September 1, 2015

First Baptist Church of Covington

"Glorifying God by Making Disciples of Jesus Christ"

Wednesday Nights at FBC

  • 6:00 p.m. - BGR Bucket Packing Party in the F. Hall
  • 6:00 p.m. - Preschool/Children - See BGR note below
  • 6:00 p.m. - LIFT at the Annex-packing BGR Buckets
  • 6:30 p.m. - Ladies & Men's Ensemble Practice
  • 7:15 p.m. - Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

Church Office Closed

The church office will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day.

BGR Bucket Party

Bucket Packing Party this Wednesday Night, Sept. 2nd

The party will begin at 6:00 in the Fellowship Hall

  • The youth will pack their own buckets in the annex as a part of Lift. They should report to Lift as usual.
  • Nursery and Preschool Gospel Project will happen as usual. Children can be dropped off at 6:00 as always..
  • Elementary-age kids are invited to the packing party in the FH, but they must come with their parents... or in other words the Elementary-aged Gospel Project is canceled for the party.

Ladies' Paint Party

This Saturday, September 5th - Join in on the fun of creating your own fall pumpkin art piece. The party will be at the Annex from 10:00 a.m. - Noon. Cost is $25. Must be 18 yrs. or older to participate. Please sign up to insure there are enough supplies for everyone. Contact MaryAnne Hinkle at or call her at 770-265-9288.

Covington Fuzz Run

Saturday, September 12th - FBC Covington will have a tent at the Fuzz Run. We are looking for volunteers to host the tent between 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. Please contact Ralph Meaker at 770-786-9031 or if you would like help for any amount of time.

Precept Ministries Training Workshop

A Precept Ministries Workshop entitled "How to Study Inductively" will be held Friday, September 11th and Saturday, September 12th from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day. Contact Cindy Christy at 352-978-5654 or if you have questions or would like to sign up.

Take A Meal

We have had some new arrivals to our church family! Asher & Karen Dozier welcomed Caroline Elizabeth on August 20th and Nathan & Hope Lord welcomed Ashley Hope on August 6th. If you would like to help in providing a meal for these families, please go to Search: Dozier and use password 2604 or Search: Lord and use password 2180 to sign up.

WASHED - Family Retreat

Mark your calendars for our 2nd Annual WASHED Family Retreat October 9-12 at Camp Hope in Dahlonega, GA. Cost is $150 per family and includes all meals. The weekend begins at 5:00 p.m. Friday night with dinner and concludes after lunch on Sunday. (Departure from the church will be at 1:00 p.m. for a 3:00 p.m. arrival) You may register now (entire family) at Be sure to register each family member by using the drop down after first registering the Head of Household. Contact Pastor Josh at 770-786-9031 or if you have any questions.
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A Place to Serve

The Children's Ministry is in need of 2 Wednesday Night Gospel Project workers for the 2 year old class. Please contact Pastor Josh if you would like to serve in this area. 770-786-9031 or

Children's Choir

Sunday Nights at 6:00 p.m. in the Sun Room for 1st - 5th grade. We will be working on our Christmas Musical entitled "Christmas In Egypt". The performance will be Sunday, December 13th.

Get Connected!

Did you know you can access the church database on your smart phone? You can also have the church calendar at your fingertips. Contact Lilly in the church office and she will walk you through getting connected.


We will be closed Monday, September 7th for Labor Day

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(Closed from 12:00 - 1:00 for lunch)

Friday 8:00 a.m. - Noon

STAFF MEETING: The office will be closed from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays for Staff Meeting.