First Baptist Church, Cobden IL
Thursday, August 18, 2022
200 South Walker St. Cobden, IL 62920

Announcements

 
<Updated Sunday, Aug 14th>
 
  
UPCOMING EVENTS:
Aug 15     Mexico Mission trip
Sept 04     New Members class
 
 
MEXICO MISSIONS
Please be in prayer for our team as they travel and serve in Puebla.
 -Team members: Danny H, Brian & Sherri L, Faith Miller, Blake G, Makaenne F, Jerry J, Tom & Lisa J, Gary & Candi G, Pastor Ed.
 
NEW MEMBER CLASS
Anyone interested in joining our membership (or just wanting to learn more about what FBC is founded on) is invited to attend a new member's class beginning in September.  We will meet weekly during Sunday school.  See Pastor Ed or Kim S if interested.
 
FELLOWSHIP FOR 8
An opportunity for closer relationships within the FBC family.  Fellowship for 8 is a fun and unique way to gather together and break bread.  Choose a partner and then 4 partnerships will be assigned together for monthly meetings around a meal.  Sign up by Aug 21st.  Pairs can be couples, siblings, widows, whatever, and children are welcome with their parents.  If you have questions, see Heather C or Vicki B.
 
PARENT DATE NIGHT
The FBC youth will be offering child sitting on Sept 16th from 5:30-9p.  Take advantage of this opportunity to have a night out with your spouse.  Cost is $5 per family and snacks will be provided.  Please RSVP to Maelee D so we can make sure we have enough supplies and workers.
 
GOOD NEWS CLUB
*Will resume in fall semester
 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Year-round giving ideas: Head/Hair accessories: ball caps, hair clips, bows, pony tail holders, barrettes, watches, sunglasses, bandanas, bracelets.  There is a drop-off box in the foyer.  See Jill or Leah B 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.
 
WOMEN'S STUDY
*On break till fall.*
 
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 meets Monday nights at 6 at FBC, studying "The Son Who Learned Obedience".  See Pastor Matt with any questions.
Gals study is in break for the summer.
  
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 TEACHINGII Peter
 Aug 03     Pastor Matt
 Aug 10     Dan Hartline
 Aug 17     Pastor Matt
 Aug 24     Brian Lukes
 Aug 31     Review and Social
 
NURSERY
If you can volunteer to be a part, contact Charlotte.
Schedule: 
 Aug 07     Larry & Susan Y
 Aug 14     Chelsey N, Heather C
 Aug 21     Beth & Kennedie M
 Aug 28     Cheryl S, Heidi B, Debbie S
 
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.
 *Summer break