy for more info.

WORK TRIP TO ETHNOS 360 TRAINING CENTER in Missouri (Hazens) is being planned for March 15-20, 2020. The following trades/skills are needed: Carpentry, electrical, Masonry, HVAC, Ato Mechanics. See Pastor Jeremy for more info.