Church Family Announcements: Updated November 24

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:

Wed Night Suppers – Resumes 5 pm, Dec 1 - Chicken & Yellow Rice
Thanksgiving Break – No School-Nov 22-26
Thanksgiving Week – No Wednesday Evening Activities – Nov 24
Thanksgiving Week - Office Closed – Nov 25 & 26
Stitches for Missions – Tues, Nov 30
Parents’ Night OutFriday, Dec 3 @ 6 pm (RSVP please)
Next Steps Class - Sunday, Dec 5 @ 10:45 am in the Square
Deacon’s Meeting – Tues, Dec 7 @ 7 pm
Carpenters for Christ Meeting – Wed, Dec 8 @ 7 pm
GO Team Meeting – Wed, Dec 8 @ 7 pm
"I'll Be Home for Christmas" Musical
- Saturday, Dec 11 @ 2 & 6 pm, Sunday, Dec 12 @ 6 pm
Christmas Eve Services - Fri, Dec 24, 3:30 & 5 pm

Groups, Studies, Events & Opportunities:

Christmas Musical/Drama – Save the Date!! Our music ministry is bringing “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” in three performances on Saturday December 11 (2 & 6 pm) and Sunday, December 12 (6 pm). The story of the Gospel is portrayed through a radio broadcast choir in the jazzy genre of the Big Band Sound of the 40’s. Join us and bring your friends and family. Hey Audience! Dress in the styles of the 1940s and you could win a prize! Stop by the photo booth in the Welcome Center as you arrive for the performance of your choice.

SERVE – We are assembling a team of folks who are willing to assist in the ongoing task of maintaining and improving our church grounds and buildings. If you are willing to paint, pressure wash, clean windows, mulch and do other indoor and outdoor tasks, please contact Pastor David at the church. (941-722-7795)

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!

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.

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?  Call the church office to sign up at 941-722-7795. Make sure to let us know in advance if you will need childcare.

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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