First Baptist Church, Cobden IL
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
200 South Walker St. Cobden, IL 62920

Announcements

 
<Updated Monday, Jan 23rd>
 
  
UPCOMING EVENTS:
Jan 23     Deacon candidates presented
Jan 30     Deacon Ordination service
 
 
FEBRUARY MISSION PROJECT
The Trinity Sunday school class will be sponsoring a mission project for the month of February.   Our goal is to help the food pantry at the Cobden School.  The pantry is located behind the grade school and is open to the public every weekend.  Suggested items for donation are: Dried beans, pasta, tuna packets, canned tuna, spam, soups, beef jerky, V8 juice, snack foods, skillet meals, canned tamales, beans and franks, any paper products and cleaning supplies.  Drop off donations in the "Giving Box" in the foyer.
 
DEACON ORDINATION
On January 23rd following the morning service, we will be presenting 2 candidates for the deacon body.  Their intended ordination service will be held on Sunday evening, Jan 30th.  Please plan to be a part of these important events.
 
CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS
2021 contribution statements have been mailed out.  See Nina or Kim if you have any questions.
 
GOOD NEWS CLUB
The Cobden Good News Club resumed on Jan 12th at the Cobden Elementary School.  See Allison H or Tom J if you're interested in helping or have questions.
 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Year-round giving ideas: Winter items - scarves, gloves, mittens, and hats.  There is a deposit box in the foyer for drop-offs.  See Jill or Leah B with any questions.
 
BIBLES NEEDED
The Bald Knob Cross gives away Bibles to anyone wanting one.  If you have a gently used Bible that you no longer use and would like to donate, see Janis Corrington or JoAnn Sharpe.
 
WOMEN'S STUDY
Resuming soon!  All ladies of the church are invited to come and share in Bible study on Wednesday mornings, 9:30a.  Contact Vicki B for more info.
 
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
The Monday Morning study meets each week at 8a.  Current study is selected topics from Wayne Grudem's "Systematic Theology".
 
YOUTH BIBLE STUDIES
Guys study resuming Jan 31st.  See Pastor Matt with any questions.
Gals study resuming Jan 31st.  See Carrie H with any questions. 
  
YOUTH PROGRAM
The Wednesday night youth program meets Wednesday evenings at 6:30.  We will be taking a break, resuming Jan 12th.  See Allison H, Tom J, or Pr Ed for details.
 
CHURCH DIRECTORY
New phone number, address, or family picture?  Now's the time to update your information on the church directory app.  If you're not already a part, see Kim S to get started.
 
LOST AND FOUND
There is now a lost and found cabinet just inside the entrance to the old fellowship hall.  If you've misplaced anything, check it out.
 
PREEMPTIVE PRAYER
Everyone is invited on Sunday mornings to a prayer session for our church, our community, and our country.  We will meet in Pastor Ed's office at 8:30a.
 
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. Sign up to receive the daily blast at text signup.
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT TEACHING
Jan 05     Pastor Matt
Jan 12     Pastor Matt
Jan 19     Danny Hartline
Jan 26     Pastor Matt
 
NURSERY
If you can volunteer to be a part, contact Charlotte.
Schedule: 
 Jan 02     Amy R, Delbert & Angela K
 Jan 09     Beau, Holly, & Drake H
 Jan 16     Christy & Chelsey N
 Jan 23     Jill B, Charlotte H
 Jan 30     Dianna, Larry, & Susan Y
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEALS
Our family meals have resumed, beginning each Wednesday at 5:30p.  Cost is still $5/person, $15/family - all inclusive.  Please arrive early so we can clear the area for the youth program by 6:30.
 Jan 05     No meal
 Jan 12     Tacos
 Jan 19     Spaghetti
 Jan 26     Soup and Sandwiches