Tuesday’s | College Life 8:00 pm @ Kleiber 3
December 11 | High school Christmas party 7:00-9:00 pm @ Joe and Jenni’s house 2946 Concord Ave.
December 18 | Jr high school Christmas party 7:00-8:30 pm @ FBC Youth Center
December 20 | 56ers Night Out 6:30-8:00 pm @ FBC Youth Center
January 7, 2014 | Women of the Word (“WOW”) 9:00 am @ FBC
January 7, 2014 | Women of the Word (“WOW”) 7:00 pm @ FBC
January 24-26, 2014 | High School Winter Retreat @ Serene Lakes
January 31-February 2, 2014 | Jr. High School Winter Retreat @ Camp Hammer
Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2014 | FBC Men’s Retreat
First Baptist Church
38141 Russell Blvd.
Davis, CA 95616
Typhoon Haiyan: In what is believed to be the strongest storm on record, Typhoon Haiyan’s impact on the Philippines has left 2500 dead and 800,000 people displaced. As a church, let us unite together in prayer for the people of the Philippines. If you would like to give to help provide aid to the people hardest hit, FBC recommends World Vision. Visit www.worldvision.org.
Stephen Ministry Fall Recruitment (for training to begin in January) If you or someone you know might be feeling called to become a Stephen Minister at FBC, there will be information available at the table in the Plaza as well as informational meetings after each service on Sunday, November 24. This ministry equips lay people to walk alongside another needing emotional and/or spiritual encouragement. Please contact Mark Restrepo at 916-425-7994 with any questions.
Helping Hands - This ministry provides meals for FBC families who are experiencing serious illness, a recent death or have recently had a baby. If you are in need of meal delivery for for a few weeks or if you would like to make meals for someone in need, please contact Amanda Gibson at email@example.com.
Van Rides to First Baptist Church If you are a freshman (or someone living near the dorms) and need a ride to FBC on Sunday mornings, catch a ride in the FBC vans! Rides are given for both the 9 am and 10:30 am services from Tercero, Segundo, and Cuarto. Contact Casey Temple (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions about transportaion to First Baptist Church. Check out this link for pickup locations: Need a Ride to Church
Davis Community Gift Project – Help make a local family’s Christmas a special one this year, by purchasing one or more Christmas gifts for low-income families. All you need to do is visit the Christmas tree outside the youth room, grab as many tags as you want, and follow the directions on the back of the tag. Talk to Joe Biggs at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Grace In Action – Grace in Action, our local faith based ministry that serves the local homeless would very much appreciate your gifts of new or lightly used warm, adult-size gloves and warm, large, dark-colored sweatshirts. Thank you for your continuing prayers and support for our ministry. Donated items can be dropped off between noon and 2:00 pm at our lunch sites: Davis United Methodist Church on Mondays and Poleline Road Baptist Church on Wednesdays. Or, call 530-792-1053 to arrange a pick-up.
Eleven52 is a lunch that Lighthouse Student Ministries puts on every Monday near the Davis High School campus and we are always looking for more help with food purchasing, preparation, and serving. Each week we serve between 75 and 125 students, most of whom are not plugged into church or the youth group! If you would like to find out more about helping with this exciting ministry, please contact Joe Biggs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Citizens Who Care - This in-home program has several current opportunities for volunteers to visit elderly who are in need of social support and companionship. There are needs both in Davis and Woodland. If you are available for a few hours a week or month, please contact Ellie Slaven at 530-668-8780 or email@example.com or Mark Restrepo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 916-425-7994.
Rotating Winter Shelter at FBC – FBC will be hosting the rotating winter shelter (IRWS) for the homeless again this year on March 1-8, 2014.
Opportunity to Service in Yolo County – We are looking for someone to join our “Bread Delivery Ministry”. One volunteer is needed to pick up “day old” bread from both Davis Nugget stores, and deliver it to the Holy Cross Catholic Church, in West Sacramento, for distribution by Yolo Food Bank. A volunteer is needed for one Wednesday a month and one 5th Wednesday a year. Owning a larger vehicle with storage space is ideal. We are in need of a new volunteer to start soon and training is available. If you have any questions, please contact Sally Albertson at email@example.com or 530-757-7890. Thank you for your prayerful consideration.