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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL:  Begins Monday, Aug 8th and runs through Friday, August 12, here at the church; 6:30 – 7:30

Sunday School:  All Ages – 9:00 AM to 9:45

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) at Veteran’s Park for the summer working some evangelism into his day.  (VBS is coming up!)

Youth Group, “@ RiSE”   Has finished for this school year, but will begin again in September on Wednesday evenings at 6:45 in the church fellowship hall.   Invite your neighborhood kids!  5th grade (age 10) through High School or age 20.   

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:

8-07-22  Psalm 16  “A Plea for Preservation”

7-31-22  Psalm 13  “I Need a Little Help Here!”

7-24-22  Not Available Due to Recording Equipment Malfunction

7-17-22  Psalm 3:  “Pause and Ponder”

7-10-22  Psalm 1: “A Tale of Two Men”

7-03-22  Psalm 2:  4th of July Service with Rev. Sean Haber

 

SUMMER SCHEDULE  –  We are back to “normal” for our weekly meetings, except for youth group which will begin in September and Vacation Bible School which will start Monday, August 8th and run through August 12 th.  6:30 – 7:30 at the church.  Pre School age and up.

Moms and Munchkins will be meeting on a Tuesday this month… please call or see Lisa Haber for info.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – A special Summer Social  “A Blast from the Past” was enjoyed by women who were able to attend. Many thanks to Pat who hosted the women at her home and to Linda who provided games of (almost) endless entertainment!  They will be having their regular Bible Study meetings beginning in Sept.

The Church Picnic has been scheduled for August 21 and will be held at the Pastor’s house (and pool.) Bring a dish to pass (sign up sheets are on the back table and downstairs.)  Beverages (coffee, tea and water) will be provided if you don’t bring your own. Helpers are needed to load some tables and chairs from church which will be set up  under a canopy. Bring your lawn chair to sit around the pool. There will be some lawn games if you bring them! Water fun for little ones will be set up.

COFFEE (AND TEA) FELLOWSHIP:  PLEASE sign up on the bulletin board if you plan to provide snacks or some easy to serve items like cupcakes, muffins, cookies or little sandwiches and soup 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.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS…   Someone to take over Youth Group as a leader or perhaps as a co-leader. Please prayerfully consider this and see Pastor Bill or Pastor Sean if you are interested.

…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 volunteered.

We are also looking for an AV (Audio Visual) TEAM 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.

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.

@ RiSE Youth Group   meets each Wednesday  at 6:45 – during the school year.  PLEASE invite kids from your neighborhood for some games, refreshments and a devotional time from the book: “Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door”  – by Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler.

If you are able to give children a ride to Sunday School and Church or Youth Group, please let Pastor Sean or Pastor Bill know. Thank you to the Smiths, Carrs, Habers and Lynette for their help!

 

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/

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