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2023

January

Jan 1 – Mar 12 approx: 5-6 pm Special Sunday Evening Bibles Insitute: Old Testament Survey, a 10,000ft view of the 39 books 11 wks, another pastor or two co-teaching. FREE open to community and association. If dates change due to weather, update will be posted on our Facebook page.

  • Jan 3rd– Tuesday 6pm First Church Council Meeting
  • Jan 8th – Church Family Business Meeting following Worship
  • Jan 15th Communion / Put away Christmas Decore after Church
  • Jan 21st Meet some missionaries at Bloomsdale Baptist Saturday evening. Exact time still being determined.
  • Jan 22nd Sanctity of Life Sunday, turn in your change baby bottles
  • Jan 29th Hymn Sing 6pm @Bloomsdale HYMN SING HAS BEEN CANCELED, following Winter Bible Institute at 5pm @Lebanon
  • Jan – TBD possible Trustee meeting

February

Jan 1 – Mar 12 approx: 5-6 pm Special Sunday Evening Bibles Insitute

  • Feb 1st – Wed. in Acts video with Bro Ryan on Church Facebook page
  • Feb 5th – Appreciation of Church Leadership (nonstaff)
  • Feb 11th – Saturday 11am, Children’s Team Meeting
  • Feb/Mar – TBD pre-VBS & Family Camp meeting

March

Jan 1 – Mar 12 approx: 5-6 pm Special Sunday Evening Bibles Insitute

  • March 3-4 Unite Youth Discipleship Weekend for teens (through association)
  • March 12th Daylight Savings
  • ?? Church Workday
  • March 25th Gentleman Warrior Men’s Conference in Potosi, Bro Ryan one of the speakers addressing workaholism and burnout

April

  • Apr 5th Passover special community event possibly?
  • Apr 7th Good Friday Service 7pm
  • Apr 9th Easter Sunrise Service 6am, Breakfast, Sunday School, Worship, Communion
  • Apr 16th new Adult/Teen S.S. starting! 5 weeks on common questions about Christianity, Bro. Ryan teaching at 10am in back of sanctuary. Give it a try 🙂
  • Apr 29th VBS/Family Day planning 11am-12
  • Apr 30 Hymn Sing 6pm @Lebanon

May

  • May 4th National Day of Prayer 7pm
  • May 9th Tuesday Church Council 6pm
  • May 14th Mother’s Day
  • May 21st Church Family Business Meeting following Worship
  • May 27th VBS Meeting

June

  • June 10 Church Garage Sale
  • June 11?-15 SBC annual meeting
  • June 18th Father’s Day
  • Bates Creek Camp?
  • Youth June 12-16
  • Kids Camp June 26-29

July

  • July 2nd Patriotic Service
  • July 16 VBS Decorate
  • July 19-21 VBS
  • July 22 Family Day
  • July 23 VBS Service
  • Launch another New Adult S.S. July 23 or 30?
  • July 30 Hymn Sing 6pm @Bloomsdale

August

  • Aug 8 Tuesday 6pm Church Council Meeting/Calendar Planning
  • Aug 12 Back to School Supplies Giveaway (& Pray for a Teacher?)
  • Aug 13 Church Family Business Meeting following Worship
  • Aug 20 Communion, Church Covenant yearly re-look

September

  • Sept 12th Tuesday 6pm Council & Treasurer Meeting Budget/ Nominations Meeting
  • Sept 27th – See You at the Pole Prayer day for Students TBA – JBA Annual

October

  • Oct – Start collecting for Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets
  • Oct 1st National Life Chain, Prayer Gathering
  • Oct 5th Bring your Bible to School Day
  • Oct 8th– Annual Church Meeting Elections/ Budget/Calendar 2024
  • Oct 15th – Pastor Appre. / Communion
  • Oct ? – Apologetics event possibly
  • Oct 28th Trunk or Treat / Chili Supper
  • Oct 29th Hymn Sing 6pm @Lebanon
  • TBA – MBC Annual

November

  • Nov 4th Cookie Decorating Day
  • Nov 5th Daylight Savings
  • Nov 17 distribute Turkeys
  • Nov 20th – distribute Turkeys
  • Nov 26th Church Christmas decorating party

December

  • Dec 17th – Happy Bday Jesus / S.S. Class Christmas party’s during Sunday School
  • Dec 17th – Service Kids/Adults Christmas specials
  • Dec 24th Candlelight Service and Communion
  • Dec 31st Hymn Sing 6pm at Bloomsdale

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2022 Past Calendar

July

  • July 3 Communion
  • July 10 – Church Family Business Meeting following worship and VBS Decorating Day & Potluck
  • July 13-17 – VBS, FamilyDay and Sunday VBS Service
  • July 13-15 – VBS nights Wed-Fri 6pm-8pm (5:30pm registration opens each night)
  • July 16 – Family Day and Children’s Carnival 11am – 1pm
  • July 17 – VBS is coming to Sunday morning worship! as we wrap up with kids and families from this year’s VBS!
  • Sat July 23 – VBS songs rehearsal at Bloomsdale Baptist 10-11am
  • July 24 – Children’s Ministry Relaunch for K-5th.Weekly Sunday School and twice-a-month Children’s Church
  • July 24 – New adult Sunday Schools!
  • Sat July 30 – VBS songs rehearsal at Bloomsdale Baptist 10-11am
  • July 31 – Sunday night hymn sing! 6pm Hosted at Bloomsdale Baptist

August

  • August 7 – Promotion Sunday, brief Children’s ministry meeting following service
  • August 9 – Tue, 7pm Church Council and Trustee Training
  • August 14 – Church Family Business Meeting

September

  • Sunday September 4 – Special Business Meeting vote on Bro. Ryan as permanent pastor
  • Tuesday September 6th, 7pm Church Council/Treasurer 2023 Budget planning Meeting (Tom, Jerry, Ron S., Louise, Bro. Ryan)
  • CANCELED September 11 – Church Family Business Meeting
  • Tuesday September 13th,  6pm Church Council 2023 Calendar planning Meeting
  • September 26 – (Mon) JBA annual meeting, 5pm
  • September 28 – See You at the Pole for students

October

  • October – start collecting items (per list) for Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets
  • Saturday Oct 1 – Parsonage Workday, building clean out and sterilizing
  • Sunday Oct 2 – Life Chain prayer 2-3pm, hosted at Bloomsdale Baptist
  • October 6th — National Bring Your Bible to School Day
  • October 9 – Annual Church Family Meeting, guests welcome as always
  • Saturday October 15th 6-8pm “Questions and Objections to Christianity Panel” FREE Community event. Bring a question😊
  • October 16 – Communion
  • October 16 – Pastor Appreciation Sunday
  • Saturday Oct 22 – Parsonage Workday, painting?
  • October 24-25 – Mon-Tue MBC Annual Meeting, St. Charles
  • October 28 – 6-8pm Chili prep team
  • October 29 – Trunk or Treat / Chili Supper event
  • October 30 – Gideon’s representative making presentation at Lebanon, special offering to be taken up for their ministry
  • October 30 – Hymn sing evening. 6pm Hosted at Lebanon
  • October 31 – Reformation Day

November

  • Sun November 6th – Daylight Savings time! Fall back or be early 😊
  • Saturday November 12 – Ladies Cookie decorating Day 10am to ?
  • CANCELED November 13 – Church Family Business Meeting
  • November 20 – distribute Turkeys
  • November 27 – Church decorating party

December

  • December 18 – Happy Bday Jesus/ Class Christmas parties
  • December 25 – Christmas Sunday / Communion