First Baptist Church, Cobden IL
Saturday, August 17, 2019
200 South Walker St. Cobden, IL 62920

Monthly Newsletter

 
AUGUST
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Aug 11     Sing and Praise Night
Aug 13     Deacon's Meeting
 
 
BACK TO SCHOOL
The Children's Ministry will be gathering school supplies to give out to needy families in our community before school begins on Aug. 16th.  Please give your donated items to Allison Hammer, or leave them in the church office.
 
SING AND PRAISE
Our next Sing and Praise night will be Sunday evening, Aug 11th.  This will be a special evening with a time for everyone to share in song, poem, skit, or testimony.  An ice cream social will follow.  See Austin Dent to sign up.
 
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY
The Wednesday night children's activities will resume in September.
 
FALL/WINTER TUTORS NEEDED:
Anna United Methodist Church is looking for tutors for the Fall/Winter 2019 school session.  Needing help starting September 16- December 12 from 3:15-4:30p on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  See Pastor Ed if interested.
 
MEXICO MISSIONS
Date for 2019 trip are:  Puebla Orphanage - Sept 1-7.  A love offering will be taken up during the Aug 18th morning service.
 
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.    
 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Year-round giving ideas for August:  Head/hair and other accessories - caps, hair clips, bows, pony tail holders, barrettes, watches, sunglasses, bandanas, bracelets, etc.  There is a donation box in the foyer.  See Jill B with any questions.  
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEALS 
** Off for the summer **  
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. 
 
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
The Monday Morning study meets weekly at 8a.  Current topic is Philippians. 
 
YOUTH BIBLE STUDIES
Guys study continues on Monday nights at 6p, meeting at Danny H's .  They will be studying Romans.  
Girls will resume meeting in September.
 
IN THE NURSERY
Aug 04     Charlotte and Drake
Aug 11     Tom and Lisa
Aug 18     Barb B
Aug 25     Janice I
*See Charlotte H. to volunteer
 
PLANNED MISSION
Mission giving for August: Lottie Moon Missions