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Weekend of February 8 & 9

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FBCG FAMILY

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WE EXTEND A WARM WELCOME to those visiting with us today! Please fill out the attached Connection Card so we can provide any information you would like to receive, and drop the card in the offering plate or at the Welcome Center. The back of the card also offers a place to share prayer requests. We would love to pray for you over any personal concerns. CHURCH GOVERNANCE The Nominating Committee has determined there will be no vacant positions for Executive Council for the 2014-15 fiscal year beginning September 1. Four members whose terms are expiring are willing to serve second terms. They are Rick Bloom, Dave LeVan, Steve Luby and Darrell Wright. Absent an unexpected vacancy, nominations will not be solicited. LIBRARY Might you be a victim of abibliophobia--that is, the fear of running out of reading material? Your FBCG library can take care of that! We have a great selection of fiction and non-fiction books at both of our east and west campus libraries. Go to fbcg. com/library or facebook.com/firstbaptistlibrary for additional information.

A SERVICE OF BAPTISM will be Saturday, Mar. 1 during the 5:00 p.m. worship service. If you are ready to take this step of obedience in your walk of faith, register at 630.232.7068 or email jbauserman@fbcg.com. Plan to attend a baptism class, Monday Feb. 24, 7:00 p.m. at the West Campus.

HAND IN HAND CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL is accepting preschoolers for the fall of 2014-15. www.handinhand-preschool.com

CONGREGATIONAL CARE

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PLEASE REMEMBER FBCG FAMILY IN PRAYER THIS WEEK: Bill Boggio, Jean Gavard, Lindsay Maughan, Melinda Maughan, Kim McCart, Lori O’Connor, Robin Rix, Penny Welch, and Mary Pat Wright.

FAMILIES OF MILITARY will meet today Sunday, Feb.. 9, at noon in West Campus Alpha Room (lower level). We are a group who meets monthly to pray and support family members who are currently serving in our Armed Forces. Please join us! Please call Peggy Reese 630.208.7402 or email: pbreese1@gmail.com for more information. LAST WEEK TO REGISTER DIVORCECARE – Join us to learn practical information that will help you regain hope and deal with

the challenges of divorce. It’s a warm, caring environment led by people who understand what you are going through. Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00 pm. fbcg.com/divorce-care Questions or to register: Kristy at kdesanti@fbcg.com or 630.232.7068 x151

MINISTRY NEWS

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CHILDREN Join us at fbcg.com/children for more information on Children’s Ministries at FBCG. OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE Preschool teachers are needed in 3 & 4 year old classes at the West Campus at 10:45, and a temporary

3rd grade teacher is needed in Faith Station (10:45) at the West Campus for six weeks in February and March. Contact Becky Chennault, bchennault@fbcg.com.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT on Friday, Feb. 21. Geared for families with preschool and elementary children, "Veggies in Space: The Fennel Frontier" will be premiered at the East Campus Student Center from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.. Bring a snack to share; popcorn and water will be provided. Invite your friends!

WEEKEND CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING is available during all worship services at both campuses for children birth-4th grade. ADVENTURE CLUB, our midweek program for 1st - 4th grades, meets on Weds from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Register online, or at the door.

STUDENTS Join us at fbcg.com/ministries/students for more information on Student Ministries at FBCG. If you have questions regarding any of our student ministries, please contact Sue Ann Egan at 630.232.7068 x 132 or saegan@fbcg.com.

56 MINISTRIES (5th & 6th Graders) 9:15 and 10:45 at the West Campus in the Alpha Room; 10:45 at the East Campus in Room 201/202. Club 56: Wednesdays at the East Campus from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Student Center.

SOULED OUT (7th & 8th Graders) 9:15 at the West Campus in Room 103; 10:45 at West Campus in Room 5; 10:45 at the East Campus in Room 201/202. D.T.P. (small groups) meets on Sun. evenings from 6 – 7:30 pm at the West Campus.

TREK (9th – 12th Graders) - meets Sunday mornings at the 10:45 hour in the Student Ministry Center at the East Campus. TREK MISSION TRIP APPLICATIONS are due Feb. 9! Please bring completed applications to the East Campus missions office.

MEN Join us at fbcg.com/men for more information on Men’s Ministries at FBCG. SATURDAY MORNING MEN’S BIBLE STUDY meets at 7:30 a.m. on Saturdays in West Campus Room 103. Bill Peterson will lead Look for Our Lord’s Appearing: An End Times Study. Join us anytime you can for coffee and Christian fellowship.

MEN’S PRAYER GROUP meets to pray Tuesday mornings, 6:00-7:00 a.m. in room 204, East Campus. We pray for our families, pastors, staff, church mission trips and youth events, our country’s leaders, etc. Come join us!

RAISING A MODERN-DAY KNIGHT - Dad’s with sons 8 and older, please join us for this 7-week exploration of strategic fatherhood. Sessions are on Saturday mornings in East Campus Room 301 from 7:45-9:15 a.m. beginning Saturday, Feb. 8. Please register at the Men’s Ministry page of fbcg.com or call Dave Prost with questions at 630.466.0992


WOMEN Join us at fbcg.com/women for information on Women’s Ministries at FBCG. WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY: Registration for the spring session of Women’s Bible Study is underway! Stop by the Women’s Ministry Kiosk or fbcg.com/wbs for new study selections, registration information and start dates. Hope you can join us!

PATCHWORKS Quilting Ministry will meet on Wednesday, Feb.12, 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the East Campus, Room 201-202. We

make baby quilts for the Crisis Pregnancy Center, Elgin. A straight stitch sewing machine and basic sewing supplies are needed. New style fabric kits will be provided. Questions? Call Jolene at 630.430.2294 or Betty Lou at 630.377.0884.

SENIOR SINGLE LADIES are invited to join the Forget-Me-Nots for lunch on Wed., Feb. 12 at Noon in the East Campus Canteen. Our program will feature two FBCG creative ministries: Knit Together and Patchworks. RSVP: Barb Harris at 630.710.4652. DEEP WATERS BOOK GROUP invites women to discuss Wounded by God's People by Anne Graham Lotz on Tue, Feb 18, 7

p.m. at the West Campus, Glass Room. Drawing wisdom from the story of Abraham and Hagar, Anne explores the ways the wounded can become wounders themselves and points us toward God's healing grace. fbcg.com/deep-waters-book-club

MOTHERS OF YOUNG CHILDREN are invited to Moms Together as Ann Gemmel presents Lessons I Learned Parenting Five Very

Different Children: 26 Years and Still Running the Race. Join us on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 9:15-11:15 a.m. at our West Campus. To register, stop by the Women's Ministries kiosk or visit fbcg.com/mt

WOMEN’S RETREAT REGISTRATION IS UNDERWAY! Guest speaker, Lysa TerKeurst, President of Proverbs 31 Ministries and best-selling author will speak on What Happens When Women Say Yes to God, Saturday, Mar. 15, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the West Campus. Cost: $35 ($30 by Feb. 23). Register at fbcg.com/womens-retreat or stop by the Women’s Ministries kiosk.

ADULT Join us at fbcg.com/adult for more information on Adult Ministries at FBCG. SOLA SCRIPTURA is meeting today Sun., Feb.. 9, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the East Campus Student Center! Pastor Jeff Frazier welcomes you to join us in our study of the book of Romans.

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY The new year is a great time to develop a plan for handling money God’s way. Dave Ramsey’s nine week FPU will begin Thur., Feb. 20, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on the West Campus. Come without commitment to the first class to gain insights into the value FPU brings. ALL SENIOR ADULTS are invited to join the Golden Fellowship for Friendship Soup on Saturday, Feb. 22 in the East Campus

Chapel. Join us for games at 11:00 a.m. and soup lunch at noon. Sign up to bring a soup ingredient at the Welcome Center. Call Mary Soto 630.365.5217 if you have any questions.

EMPTY NESTERS FELLOWSHIP meets four times from March to November for a time of food and fellowship in small groups. Rotating hosts plan the meal and everyone brings a dish to share. Register at the Welcome Center by Feb. 23. For more information call Nita Hayward, 630.896.6705.

SERVE THE WORLD

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MISSIONARY OF THE WEEK: Anita Deyneka, Nepal and Banglades, World Without Orphans Movement; Pray for wisdom

and guidance from God as she continues her travel. Pray for the World Without Orphans movement in the Ukraine and Russia that started four years ago. Pray that God will help more Christians adopt and foster the orphans in their own countries. Pray for the new World Without Orphans movements that have started in Belarus, Nepal,Bangladesh, Romania Ethiopia,and Kenya.

FOOD PANTRY BINS are at each campus to collect food donations. Bins will be labeled with the “needed item”. Thank you! Items of the week: Kleenex, Canned Fruit, Complete Meals with Meat, and Gently Used Paper Bags

FUN DAY WITH REFUGEE KIDS Mon. Feb 17 - West Campus 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help staff

crafts and games, play with kids, and donate food. Families welcome. Contact Cheryl cpacilio@fbcg.com 630.232.7068 x 152

SUMMER DREAMING? College-aged camp counselors needed at FVCA Riverwoods camp in St. Charles. For details including job description and compensation,contact Cheryl Pacillio: cpacilio@fbcg.com or ben@fvchristianaction.org

TURKEY MISSIONS - Are you interested in hearing more about our Turkey missions opportunities? Join us for a Turkey Informational Meeting in the West Campus Glass Room at noon on Feb. 16.

GENEROSITY UPDATE

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“Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” - 2 Corinthians 9:7

WE HAVE MAILED ALL END OF YEAR GIVING STATEMENTS. Please look for it in your mailbox. Last Week’s Giving

Feb. to Date Giving

vs. Budget

Year to Date Giving*

vs. Budget

General Fund †

$63,721

$63,721

-$964

$1,635,802

-$787

Benevolent Fund ¥

$4,579

$4,579

N/A

$77,528

N/A

Serve the World

$1,578

$1,578

N/A

N/A

Remaining Mortgage *FBCG fiscal year ends 8/31

† General Fund - unrestricted gifts to support our on-going ministries, staff and facilities

¥ Benevolent Fund - gifts restricted for the use of those in need in the church and community For more financial information or alternative ways to give, see our website at fbcg.com/giving

N/A $0

For quick online giving through our website, please feel free to use this QR code


FBCG CONNECTION CARD I AM INTERESTED IN THE FOLLOWING SERVING OPPORTUNITIES:

o Children’s Ministry - csarros@fbcg.com o 5-12 Grades - smoore@fbcg.com o Women’s Ministry - lcoffey@fbcg.com o Welcome Team - jgomoll@fbcg.com o Short Term Missions - kmccart@fbcg.com o Global Missions - bmcevoy@fbcg.com o Local Serving - cpacilio@fbcg.com o Worship Ministries - athomas@fbcg.com o Audio/Visual Ministries - jkruse@fbcg.com o Masters Hands - ewise@fbcg.com o Royal Family Kids Camp - royalfamilykids@fbcg.com o Masterpiece (disabilities) - andrea@firststepstherapy.com

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Sermon Notes

Upcoming Sermons Date

Sat. Night/West

Worship Café

East Sanctuary

West Campus

Feb. 8-9

The Way of Obedience: God’s Word Guides our Actions Pastor Jeff Frazier

The Way of Obedience: God’s Word Guides our Actions Pastor Jeff Frazier- Video

The Way of Salvation: God’s Word gives us Hope Pastor Brian Coffey

The Way of Obedience: God’s Word Guides our Actions Pastor Jeff Frazier

Feb. 15-16

Getting the Stains Out: Worship as Confession Pastor Jeff Frazier

Getting the Stains Out: Worship as Confession Pastor Jeff Frazier- Video

Knowing Who’s Who: Worship as Acknowledging God Pastor Brian Coffey

Getting the Stains Out: Worship as Confession Pastor Jeff Frazier

Feb. 22-23

Knowing Who’s Who: Worship as Acknowledging God Pastor Brian Coffey

Knowing Who’s Who: Worship as Acknowledging God Pastor Brian Coffey- Video

Getting the Stains Out: Worship as Confession Pastor Jeff Frazier

Knowing Who’s Who: Worship as Acknowledging God Pastor Brian Coffey

Missed a sermon? You can view any of our past sermons on-line at fbcg.com Regular Worship Times: Saturdays at West Campus, 5:00 p.m. Sundays at East Campus, 9:15 a.m. & 10:45 a.m. (Traditional); 9:15 a.m. (Worship Café) Sundays at West Campus, 9:15 & 10:45 a.m. (Contemporary) East Campus 2300 South Street, Geneva, IL 60134 West Campus 3435 Keslinger Road, Geneva, IL 60134 Church Office 232.7068 Fax 232.7092 Hand in Hand Preschool 208.4903 fbcg.com Affiliated with Converge Midwest and Converge Worldwide

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FBCG Bulletin 02.09.14