passing of time has no impact on the promises of God"
~ Pastor Angelo ~
repentance always leads to a radical change in lifestyle"
need to live like He's coming back now, and we need to serve and be
faithful like He's not coming back for another hundred years"
"You and I only have ONE
life...Let's make it count!"
is better than laughter because it changes peoples' hearts"
~Youth Pastor Corey~
needs revival in the heart of the believer."
only hope for the problems we face in our world today is the local
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events and for directions to the church.
"To reach, win, and disciple souls for Christ in Rochelle and
its surrounding communities."
- Youth Group
6:00pm - 7:30pm
in Middle School or High School is invited to join Youth Pastor
Corey Gilliam at Youth Group to learn more about Jesus.
- "We will LIFT up the Name of Christ as we LEARN about Him,
LOVE like Him, LAUNCH out to bring others to Him and LINK them to
His church." -
Bonacquisti - Head Pastor
Corey Gilliam - Youth Pastor
Debbie Bonacquisti -Children's Ministry Director
Cell: ( 815) 520-5288
Pastor Email: Pastor_ange@live.com
Youth Pastor Cell: ( 815) 677-8751
Youth Pastor Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christmas Time at FGBC
Christmas Parade Float
It's that time of the year again and the 2016 Old Fashioned Christmas
Walk Parade theme is "Light up the Night". It willbe
on Friday December 2nd at 5:30p.m.
If you are interested in walking in the
Christmas Parade or have any questions please see Debbie Bonacquisti.
Calling all actors, actresses, vocalists, set designers and builders!
We are going to make a production of Christmas this year and would
like to cordially invite you to join us!! Sign up on the form on
the bulletin board and also note what you would like to shine in
this year's production that will be on December 18th at 6pm. We
will be practicing and preparing for this year's production on Mondays
from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. If you have any questions please see Nicole
King or Heather McPhearson.
Please have your children head downstairs to Kid's Church right
at 11:15 on Sunday mornings. We will be practicing songs for the
Christmas production that will take place on December 18 at 6 PM.
The youth group has adopted a US soldier for the holidays!Actually,
it's a platoon of 325! We will be expressing our love and gratitude
for our troops by sending cards, letters & care packages to
our unit over the next several weeks.
Everyone is encouraged to help.Check the bulletin board downstairs
or ask Corey for more details.
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's
life for his friends." John15:13(NKJV)
and Worship Services -- 8:30am & 11:15am
Kid's Church -- 11:15am (for children 3 yrs - 5th grade)
Coffee & Fellowship -- 9:30-10:00am
Sunday School -- 10:00am (available for ages 3 - adult)
Evening Praise and Worship Service -- 6:00pm
Nursery available for birth - age 2 -- 10:00am, 11:15am, & 6:00pm
School class locations
Young Adults --- Off-site @ McDonalds 251
Adults --- Sanctuary
Women's Group --- Upstairs
Age 2 and under (nursery) --- Upstairs
High School --- Downstairs
Middle School 6th ~ 8th grades --- Upstairs
3rd ~ 5th grade --- Downstairs
1st and 2nd grade --- Downstairs
Kindergarten --- Downstairs
Pre-School --- Downstairs
you have a prayer request, bulletin announcement, or address change,
please email the church office at email@example.com.
a ride to church?
Please contact John or Kris at (815) 262-4275 or (815) 979-8908.
The church bus picks up for Sunday School at 10:00am and for the
11:15am and 6:00pm Services.
Month at FGBC in place of Evening Service
Sunday is Youth Night.
*Fourth Sunday is Fellowship
*Fifth Sunday is family day - no evening service (every 3 months)
New small group starting
on Oct. 3. Monday Nights from 6:30-7:30 for approx. 10weeks. Inspired
by the movie War Room written by the Kendrick Brothers, we will
"The Battle Plan for Prayer from Basic
Training to Targeted Strategies".
Books are $9.49 at christianbook.com.
Hosted at Jennifer Barnett's House 800 Carrie Ave. Apt # 8 Rochelle
and is being led by Angela Taylor.
If you are interested in joining please sign up, the sign up sheet
is at the information desk.
Sunday, September 6, a new Sunday School class will begin for
the Gen-X'er's (age 30ish-50ish).
is a journey from generation to
generation through the bible. Books provided, but please sign
up on the bulletin board for a count. See Alex or Heidi Bonilla
Wednesday November 30th @
Youth Group at
Everyone in 6th through 12th
grade is invited!
~~Ladies Sunday School~~
The women's Sunday School class is currently studying..."A
Woman After God's Own Heart" by Elizabeth George.
If you have any questions, please see Carolyn Overstreet.
5th Monday Meal
FGBC provides the meal for the community on the 5th Monday of a
month. Many of the patrons are in need. We are looking for volunteers
to prepare a portion of the meal or serve the meal. If you would
like to volunteer to prepare something or serve, please sign up
at the Information Desk. If you have questions, please see Heidi
Bonilla or Heather McPhearson.
Our next meal is:
Monday January 30, 2017
Drop your prayer request in the offering or Prayer Box at the Information
Desk. The Prayer list is also now available at the Information Desk.
Copies of the updated directory are available at
the information desk for anybody who needs one.
We are starting a new program called First Serve. You will see
a bulletin board in the foyer at church and it will be decorated
as First Serve. This will be an opportunity for people to see
where there are areas of ministry available that they could possibly
minister in, so what we are needing from ministry leaders is a
description of any available positions in the ministry you are
- Volunteers -
For people looking to volunteer and would like to try different
positions to see where you fit the best, please check out our
new board by the front door of the church. We look forward to
working with you.
Rochelle Christian Food Pantry
The food pantry is in need of more volunteers at the pantry. They
need able bodied volunteers who would be willing to be put on a
rotating schedule. These volunteers would be helping at the freezers,
carrying out boxes to cars, restocking and willing to be called
on special occasions. The volunteer(s) would be serving from 12:30
to 3:30 when it is their turn. Volunteers may contact Toni Perkins
at 815-562-8325 or Matt King at 815-562-5810. Thank you!!
|New Group on FB!!
God blesses us so we can be a blessing to others.
This is a group on Facebook for FGBC members 14+ to post items to
give away or items they are in need of.
CHECK IT OUT NOW
Sorry this is a closed group for church members only. If you are
a member of the church and would like to be added to the group,
please contact Liz Danekas on FB.