for VBS 2019!
Only 7 weeks left until the big event!
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
Please scroll down to view upcoming
events and for directions to the church.
"Helping people know, love and trust Jesus."
- 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: email@example.com
Morning Praise 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 all ages - birth to
Evening Praise and Worship Service -- 6:00pm
Nursery available for birth - age 2 -- 10:00am, 11:15am, &
School class locations
Adults --- Downstairs
Women's Group --- Fellowship Hall
GenX --- Downstairs
Age 2 and under (nursery) --- Upstairs
High School --- Upstairs
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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)
4/7/2019 - 6pm Evening Service
4/14/2019 - 6 pm Evening Service
4/21/2019 - NO Evening Service
4/28/2019 - Singspiration
We are looking for helpers in Kids Church for the 11:15am service.
No teaching required. Please see Debbie Bonacquisti if interested
or have any questions.
Singspiration will be April 28th at 6:00pm for anyone interested
in participating with a song, skit, poem, etc., please let Jennifer
Curtis know or if you have any questions.
If you did not get your pictures taken while Lifetouch was here,
please submit a photo. You can send it to Heather via email at
email@example.com Free directories will be available
for those who had their picture taken or submitted a photo.
Youth Group @ FGBC
Youth Group Wednesday
April 24th@ 6:00 pm
Anyone in 6th - 12th grade
is invited to come.
We are looking for a couple people who would
like to serve in the church. We have a need for PowerPoint operators
in the morning and evening services. All this ministry requires
is a commitment to be here. You will be fully trained and have
support until you feel comfortable running the PowerPoint alone.
Please see Heather Mcphearson if you would like to serve in this
Don't forgrt to get your children registered
You can register online or at the church.
A New Bible Study will be starting up on Wednesday,
January 9th 2019 at 6:30pm meeting here at FGBC.
The Books of 1st and 2nd Timothy & Titus by Max Lucado.
If you have any questions
Mary Helfrich 815-761-7851.
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 April 29, 2019
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.
To make sure that all the prayer needs of our FGBC kingdom family
and loved ones are lifted up to the Lord, a prayer team is being
If you would like to be one of the prayer warriors on the team committed
to honoring every prayer request by gathering two or three together
in Jesus' Name or if you have any question about the Prayer Warriors
Team, please contact Nanci Flynn by text at 815-713-6883 or on Facebook
Messenger at Nanci Haigler Flynn.
During the month of September, all the churches preached on the
same topic. The overall theme will be based on
2 Chronicles 7:14 "If My people, who are called by
My name, will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and
turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and
will forgive their sin and heal their land."
God can do so much more than we realize when His church body comes
These sermons (at FGBC) are available upon request...Please email
Liz at firstname.lastname@example.org to request your free copy.
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!!