Posts from February 2021

Colossal Happenings!

Huge… enormous… immense… prodigious… gigantic… gargantuan… mammoth… cosmic! Those are a few words to describe some of the good stuff happening here at FBC over the next couple months. This Saturday we are restarting our Men’s Prayer Breakfasts! Having gone without these wonderful events for a year now, that is huge news indeed. Of course, we’re taking it slow and safe, so we’re limiting attendance to only 20. If you were one of those who managed to get on the…

A Slight Change Of Plans

Church Family, I had to put my father in the hospital on Sunday evening. He had basically lost the use of his legs, and couldn’t stand. Tests so far have determined that his kidneys are failing, and this may have been the cause of his problem. As is routine at hospitals now, I guess, they performed a COVID test and found that he was positive for that, as well. And, since I was with him most of Sunday afternoon and…

Nursing Home Ministry Restart!

Our ministry to Vista Veranda in Ravenna has been on hold since COVID shut it down a year ago. However, the residents have now all been vaccinated and we are being asked to restart those services. There is still a mask requirement, and normal social distancing, but we can now hold services indoors in the common area. Only 2 are allowed to participate at a time currently, but hopefully that restriction will soon lift as well. Please see the pastor…

Returning (albeit slowly) to Normal

We (the elders and I) have been prayerfully trying to determine when and how we should return to normalcy here at FBC. It is not an easy decision, and I certainly ask for your prayers. Knowing that no decision we make will be agreed to by all, we are carefully considering and planning for the following next steps: On April 11th (i.e. the Sunday following Easter), we will return to a single service format with normal seating arrangement. All currently…

Just 2 Weeks Away!

RED HEART SUNDAY! We can’t gather together in a single service yet, and we can’t eat together, but we can ALL WEAR RED TOGETHER!!!! A very special gift will be available to the first 100 who attend!