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ANNOUNCEMENTS SECOND REFLECTION ON MASTERPLAN & PHASE 1 – Today at 4:00pm, Gym. Excitement is building in our church in regards to our relocation. Come today to review and give input on the Masterplan and Phase One. DISCIPLE NOW WEEKEND - January 20-22 - Our students will be learning what it means to be “Driven”and to have a life like the great Apostle Paul. Students will be building their own Box Car to race and we are looking for sponsors. Car Sponsorships are $100 to cover supply costs. Volunteers are also still needed to help with Host Homes and registration. ENCORE MINISTRY (55+) LUNCHEON – Thursday, January 19th at 11:00 am in the Pahl House. This will be a potluck luncheon, and we will be having as our guest speaker the Chief of the Brenham Police Department, Craig Goodman. This will be a wonderful opportunity to hear about the Brenham PD, learn about different happenings in our community, and have an opportunity to ask questions. PRAYER TIME FOR DISCIPLE NOW - On Thursday, January 19, you are invited to a special time of prayer for our students the day before Disciple Now. We will meet in our sanctuary at 5:00 for a special time of prayer and then proceed to the Gym in order to write letters of encouragement for the students. At 7:15, we will then drive to Champion Fellowship in order to prayer wall their facilities, which is where the worship services will be taking place on Friday and Saturday. DISCIPLE NOW COMMUNITY WORSHIP SERVICE ON JANUARY 22ND We will be joining with other churches in Brenham on Sunday, January 22nd during the Disciple Now weekend to worship together. Service starts at 10:00am at the Brenham High School auditorium. Child care, with security present, will be available here at the church during the joint worship service. Child care drop off begins at 9:30am. There will be no 8:30 worship service and no Sunday School on this Sunday. CONNECTING @ FBC - Next Sunday, january 22nd, at 4:00pm in room 112. New to First Baptist Church, either as a guest or a new member? This will be an opportunity to learn more about our church, membership, ways to connect, and be provided resources to help you grow in your Christian faith. MEN’S CAKE BAKE - JANUARY 29TH - Hamburger meal tickets available beginning today. See Chad Marrs at the Information Center by the Choir room. Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family of 4 or more. Proceeds benefit Summer Camp for our Students, grades 7th-12th. BUSINESS MEETING - JANUARY 29TH 4:00PM IN THE SANCTUARY

Welcome to Brenham’s First Baptist Church If you are a guest, please fill out our CONNECT WITH FBC card, which is attached, and place it in the offering plate. If you have been attending and would like more information about the church, please fill out the CONNECT WITH FBC card, check the desired boxes, and one of the pastors will get in touch with you. There is also the Guest Welcome Center at the entrance of the church (the foyer), and people are available to answer questions, guide you and your family to the right Sunday School class, or show you where the nursery is. Nursery care is available during the 8:30 and 11:00 worship services for infants – Kindergarten.


HOME IMPROVEMENT WEEKEND FEBRUARY 4-5, 2017 Schedule: 2/4-Couples Night Out (catered meal) 6pm Gym Student Glow in the Dark Frisbee Challenge 6pm Cub Stadium 2/5-Honoring Grandparents Breakfast 7:30am Gym Parenting Conference 9:45am Gym Family Worship-11am Sanctuary


PRETTY PLEASE SIGN UP! Jan. 20-22, 2017 Register online: Registration Cost: $35


Register today at Information Center by Choir Room. No cost! Childcare reservation deadline is January 22.




The Music Ministry is so excited to begin a new year of leading God’s people in worship, and we want YOU to be part of our team! There are many ways to get connected in 2017. We need singers, instrumentalists, sound, video, camera, and light operators!

Sunday School theme: ALL THE TIME

Name PRAYER REQUEST: Who needs prayer? Would you like this printed in our weekly prayer bulletin? Yes ___ No ___ Would you like a pastor to contact you regarding this prayer request? Yes __ No __ Please share details of prayer request below:

Memory Verse: “You are everything I need.” Psalm 119:57



Enrollment for current students begins on January 27. Enrollment for church members begins on February 6. Enrollment for the public begins on February 7. FBCS will be closed tomorrow, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Our EEC will be open.

Check out our website for more details We are looking for a full time nursery on ways you can get involved! employee. Apply at the school office.


D-NOW Weekend

SIGN UP ONLINE: HONDURAS 2017 July 18-26, 2017 FUGE Camp 2017 June 27-July 1, 2017

This Month’s Big Idea: Knowledge— discovering something new so you can be better at whatever you do. Weekly Bottom Lines: What God says is the most important thing to know. (Luke 2:41-52). This Month’s Memory Verse: “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” Psalm 119:105 (NIV) Heads-Up: VBS and Camp Registrations are both open online ( We have fewer beds available this year for camp. So, first come, first served. Please don’t hesitate.


PTO meeting will be Monday, January 16, at 5:30 in Room 112.

Contact phone #: Other Details:

Before placing someone on the prayer list, please receive his or her permission to be added. Thank you for helping us respect the privacy of our members and others.

CONNECT WITH FBC DROP THIS IN THE OFFERING PLATE Name _______________________________ Birthdate _____________________________ Address ______________________________ City/State/ZIP _________________________ Home Phone _____________________________ Cell Phone ____________________________ Email Address _________________________  RSVP me for our next “Connecting @ FBC” January 22, 2017 at 4:00pm Room 112 Service you attended:  8:30am  11:00am  I would like a visit from a pastor Children @ home? Yes No (Names & DOB)


 Becoming a Christian  Worship Ministry  Student Ministry  Children’s Ministry  Encore Ministry (+55)

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 Mother’s Day Out

 Volunteering

Baptism Membership Preschool FBC School Small Groups

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Second Reflection on Master Plan & Phase One Gym 4:00 pm Martin Luther King Holiday- Church Office Closed Precept Bible Study Pahl House 9:00am Men’s Prayer Breakfast Study Sycamore House 6:00am WEDNESDAY NIGHT ACTIVITIES Handbell Choir Practice Room 218 5:15pm Kidz Klub Grubb Gym 6:00pm “ALL IN” Students Worship/Bible Study Student Center 6:00pm Ladies Bible Study Sycamore House 6:30pm Pastor’s Bible Study Room 112 6:30pm Precept Bible Study Pahl House 6:30pm Reclamation: Nehemiah Bible Study Room 111 6:30pm Wednesday beTWEENtime Room 215 6:30pm Wednesday Kids Room 224 6:30pm Ladies Bible Study Fellowship Sycamore House 9:30am Encore Luncheon Pahl House 11:00am DNOW Prayer Time Sanctuary 5:00pm Disciple Now Weekend Begins Community Worship Service @ Brenham High School 10:00am Connecting @ FBC Room 112 4:00pm

W E D N E S DAY C H O I R S A N D B A N D R E H E A R S A L S Worship Choir - 6:30pm

Praise Band - 8:00pm

F B C S TA F F Ross Shelton, Pastor Troy Sikes, Associate Pastor Charles Covin, Music Minister Chad Marrs, Minister to Students Alex Morrison, Minister to Children Stacey Strickland, Preschool Ministry Kristie Mendoza, Mother’s Day Out Director 979-836-1533

Teresa McGlasson, Office Manager Annette Guenther, Comptroller Donella Peevler, Church Receptionist Jodi Beckendorf, Graphic Design-Media Tech Nancy Jahns, School Administrator 979-836-6411 Stephanie Sheffield, Custodian Manager


CHURCH OFFICE HOURS: CONTACT US AT: Mon - Thurs: 8:00am - 5:00pm PO Box 600, Brenham, TX 77834 Fri: 8:00am - 3:00pm email: Phone: (979) 836-2807 Fax: (979) 830-0122

Church & School Website:

Live Sunday Service Broadcast at 8:30am on Suddenlink’s Channel 96 KWHI 1280AM Broadcast 10:00am Sundays

Online giving:

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