Church Family Announcements: Updated September 22

The church campus is open for Sunday services, weekday ministries and Bible study classes. If you are not feeling well or have had a recent exposure to someone who tested positive for COVID, please stay home and continue to watch services online.

Sundays @ FBC Palmetto

Encounter Service at 9:15 am in the Gym
Celebration Services at 9:15 & 10:45 am in the Worship Center

Childcare for birth-Pre-K at 9:15 & 10:45 am
Kids Worship (K-5) at 9:15 & 10:45 am
Adult Sunday School at 8, 9:15 & 10:45 am
Youth Bible Study at 10:45 am

Wednesdays @ FBC Palmetto

Family Supper 5 pm
 6-7:30 pm
Middle School Youth 6:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal at 6 pm
Orchestra Rehearsal at 7 pm

Please enter the campus through the Welcome Center. 

Deacon of the Week:

Call the church office (941-722-7795) to connect with the deacon of the week. 

Upcoming Meetings/Events:

Wednesday Night Suppers -  5 pm (RSVP by calling the church office 941-722-7795 by noon on Mondays)
SERVE Saturday - September 25
Big Questions?? Parenting Class
– Begins Wednesday, Sept 29 at 6 pm (*DATE CHANGE*)
Next Steps Class - Sunday, Oct 3 at noon
Stitches for Missions - Tuesday, October 5 at 1 pm
Deacon's Meeting - Tuesday, Oct 5 at 7 pm
GO Team Meeting - Wednesday, Oct 13 at 7 pm
Carpenters for Christ Meeting - Wednesday, Oct 13 at 7 pm
Stitches for Missions - Tuesday, October 19 at 1 pm

Groups, Studies, Events & Opportunities:

SERVE Saturday - September 25! Join the hundreds of volunteers from our church family who reach out into our community to share the love of Jesus. There are many projects to choose from: indoor, outdoors, strenuous and easily accomplished. Read more and sign up on our SERVE Saturday page

Get Behind the Pastor – Join the Choir! The Celebration Choir continually has open enrollment. Simply attend rehearsal Wednesdays from 6-7:30 pm and become a part of this dynamic ministry team. No audition is necessary and high school singers are invited to join us too! Get in on the fun and sing your praise to the Lord!

Big Questions Parenting Class – Are your kids asking hard questions? Are there some things you’re just not sure how to talk about? Submit your tough question and then register for our “Big Questions” Parenting Class with Phillip & Christy Hamm and Kenny & Hope Tibbetts. Let’s discover through God’s word how we can talk to our kids about those hard questions. This four-week class begins on Wednesday, Sept 29 (DATE CHANGE) at 6 pm.

AWANA Clubs – Wednesdays from 6-7:30 pm. To register your child, use this easy online registration for one or more children, or visit the AWANA page of our website for more information. The AWANA Clubs schedule follows the Manatee County school calendar. If school is open so is AWANA!

Wednesday Night Suppers To RSVP, call the church office at 941-722-7795 by noon on Mondays.

Baby Dedications - Are you interested in knowing more about dedicating your baby? Call the church office (941-722-7795) and ask to speak to a pastor. 

Neighbors Helping Neighbors – SERVE Saturday is a quarterly FBC community outreach and we continually look for project suggestions.  If you have a friend or neighbor who has a need - such as raking, trimming, painting, window cleaning, etc. - please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for consideration as a SERVE Saturday project. You can also call the church office at 941-722-7795.

Parking Lot Renovation – The church parking lots are being upgraded, expanded and renovated. We ask for your flexibility as we look forward to more parking spaces and improved access in the very near future. You can use the drop off area at the Welcome Center for your family. Then look for our parking attendants who will guide you to the nearest available parking spaces. Golf carts will be touring the area to assist with transportation to and from the church.

Baptism - If you feel called to take the next step in faith, you may be ready for baptism. Baptism is a public declaration that you are a new creation through your faith in Jesus Christ. For more information, call the church office (941-722-7795) and ask to speak to a pastor about your baptism.

RightNowMedia If you want to explore Bible studies in your home we can arrange for you to have a complimentary subscription from RightNowMedia: Text RightNow FBCPalmetto to 41411. (Note: there’s a space between ‘Now’ and ‘FBC’)

Next Steps Are you interested in knowing more about FBC values, beliefs, and mission? The next class is on Sunday, October 3 at noon in The Square. Call the church office to sign up at 941-722-7795. Make sure to let us know in advance if you will need childcare.

Body, Mind & Soul Mondays at 9:30 am. Let's consider God's desire for our lives as we petition Him for good health, a healthy weight goal and the ability to love who we are - where we are. Are you ready? Let's get started!! Online registration.

Don't Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table – Thursdays at 9:30 am. This ladies study by Louie Giglio outlines the ways to overcome the enemy's lies so you can find peace and security in any challenging circumstance or situation.!! Online registration.

GriefShare Mondays at 6:30 pm. If you've lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, you've probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel.  This group is for men and women of all ages who have experienced this type of loss. Coming to GriefShare is like finding a calm port in a stormy season. Register here.

DivorceCare Mondays at 6:30 pm. This friendly, caring group of people will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. Learn how to heal from the deep hurt of divorce and discover hope for your future. Register here.

Stitches for Missions – Do you knit or sew and are looking for a place to serve? Consider Stitches for Missions where everything created goes to our community and beyond. Every other Tuesday at 1 pm.

Martha Ministry - If you are looking for a ministry opportunity that you can accomplish from the comfort of your home, consider the prayer card ministry of FBC. The weekly time commitment is about a half hour to write notes to those we pray for as a church family each week. All materials will be provided. For more information, contact the church office at 941-722-7795.

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