CIY – JR. High MIX

JH MIX Camp in Holland, MI at Hope College Campus. July 28th-Aug. 1st, 2019. For all students grades 6th-8th grade grads. Student cost is $225 (Actual cost is $339-church is paying $114/per student.). 5 guys spots available!  Please email Pastor Seth at if your interested in reserving a spot.
A Medical Release Form is required to complete the registration for the event.  You can visit the CIY website to find and fill out the required form.

Rhubarb Needed

The Youth Mission Trip team is making pies on May 16th to sell by the slice at Aledo’s Rhubarb Fest on Friday, June 7th. We are in need of Rhubarb. If you can help, here is what we are looking for. Needed: 30 – 1 gallon size bags of cut and washed rhubarb, cut into half inch pieces. We need the Rhubarb brought to the church between May 12th –15th.

Needed Pie Bakers

On Thursday, May 16th—We need people to pick up pies to be taken home and frozen and then baked for the Rhubarb Festival. Can you help? Questions, call MARIO PAULEY 309-582-6044.

Mandatory Meeting for Jr. High CIY & South Dakota Mission Trip

Wednesday, May 15th at 6:30pm we will be having a CIY/S.D. mission trip meeting. If you are going to either of these events, you need to attend this meeting with a parent. We will start at 6:30! If you can’t make this meeting, please contact Mario Pauley.

Youth Volunteer Evaluation Meeting

Wednesday May 22nd all youth volunteers will be having an evaluation meeting. I want your input on how this past session went and how we can improve to better serve the youth of FBC. I will have subway sandwiches, chips, and drinks. Bring your kids if you want they can play in the fellowship hall while we meet. If you can’t make this meeting please call Mario at 309-582-6044.

Graduate Recognition

Are you a member or regular attender at First Baptist and have a 2019 8th grade, High School or College Graduate in your family? Please fill out today’s Connection card or e-mail it to so we can recognize your graduate. Also, if you are hosting a graduation party and want the FBC family invited, we can add your invite to the list, you simply need to provide us with the details. FBC will be recognizing all our graduates on Sunday, May 26th, 2019 during the 10:15am Service.