January 19, 2016

First Baptist Church of Covington

"Glorifying God by Making Disciples of Jesus Christ"

Wednesday Night Activities This Week

  • 6:00 p.m. - Fellowship Hall
  • 6:00 p.m. - Gospel Project for Children
  • 6:00 p.m. - LIFT for Youth
  • 6:30 p.m. - Men's Ensemble Practice
  • 7:15 p.m. - Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

Georgia March for LIfe

Friday, January 22nd - This March for Life will be held at Liberty Plaza in Atlanta (across from the State Capitol on Capitol Avenue). There will be a prayer service starting at 11:00 a.m. and the event will end with a Silent march through downtown Atlanta at 1:00 p.m. You may get more information at www.grtl.org.

First Impressions/Ushers Meeting

Sunday, January 24th - Pastor Ralph Meaker will hold a First Impressions/Ushers meeting for all volunteers. If you are not currently involved in our First Impressions ministry and would like more information, please join us for the meeting. This meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall at 4:00 p.m.

Memorial Service

Sunday, January 31st - FBC would like to remember and honor those that have gone to be with the Lord in 2015 at our annual memorial service during the morning worship. If you lost a loved one in 2015, please contact the church office to get an Information Form. To participate in the service, forms and a picture of your loved one will need to be submitted to the office by noon on Friday, January 22nd.

Baby Shower for Newton Pregnancy Resource Center

Sunday, February 7th - FBC will host a baby shower to benefit the Newton Pregnancy Resource Center. This drop-in shower will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Chandelier Room in the Fellowship Hall Building. All baby needs are welcome. Come and be a blessing to this new ministry in our community!

All Choirs Resumed Last Week

Men's Ensemble - Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.

Adult Sanctuary Choir - Wednesdays 7:15 p.m.

Youth - Sundays 5:00 p.m.

Children and Preschool - Sundays 6:00 p.m.

Parents, bring your children to learn how to better make a “Joyful noise in worship!” Youth/ Adults, come be a part of the body of Christ, uniquely called to “speak to one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs!”

Middle School Mystery Retreat

February 19-21st- Register online at www.firstbaptistcovington.com. $50 deposit due at time of registration, $110 total cost. Parents, contact Pastor Matt if you have any questions.

Directory Pictures - Sign Up Today!

We want everyone to be a part of our new church directory. It's not complete without you and your family! Schedule your appointment at www.firstbaptistcovington.com or on Sundays at the computers located in the Callaway Room or the Fellowship Hall lobby. We will have someone stationed at these computers if you need help. If you are not computer savvy, you may call the church office to schedule your appointment. We encourage everyone to schedule an appointment as soon as possible as space if filling up. If you need to change an appointment, you may call the church office and Lilly will assist you.

Together For The Gospel

April 12-14th - T4G Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Come together to remember the burning truths of the Reformation, apply its spirit of protest to our times, and take courage for life and ministry. Cost is $250 and you may contact Pastor Ralph Meaker for more details.

Office Hours

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

(We close from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. 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.