Practicing our Faith

Upcoming FBC Events

 Men of Faith
  Friday, Apr 18 at 6:15 am

 Children's Easter Egg Hunt
  Saturday, Apr 19 at 10:00 am

 Easter Sunrise Service
  Sunday, Apr 20 at 7:30 am

 Easter Breakfast
  Sunday, Apr 20 at 8:15 am

 Easter Celebration Service
  Sunday, Apr 20 at 9:30 am

 Glad Ringers
  Sunday, Apr 20 at 6:00 pm

 Abigail Circle
  Tuesday, Apr 22 at 7:00 pm

 Quarterly Business Meeting
  Wednesday, Apr 23 at 6:00 pm

 Chancel Choir Rehearsal for Musical
  Saturday, Apr 26 at 9:00 am

 Chancel Choir Musical
  Sunday, Apr 27 at 9:30 am


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On This Rock

 The Lenten season begins with Ash Wednesday on March 5th. This year, during Lent, we will be exploring our journey of discipleship by tracing one of the 12 Disciple’s experience with Jesus. In Matthew 16:18 Jesus says to Peter: “I tell you that you are Peter (which means rock), and on this rock I will build my church . . .”. This verse came in response to Peter’s confession of Christ: “You are the Christ the son of the living God” (Mt. 16:16) 

 

If you’ve studied Peter’s life, you know his rock-like faith developed through a series of ups and downs as he followed Jesus. We current day disciples have much to learn through Peter’s example. And on each of the Lenten Sundays I will be preaching from a text that involves an encounter Peter has with Jesus. I’m calling this series of messages “On This Rock”. In encourage you to follow the schedule below in your own preparation for worship during Lent. You will note that we will continue our focus on Peter through Holy Week and Easter, and that the series will culminate the Sunday after Easter (April 27) with the Chancel Choir’s presentation of the Pepper Choplin musical “Upon This Rock: The Passion, The Question, The Call”.

 

“On This Rock” Worship Themes

 

1st Sunday of Lent – March 9th                                        

Luke 5:1-11 – Peter’s Call                                               

“Finding Your Passion”                                                      

 

2nd Sunday of Lent – March 16th                                       

Mt 14:22-36 – Peter Walks on Water                               

“Joining Jesus”                                                                   

 

3rd Sunday of Lent – March 23rd                                        

Mt. 16: 13-20 – Peter’s Confession                               

Pastor Dave Preaching                                                     

 

4th Sunday of Lent – March 30th                                       

Mt 16:21-28 – Peter Rebuked                                           

“The Denial of Self in Discipleship”                                

 

5th Sunday of Lent – April 6th                                             

Guest Preacher – Missionary Kyle Witmer                     

*Pastor Dan working Emmaus Walk                               


Palm Sunday - April 13th

Mt. 26:31-46

"Prayer at Gethsemane"


Maundy Thursday - April 17th

Mt. 26:47ff - Peter's Denial

Service of Holy Communion


Easter Sunrise - April 20th

Luke 24:1-12

Peter's Discovery


Easter Celebration - April 20th

John 20:1-9; 21:15-19

"Easter Restoration"


Eastertide - April 27th

"Upon This Rock"

Chancel Choir Musical


 

Pastor Dan

 
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