First Baptist Church, Cobden IL
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
200 South Walker St. Cobden, IL 62920

Announcements

 
From Sunday, 03/17
This Week ...
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
March 19     Deacons Meeting
March 22     Cobden Women's Club Meeting
March 24     VBS Luncheon for all workers
March 25     2nd Mexico Missions Meeting
 
GUEST SPEAKER WEEKEND
Pastor Ray Rhodes Jr will be visiting on the weekend of March 30th.  Saturday evening we will have a light meal at 5p, followed by a message from Mr. Rhodes.  On Sunday the 31st, Pastor Rhodes will be presenting at both morning and evening services.
-Pastor Ray Rhodes is the founding pastor of Grace Community Church of Dawsonville, GA.  He has served four congregations over 3 decades, and has published several books, including the recent biography of Susannah Spurgeon.
 
DOOR TO DOOR MINISTRY
Begins on Monday, March 11th at 6pm.  We will meet in the room next to the pastor's office.  See Pastor Ed or Charlie S. with questions. 
 
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Organizational Meeting following morning worship service on March 24th.  A light lunch is served.  There is a sign up sheet on the downstairs bulletin board. Attendance is VITAL for everyone working in any area of VBS this year.  
 
TO LIVE IS CHRIST, TO DIE IS GAIN......HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE CONFERENCE
Will take place on May 3rd-5th at Eagle House Ministries.  Admission is free.  See Matt H. for questions.  Information is also on the downstairs bulletin board. 
 
MEXICO MISSIONS
Dates for 2019 trips are: El Coyote - May 12-17, Puebla Orphanage - Sept 1-7.  See Brian, Sherri, or Danny if you're interested or have questions.
Mexico Mission Meeting at 5:30p on March 26th at SIU. 
 
BAPTIST CHURCH BUILDERS
Will be going to Orange, Texas in June 2019.  If you are interested in going this year, please see Susan Y. for information you will need
 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Year-round giving ideas: March: Girls shirts and socks.  Sizes 2-4, 5-9 and 10-14.   There is a donation box in the foyer.  See Jill B with any questions.
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT CHILDREN'S PROGRAM
- Preschool - 4th grade: Allison H
- Jr High (5-8th grade): Pastor Matt
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEALS 
The cost is still $4/person or $15/family.  All meals include salad, drink, and dessert.
March 20     Tortellini
 
CHURCH TEXTS
Prayer requests and urgent notices can be submitted by texting or emailing to "text@cobdenfbc.com".  These will be reviewed before distributing as appropriate.
 
NURSERY MINISTRY
Service is essential for your spiritual growth.  And we are being entrusted with some of the greatest treasures ... the precious little ones.  Be one of the cool kids and sign up today to serve in the church nursery once every other month.  Contact Charlotte to be a part.
 
IN THE NURSERY
March 24     Eileen W
*Volunteers needed for 2019.  See Charlotte
 
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
The Monday Morning study meets weekly at 8a.  Current topic is Philippians.
 
YOUTH BIBLE STUDIES
Guys and gals studies continue Monday nights at 6p, meeting at Danny H's and Carrie H's respectively.  Gals will be studying "2 John and the guys will be studying Romans.
 
PLANNED MISSION
Mission giving for March: Lottie Moon