November 18, 2014

First Baptist Church of Covington

This Wednesday Night at FBC

  • 6:00 p.m. - Gospel Project for Children
  • 5:30 p.m. - LIFT for Youth at the Annex
  • 6:00 p.m. - "1 Peter Series" with Cody McNutt - Fellowship Hall
  • 6:30 p.m. - Men's Ensemble Practice
  • 7:15 p.m. - Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal
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Missions Conference with Special Guest Dr. Davis Sills

This Sunday & Monday, November 23-24 - Dr. Sills, of Reaching & Teaching International Ministries, will be preaching in all three services. Adult Sunday School classes will have their regular class. The conference will continue at 5:00 p.m. with Session 2, followed by refreshments and Session 3. Session 4 will be held Monday night at 6:00 p.m. CONFERENCE INCLUDES: "Digging for God's Truth Kid's Conference" featuring special guests, John & Juanita Swomley, that will take place along with the adult conference. See FBC Covington's Gospel Children Facebook page for schedule. See link below.


Once again FBC will be adopting families through the Angel Tree Ministry this Christmas. Trees will be on display starting this Sunday in the Callaway Room and the Fellowship Hall foyer with the families’ information & wish lists. Please place wrapped & labeled presents under the trees no later than Wednesday, December 10th. You may contact the church office if you have questions.

Mission Trips Informational Meetings

Haiti Meeting - Sunday, November. 23rd at 9:30 a.m. in room FH201. Come and meet Ryan Rouse, the Director of Cabaret Baptist Children's Home.

Honduras Meeting - Sunday, November 30th at 5:00 p.m. in room FH205.

Come and get excited about what FBC will be doing in Haiti and Honduras next year!

Discover FBC

Sunday, November 30 - 9:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. - Whether you are a long-time visitor interested in membership or just recently started visiting FBC Covington, this class is for you. Join Ralph Meaker in the church Library (Fellowship Hall Building) for this 2-part class and "discover" all there is to know about First Baptist Covington.

Community Thanksgiving Service

Tuesday, November 25th at Grace United Methodist Church.


Saturday, December 6th - FBC needs families to walk with our float in the Covington Christmas Parade. You will be giving out a gift from FBC. Families will need to meet the float at Floyd and Mill Street at 10:00 a.m. Please email Ralph Meaker at if you can walk and help. Young and old are welcome!


We STILL need men who would be willing to serve at the Ladies Christmas Gala on Tuesday, December 2nd, from 6:00 - 7:30 please contact Lilly in the church office at 770-786-903 or Keith Caldwell at 404-771-5960. Dinner will be provided for the servers afterwards.

Baby Shower

Sunday, December 7th - Church-wide baby shower for Logan & Lauren Norman. Drop in between 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Chandelier Room on the second floor of the Fellowship Hall Building. Hosted by the Newly Married Sunday School Class. The Normans are registered at: Buy-Buy Baby, Target and Babies-R-Us.

Christmas in Charleston

December 8-11 - Come celebrate the Christmas season as we charter a bus to tour the Historic District of Charleston, South Carolina. Lodging will be at the historic Hampton Inn on the Market Square. You may pick up information in the church office or contact Charles Reynolds or Sandra Geigier. This trip is for ages 50 and over and you may register in the church office or online at Space is limited so register soon!

Local Mission Opportunity

Calvary Spanish Baptist Church in Covington is offering free English classes as an outreach program. So far 80 students are enrolled and there is a need for a few more people to work as coaches with small groups practicing pronunciation and listening to students read aloud. There is also a need for help in the nursery. Classes are Tuesday from 7pm-8pm at Calvary Baptist near Newton Medical Center. This is a great opportunity to help in local missions. If you have an interest call Joe Mobley 770-712-2001 or Nancy Guerrero 770-262-3722.



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

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

Friday 8:00 a.m. - Noon

Note: The office is closed from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Mondays for Staff Meeting.


The church address is 1139 Usher Street, Covington, GA. There is no mailbox at the Annex address. Please direct all mail to the Usher Street address.