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Welcome to

Weekend of June 1 & 2

Our Current Sermon Series:

“But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” - Joshua 24:15 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, 10:15 to noon, Tuesdays, 9 to noon or Wednesdays, 11:30 to 2:00. The library is located on the lower level below the student center. Graduates If you have a graduate in your home, either high school or college , please stop by the Welcome Center and fill out a form for the church office. We would like to honor our graduates on the Website.


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.

Thank You FBCG for your cards and beautiful plant sent during my stay in the hospital. Thank you for every prayer prayed. Lois Flora

Thank You FBCG for remembering us in such a kind and tangible way during the lose of our mother and grandmother. We appreciate your support and are grateful for our faith family! The Conrad Family

Wedding Invitation Ralph and Amy Eimerman invite the congregation of FBCG to the marriage of their daughter, Marly Eimerman, to Sean Ramsey, son John and Ann Ramsey at the East Campus June 9, 2:00 p.m.

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. - 12p.m. at the West Campus.Register on the lower level of either campus or online. More details at

VBS REGISTRATION for children entering 1st - 4th grades in the Fall of 2013 is in the lower level of both campuses. HELP IN VBS - These serving opportunities are still available: Before VBS; Clerical work, painting & decorating sets (servants

needed from 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.), Week of VBS; (Servants needed from 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.), Adults - Kitchen Worker, Guides (lead a small group of children), Donating food (baked goods, fruits, veggies), Youth currently in 7th-12th grades - Youth Guides, Crafts/Science, Games. Sign up to serve in the lower level of the West Campus, or contact Chris Sarros, 630.232.7068 x125,

IMPORTANT VBS DATES Guide Meeting for adult and youth guides is Tuesday, June 4, from 7-8:30 at the West Campus. Supper Sing for all adult and youth VBS staff is Tuesday, June 11, from 6:30 - 8:30 at the West Campus. YOUTH TRAINING for Fall 2013 5th graders and older students interested in serving in Preschool Sunday School who have never attended a training. Wed., June 5, 10:00 a.m., Sun., June 9, 10:45 a.m., Thur., June 18, 1:00 p.m., 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

TREK Summer Challenge Trip Registration is now available for our bi-annual Houseboat Trip, July 28 - August 2, to

Bulls Shoals Lake, Arkansas. This trip is for incoming 9th - 12th graders. Cost is $495 and registration materials are available in TREK and also online at

Jr. High Summer Adventure Trip : To kick off the summer, Souled Out students, incoming 7th and 8th graders, are

going on an Adventure Weekend to Expeditions Unlimited in Baraboo, Wisconsin! Students leave June 14 and return June 17. The trip cost is $210. Sign up before June 2 for $195. Informational fliers are available in Souled Out and online at

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 meets at 7:30 a.m. in West Campus Room 103. Join us 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

All Senior Single Ladies are invited to join the Forget-Me-Nots for lunch on Wednesday, June 5 at Noon in the East Campus Canteen. Come listen as Trish Burns from the Butterfly House in Geneva give us an in depth look into the beautiful world of butterflies. RSVP by Monday, June 3 to Barb Harris at 630.710.4652.

Women's Prayer Group will meet on Thursday, June 13 and 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

ALCs & More Join us at for more information on Adult Ministries at FBCG. Built to Last invites you to hear our Director of Children’s Ministry, Chris Sarros, present “Spiritual Formation of Children” on Jun. 2. Built to Last is for young married couples in their 20s-30s, whether newly married or starting a family. The group meets at 10:45 a.m. in West Campus Room 103. Early Risers invites you to their summer series, “Serve the World,” with guest speakers sharing mission experiences in the community and around the world. Join Early Risers 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 the West Campus Alpha Room (lower level).


Missionary of the Week: Eric and Janet Johnson, Converge World Wide, Mexico; PRAISE for rain coming in the midst of a drought in Northern Mexico. PRAISE for the annual field council meeting held in Guadalajara last month. PRAY that those attending will be encouraged and vibrant as they return home and bear much fruit for the Kingdom. 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 Mexico Family Mission Trip There are preliminary plans for a mission trip to Mexico over Thanksgiving break (Nov.2330, 2013). The approximate cost is $1600/person. If you are interested and want more details contact Pastor Bruce McEvoy at 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.

FOOD PANTRY BINS are at each campus to collect food donations. Bins will be labeled with the “needed item”. Thank you for providing food for those in need! Items of the week: Canned Fruit/Laundry Detergent


“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 Beginning this year we will be mailing giving envelopes to your home every two months. If you have not received any but would like to in the future, please sign up at the Welcome Center in the lobby where you can also pick up some generic giving envelopes to use until the next mailing arrives. 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 Eric Harris at the church office or at Last Week’s Giving

May to Date Giving

vs. Budget

Year to Date Giving*

vs. Budget

General Fund †






Benevolent Fund ¥ Building Fund ¤ Prepare the Way §

$11,395 $811 $1,676

$22,652 $6,235 $9,755


$204,147 $60,713 $265,247







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 1-2

Family Feud Pastor Jeff Frazier

Family Feud Pastor Jeff Frazier- video

Money Matters Pastor Brian Coffey

Family Feud Pastor Jeff Frazier

Upcoming Sermons June 8-9

Go - The Active Gospel: Abram Pastor Brian Coffey

Go - The Active Gospel: Moses Pastor Jeff Frazier- live

Go - The Active Gospel: Abram Pastor Brian Coffey

Go - The Active Gospel: Abram Pastor Brian Coffey

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

Missed a sermon? You can view any of our past sermons on-line at 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) 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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FBCG 6.2.13 Bulletin  
FBCG 6.2.13 Bulletin  

FBCG 6.2.13 Bulletin