Due to a shortage of storage space at FBC, the church has modified its policy on when and how donation boxes can be placed in the Fellowship Hall. This does not preclude qualified and approved donation campaigns and ministry efforts. We are simply minimizing untidiness on our campus and recognize our storage capacity limitations.
The Financial Awareness Ministry would like to invite you to our next session. - The “Talents” of Finance (Wealth Accumulation). The next session is is on Friday, June 21st from 6-8pm in the Marshall D. Williams Fellowship Hall.
RSVP by Friday, June 18th to Sis. Jada Beazer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-Requisite: Bring a Friend!!
FBC’S 2nd Annual Blessing of the Sport Wheels will take place on Sunday, June 30, immediately following the One Church - One Service. This event is open to the public – riders and non-riders welcome! This year we are including not just motorcycles, but also sport cars. The Blessing of the Sport Wheels event provides an opportunity for all riders/drivers to have their conveyances blessed for a safe riding/driving season. This event provides an opportunity for camaraderie and friendship to promote a positive image of Sport Wheels to the community at large. For more information about the event and to register, please email email@example.com.
We are pleased to announce the next Senior Saints Prom will be Sunday, July 14, at 4pm at the Columbus Grill (8349 Centreville Road, Manassas). The theme is “Hawaiian Luau”. FBC Senior Saints ages 65+ are invited to join us. The cost is $15 per Senior Saint due to the 4 course dinner meal being served. Keep checking the bulletin for details on when to sign up and submit payment. We look forward to seeing you there!
For questions, you may contact any member of the Missions Ministry Senior Saints Planning Team (Stephanie Brown, 703-368-2935, firstname.lastname@example.org; Sandra Grear; 703-368-1310, email@example.com; Mary Harrell; Penny Powell; Loretta Stephens).
The Missions Ministry is heading back for another Mission Trip in Puerto Rico! Join us as we help out remodeling homes that were destroyed by the hurricane, meet with locals in the community and give back in service.
Registration forms and the $50 deposit for the Puerto Mission Trip need to be turned in No Later Than Sunday, March 24, 2019. The registration form and deposit will secure your spot on the Puerto Rico Mission Trip. The first 30 people will be able to attend. We will collect registration forms and deposits on the first and third Sunday, at the identified table in the Narthex. For more information please contact Jada Beazer at firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s that time of the year to begin to plan for the women’s fall retreat. This is our 25th Anniversary retreat and will be held at Liberty Mountain Resort and Conference Center in Carroll Valley, Pa. The cost is $360 (includes a two-night stay, six meals, conference material and transportation).
A chartered bus will leave FBC on Thursday, November 7 at 1pm and return on Saturday, November 9 around 3pm. Dynamic speakers will inspire and excite us with the word of God. There will be time for relaxing, renewing and rejoicing. All participants need to pay a nonrefundable $50 deposit to hold your room. This can be paid today - September 8 in the Narthex. You may also pay the deposit, do monthly payments or the full amount online using our website www.fbcmanassas.org. Last year we had 94 ladies to attend so you don’t want to wait long to reserve your room.
Ladies, put on the “Armor of God”, invite your family and friends and join us at our 25th Retreat Anniversary Celebration!
All young women ages 13-21 are invited to attend the FBC YWM meeting on Saturday, June 15, 2 -4pm in the Marshall D. Williams hall. Light refreshments will be served as we chat about the Word of God and present the application of this year's retreat theme.
We will also provide information on the Retreat scheduled for August 1-3 at the new Madison Hotel on the campus of James Madison University...please RSVP by June 12 to Valerie Oliver on 571-260-9111 or by email on email@example.com or Sheila Anderson on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Father’s Day Breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 15th at 9am, in the MDW Hall. A Father’s Day Recognition Video is being created. Please email or use cell camera to submit pictures or videos to Cassandra Dean: email@example.com by June 8th. We are hoping you will attend this event and bring y our family members as our own Deacon Warner Roberts will speak about being a fathers. If you have any questions, please contact Queen Burrell at 703-368-7708
All Hats on Board the Spirit of Washington for a Lunch cruise on Saturday, June 1. A chartered bus will depart FBC at 9am to board the Spirit at 10:45am. The cost is $65 per person (adults 21 and over) to include transportation to/from DC and lunch on board. A $25 deposit is needed to secure your reservation and will be collected from March 10–24. The final payment is due on April 14. Join us as we fellowship to show God’s love to one another!
Come one, come ALL to a relaxing, fun time of fellowship with our Youth Choir/Angelic Ministry as we raise funds for our Disney trip in 2020. All you have to do to help us is come! (Donations are always accepted and appreciated!)
We will meet at the Skate-N-Fun Zone, 7878 Sudley Road, Manassas, on May 26 from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Cost is $7.00 admittance, $4.77 skate rental. Tell a friend to tell a friend and bring a group! Hope to see you there!
The FBC Sewing Ministry will meet Wednesday, May 24 from 1pm to 4pm in the Marshall D. Williams Hall. One of our projects this year is making Food Protectors for a Senior Citizens Day Care. Beginners welcomed. You can learn to sew, quilt, bring your own craft or just join in the fellowship. If you have any questions please contact Blanche Dance or Myra Brent at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The C.R.E.W. (Christians Ready Equipped and Willing) Young Adult Ministry invites all those ages 18-39 to join us on Sunday, May 19th, 2019 immediately following the 10:45am service for a C.R.E.W. Meeting upstairs in the Historic Sanctuary! We will be discussing and planning our upcoming events including our Annual CREW Cookout which will be held at “The Jones” house on June 1st, 2019. This year we are pleased to announce that Pastor and First Lady Savage will be joining us during our annual cookout! We as the young adults of First Baptist Church of Manassas have the amazing opportunity to sit down with Pastor and First Lady Savage to discuss the needs of young adults today. You don’t want to miss it!
We are asking that you please submit all questions, comments, and suggestions you might have prior to the June 1st Annual Cookout to Ashton Jones (JONESAL87@Outlook.com) or Melani French (email@example.com) or bring them with you to the meeting on May 19th. We need YOUR help to make the C.R.E.W. a success and to continue ministering the Gospel in a dynamic way. We look forward to seeing you!
How many relationships have been destroyed, marriages broken, arguments flared, and jobs lost because we couldn’t talk clearly, concisely, and effectively with each other? Words matter! It’s hard to take back hurtful words said to each other during frustrating moments! Most of us have experienced this. Let’s Talk about it. Come to the Sister to Sister Session on Friday night, May 17th at 7:00 p.m. where Sister Mona Austin will facilitate the discussion on how to communicate effectively with out loved ones, family members, friends and people on the job.
The Financial Awareness Ministry is discussing Home Ownership: Where you Stay v. Where you "Live." Join us for two hours of information and application as we debunk the MYTH-conceptions, explain Prequalifying v. Pre-approvals, and share details about the Often Missed Tax Advantages. We will meet in the Marshall D. Williams Fellowship hall and refreshments will be served. RSVP by Tuesday, May 14 to Jada Beazer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancer has touched many of us in some way, so we decided to fight back by raising funds and walking in our local American Cancer Society Relay for life event. This year the relay will be held at Prince William Fairgrounds, Manassas, VA on May 11 from 10am to 10pm. Members of the ministry will be available after service to collect your tax-deductible donation or you can make your donation online.
Go to www.RelayForLife.org/princewilliamva, click on donate, click on Area Health & Wellness Angels, Shirley Williams is the Team Captain and select the team member that you wish to make donation to. If you have any questions contact Shirley Williams at 571-379-5802.
Please join the Men of FBC as we host the annual Mother’s Day breakfast on Saturday, May 11 at 9am in the Marshall Williams Fellowship Hall.
We need children ages 16 and below to assist in serving meals, and young adults 24 and below to assist with ministry activities. If interested, please contact Troy Walker, email@example.com no later than May 4.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Wear Green on Sunday, May 5th! Annually, millions of Americans (1 in 5) quietly battle mental health issues and need appropriate care. Mental Health Awareness Month aims to de-stigmatize this condition by encouraging conversations & developing & implementing effective methods for treatment.
The Women’s Ministry “At Home” Retreat is Saturday, May 4 from 8am to 1:30pm here at FBC. Join us as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the FBC Women’s “Retreat”. The cost is $20 per person to include a continental breakfast, a hot lunch, pianist Jeffrey Corry, Guest Speaker Rev. Sandra James of First Mount Zion Baptist Church Dumfries, VA and more! Sign up and pay for the at home retreat from April 7–28.
R.E.A.D.Y. (Reliable. Educated. Assured. Determined. Young Men) is sponsoring a trip to the Youth Summit on Technology held at Bowie State University from 7am - 2pm on Saturday, 4 May. Additional information about the conference can be found here: https://www.patriots-ttc.org/youth-summit.html
RSVP is required by 1 May. To RSVP and receive additional information, please contact Bro. David Bell, Bro. Justyn Little, and Min. George “Duke” Duncan via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make plans to join us and a host of other area churches for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2. This is a special time where the Body of Christ will come together as a unified force for worship and prayer over our Greater Manassas/Prince William County area, in conjunction with the National Day of Prayer and many similar events happening across the nation. Come be a part as we pray over families, education, government, and other areas of key influence!
Volunteer help is needed at the 7pm event, so if you’d like to help set up, work the t-shirt table, or greet and hand out programs, please contact Carla Tibbs or Heather Craig at email@example.com.
READY, SET, LIFT!!! R.E.A.D.Y. (Reliable. Educated. Assured. Determined. Young Men) will meet in the FBC Narthex and travel to “The Shop Gym” from 3pm - 5pm on Saturday, 27 April to learn about physical health and strength from FBC’s own Bro. Caleb Carter and Bro. Keith Savage II. Young Men will receive hands on guidance on how to take care of their body and safely use machines/exercise in a gym.
Tell a friend to tell a friend!!! RSVP is required by 23 April. Please RSVP and/or direct questions to Bro. David Bell, Bro. Justyn Little, and Min. George “Duke” Duncan via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember, when life knocks you down, do a burpee!!
First Baptist is looking for a Part-Time Minister of Music. The Minister of Music & Arts must demonstrate a strong commitment to Jesus Christ while enhancing a music and arts ministry that brings glory to God through music, through vocals and musical instruments. Encouraging a diversity of musical expression that matches the diversity of the congregation.
Please email completed application to FirstBaptist.HR@gmail.com
The next session “Credit and the Debt Crisis” is on Friday, April 26 from 6-8pm in the Marshall D. Williams Fellowship Hall.
RSVP by Tuesday, April 23 to Sis. Jada Beazer at email@example.com
Pre-Requisite: Bring a Friend!!
Ever been interested in participating on a Ragnar Relay team? From the elite runner to the novice jogger, this race is perfect for you! If you are up for an adventure and challenge all wrapped up in one, please come join us for an interest meeting on Saturday, April 6 at 9am in the conference room across from the church office to discuss the FBC Ragnar Relay Team. If you can not make the meeting or have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Stephanie Nash at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tim Weems at email@example.com.
A wellness day has been planned for the women of First Baptist and ladies in local shelters and a domestic violence house. It will be a day when we address some of the health issues that effect all women. Dr. Marshanda Carter, a local psychologist, will present a talk on anxiety and depression. Blood pressure testing, collection of old medications, yoga and lots of health related material will be available.
Invite your family and friends and join the Health and Wellness and Women’s Ministries as we focus our attention on being healthy Christians. Don’t forget to bring personal care items to donate to baskets that will be given to women in need. A Healthy hot breakfast will be served! Mark this date on your calendar and plan to attend!