Veterans Invited to Flag Ceremony
November 21 from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. in the Scout Hut (Donald Smith Boy Scout Building).
All veterans and service personnel from Bainbridge are invited to join our local Cub Scout Pack for our Flag Retirement Ceremony and Dinner on Thursday, November 21, from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. The Ceremony and Dinner will be held in the J. O. Smith Building. Please contact Margueritte Jackson (MJ) at 404-202-9264, e-mail at email@example.com, or contact the Church Office at 229-246-1864 to let us know if you are planning on attending.
Also, point out to your scouts, the banners hanging on poles along Shotwell Street. Anyone who knows a veteran, invite them to come and help us learn about patriotism and flag etiquette.
Music in the Woods
First Presbyterian Church invites you to an afternoon of Music in the Woods featuring Devin Eatmon (tenor), Jake Skipworth (baritone), Bret Thom (tenor), Galen Dean Peiskee (piano), and Christopher Moore (Trumpet) on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at 4:00 p.m.
No Sunday Evening Children & Youth Activities November 24
We will not have Children or Youth activities on Sunday evening, November 24.
No Wednesday Activities November 27
We will not have our Wednesday activities on Wednesday, November 27, because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Wednesday activities will resume December 4.
Community Food Bank Drive
The annual drive for the Family Connection Community Food Bank (which is housed at BFUMC) will take place this November. Your food donations will restock the Food Bank for the upcoming holiday season. A collection box is located near the Sanctuary, in the J. O. Smith Building entry, and other drop-off locations in the community.
Annual Community Thanksgiving Meal
We will once again join with others in our community to pack and deliver Thanksgiving Meals this year. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, contact Joe Livingston for more information! Volunteers are needed to pack meals from 8:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day morning. Children are welcome to help with you! Volunteers are also needed to deliver meals. You will be blessed by helping to prepare meals for those in need in our community!
Christian Fellowship Dinners
We gather for food and fellowship, starting at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. Make your reservation by contacting the Church Office by noon on Tuesday so we can get a count for the food preparation. Prices are expected to remain the same for the time being.
Children up through age 3 – no cost
Children ages 4-10 - $3.00
Ages 11-64 - $6.00
Ages 65 and over - $4.00
Immediate Family limit - $20.00
Mother’s Morning Out / The Learning Corner
Changes were implemented with this year’s Mother's Morning Out Ministry. MMO will now serve children ages 12-24 months and operating hours will remain as Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For our children ages 2-4 years old, our program will serve as an educational playschool called The Learning Corner. Hours of operation of TLC will be Mondays, Tuesday, and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cub Scout Pack #519
The new Cub Scout Pack #519 is going gang busters! Come and join! They meet on Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. The Pack is open to Kindergarten through 5th grade boys and girls. For more information, please contact the Church Office. Click HERE to go to the Scout page.
Food Bank Schedule
The Food Bank is open during our regular schedule of Tuesday mornings, for one hour from 9:00 a.m. until 10: 00 a.m. They operate out of the Adult Sunday School Building, 232 W. Shotwell St.
Call to Rehearsals of Special Music
Christmas is coming. Lots of joy, lots of happiness, lots of music!!!
If you are interesting in participating in singing in Choir during the Christmas Services, please come to Choir Rehearsals. We practice the Christmas Music each Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. In December, we have our regular Services at 11:00 a.m. and our special evening services of: The Hanging of the Greens, Service of Lessons and Carols, and our Christmas Eve Service. Come and join our Chancel Choir!!! Let's glorify Our Lord together in this Special Christmas Time!!!
Wesley Heritage Trip to Savannah-Deposit
Join us for a road trip to St. Simon’s Island and Savannah for a Methodist Heritage Tour. If you are interested in going, please turn in a $25 deposit to the Church Office or in the offering plate marked, “Savannah Trip.” To assist in room reservations, please indicate if you prefer a single room or are willing to share. Total trip cost should be less than $550 single occupancy and less than $350 for double rooms.
Holy Land Trip
Pastor Melissa is considering leading a trip to the Holy Land in January of 2021. The trip would be 10 days and cost approximately $3500/person. At least ten people are needed for the trip. A trip to the Holy Land powerfully changes how you understand the Bible. Some people call the geography of the land, “the fifth gospel.” If you consider going, please let Pastor Melissa know. If enough are interested, the exact dates and details will be available after the first of the year.