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Sunday School: All Ages – 9:00 AM to 9:45
Downstairs: children ages 2 through 12.
In the Sanctuary: Jr. and Sr. High, and adults with Pastor Bill.
Please note that Deacon and Sunday School Teacher, David Ferkaluk, has recorded his sessions on the Book of Job and the most recent are posted on this home page. To start at the beginning of this most recent series, click on the “blog” in the menu and then on “newer entry” which should take you to Job Part 2
Sunday Worship Service: 10:00 AM in the sanctuary and over-flow room. Nursery is provided.
M4M (Monday’s for Men): Meet at the church each Monday morning at 9 AM.
Pastors’ Office Hours:
Pastor Bill – Mondays after M4M through 3:00 PM.
Associate Pastor Sean – Wednesdays 3:30 – 6:30 (and later if needed)
Joy Club for ages 3 – 13 s meeting on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 7:30 PM for a time of music, bible story, snack and crafts.
Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Our mid-week service meets Wednesdays at 6:30 at the church Please send prayer requests to Diane prior to Wednesday to be included on the prayer sheet. Prayer requests may also be sent at any time to Diane who will start the email prayer chain. Please contact her at: email@example.com
Moms and Munchkins – meet 10 AM the 2nd Tuesday of every month – See Lisa Haber for more info.
Women’s Bible Study – with Pat the last Thursday of each month 10 AM at PAT’S HOUSE – 500 MCDOUGALL RD. PATTERSONVILLE, NY
Choir – Choir rehearsal meets after the Coffee Fellowship on Sundays
See our Facebook Page for some more information.
Most Recent Sermons Can be Found Here, Too.
12-10-23 Isaiah 42: 1 – 4 , “The Chosen Servant”
12-03-2023 John 17: 20 – 23, “God’s Glory Displayed in our Unity”
11-26-2023 More technical problems but clicking on these 2 links can bring you the message from our guest speaker, Jake Fiet of Northeastern Bible Conference.
PART 1 https://youtu.be/-ueuPmbe2p8
PART 2 https://youtu.be/NEpjnxLxZ9Q
Menorah Lighting and Dessert Night: Join us at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, December 13th for our menorah lighting. We will have a “dessert-luck” (pot luck of desserts) during this event. Our associate pastor, Rev. Sean Haber will bring a lesson on the history and theology of the dreidel and WE will all bring a dessert to share 🙂
CHRISTMAS EVE: Our Christmas Eve service will be held at 7 PM here at the church. Invite your friends and family to join us in worship with special scriptural readings, music from the choir, congregational singing of carols, and hearing a message of hope from Pastor Bill followed by candle lighting (glow sticks for little ones.) May God bless you this Christmas Season and through the New Year.
GRIEF SHARE: Find hope and healing after the death of a loved one. Weekly support group here at our church on Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Please continue to pray regarding this outreach in our community.
Here’s a special invitation: “Surviving the Holidays”, Tuesday, December 19, 6:00 – 7:30. See John or Rhonda for more information.
SACANDAGA BIBLE CONFERENCE: Dave Spencer joined us on October 29th bringing us an update on this past, terrific summer at “SAC.” But “camp” is not over! Sportsman’s Day in January, plus “Winter Blast” for teens and kids during midwinter. Brochures are in the lobby with dates and times. There may even be a place for YOU to volunteer at camp!
COFFEE (AND TEA) FELLOWSHIP: For weeks in December and January, please sign up on the bulletin board if you plan to provide snacks like bagels, muffins, crackers and cheese, fruit and veggies, cookies or little sandwiches and soup, chili, etc. after church on Sunday. If you have NOT signed up but wish to share, please contact Christine or Melissa to see if there is an opening or if you can work with another person to share in the fellowship time. Once a month, the after church fellowship committee would like to have a luncheon and a special sign up sheet will be provided. Many thanks to those of you who have fed us well!
LYFE Living Your Faith Everyday – Conference for Women On-Camputs housing for this conference is filling up QUICKLY! The date is June 6, 7, 8 – 2024. Take advantage of their Thursday overnight and Friday breakfast – “Best Deal” for on campus housing. For more info, click on the word, LYFE. There is also a sample of last year’s “Break-Out Sessions” on their webpage. See Peggy Pitcher for more details as she is the Group Leader for FBC.
CHOIR – Love to sing? Can you carry a tune in a bucket? That’s all that’s needed to be in our worship choir! All voice parts are needed at this time. You do not have to be a church member to be in the choir. Rehearsal is after church fellowship for 1 hour during times of special music throughout the year. See Lynette for more details.
Help is needed…
to substitute teach for Sunday School. Our lessons are easy to follow; no special training is needed; just a willing heart and a love for children! Age groups: 2 – 3, 4 – 7, and 8 – 12. Please see David Ferkaluk. THANK YOU to those of you who have stepped up to take on a teaching role!
to volunteer in the Nursery on a rotating schedule. Please speak to Lisa or Emily if you would like to volunteer. Thank you VERY MUCH to those of you who have already volunteered.
to assure a smooth operation of our equipment each Sunday. None of our equipment is hard to learn! We have two teenagers and a few adults who have already volunteered, however we need more people who are not in choir. If this sounds interesting to you, please speak to Lynette, Peggy, Emily or David.
We are still online with FACEBOOK LIVE . You can ignore the prompt for logging in if you do not have a Facebook page. Scroll down to find the LIVE video. The service is uploaded to YouTube at a later time and can be accessed from our webpage: https://www.fbcamsterdam.com
A Message from the Pastor regarding an e-mail that he received January 6, 2020 from Governor Cuomo’s office. Click on the blue link for access.
Here is something that may be of interest to our families: https://www.namb.net/seeing-jesus-through-the-uncertainty/
International Mission Board
Southern Baptist Convention
Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
Sacandaga Bible Conference & Retreat Center
Alpha Pregnancy Care Center