First Baptist Church, Cobden IL
Monday, January 30, 2023
200 South Walker St. Cobden, IL 62920

Announcements

 
<Updated Sunday, Jan 22nd> 
  
UPCOMING EVENTS:
Feb 06     Men's study resumes
Feb 08     Women's study resumes
Feb 11     Valentine dinner
  
 
FELLOWSHIP OF 8
New groups will be resuming in February.  Any questions can be addressed to Heather C or Vicki B.
 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Several projects for this coming year require clear or see-through empty medicine bottles.  Other donation ideas: hand-made toys.  There is a drop-off box in the foyer.  See Jill B or Charlotte H with any questions.
 
GOOD NEWS CLUB
Resumed Jan 11th.  Wednesdays from 3-4:30 at Cobden Elementary School.  Contact Allison H or Tom J if you can help out even on a occasional basis.
 
WOMEN'S STUDY
Resuming Feb 8th.  Join us every Wednesday at 9:30 as we begin a study on the book of Amos, using a book by Jennifer Rothschild.  Contact Vicki B with any questions.
 
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Resuming Feb 6th.  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 meets Monday nights at 6 at Aiden H's, studying "The Blessed and Boundless God".  See Pastor Matt with any questions.
Gals study meets Monday nights at 6 at the Sawyer's house, studying "Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs".  See Carrie H with any questions.
 
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.
  
YOUTH PROGRAM
The Wednesday night youth program meets Wednesday evenings at 6:30.  Contact Allison H to help or ask questions.
 Games:     Tom Jones
 Ages 2-9:  Hannah F, Carrie H
 Ages 10+: Pastor Ed
 
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.
 
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 TEACHINGJames
 Jan 04     Pastor Matt
 Jan 11     Tom Jones
 Jan 18     Pastor Matt
 Jan 25     Book review & social
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEALS
Our family meals are 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 04     *OFF
 Jan 11     Tacos and Enchiladas
 Jan 18     Grilled chicken
 Jan 25     Spaghetti
 
NURSERY
If you can volunteer to be a part, contact Charlotte.
Schedule: 
 Jan 01     Lisa J, Kennedie M
 Jan 08     Allison H, Kim S
 Jan 15     Delbert & Angela K
 Jan 22     Hannah & Tiffany F
 Jan 29     Holly H, Amy W