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Thank you for your prayers for and cards of encouragement to Dave over the years, it meant so much to him. A special thanks to Pastor Graber for his care and to all the ladies who provided the wonderful luncheon after Dave’s memorial service. It was perfect. Mary Brandon
Great job “Circle of Friends”. If you would like to join our circle of friends, see Pastor John for info.
Fellowship of Friends - December 11 - 11:30 a.m. - Parthenon Restaurant
Please note: on the back table are copies of (1) the budget for 2015 for you to look over before the January business meeting and (2) a sample election ballot for officers for 2015. There will be an election meeting December 7 after church.
Our missionaries to Dominica, Peter and Debbie Thomas, are building a much needed Christian School. Currently they are using a 5-gallon bucket to haul cement up two floors. We would like to help them by providing the funds to rent a cement truck. The cost is $3,400. If you feel led to help, please write a check payable to First Baptist Church and indicate on the memo line “Missions-School”. We would like to be able to send them a check by December 1. Thank you from the Missions Committee.
Deaconess meeting today right after morning worship service.
Red Hat Gals of First Baptist are inviting all women and girls of the church to their annual Christmas Breakfast on Saturday morning, Dec. 6th at 8:30 a.m. at Fort Colony Restaurant in Fort Madison. Reservations will be taken until Sunday, Nov. 30th. Each attending will order from the menu. More details of the morning are on the sheet on the table at the back of the church. Please join us for a time of food and fellowship!
Missions Committee meeting Monday the 24th at 7:00 p.m.
New Life Groups will be starting mid-January. Great fellowship and application of God’s word happens in life groups. There is a new sign-up sheet on the back table.
Mark your calendars—Don’t miss this year’s Adult Christmas Party “Parade of the Sweaters”. Yes, this is your chance to wear the ugliest…I mean, most unusual sweater you own! A prize for the most interesting…..Bring a friend, some finger foods and a sense of humor! December 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lange’s.
Pastor Dean Graber Genesis 37 When God Allows the Unexpected
Pastor Dean Graber
James Oilar, Missionary to South America for Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Pastor Dean Graber Genesis 37 “Fan or Follower”
Pastor Dean Graber Joshua 9-10 Self-Reliance or God-Reliance?
Pastor Dean Graber Joshua 9-10 The Dangers of Compromise