First Baptist Church, Cobden IL
Saturday, June 06, 2020
200 South Walker St. Cobden, IL 62920

Monthly Newsletter

 
JUNE
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
*** ALL IN-PERSON EVENTS ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ***
 
 
CONGRATULATIONS NEWLYWEDS
- Bryar and Gabby, married May 23rd.
- Jacob and Hannah, married May 30th.
 
 
GOOD NEWS BIBLE CLUB
15-29 kids are hearing God's Word weekly at the Good News Club at Cobden Elementary School.  If you'd like to be a part of the team, contact Allison H.
 
VBS VOLUNTEERS
Our next meeting will be ...  There is a sign-up sheet on the downstairs bulletin board.  Please consider how you can participate in this important outreach ministry.  See Peggy D. or Jacob S. with any questions.
 
FAMILY LIFE CENTER
The BMEN guys continue their hard work completing the new Center's interior.  If you would like to help by signing up for providing a lunch, there is a calendar on the downstairs bulletin board, or you can contact Kim S.
 
WOMEN'S SHELTER
Please see the printed newsletter for detailed information about our ministry to the Women's Shelter of Carbondale.  There are many needs, especially in the winter season.  Contacts are Hannah Falgout and Autumn McMahan.
 
LADIES' STUDY
We will be studying the book of Hebrews.  The author, Jen Wilkin, is a solid and gifted Bible teacher.  Learn how God "provided something better for us in the person of Jesus Christ" (Heb 11:40).  Develop how to place your hope and faith in Jesus alone and gain an understanding of the old and new covenants.  Join us at the church on Wednesdays at 9:30a.  Contact the office or Vicki B to register.
 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Year-round giving ideas: Small toys for 2-14y, boys and girls.  Examples: dolls, cars, stuffed animals, yo-yos, jump ropes, balls, slinky, jacks.  Contact Jill B with any questions.
 
MEALS VOLUNTEERS
We are composing a master list of individuals who would be willing to provide a meal for a family OR a dessert for a funeral dinner.  Volunteers will be on a rotation as needs arise.  Please contact the church office to be included on the roster. 
 
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
The Monday Morning study meets weekly at 8a.  Current topic is 20 Basics of Christian Beliefs. 
 
YOUTH BIBLE STUDIES
Guys study continues on Monday nights at 6p, meeting at the CCBA office.  They will be studying Puritan Theology.   
Girls will be having a kickoff to the new study Mar 16th at Tequila's restaurant in Murdale Shopping center.  See Carrie, Tiffany, or Idegail. 
 
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY
- Leaders are: Pre-4th - Allison Hammer, 5th-8th - Pastor Matt
- The Good News Bible Club will be held at the Cobden Elementary School every Tuesday at 4.    
 
CHURCH TEXTS
Prayer requests and urgent notices can be submitted by texting or emailing to "fbctext@mediacombb.net".  These will be reviewed before distributing as appropriate. 
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEALS 
 
*Cost is $4/person or $15/family.  Meal includes salad, drink, and dessert 
 
IN THE NURSERY 
 
*See Charlotte H. to volunteer 
 
PLANNED MISSION 
Mission giving for June: Lottie Moon