First Baptist Church Welcomes You!
Masks are welcome but not required for fully vaccinated people.
Unvaccinated people should continue to wear masks.
Barker Hall will remain a fully masked worship space.
Upcoming at FBC:
**All Red Links will take you directly to that event *
MONDAY July 26
Ukulele Jam @5 pm
Our Zoom Links
Our church Zoom ministries will use one of two links for all regular meetings:
Ministry & Events:
You will be Missed!
As many know, our Praise Team Coordinator, Dean Williams has accepted a position in Tampa, FL and is in the process of relocating. On Dean’s final Sunday, July 25, we will honor him with a simple reception in the narthex and invite people to express their appreciation and well wishes as they leave church. Those who wish are also welcomed to share their own cards, notes of appreciation, etc. at the reception on the 25th.
Delegate Church Association summer discussion series
Next Meeting: 6:30-8pm Wed, Jul.28
Self-Care and Resilience
To join via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 917 4851 3595 Phone: +1 312 626 6799
Click to join Zoom
Church Family Member Passing
We have received word that Leslie Sompong, who was a part of the First Baptist Church Family for more than 20 years, passed away on July 14, 2021. There will be a Celebration of Life for her at FBC at 11:00am on Saturday, August 7th. Please keep her family and friends in prayer.
VBS– Treasured -August 1st-5th Time 4:30 pm
At Treasured, we discover that God’s greatest treasure isn’t diamonds, gems, or gold–it’s us!
When: Aug 1- Aug 5
Time: 4:30 -6pm
Where: FBC LAWN
Please register HERE: youth ages 3 through 5th grade for VBS or if you would like to be a volunteer
American Baptist Men’s Conference
August 6 -7 (Fri evening – Sat morning)
FBC of Minonk: 300 E. 5th Street, Minonk, IL 61760
Join us for a weekend of worship, spiritual growth, fellowship, food, and activities.
Larry and Becky Stanton, Missionaries in Hungary
Marcellus Sommerville, CEO Peoria Friendship House
Rev. Richard Reed, Pastor of First Baptist Church of Minonk
Registration: (includes dinner, breakfast & snacks)
Adults: $40 ($30.00 before July 15th) Fri. Only $25 / Sat. Only $25
Youth: (18 & under) $25 additional youth from the same family Free!
Register 3 men from your church and bring your pastor for Free!
Register Online Here!
Quarterly Business Meeting
There will be a quarterly church business meeting on Sun. August 8 after worship. This meeting that will provide a brief summary of the last three months of the business of the church. The church board appreciates your input!
Click here for the Agenda
Click here to access the minutes from the last church business meeting
Calling all kayaking or other paddling enthusiasts!
Join us at the Moraine View Park canoe/kayak rental at 2:00 p.m. on Sat.
( Aug 12 & 21 ) for an hour of paddling, followed by snacks & conversation. Bring your own watercraft or rent one at the park. For more information, contact Jennifer Devine or Gabrielle Hastings
Supporting the ministry together:
– Office Hours –
Mon -Thurs: 9:00am – 1:30pm
Fri: 9:00am – 11:00am
Office Phone: (309) -662 -4253
Church Office: email@example.com / (309) 662-4253
Pastor Brian: firstname.lastname@example.org / (920) 924-6857
Pastor Cheri: email@example.com / (309) 212-1609
LOGOS Director: firstname.lastname@example.org/ (618) 303-3630