First Baptist Church, Cobden IL
Monday, December 10, 2018
200 South Walker St. Cobden, IL 62920

Monthly Newsletter

 
DECEMBER
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Dec 01     Christmas in Cobden
Dec 03     Thank Christ Banquet 
Dec 09     Sunday School Breakfast
Dec 11     Finance Committee meeting
Dec 19     All-Member Business meeting
Dec 24     Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
 
NIGHT IN BETHLEHEM
Dec 05          Full Dress Rehearsal
Dec 7-9         NIGHT IN BETHLEHEM.  Dinner for workers @ 4p
*Goodies needed for refreshments for travelers.
 
SHOP WITH A COP
The Cobden Police Dept is having a pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec 1st from 7-10:30a at the Elementary School.  Tickets are $7-adults, $3-kids.

THANK CHRIST BANQUET
Sunday Dec 3rd at 5:30p in the Fellowship Hall.  We invite everyone to bring their family and friends to this special evening of fellowship and food.  We gather to give thanks to the Lord for all his blessings and grace.  Please bring a dessert to share.
 
CHRISTMAS CARDS
The mailbox for the FBCC Christmas cards has been set up outside the Sanctuary in the walkway.  Please have all of your cards in by Dec 16th.
 
OFFERING ENVELOPES
2019 Offering envelopes will be available in the adult Sunday School classrooms and the welcome desk in the foyer.  Please be sure to pick yours up, and contact Glenda if you did not receive yours.
 
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.
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT CHILDREN'S PROGRAM
- Preschool - 4th grade: Hannah D and Allison S
- Jr High (5-8th grade): Jacob S and Pastor Matt
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEALS 
The cost is still $4/person or $15/family.  All meals include salad, drink, and dessert.
*Off till the new year.
 
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.
 
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 "Pilgrim's Progress" and the guys will be studying "Divine Impassibility: A Primer"
 
IN THE NURSERY
Dec 02     Larry & Susan
Dec 09     Allison H
Dec 16     Carrie H
Dec 23     Charlotte H
Dec 30     Hannah D
*Volunteers needed for 2019.  See Charlotte
 
PLANNED MISSION
Mission giving for December: Lottie Moon