Monday, December 22, 2014
Monday, December 8, 2014
Our Christmas Cantata titled “An Old Fashioned Christmas”, will be during the Sunday morning service, December 21 at 10:30am. Please invite your family and friends. The church Christmas party will be Sunday, December 21 at 6:00pm in place of that Sunday’s evening service. A sign-up sheet for food will be going around starting November 30.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Sunday, November 23rd we are taking up a special collection for Answers Women’s Resource Center in Keystone Heights. They are asking each family or individual to donate one dollar for their resource center. $1 does make a difference.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Alliance Men’s Retreat is November 7-9, 2014, Friday through Sunday. We are expecting a larger turnout than ever. Please register early for this year’s exciting Alliance Men’s Retreat. The retreat will be held at Lake Swan Camp. For questions or more information please contact Tim Huggins at 352-235-4510 or TimHugg1@comcast.net. The cost for the Retreat with no accommodations is $70 for the weekend. Accommodation Prices: Campus Motel, $140, Dorm $120, RV Camping $100, Tent Camping $80. Lake Swan Camp Office # 475-2828 www.sedalliancemen.org/retreat or www.lakeswancamp.org.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
C.J.’s BMT Graduation is October 23-24th in Parris Island, South Carolina. The family day is Thursday, October 23rd, and the graduation date is Friday, October 24th. Both events will take place in Parris Island, SC. Please see Merianne if you are interested in attending.
Our annual “Concert on the Grass” will take place, Friday, October 24th from 7pm-9:30pm. This is a family friendly, FREE event, a fundraiser for the Pack-A-Sack program, and an outreach to our community. Area churches to participate. Please invite your family and friends. Guest Speaker: Alfredo Gutierrez.
A memorial service for Larry Dalton will take place Saturday, October 25th, 10am at Friendship. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friendship’s A.W.A.N.A. children’s program. Checks can be made payable to Friendship Bible Church, please designate your gift. Thank you.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Past and present LAM Volunteers & Donors come celebrate 25 years of “Putting Compassion Into Action”. A delicious meal will be served during this inspirational and memorable program. This is a time to thank our Heavenly Father for His faithfulness and that of His people. Please RSVP to Anne Cook by Sept 14th. When: September 27th at noon Where: Trinity Baptist Church in Keystone Heights
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
MEMBERSHIP CLASSES are scheduled to begin Sunday evenings at 4:30pm for the month of September in the Pastor’s office. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a member of Friendship Bible Church, please contact the church office.
Next Sunday we are having a social, September 7th, following the morning service in the fellowship hall. Please bring a covered dish or two to share. Contact the church office if you have any questions or if you can help with set up and/or clean up. Office hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-2:00 PM. All are welcome!
Monday, August 11, 2014
The Good News Club Training is sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship of North Central Florida, Inc. Hosted by The Family Church, 2022 SW 122nd Street, Gainesville. Registration Contact: Anne Cook (904) 315-4069 or firstname.lastname@example.org by August 29th. Training begins Saturday, September 6th from 9am-3pm (bring a sack lunch)
We are having a social, Sunday, August 31 following the morning service. Please bring a covered dish or two to share. Contact the church office if you have any questions or if you can help with set up and/or clean up. Office hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-2:00 PM. All are welcome! Feel free to invite friends, family and those in your community.
Now is the time of year to save money on items for Operation Christmas Child shoe box goodies, while school supplies are on sale. Examples of safe items to pick up now: Pencils, colored pencils, crayons, paper, pens, solar calculators, notebooks, markers and pencil sharpeners.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Tom’s High on the Hog BBQ restaurant offers a program in which they give a 10% discount for meals of any church member/visitor that brings in their church bulletin and then they donate that 10% back to our church. We have already reaped the benefits of some of you taking your bulletins with you. Thank you.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The Cook family will be hosting a 5 Day Bible Club at their home, Monday-Friday, July 21-25 at 2:00PM. The club is for children ages Pre-K through 6th grade. Snacks Provided. Please contact Anne Cook for more information (904) 315-4069.
November 7-9, 2014, Friday through Sunday. We are expecting a larger turnout than ever. Please register early for this year’s exciting Alliance Men’s Retreat. The retreat will be held at Lake Swan Camp, in Melrose, Florida. The keynote speaker will be Mr. Bob Tebow, father of Tim Tebow. For questions or more information please contact Tim Huggins at 352-235-4510 or TimHugg1@comcast.net. You can register at www.sedalliancemen.org/retreat or www.lakeswancamp.org. The cost for the Retreat with no accommodations is $70 for the weekend. Accommodation Prices: Campus Motel, $140, Dorm $120, RV Camping $100, Tent Camping $80.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Mr. Don Wyrtzen will be doing a seminar for music directors or those just wanting to learn more about leading worship with the piano or keyboard. Contact the church office for more info. Mr. Wyrtzen will also be preaching and leading our worship service, next Sunday, May 18th at 10:30AM. Please come prepared to give a love offering.
Did you know as of April 16th, all clubbers combined recited 833 sections? May 28th is the last AWANA store for the year. They are in need of donations. For donation ideas please call or email the church office. AWANA is grateful for your past store donations!
“They hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.” John 10:27 Location: Lake Swan Camp in Melrose, FL Dates: June 16-21, 2014 Cost: $340.00 per student For Scholarship information please contact Perry Rollins. You may register at: www.lakeswancamp.org or www.rocksolidcamps.com/home.html
The C&MA KIDS CAMP takes place from July 7-12, 2014 at Lake Swan Camp. Registration before May 30 is $295. Registration after May 30 is $325. A $50 non-refundable deposit per child is required to reserve your camper’s spot. Final payment is due Monday, June 30th. These costs include: all regular meals, lodging, t-shirt, tubing, outdoor school and much more. You may register at www.sedkidscamp.weebly.com/registration.html
Monday, May 12, 2014
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The ladies fellowship is every second Friday of the month in the youth room. We are watching and discussing a video series called ‘Crazy Love’, by Francis Chan. The time has changed to 1:30PM. Please join us for discussion and fellowship.
Do something AMAZING, please give blood. Friendship Bible Church will be hosting a blood drive Saturday, April 12th, from 9:00AM to 2:00PM. All donors receive a recognition item and complimentary cholesterol screening. Donors must be 17 or older (16 with written parental consent). Photo ID required. For more information, please call the church office, Monday-Thursday 8am-2pm.
There will be a Continental Breakfast in the fellowship hall, Sunday, April 20th from 9:15am until 10:15am. Please bring breakfast items to share. Thank you. Please join us as the Friendship Bible Church choir presents “Your Great Name” an Easter Presentation at 10:30am. For more information, please contact the church office.
Mother-Daughter-Friend Brunch and Rally for NE Florida Great Commission Women. Speaker: Kiersten Hull of Burkina Faso Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Time: 10AM to Noon Food: Potluck Brunch Where: Friendship Alliance Church, 44491 Mary Sauls Circle, Callahan, FL Need Directions or Info: (904)879-1907. Please bring 1 food item for every 3 ladies in your group. Please come prepared to bless Kiersten with a love offering. Kiersten is starting to collect items they need for the next four years in Burkina Faso. Items like: bar soap, shampoo, Neosporin tubes, razors, etc.
Monday, March 10, 2014
If you borrow something from the church, be sure to come by the office and fill out a form requesting to borrow and when returned please stop by to let the office know you have returned them. In the past we have had items turn up missing. Thanks so much for your help in this matter.
Please join us for our 3rd Annual March Madness Basketball Tournament and Family Day! Saturday, March 15th, 2014 from 8AM-5PM. This event is FREE and everyone is welcome. We would like to provide free food and fun games to our community. We are looking for donations of hot dogs, hot dog buns, powdered sports drinks, cookies, bottled water and condiments. There is a sign-up sheet in the foyer.
Please mark your calendar to join us to meet missionaries, for a Christ-filled, educational, and fun week. The missionaries attending this event are: Brian & Abby Lindsay and Tobi Hull. Please see the bulletin board for the detailed schedule of events during the conference. Please come prepared to bless the missionaries with a love offering. Have questions? Call the church office, Monday through Thursday, 8AM to 2PM. 473-2713
Thursday, January 30, 2014
A memorial service for Della Saily will be held at Lake Swan Camp, Friday, January 31, 2014, @ 2:00 p.m. The service will be at Minder Hall in the Fireside Room. To reflect Della’s love of solid Biblical teaching for children, in lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Friendship Bible Church for “The AWANA Program.”
Is a six session video event. In cooperation with Lake Swan Camp and the Southeastern District of the C&MA, Walt & Ann Bealke with help you get to the heart of God’s design for marriage. This event is for marriages of any season. Event dates are March 7th-9th, 2014,starting at 6PM and will take place at Lake Swan Camp. Cost is $230 until February 14th, $250 from February 15th-28th. To register visit: www.lakeswancamp.org. or call 475-2828. Price includes reception, 6 video sessions, manuals, 2 night’s lodging, 5 meals with drinks, full use of camp, date night Saturday, bonfire, worship service, and legacy ceremony. Topics include God’s Plan for Marriage, Hope of the Gospel, Roles & Responsibilities, Communication & Conflict, Romance and Intimacy, and the Legacy of Marriage.
Starting Friday, March 14, please join the ladies of Friendship Bible Church for a fellowship every second Friday of the month from about 1-2PM. This will be a video presentation with snacks preceding and we will meet in the youth room. For more information please contact Christi Smoak at 473-2713 (Monday-Thursday, 8AM-2PM) or 473-8957.
If you’d like your name, mailing address, email address, &/or phone number in the church directory; please email the church office with your information. Please also add the birthday of yourself and your entire family. email@example.com
Monday, January 20, 2014
We are having a talent night for all ages on Sunday, January 26, 2014 @ 6:00 PM. There is a sign-up sheet available in the foyer. This is not limited to those who attend our church. Please mark your calendar to join us. For more information call Christi Smoak at the church office at 473-2713 or see Jacqui Coleman.
We are asking any families able to help with $1.00 to $50.00 to please join Westwood Church and the people of Florida to pack No Child Hungry Meals to be shipped to the Philippines. There is a sign-up sheet in the foyer. Please make checks payable to Friendship Bible Church. All funds must be collected by Sunday, January 26, 2014. Please see the poster on the front doors in the foyer for more information.