December 8, 2015

First Baptist Church of Covington

"Glorifying God by Making Disciples of Jesus Christ"

Wednesday Night Activities This Week

  • 6:00 p.m. - A study of Ephesians with Pastor Cody
  • 6:00 p.m. - Gospel Project for Children
  • 6:00 p.m. - LIFT for Youth
  • 6:30 p.m. - Ladies & Men's Ensemble Practice
  • 7:15 p.m. - Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

December Happenings:

  • Preschool Choir will sing Sunday, December 13th at 6:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Children's Choir in the Sanctuary.
  • Christmas In Egypt, presented by the Children's Choir, will take place Sunday, December 13th at 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.
  • Christmas Eve Services at 4:00 p.m. Sanctuary & 5:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall

FBC Christmas Card Post Office

The Month of December - The Christmas Post Office (CPO) is an intra-church post office located in the Callaway Room. The CPO allows members to share Christmas cards with other church members while benefitting the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions.

  • Step 1: SEND by preparing your cards as usual but without postage.
  • Step 2: GIVE what you would have spent on postage to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering.
  • Step 3: RECEIVE cards by stopping by the post office in the Sanctuary Foyer each week.

Even if you do not send cards through the CPO, others may have sent cards to you!

Book Sale

Used Books for Sale - Beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9th. These books were previously in the church library and will be located on the first floor of the Education Building in rooms 103 & 104. You may purchase books any time the church is open, including during the daytime hours, and on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Church Directory

Directory pictures will be taken in December and February. If you would like to have a “Generational Picture” taken of you, your children, your grandchildren and possibly your great grandchildren, we have three dates available in December – Sunday, 12/27 from 12:30-5:30 p.m., Monday, 12/28, from 2:00-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday 12/29 from 2:00 -9:00 p.m. These appointments will be on a first come, first served basis. The photographer will take your “Church Directory” picture first, then he will take whatever pictures of your family separate from the “Church Directory” pose. Information on the pictures is attached. Please click on the following link to schedule your appointment:

If you do not wish to have a “Generational Picture” taken, appointments will be available for the first and second weeks in February. We will open registration for those appointments during the month of January.

Flowers for the Sanctuary

If you would like to place flowers in the Sanctuary on Sunday, December 20th, please contact Lilly in the church office at 770-786-9031.

Technology Conference

Mark your calendars for Sunday, January 10th. We are hosting a one-day conference for parents and teenagers called, "Devices: Living and Parenting in a World of Technology." It will be an incredible evening that will equip your family to approach all the technology in your life with biblical wisdom. We're bringing in Adam McLane, author of "The Parents Guide to Social Media," as well as several other experts in various areas. The conference will be FREE, and you definitely don't want to miss it! Register online at or visit the event page on Facebook.
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Community Groups-North Campus

For information on Community Groups contact Pastor Josh at 770-786-9031 or
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Get Connected!

If you are receiving this weekly email, you can have access! You can have access to the church database on your home computer. If you have a smart phone, you can have it all at your fingertips on your smartphone including the church calendar through the ACS ChurchLife app. Contact Lilly in the church office and she will walk you through getting connected.

Office Hours

Christmas Office Hours: The office will be closed Wednesday, December 23rd - Friday, December 25th and reopen on Monday, December 28th at 8:00 a.m.

We will also be closed Thursday, December 31st - January 1st.

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.