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Weekly Update for Sunday, March 27, 2022

We are continuing to hold special Wednesday prayer services for our church through April 13th. We are also setting aside Wednesday, April 13th as a day of fasting and prayer for our church. All are encouraged to pray. Those who are willing and not hindered by health concerns are also encouraged to fast from after your evening meal on Tuesday, April 12th to your evening meal on Wednesday, April 13th. Our desire is to seek God’s face and know His will for our church.

Altogether we collected $1435.00 for Ukrainian refugees. With the $500 already allotted from the Deacons Benevolence Fund, this makes a total of $1935.00 that will be divided between Samaritan’s Purse and the Evangelische Freikirche Am Bohlweg in Munster, Germany, where Pastor Jonas Bueltemann and the church are hosting Ukrainian refugees in their homes.

Aspire Women’s Conference: Saturday, April 9, 6 :00 PM at First Baptist Church in Shelburn. See Rae Anne Tyra for ticket information if interested.

April OCC Items: Toys

Weekly Update for Sunday, March 20, 2022

This Sunday morning we will take up a special offering to help refugees from the war in Ukraine. We have already set aside $500 from the Deacons Benevolence Fund for this purpose. Both those funds and the special offering will be split 50/50 between Samaritan’s Purse and the Evangelische Freikirche Am Bohlweg in Munster, Germany. Pastor Jonas and Paige Bueltemann and their church are hosting Ukrainian refugees in their homes, and this offering will go to help meet the refugees’ needs.

We are setting aside the seven Wednesdays from March 2nd through April 13th to hold special prayer services for our church. Our focus is to seek God together for our church. And Pastor David and the Deacons are calling on the church to set aside Wednesday, April 13th as a day of fasting and prayer for our church. All are encouraged to pray. Those who are willing and not hindered by health concerns are also encouraged to fast from after your evening meal on Tuesday, April 12th to your evening meal on Wednesday, April 13th. Our desire is for God to unite our hearts to seek His face and know His will for our church.

March OCC Items: Hygiene items (See posted list, or Tammy and Ralph Hart).

Aspire Women’s Conference: Saturday, April 9 at 6:00 PM at First Baptist Church in Shelburn. See Rae Anne Tyra for ticket information if you’re interested.

Weekly Update for Sunday, March 13, 2022

We are setting aside the seven Wednesdays from March 2nd through April 13th to hold special prayer services for our church. Our focus is to seek God together for our church. And Pastor David and the Deacons are calling on the church to set aside Wednesday, April 13th as a day of fasting and prayer for our church. All are encouraged to pray. Those who are willing and not hindered by health concerns are also encouraged to fast from after your evening meal on Tuesday, April 12th to your evening meal on Wednesday, April 13th. Our desire is for God to unite our hearts to seek His face and know His will for our church.

Next Sunday we will take up a special offering to help refugees from the war in Ukraine. We have already set aside $500 from the Deacons Benevolence Fund for this purpose. Both those funds and the special offering will be split 50/50 between Samaritan’s Purse and the Evangelische Freikirche Am Bohlweg in Munster, Germany. Pastor Jonas and Paige Bueltemann and their church are hosting Ukrainian refugees in their homes, and this offering will go to help meet the refugees’ needs.

March OCC Items : Hygiene items (See posted list, or Tammy and Ralph Hart).

Weekly Update for Sunday, March 6, 2022

There are Bibles, copies of the Gospel of John and other literature available free on our Welcome Center.

Also available on the Welcome Center is the Official Board Report to the Membership of Linton First Baptist Church.

Contact information and prayer requests may be shared on the Contact Card in your bulletin, then dropped in the Offering Box at the back of the Sanctuary.

Deacons’ Meeting: Tuesday, March 8th at 6:30 pm.

March OCC Items : Hygiene items (See posted list, or Tammy and Ralph Hart).

We are setting aside the seven Wednesdays from March 2nd through April 13th to hold special prayer services for our church. Pastor David will lead these services, but will not be preaching or teaching. We will sing, read Scripture, and pray together in various ways. We will not be using the Prayer List or taking prayer requests during these services, but you will have opportunity to pray for those who are on your heart. Our focus is to seek God together for our church. Furthermore, Pastor David and the Deacons are calling on the church to set aside Wednesday, April 13th as a day of fasting and prayer for our church. All are encouraged to pray. Those who are willing and not hindered by health concerns are also encouraged to fast from after your evening meal on Tuesday, April 12th to your evening meal on Wednesday, April 13th. Our desire is for God to unite our hearts to seek His face and know His will for our church.

Weekly Update for Sunday, February 27, 2022

This Sunday is Gideon Sunday. Josh Harrell from the Gideons International will give us a report on the work of the Gideons. An open Bible offering will be taken for the work of the Gideons at the end of the service.

Beginning this Wednesday, we are going to set aside the seven Wednesdays from March 2nd through April 13th to hold special prayer services for our church. Pastor David will lead these services, but will not be preaching or teaching. We will sing, read Scripture, then pray together in various ways, repeating this cycle about four times, each time with a different emphasis. We will not be using the Prayer List or taking prayer requests during these services, but you will have opportunity to pray for those who are on your heart. Our focus will be to worship and seek God together for our church. Furthermore, Pastor David and the Deacons are calling on the church to set aside Wednesday, April 6th (just before Easter) as a day of fasting and prayer for our church. All are encouraged to pray. Those who are willing and not hindered by health concerns are also encouraged to fast from after your evening meal on Tuesday, April 5th to your evening meal on Wednesday, April 6th. Our desire is that God would unite our hearts to seek His face and know His will for our church.

March OCC Items : Hygiene items (See list, or Tammy and Ralph Hart).

Weekly Update for Sunday, February 20, 2022

There will be a meeting of the Official Board this Sunday at 4:30 pm in the church library.

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm in our Bible Study series Getting to Know the Bible Better we will be looking at the book of Philemon. Our weekly prayer time will follow.

Next Sunday, Feb. 27, will be Gideon Sunday.

We are going to set aside seven Wednesday evenings, beginning on Ash Wednesday, March 2nd and continuing on through April 13th, to hold special prayer services for our church. Pastor David will lead these services, but will not be preaching or teaching. We will sing, read Scripture, then pray together in various ways for about 8-10 minutes. This cycle will be repeated three or four times, each time with a different emphasis. We will not be using the Prayer List or taking prayer requests during these services, but you will have opportunity to pray for those who are on your heart. Our focus will be to worship and seek God together for our church. Furthermore, Pastor David and the Deacons are calling on the church to set aside Wednesday, April 6th (just before Easter) as a day of fasting and prayer for our church. All are encouraged to pray. Those who are willing and not hindered by health concerns are also encouraged to fast from after your evening meal on Tuesday, April 5th to your evening meal on Wednesday, April 6th. Our desire is that God would unite our hearts to seek His face and know His will for our church.

February OCC items: hats, gloves and scarves.

Weekly Update for Sunday, February 13, 2022

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm in our Bible Study series Getting to Know the Bible Better we will be looking at the book of Titus. Our weekly prayer time will follow.

There will be a meeting of the Official Board on Sunday, February 20 at 4:30 pm in the church library.

Our church is going to set aside seven Wednesday evenings, beginning March 2nd (Ash Wednesday) and continuing on through April 13th, to hold special prayer services in our church sanctuary. Pastor David will lead these prayer services, but will not be preaching or teaching. We will worship God together in song, read the Scripture together, then pray together in various ways for about 8-10 minutes. This cycle will be repeated three or four times, each time with a different emphasis. We will not be using the Prayer List or taking prayer requests during these services. If there is someone you believe needs prayer, you will have opportunity to pray for them. But our specific focus during these meetings will be to worship God together and to seek God together about the future of our church. Furthermore, Pastor David and the Deacons are calling on the church to set aside Wednesday, April 6th (just before Easter) as a day of fasting and prayer for our church. All are encouraged to seek God to show us the way we should go and what He would have us do. Those who are willing and not hindered by health concerns are also encouraged to fast from just after the evening meal on Tuesday, April 5th to the evening meal on Wednesday, April 6th. In this way we desire that God would unite our hearts to seek His face and know His will concerning the future of our church.

Weekly Update for Sunday, February 6, 2022

There will be a deacons meeting Tuesday, February 8 at 6:30 pm.

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm in our Bible Study series Getting to Know the Bible Better we will be looking at the book of 2nd Timothy. Our weekly prayer time will follow.

Gifts intended specifically for our lighting project may be designated “Sanctuary Lights”.

February OCC donation items : Hats, gloves, scarves.