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First Baptist Church of Jerseyville, Il. - Loving God, Loving Others, Making Differences
 
 
 
Welcome to
First Baptist Church
200 W. Pearl Street
Jerseyville, Illinois
 
(618) 639-3602
 
Service Times:
Sunday Morning Worship 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School 10:45 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study 6:00 p.m. (during school year)
 
 

  WORSHIP THIS WEEK
 Sunday worship features Bible relevant sermons
and a blend of uplifting contemporary and traditional music.
 
 
Sunday's Message
 
October 19, 2014
 
 
Rev. Brent Meyer

"Have You Got Your Invitation?"
Revelation 19:6-9

 
 
  
You Can Listen To Our Worship Service on the Radio at WJBM 1480 AM Every Sunday
Go to the Listen by Radio Tab (in the upper left corner) on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. to hear a radio broadcast of our service - there is a one week delay on the broadcast.
 
  
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First Baptist Church
 
Mission Statement  
 
 Our mission is to praise, honor and glorify God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit; to preach and teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ at home, in our community and throughout the world; to be faithful to God and our brothers and sisters in Christ through commitment, love and service; and to seek after and follow God’s will and leading, individually and as a congregation of fellow believers. 
 
Vision Statement
 
   United by our love of Christ and each other, we will grow and draw all people to the Lord.   
 
 
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To view this month's newsletter, The Tower Talk,
click the picture below.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Announcements
 
 

CHUPPERS
Chuppers (our Church Supper) takes place on Wednesdays - the starting time for the meal is 5:15 with Bible Studies for all ages beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Plan on bringing your family out on Wednesday nights for a great meal, some delightful fellowship and diving into the Word of God.  As the old saying goes "Seven days without church makes one weak!"  Call the church office by Tuesday afternoon to make a reservation for the meal.  The cost is $3.00 per individual or $8.00 per one household family.  This week's meal is Chili with Crackers, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Carrot and Celery Sticks, Apple Sauce a variety of desserts.

KID'S NIGHT OUT
Kid's Night Out will be Friday, October 24th and will have a Halloween theme.  The hours are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is for kids pre-k (accompanied by a parent or guardian) through 5th grade.  There will be pizza, crafts, Minute to Win It games and a whole lot of fun!  You may come in costume (but make sure it is church appropriate - no weapons!).  Bring a friend!

TRUNK OR TREAT
We will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event at the church in the back parking lot from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31st!  If you wish to help with a trunk, call the church office.  Thank you!

GREETING CARDS IN THE CHURCH OFFICE
We have a large selection of Dayspring greeting cards for sale in the church office. Each box is just $3.50 and most boxes contain 12 cards and envelopes.

AMERICAN BAPTIST YOUTH GATHERING
The American Baptist Youth (ABY) Gathering will be hosted by First Baptist Church of Jerseyville this year November 7th - 9th for students grades 6 through 12.  There will be worship, music, food, fellowship, workshops - come on out and invite your friends to attend too.  The cost is $30.00 for the weekend for Fusion students/$50.00 for students from another church.

SECURITY SYSTEM TO ENTER CHURCH 
DURING OFFICE HOURS
A security system has been installed in the church.  It involves cameras and a button to be pushed at the East and West entrances.  Persons wishing to gain entrance to the church during office hours will be admitted through a buzzer system.  Push the button, step back a foot so the camera can see you, wait for a response and then the door will be unlocked for you.

 
 
 
 
 
 
WEEKLY WAYS TO GROW SPIRITUALLY
 
Schedule:
 
*Sundays:  Worship - 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School - 10:45 a.m.
Fusion (youth) - 6:00 p.m.
 
*Wednesdays:  "Chuppers"  5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(a church supper where all are invited - meets during the school year)
 
 *Wednesdays:  Adult Bible Study & Prayer - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
     Children's classes and Teen classes - meets during the school year
  
(Chancel Choir Rehearsal @ 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays)
 
*Mondays:  Kid's Choir -  3:30 p.m. (during the school year)
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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First Baptist Church
200 W. Pearl St., Jerseyville, IL 62052
(618) 639-3602 - Office (618) 639-6322 - Fax
Office Email: jvillefbc@gtec.com
  
Affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA
 
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