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Welcome to

Weekend of July 20 & 21

Our Current Sermon Series:

First Baptist Church of Geneva fbcg.com


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 Believe it or not, July is National Anti-Boredom Month. If someone in your home seems to be struggling with

boredom, take care of it by stopping by our library and checking out a book, DVD or book on CD. More info can be found at FBCG.com/library and facebook.com/firstbaptistlibrary

Nominating Committee and the Executive Council members will be elected by FBCG members (in person or by proxy) at the Annual Meeting on August 25. To review the candidates, please visit fbcg.com/governance. Part-time staff position for the Coordinator of Paid Child Care is available beginning Sept. 1. The 8-10 hours/week role

includes the hiring, training and overseeing of all paid child care workers for Women’s Ministries and other FBCG ministries (as needed). Strong relational, administrative and communication skills are necessary. Applications may be submitted until Friday, Aug. 9 and are available on-line at www.fbcg.com/job-opportunities. Questions? Contact Lorene Coffey, Director of Women’s Ministries at 630.232.7068x134 or lcoffey@fbcg.com

CONGREGATIONAL CARE

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Please remember your FBCG family in prayer this week: Kim McCart, Jean Gavard, Linda Koehling, Penny Welch, Kayla Juan, Bill Boggio, Mary Pat Wright, and Pierce Kruse with continuing health needs.

We extend our love and sympathy to the family of Lee and Laura Richardson on the passing of Lee’s father, Lenny, on Wednesday, July 10. Please keep this family in your prayers.

WEDDING INVITATION Pam Ketterling invites the congregation of FBCG to the marriage of her daughter, Janae Ketterling, to Andrew Griffiths at the East Campus on August 3, 4:30 p.m. Thank You FBCG for helping to host 100 youth workers last week. With your baked goods and acts of service, we were able to serve teens from Wisconsin, Oklahoma and N. Carolina who served at Wayside, Refugee Kid’s Friendship Camp, Marklund and more.

MINISTRY NEWS

CHILDREN Join us at fbcg.com/children for more information on Children’s Ministries at FBCG. PARENTS, we can use your help in our summer Sunday school classes and child care. To serve at the West Campus, you can go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040D4DA9AD2CA31-summer and sign up or contact Nancy Deeter at ndeeter@ fbcg.com. To serve at the East Campus, contact Viki Jeffrey, vjeffrey@fbcg.com.

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 handinhand-preschool.com.

STUDENTS Join us at fbcg.com/ministries/students 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 saegan@fbcg.com. Summer Sunday School Grades 5-8 at 9:15 a.m. in the West Campus Alpha Room. TREK Worship Cafe is at 10:00 a.m. in the East Campus Student Center. TREK Connect will meet in the Student Center from 11:00 - 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 fbcg.com.

YOUNG ADULT College Students: There is a place for you to connect this summer! Connect with other college students Sundays at 7:00 p.m. in the East Campus Chapel for a summer study of Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman. Invite a friend! Contact David Tobey (tobey1da@alma.edu) for more information.

MEN Join us at fbcg.com/men for more information on Men’s Ministries at FBCG. Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study Dick Naylor is leading a study of Jesus Among Other Gods by Ravi Zacharias during the month of July. Join us at 7:30 a.m. in West Campus Room 103 for Bible study, coffee and Christian fellowship. Wrestling with God - A 5 week study on Isaac, Jacob, and Esau - The truths we learn about God can guide our faith, helping us see His purposes in our lives. This new Men’s Bible study led by Dave Prost begins Fri., Aug. 2 - Aug. 30 from 6:007:00 a.m., West 103. Registration is not necessary. Questions? Contact Dave at 630.466.0992 or davidprost1@yahoo.com 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!

WOMEN Join us at fbcg.com/women for information on Women’s Ministries at FBCG. Women's Prayer Group will meet on Thursday, July 25 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 bettyf@ameritech.net.


WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY fall registration begins August 4! Spaces will be limited so mark your calendar and get ready for our Fall Session that begins September 10 and 11.

SENIOR SINGLE LADIES are invited to join the Forget-Me-Nots for lunch on Wednesday, August 7 at Noon in the East

Campus Canteen. We will have two dogs and their companions there to show how "Man's Best Friend" helps make lives easier. RSVP by Monday, August 5 to Barb Harris at 630.710.4652.

COLLEGE MOMS IN PRAYER invites mothers of college-age students to join groups of 4-6 moms who meet in one another’s homes once a month (day/evening available), Sept.-May, to pray for their students. Register online at www.fbcg.com/collegemoms-in-prayer or at the Women’s Ministries Kiosk by Sept. 8. Questions? Susan Ward, susaneward58@gmail.com.

ALCs & More Join us at fbcg.com/adult for more information on Adult Ministries at FBCG. 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 Room 103.

Pathfinders is moving to West Campus Room 103 for the summer. Join the class at 9:15 a.m. as they study “Death by Suburbs” led by Tony Valente. Pathfinders welcomes anyone in their 30s-40s.

SERVE THE WORLD

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Missionary of the Week: Ed and Jan Kotynski Wycliffe Bible Translation, National; Jan and Ed are part of our local

congregation as well as missionaries to Indonesia with Wycliff-Seed Company/ International/ Bible translation. Ed leaves for Indonesia August 18th- Sep 20th. The four language groups he is working with on the Island of Hope in SE Asia will all be working to translate and check the book of Esther during this workshop. Pray for his preparation, the trip, and translating to go well. Pray for good health for all. The Jesus Film has been dubbed into two of the languages, with two more to go. Please pray for these films to reach people in each language for Christ.

30-DAY TURKEY PRAYER FOCUS: Get your free prayer guide at the missions kiosk in the lobby and use it to pray daily for our church’s unreached people during the Muslim month of Ramadan. Household goods needed New refugees and the homeless are moving into their own homes! Life is good! Will you share new and used household goods with your neighbors on their way up? Pick up a collection list at the welcome desk or search “Good Neighbor Kit” at fbcg.com. Questions? Cheryl Pacilio cpacilio@fbcg.com

FOOD PACK coming soon! Want to help with the food pack at our upcoming church Pignic August 25...look for shift sign ups soon or contact Cheryl to be part of the admin team.cpacilio@fbcg.com 630.232.7068 x152 Family Mission Trip Nov. 23-30 to Mexico. Information meeting July 24, 7-8:30 at the home of Bryan and Julie Hartsock. Please let Pastor Bruce know if you are interested in attending bmcevoy@fbcg.com. 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 kmccart@fbcg.com.

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

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 fmorris@fbcg.com. Last Week’s Giving

July to Date Giving

vs. Budget

Year to Date Giving*

vs. Budget

General Fund †

$78,388

$139,297

$23,147

$3,044,817

$14,767

Benevolent Fund ¥ Building Fund ¤ Prepare the Way §

$2,068 $785 $2,495

$6,297 $2,728 $5,333

N/A N/A N/A

$228,575 $68,707 $287,797

N/A N/A N/A

$1,930

$3,647

N/A

$106,958**

-$143,042

Serve the World

$1,048,039

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 fbcg.com/giving

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


Sermon Notes

Upcoming Sermons Date

Sat. Night/West

Worship Café

East Sanctuary

West Campus

July 20-21

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Pastor Roger Crites

I Don’t Want To!: The reluctant obedience of Jonah Pastor Jeff Frazier

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Pastor Roger Crites

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Pastor Roger Crites

July 27-28

Traveling Light: Letting go in order to go Pastor Sterling Moore

Traveling Light: Letting go in order to go Pastor Jonathan Goble

Traveling Light: Letting go in order to go Pastor Sterling Moore

Traveling Light: Letting go in order to go Pastor Sterling Moore

August 3-4

Go with Healing and Hope Pastor Roger Crites

Compelled to Come, Commanded to Go: An invitation to all Pastor Jonathan Goble

Go with Healing and Hope Pastor Roger Crites

Go with Healing and Hope Pastor Roger Crites

Missed a sermon? You can view any of our past sermons on-line at fbcg.com Summer Worship Times ( June 8- September 1): 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 fbcg.com Affiliated with Converge Midwest and Converge Worldwide

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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

PRAYER NEEDS/Comments o Confidential/Pastors Only o For the Prayer Team & FBCG Staff o I’d like to speak to a Pastor ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________

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Relationship with jesus: o I made a first-time decision for Christ today. o I re-committed my life to Christ today. o I would like to talk to a pastor about becoming a Christian.

I WOULD LIKE MORE INFO (CHECK APPLICABLE) o What This Church Believes o Membership o Baptism o Children’s Ministries o Infant-K o 1st -4th Grade o Student Ministries Grade: o_ 5th-6th o 7th-8th o 9th-12th o Adult Ministries o College o Women o Men o Senior Adult o Small Groups o Adult Sunday Classes o Support and Recovery

PLEASE SEE THE REVERSE SIde FOR SERVING OPPORTUNITIES, PRAYER REQUESTS AND COMMENTS


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