News & Events  

  Upcoming Events
Feb 17 1pm visitation in local neighborhood
Feb 24 Womens Luncheon at the Rustic Roots tea room - 11am
Mar 2-4 Revival weekend and 14th anniversary of FBC
Apr 1 Easter program
Apr 8 Dumplin Valley Trio
May 13 Mothers day, No PM service
May 27 Memorial day church picnic following AM worship
June 17 Fathers day, No PM service


 Announcemnts (Feb 4, 2018):


We oted in the business meeting to take an extra love offering to help retire the remaining debt we have for resealing the parking lot. If you are able to contribute, please mark your offering envelope for parking lot.

We need to begin praying for our revival that will take place Friday 3/2 at 7pm, Saturday 3/3 at 7pm, and sunday 3/4 normal service times.

Continuing Reminders:

Saturday Feb 17th at 1pm we are going out on visitation. Everyone is encouraged to come out with us into the local neighborhood to hand out door hangers. See bro. Don Fields if you have any questions.

Saturday March 10th at 1pm we will be having a baby shower for Deanna Roberson. Everyone is welcome to attend this celebration of mom and baby-to-be.

The new church directory is complete and available on the podium outside the auditorium. Thanks to those who worked to put this together and update it.

On Feb 24th at 11am we will be having a women's luncheon at the Rustic Roots tea room in Beech Groove. There is a sign up sheet in the hallway. We need to get a head count to the tea room as soon as possible. If you have financial concerns please see LeeAnn Matthews.

We are beginning to collect for 2018 Operation Christmas Child boxes. Each month we will be asking for a particular kind of donation to allow for better and easier end of year activities related to this project. This month we are collecting Toothbrushes. We need 30 toothbrushes and a box will be placed in the lobby for drop-off. Contact Stacy Hall for any questions.

As we enter 2018 we look forward to seeing souls saved and church growth. As we plan for various activities for the church during the coming year everyone is encouraged to participate in helping the church reach out into the community and help the church grow.

Pastor is continuing to be under doctor and specialist care. We will continue to use Bro. Mauldin and the men of the church to bring sunday evenings and wednesday evenings as well as sunday mornings as necessary as pastor continues his treatment. Continue to remember him and laura in your prayers.

If you have any questions regarding helping with church cleaning for 2018 please contact Marty Coffey.

New security protocols have been implemented at the church during normal service times. Doors will be locked and monitors will be positioned during service. For further details please address questions to Pastor, the Deacons, or a Trustee.

To clarify the responsibilities of the Deacons and Trustees, the Deacons are responsible for taking care of benevolence needs at the church. If you have questions about benevolence please see one of the Deacons. For building maintenance matters please see one of the Trustees.

If you have old empty computer printer cartridges you would like to recycle please bring them to the church and give them to LeeAnn Matthews. The church can turn them in to Staples to get credit for supplies for the church. 

A reminder that the start time for sunday evening service will remain at 5pm.

Purchases can be made several ways for the NT commentaries introduced to us by Bro. Jeff Lewallen from Hyde Park Baptist Church in West Monroe, Louisiana. You can order directly from their website at, or talk with Pastor about placing an order, or talk with Chris Hall who has mail-in order forms.

We are still looking for singers to perform. Please contact Bro. Steve Woodall if you are able to offer a special.

The adult sunday school class has planned monthly visitation in the local neighborhoods. Everyone is welcome to come so if you'd like to join them speak to Bro. Don Fields to inquire about times and details.

There remain opportunities for service in needed areas of the church. Pray for God to send someone to:
A. Minister to young adults
B. Work in a sports oriented program for young people
C. Additional teachers and workers
D. For God to provide laborers for bible clubs
See pastor if you have burdens or ideas.

There is a sign up sheet in the lobby to help clean the church. If you are able to volunteer please sign up.

We have some who are in recovery from illness and hospitalizations. A phone call or card is particularly encouraging at times like these.

We continue to welcome new guests to our services. Should anyone have any questions about FBC let pastor know you would like time to chat or call him at 317-250-2430.

Please pray for Pastor's Wife Laura as she continues to battle her health problems.

For those who would like to help with pastors health expenses please use one of the offering envelopes and mark it specifically for that purpose.

Mission Update for St. Jacob and Missionary Pastor Josh Hargis