Calling all Middle and High School Youth! Join us for the See You at the Pole rally on Sunday, Sept 22 from 6-8pm at Bethel Church in Sycamore. Gather with youth from around the community to worship and pray, anticipating the See You at the Pole event on Wednesday.
Do you want to learn more about discipleship and leading others in ministry? Set aside your morning on Saturday, September 28, from 9:00am-12:00pm. This training will be led by Dave and Rennie Garda, local missionaries focused on disciplemaking. This training is not just for people in leadership positions. The principles learned here can be applied at home, at work, and in small moments with friends and family. Contact the church office for sign up details!
Calling all men! Take the day off on Saturday, October 5, and head up to Promise Land Ministries in Trevor, WI for archery, paintball, fishing, boating, relaxing, and more. $25 for the day - $35 if planning to paintball. Sign up with Evan Rhule or by calling the church office.
Join us Saturday, October 12 from 6-8pm for a night of fun, luck, and friendly competition! Sign up at the Welcome Center and bring a small item for our Operation Christmas Child collection. Ideas for what to bring can be found here. If you joined us last spring... consider bringing a friend along this time!
Invite your friends to our Harvest Party! We’ll enjoy cider, donuts, and other fall treats around the campfire. There will be a short message also. Make it a day of fall fun and consider gathering a small group to go out to Jonomac Orchard before you come to this event! This event will be held at Julie Rhule’s home in Malta. Contact the office or a women’s ministry team member for the address.
Have you done The Table yet? Gather for a time to be with women of all generations sharing a simple brunch and diving deep over real stories and Christ-centered conversations. You will sign up to host or attend, and then enjoy brunch with some new and familiar faces. Maybe you have attended a time or two and are ready to try something new... We would love to see you host! This month’s Table will be Saturday, November 2nd at 10:00am.
Join us Saturday, November 16 from 6-8pm for a night of fun, luck, and friendly competition! Sign up at the Welcome Center and bring a canned good or other non-perishable food item to donate to those in need this holiday season. If you joined us last month... consider bringing a friend along this time!
Have you done The Table yet? Gather for a time to be with women of all generations sharing a simple brunch and diving deep over real stories and Christ-centered conversations. You will sign up to host or attend, and then enjoy brunch with some new and familiar faces. Maybe you have attended a time or two and are ready to try something new... We would love to see you host! This month’s Table will be Saturday, February 8 at 10:00am.
Each Friday, Network of Nations provides a hot meal to internationals in the DeKalb area. Many of these internationals are students or faculty and staff at NIU. This is an opportunity for us to engage with people of difference cultures and welcome them to our community. FBC will be providing the meal on Friday, September 13th. We strongly encourage church members to attend the Café and get to know some of the internationals. The Café is hosted each Friday at 6:45pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church (511 Russell Rd. DeKalb).
Everyone is invited to join us for our annual summer celebration at the All-Church Picnic next Sunday, August 4 after service. There will be picnic food, a bounce house, playground, and space in the shade to sit and visit. We will meet at the Lions Shelter at Sycamore Park, off of Airport Road, next to the playground. Hope to see you there!
Join us after service for an outreach opportunity at the Turning Back Time Car Show in downtown Sycamore. The downtown area will be packed with spectators viewing over 1,000 classic cars and motorcycles, and we’ll be offering bottles of water and invitations to church, as well as engaging people in conversations about Jesus. Listen for an announcement about where to meet after service.
Join us in supporting one of our church members this Saturday evening! Jen Miller Music Collective will be hosting her album release concert at FBC on Saturday night at 6:30pm. This is a concert celebrating the release of Brave is One More Step in the Dark, an album about hope in the darkness of postpartum depression and anxiety. This is Jen's first full-length studio album, featuring several local artists and musicians (many familiar FBC faces!) who have come together to create a melodic acoustic collection of songs that hold a light in the dark. Admission is free, children are welcome, and a love offering will be collected.https://www.facebook.com/events/1310111025808272/
Kids’ Ministry is hosting the “Devotion in Motion” summer conference here at FBC over the weekend of July 5-7. Kids entering into 1st-5th grades are welcome to join in the fun with games, bible activities, music, crafts, meals, and more! More details to come. Call the church office for more information.
Everyone is invited to a church-wide outing at the Kane County Cougars game on Friday, June 14. Tickets are $10, with $5 going towards this summer’s short term mission trips. Transportation is on-your-own. Please sign up for tickets by calling the office or in the foyer after services.
The 2019 Ladies’ Spring Banquet will be Thursdya, may 2. The theme of this year’s banquet is : This Cup. We will be celebrating our connection with one another and how God has gifted us with relationships for each season of life. Mark your calendars now!
Reflect on and remember the pain of Good Friday and the anticipation of Easter Sunday with hymns, both new and old. Friday, April 19 at 6:30pm.