September 29, 2015

First Baptist Church of Covington

"Glorifying God by Making Disciples of Jesus Christ"

Wednesday Nights at FBC

  • 6:00 p.m. - A study of Ephesians led by Pastor Cody
  • 6:00 p.m. - Gospel Project for Children
  • 6:00 p.m. - LIFT at the Annex
  • 6:30 p.m. - Ladies & Men's Ensemble Practice
  • 7:15 p.m. - Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal
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Guest Speakers in Sunday School Classes

Sunday, October 4th - 9:30am

Busenitz class, Room FH 201 - Wayne Naugle of Uniting Hope 4 Children will be our guest during the Sunday school hour. If you have an interest in adoption, fostering, or respite care, then you will want to make plans to attend. For more information:

Mission Seekers class, Room 202/203 - Bobby Boswell with the Georgia Baptist Convention will come to thank FBC for our missions participation and present information about Southern Baptist missions activity.

WASHED Family Retreat-Register Online

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 (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.

Hiking Trip

Saturday, October 10th - Jeffrey & MaryAnne Hinkle will head up a hiking trip to the Panther Creek Waterfalls. This breathtaking waterfall is located at the Panther Creek Recreation Area located near Clarkesville, Georgia. The bus will depart from FBC at 6:15 a.m. and will return between 8:00 & 9:00 p.m. The cost will be between $5-$7 to cover the cost of the gas in the bus. Contact MaryAnne Hinkle to get more details and sign up. 770-265-9288 or

Change the World Day Collections

We are collecting gently used Bibles, large print Bibles and devotionals for the "Change the World Day" event at First United Methodist Church Covington. This event will take place Saturday, October 10th from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. All items need to be at FBC by Wednesday, October 7th. Collection boxes are located at the coffee stations.

Youth Prayer Breakfast

Each Tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m. or 8:00 a.m. Transportation to the middle and high schools provided.

Get Connected!

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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.