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Sunday School:  All Ages – 9:00 AM to 9:45  Please note that Deacon and Sunday School Teacher, David Ferkaluk, has recorded his sessions on the Book of Job and they are posted on this home page… check the Recent Posts for any you have missed or perhaps you could join in for the first time! 

Sunday Worship Service:  10:00 AM in the sanctuary and over-flow room for adults, Jr, and Sr High; downstairs for children through 6th grade.

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 (usually a lunch break @ noon)

Associate Pastor Sean –  Wednesdays 3:30 – 6:30 (and later if needed)

Youth Group, “@ RiSE”   is in the process of reorganizing. Special outings and events will be announced and youth group members from last  year will be contacted.

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study:  Our mid-week service meets  Wednesdays at 6:45 at the church. Please send prayer requests to Diane DuBois prior to Wednesday to be included on the prayer sheet.

Moms and Munchkins  Meet once a month – See Lisa Haber for more info.

Women’s Bible Study – with Pat the last Thursday of each month 10 AM at the church.

Choir – Choir rehearsal times to be announced

 

See our Facebook Page for some more information.

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Most Recent Sermons can be Found Here, too:

12-04-22 Luke 6: 46 – 49 “An Enduring Edifice”

11-27-22 1 Corinthians 9: 6 – 15  “The Inexpressible Gift”

11-20-22 Ephesians 4: 11-16  “Thanks for the Presents…or is it… The Presence?” 

11-13-22 Luke 6: 43-45  Veteran’s Day Service with Rev. Sean Haber, Assoc. Pastor

 

UPCOMING CHURCH EVENTS:   

December 7th – Advent Party for the whole family. Time is  TBA.

December 10th – Pot Providence Fellowship Luncheon after church. A sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board.

December 21st – Latke Dinner and Lighting of a Menorah. Time is TBA

December 24th – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at church: 7 PM 

December 25th – Christmas Sunday Worship: 10 AM  NO SUNDAY SCHOOL ON CHRISTMAS SUNDAY. 

Sacandaga Bible Conference Christmas Cantata practices continue every Sunday afternoon (4 PM) at Pine Lodge. Rehearsals are about an hour. The Cantata will be performed after the Christmas Banquet on December 10th. Please contact Dave Spencer for more info at:  director@sacandagabibleconference.com

COFFEE (AND TEA) FELLOWSHIP:  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.  Once a month, the after church fellowship committee would like to have a luncheon and  a special sign up sheet will be provided. That said, PLEASE sign up for the December luncheon!

REVIVE on the Mohawk Bible Study is meeting monthly at 6:30 PM at 25 Broadway in Fonda, NY.   Please let your friends know! Many churches have closed their doors but there are still people who want to worship and serve the Lord. Encourage them to visit this Bible Study! The next meeting will be January 3rd. Please pray for Terry and Rosemary as they lead this study time.

SINGSPIRATION!   Was fun!  Stay tuned for the next one at Perth Bible Church.

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. See Lynette for more details.

Operation Christmas Child:  Thank you for giving generously to OCC this year.  The boxes were delivered last week. Please remember to pray for this ministry and especially for the children receiving them.

Thanksgiving Food Drive has has ended. Alpha Pregnancy Center is the recipient this year. Again, thank you for giving so generously!

Volunteers are needed…

     to serve 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.

     to assure a smooth operation of our equipment each Sunday. None of our equipment is hard to learn!    We have one teenager and four 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.

YOUTH GROUP meetings are on hold at this time.  Special events may take place at which time, members who were active during the last school year will be contacted.

LYFE   Living Your Faith Everyday  LYFE WOMEN’S CONFERENCE  for 2022 is over, but registration is open for next  year.  Please ask Peggy Pitcher about this yearly event.  If you click on the link above and scroll down about 1/2  of the page,  you can get a peek into what was covered in the BREAKOUT SESSIONS from this past conference! You can also access their Facebook page.

COVID RESTRICTIONS ARE GONE!   We are still ONLINE with FACEBOOK LIVE at https://www.facebook.com/FirstBaptistAmsterdam  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/

Hudson Baptist Association
Baptist Convention of New York

International Mission Board
Southern Baptist Convention
Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
Sacandaga Bible Conference & Retreat Center
Camp Pattersonville
Community Hospice
Alpha Pregnancy Care Center