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Welcome to

Weekend of June 15 & 16

Our Current Sermon Series:

First Baptist Church of Geneva

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. For all, back of the card also offers a place to share prayer requests. We would love to pray for you over any personal concerns. Library Get ready to do some summer reading! We have over 11,000 books, DVDs and books on CD. Stop in our east campus main library Sunday mornings, 9:45-10 and 11:00 to 11:30, Tuesdays, 9 to noon or Wednesdays, 11:30 to 2:00. The library is located on the lower level below the student center.


Please remember your FBCG family in prayer this week: Kim McCart, Jean Gavard, Linda Koehling, Penny

Welch, Peggy Emigh, Gordon Schulenburg, Bill Boggio, Mary Pat Wright, and Pastor Roger Crites with continuing health needs.

CONGRATULATIONS to Ryan and Andrea Estabrook on the birth of son, Landon Andrew, born May 24, 2013 iPray Community Join our iPray Community. Once a week you are sent prayer requests by email so that you can help lift up the concerns, requests and praises of others from FBCG. To join: or


CHILDREN Join us at for more information on Children’s Ministries at FBCG. INVITE YOUR FRIENDS TO VBS: KINGDOM ROCK kids will discover how to stand strong for God as they experience incredible Bible-learning experiences in a medieval castle setting. June 24-28, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the West Campus. Register on the lower level of either campus or online (online registration will close on Thursday, June 20th, at 5:00).

VBS is staffed; but we can always use a few more floaters to be available on an as needed basis. Donations of baked goods, fruits, veggies, and egg casseroles for the workers would also be appreciated. Contact Jill Hendren, or 630.232.7068 x115 to volunteer. YOUTH TRAINING for Fall 2013 5th graders and older students interested in serving in Preschool Sunday School who have never attended a training. Thur., June 18, 1:00 p.m. or Sun. July 14, 10:45 a.m. - West Campus Room 7. Contact Nancy Deeter to sign up to attend ONE of these dates,, 630.232.7068 x143 Hand in Hand Registration for the 2013-14 school year at Hand in Hand Christian Preschool, located at our East Campus, has begun. For more information visit

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

Summer Sunday School 5th - 8th Grades at the 9:15 a.m. hour at West Campus in the Alpha Room. TREK Cafe will meet at 10 a.m. at the East Campus in the Student Center. Following the 10 am service, TREK Connect will meet in the Student Center from 11 - 11:45 a.m.

TREK Summer Challenge Trip Registration is now available for the Houseboat Trip, July 28 - August 2 to Bulls Shoals Lake, Arkansas. This trip is for incoming grades 9 - 12. Cost is $495 and registration materials are available in TREK or online at

YOUNG ADULT College Students: Connect with other college students this summer at a kickoff barbecue this Sun., Jun. 16, 6:00 p.m. at the Tobey’s house (42W485 Sylvan Ln, St. Charles 60175). Starting next Sun., Jun. 23, 7:00 p.m. in the East Campus Chapel, college students will begin a summer study of Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman. Invite a friend! David Tobey (

MEN Join us at for more information on Men’s Ministries at FBCG. 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! Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study Dick Naylor will led a study of Jesus Among Other God’s by Ravi Zacharias for the month of July. Join us at 7:30 a.m. in West Campus Room 103 for Bible study, coffee and Christian fellowship.

WOMEN Join us at for information on Women’s Ministries at FBCG. KNIT TOGETHER Monday mornings from 9:30 - 11:30 am in the East Campus Chapel. Contact Mary Soto for more information at 630.365.5217 or

Women's Prayer Group will meet on Thursday, June 27 from 1:00-2:00 p.m., Room 202, East Campus. Join us in prayer for the church, the pastors, the staff, the congregation, and for our country. Questions? Contact Betty at 630.208.9728 or Women’s Ministries will host outings this summer that include walking, biking & hiking. Our first outing is on Tuesday, June 25, 6:30-9:00 p.m. Meet at Mount St. Mary’s park in St. Charles and walk the 4.5 mile trail with us to Geneva and back with a final stop at Forever Yogurt. To RSVP, contact Kathy at or Lorene at

ALCs & More Join us at for more information on Adult Ministries at FBCG. Early Risers will not meet this week due to Fathers Day. Join Early Risers next week as they seek to apply God’s Word in serving others through a variety of means. Early Risers meets at 8:00 a.m. in room 103 at the West Campus.

Has the biblical city of Sodom been found? Join the Life Builders class at 11:15 a.m. in the East Campus Chapel this Sun., Jun. 16 as special guest speaker Dr. John Moore, an expert in Biblical Archaeology, presents on his involvement in the archaeological dig to discover the city of Sodom.

All Senior Adults are invited to attend the annual Golden Fellowship Summer BBQ on Sat., July 6 at noon, in the East

Campus Chapel. The main dish, beverages, flatware and plates will be provided. Please bring a salad, side dish or dessert to share with the group. Please sign up at Sr. Bible Study, the Welcome Center or call Barb Harris at 630.710.4652.


Missionary of the Week: K. family, Turkey; Please pray the K. family. They coordinate and encourage a network of

ministries and churches that are committed to advancing the gospel in Turkey. They produce literature for teaching discipleship in Turkish culture, lead training seminars, and generally support missions in Turkey. Pray for the safety of Christian workers right now as Turkey is in political upheaval.

Kentucky Construction Mission Trip: We are still accepting applications for the mission trip Oct. 13-18, 2013. Applications can be found online! If you have any questions please contact our Short-Term Missions Coordinator, Kim McCart at Hospitality Team Wanted. July 8-12 FBCG is hosting mission trip teams from across the country. Will you help prepare meals or care for their west campus lodging? Choose your hours. Also, specifically needed is an AED certified adult or teen to be in attendance for an hour each evening. Contact Cheryl Pacilio Lazarus House shelter meal makers needed. Second Wed. of the month May-Sept. Everything’s provided but you!

Families, small groups or individuals welcome to pitch in when schedules allow. Ingredients and recipe provided to create and deliver enchiladas from our FBCG kitchen. Contact Cheryl Pacilio 630.232.7068 x152.


“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

Giving Envelopes If you would like weekly giving envelopes, please sign up at the Welcome Center in the lobby and they will be mailed to your home every two months. You can also pick up some generic giving envelopes if you are not a weekly donor.

Seniors If you are at least 70 ½ years of age, did you know you can make a charitable deduction to FBCG directly from your IRA, have it count toward your required withdrawals from your IRA and save taxes even if you don’t itemize? For more information contact Fred Morris at Last Week’s Giving

June to Date Giving

vs. Budget

Year to Date Giving*

vs. Budget

General Fund †






Benevolent Fund ¥ Building Fund ¤ Prepare the Way §

$1,472 $1,692 $7,285

$10,572 $3,033 $11,111


$215,129 $63,766 $276,378







Serve the World

Remaining Mortgage *FBCG fiscal year ends 8/31 **Giving towards 2013 goal of $250,000

† 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 ¤ Building Fund - gifts restricted to building-related expenses such as new facility costs or major repairs to existing facilities § Prepare the Way - gifts restricted to reducing our mortgage debt For more financial information or alternative ways to give, see our website at


Sermon Notes

Upcoming Sermons Date

Sat. Night/West

Worship Café

East Sanctuary

West Campus

June 15-16

Go - The Active Gospel: Moses Pastor Jeff Frazier

Go - The Active Gospel: Abram Pastor Brian Coffey- live

Go - The Active Gospel: Moses Pastor Jeff Frazier

Go - The Active Gospel: Moses Pastor Jeff Frazier

June 22-23

Go - The Active Gospel: Moses II Pastor Brian Coffey

Go - The Active Gospel: Joshua Pastor Bruce McEvoy- live

Go - The Active Gospel: Moses II Pastor Brian Coffey

Go - The Active Gospel: Moses II Pastor Brian Coffey

June 29-30

Go - The Active Gospel: Joshua Pastor Bruce McEvoy

Go - The Active Gospel: Moses II Pastor Brian Coffey- video

Go - The Active Gospel: Joshua Pastor Bruce McEvoy

Go - The Active Gospel: Joshua Pastor Bruce McEvoy

Missed a sermon? You can view any of our past sermons on-line at Summer Worship Times ( June 8- September 8): Saturdays at West Campus, 5:00 p.m. Sundays at East Campus, 10:00 a.m. (Traditional); 10:00 a.m. (Trek Worship Café) Sundays at West Campus, 9:15 a.m. & 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 Affiliated with Converge Midwest and Converge Worldwide

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