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Guidelines During COVID

As we return to meeting in person, here is some information you need to be aware of. We will observe the following guidelines for every meeting at the church: Please only enter through the FRONT DOOR of the building (facing Rt. 44) and only exit through the main door (by the flagpole). Please abide by the 6 foot social distancing rule, with the only exception being those in your immediate family. No handshaking or hugging. Masks are not mandatory, but others may…

Food Distribution for School Kids

Just a quick update about the effort to provide lunches for school kids during the school closure. Here is the most recent plan, and the one we will be utilizing going forward: Tuesdays and Fridays there will be food bags delivered to the church by 10:00 AM. We will need a few people (don’t need a lot, just a few) to distribute these bags in two ways: From 11-12 we will be open for people to come to the church…

Video Update for March 18, 2020

Good afternoon, Church Family! You can view the latest video update on the church YouTube channel here. Try and view prior to prayer meeting time this evening (6:30) if you see this by then, for it contains some prayer requests to remember tonight as you pray. In case you can’t view the video for some reason – here are some of those requests: Please pray for Eli Bauer who is aboard ship at sea, with the virus detected on the…

What FBC is Doing About the Coronavirus (part deux)

Dear Church Family, It seems at this point like we have few options except to cancel all remaining activities at FBC through the end of March. All services, meetings, whether on or off site, are cancelled. This includes Linda Egli’s funeral service and meal that was scheduled for Saturday, March 21st. That will be rescheduled sometime in the future. I realize that not everybody will agree with this decision. The elders are not even unanimous on this decision, which reflects…

What Friendship Bible Church is doing about the Coronavirus

Dear FBC Family, In light of the state ban against gatherings of over 100 or more and precautions related to the coronavirus, the FBC elders and staff have met and prayed regarding steps we can take to mitigate the concern some have expressed. It’s important to note that churches are not mandated to follow this ban, but as followers of Jesus Christ, this is an opportunity for us to exercise the peace that passes understanding combined with godly wisdom. Here…