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Sweat Equity – Updated 8/24/2021

One of the ways we are able to cut costs on our building project is when we are able to pick up some of the labor ourselves, saving paying sub contractors. I’m so thankful for those who have been stepping up and doing just that. I know I’ve peppered you with a lot of emails about various tasks. I hope you’ll bear with those communications, as sweat equity tasks are going to be a continual part of the project. Here…

Bible Talk With the Elders – The Sky’s the Limit

Well, I asked for it, and I certainly got it! I asked for you to submit any questions you might have about the faith, or about anything, really. And you complied. We have a large stack of questions, and the panel will dive into them starting this Wednesday evening. The pastors and elders will do their best to answer, and if you want to join in that discussion, please attend – Wednesday, September 29th at 6:30 PM. We will begin…

Couples – Weekend To Remember is Here

October 29-31 – Family Life’s “Weekend to Remember” will be at the Embassy Suites in Independence. Early bird rate good for the next few days – $275 per couple. Military rate – $120 per couple. Couples – if you want a wonderful get away where you’ll not only enjoy some down time, but also hear some wonderful encouragement for your marriage, you’ll want to register for this. This weekend is for troubled marriages. It is also for happy and healthy…

Onward!

Hard Hat Sunday is behind us, and we are full speed ahead with things here at FBC. The kids’ ministries are in full swing – Parents, bring your kids back to church! The building continues to go up, with the second pour of concrete expected on Monday. Pray for that to go well, and for the building to be under roof soon! This Saturday, the John and Jamie Evans will be hosting a time of fellowship and gospel music at…

PENULTIMATE!

That’s one of my favorite words. “Penultimate” means “last but one in a series of things”; “next to the last”. It’s a particularly appropriate word for our weekend update, for this Saturday we will celebrate our PENULTIMATE campfire fellowship. Mike and Vickie Mullaly will be hosting at their home between 5-9PM. Their address is 1147 Shenk Rd., Mogadore. They live at the very end of Shenk Rd. Bring a dish to share if you’re able, and a chair on which…

What Are We Building?

The building behind the sanctuary continues to rise. Significant progress is planned for this week, and it should be exciting. Very soon now, we will be making big changes to the sanctuary, and before you know it, the new building will be done and in use! Praise the Lord. This Sunday, in celebration of these things, and as a reminder of the tasks that lie ahead, we will hold “HARD HAT SUNDAY.” Souvenir hard hats will be on hand as…

FULL SPEED AHEAD!

Are you as excited about this coming Lord’s Day as I am? This Sunday, September 5th, we return to our normal schedule. Sunday School starts at 9:30 and the morning worship moves back to it’s normal 10:30 time slot. I’m so looking forward to what the Lord will do with our kids ministries, and with the adult classes. It’s gonna be good! The new building is rising at full speed behind the church, and the building of disciples for Jesus…

Wanted – A Few Good Men and Women

Church Family, As many of you know, we suffered a flood in Fellowship Hall last weekend. We are in the process of finalizing the cleanup so we can return that part of our facility to usefulness in time for the restart of Sunday School and Nursery. Here is what we need: 1. We need to move all the tables and chairs out of the building and into the trailer so we can finalize cleaning the floor. This is where we…

Weekend Update

If you haven’t seen what’s happening behind the church, you ought to stop by. The walls they be a rising! Oh the things God might do with this new facility. Please bathe it in prayer, and keep it ever before you. This weekend, in addition to the normal wonderful worship service at 9:30, we look forward to another campfire fellowship – this time at the home of John and Jamie Evans. They live on New Milford Rd. right near the…