First Baptist Church, Cobden IL
Sunday, September 22, 2019
200 South Walker St. Cobden, IL 62920

Announcements

 
From Sunday, 9/15
This Week ...
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Sept 18     Meals and Children's Progs resume 
Sept 21     Carmi Fall Festival
Sept 22     Homecoming
 
 
LADIES' STUDY
We are excited to invite you to a new women's Bible study: Jeremiah-Daring to Hope in an Unstable World.  This 6 week study offers encouragement and help for women faced with the uncertainties and challenges of today.  Study begins Wednesday, Sept 11th at 9:30a, meeting at the church.  Sign up on the downstairs bulletin board or contact Vicki B with any questions.
 
 
CHILDREN'S HOME FALL FESTIVAL
The Baptist Children's home annual Fall Festival will be held Sept 21st from 10a-2p at the Carmi campus.  Admission, parking, lunch, and activities are all FREE.  Join us for campus and cottage tours, horseback rides, inflatables, live entertainment, games, and crafts demonstrations.  There will also be a quilt and silent auction.  
 
HOMECOMING
First Baptist Cobden will celebrate our annual Homecoming on Sept 22nd.  Services will begin w/ Sunday School at 9a and morning worship at 10.  Bobby and Austin will be providing their "Cobden Famous Ribs & Chicken" along with all the other side dishes for our noon meal.  Everyone is asked to bring a dessert to share.  Bring your family and friends and enjoy a time of great fellowship and food.
 
TUTORS NEEDED
Anna United Methodist Church is needing tutors for the Fall/Winter session 2019.  Sessions are Tue-Thu from 3:15-4:30.  Volunteers can work any day or combination.  Contact the Anna UMC office.
  
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY
The Wednesday night children's activities will resume Sept 18th at 6:30.  
Leaders are: Pre-4th - Allison Hammer, 5th-8th - Pastor Matt
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEALS 
Resuming Sept 18th at 5:30.  Menus for September:
Sept 18     Spaghetti
*Cost is $4/person or $15/family.  Meal includes salad, drink, and dessert
 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Year-round giving ideas for September:  Small toys - dolls, cars, harmonicas, jump ropes, jacks, balls, slinkys, kazoos, Etch-Sketch, marbles, etc.  There is a donation box in the foyer.  See Jill B with any questions.  
 
COBDEN WOMEN'S CLUB
Meets on the third Friday of the month at 2pm.  All ladies are welcome.  If you have any questions, see Mary Anna W. 
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEALS 
Resuming Sept 18th at 5:30 
Many thanks to Dina, Judy K, and Dianna for their dedication and service to use each Wednesday evening. 
 
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.
 
IN THE NURSERY
Sept 22     Holly and Drake H
*See Charlotte to volunteer.
 
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 the Dover's respectively.  Girls will resume meeting Sept 9th, studying You Who, by Rachel Jankovic.
 
PLANNED MISSION
Mission giving for September: State Missions