Church Updates (Page 3)

Sacred Conversations/Lenten Study Group

Throughout Lent, come Wednesday nights at 7pm to Room 102 to share in discussion centered on Layton Williams’ book Holy Disunity: How What Separates Us Can Save Us. Books are available in the church office (suggested donation of $10). Even if you’re not reading along, this is sure to be a rich conversation about the…

Bible Study

Every Friday at noon in the Fireplace Room, people gather to discuss the passage of Scripture that will be the focus of the coming Sunday’s sermon. Together they read various versions of the passage, learn a bit about the context from which it arises, ask the questions it raises in their minds, share the insights it provokes, and…

FINANCIAL REPORT FEBRUARY 2020

Financial Update: – During January we paid for the 2019 annual inspection of our fire suppressant system plus other maintenance projects completed last fall. – The 150th Major Maintenance fund how has a balance of $21,298 so we are close to the amount needed to cover the repair of the courtyard surface. We still need…

CHURCH BOARD NOTES FEBRUARY 2020

Spring is on its way. Let’s spring our new Vision and Mission statement into the life of our church. Vision: A world where God’s inclusive love embraces and empowers all. Mission: Together, we respond to the call of the Spirit and the teachings of Jesus to learn, love, serve, and seek justice and joy for…

CHURCH BOARD NOTES JANUARY 2020

A new year! A new beginning! A new month! Good News! At FBC we are constantly journeying on roads less traveled. We “look behind so we can see ahead.” Doing just that, I want to bring everyone up-to-date on the results of the Semi-Annual Congregational meeting held Sunday, Jan. 12. We gathered for soup, bread,…

FINANCIAL REPORT JANUARY 2020

Treasurer’s Report:  January – December,  2019 Financial update: During our Semi-Annual Meeting on January 12, 2020, the congregation approved our 2020 General Fund budget. If you were not present, please stop by the church office to pick up a copy OR ask to receive a pdf copy emailed to you. Here is a brief summary.…

Puerto Rico Earthquake

Dear Friend in Christ, A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico at 4:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7. The southwest part of the island received the worst part. Immediately after the seism, the whole island was without electricity. At least one person died, as walls collapsed around the area, and many others were injured. The majority…