YES!  young enough to Serve

Our Mission: 

to Serve, Study and Socialize

FBC  Senior Adult Ministry is open to anyone.  We meet the Third Thursday of the Month.  


Each month, we meet in Fellowship Hall at 11:30 am for lunch, program and activities.  Please join us as a first time guest.  Regular members  will bring a covered dish on the months you are prepared and please do not feel you need to bring something each month. 


Summer & Fall  Months, May - November,we plan outings, trips and restaurant venues.  More to come, watch your bulletin, web site and email for each upcoming program.

News, Activities & Meetings


  • July 25, 2017 Trip To Lincoln Museum and Lunch


  • July 20, 2017 Help for Caregivers of Dementia


  • June 27th  Lunch Trip to Beef House Restaurant

    Tuesday, June 27 we will travel to the Indiana border to the Beef House.  The Beef House has won the "Best Steakhouse in Indiana" award.  The FBC Bus will leave the church at 9:00 am.  If  you need a ride to the church, please call the office.  Lunch is LOYO (lunch on your own).  The trip will be a short one with a rest stop half way through.  We will have an early lunch and back to Decatur.  Sample menu on the YES! resource table.  RSVP due 6-15.  Caravans welcome, but we still need your reservation.  

  • June 15, 2017 Meeting

    Are you looking for a way to have your favorite flowers and plants without digging on your knees in the garden?  Come hear how to do container gardening with Karen Parks, Master Gardener.  We will actually get to start our garden with help from Karen.  Join us for a delicious pot luck dinner and bring all your gardening questions. 

  • YES! Launches its first ministry in March 2017

    Bountiful food ministry

    YES! is collecting containers of food for the homeless.  Please save plastic food containers with lids, bags with handles and leave in the FBC kitchen under the YES! sign.  We would like you to consider giving foods you have in bounty.  Extra food from FBC Life Classes and events, extra food you have in your pantry, items you just made too much of, or cook an extra batch just for sharing with those who are in need.  The food will be delivered each Sunday and after events.  Please place the Bountiful Food Tag under your donation and we will get it to God's Shelter of Love or Oasis.  If you have questions or special requests, please see Bertha or Kermit, our chair persons.  Thank you for your generous donations!

  • May 30, 2017 Trip Eckert's Strawberry patch and lunch

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 we will be going to Eckert's Strawberry Patch in Bellville, have lunch in the  Restaurant and visit the Country store and gift shop.  We will have an opportunity to pick or purchase fresh strawberries, learn about the farm from one of the staff members while enjoying lunch in the restaurant.  No cost for trip, lunch cost is on your own.  A menu is available.  RSVP to office.   FBC bus will leave at 9:00 am.  Caravans welcome.  Call the office for more information.  2217.875.8034.

  • May 18, 2017 Meeting

    Are you confused about Veteran's Benefits?  Do you qualify?  What do you need to do to find out?  Where to go for signing up or getting resources?  We will have all the answers for you.  Kathie Powless, director of Veteran's Assistance Commission, will be our special guest speaker.  Come and learn, then share your knowledge with your friends and family.  Karen Parks will help us with gardening tips.  Join us at 11:30 am for a potluck lunch, 12:15 pm program and 1:00 pm activity.  

  • May 14, 2017 Muffins for mom fundraising

    Yes! will be holding its first fundraising event.  Join us to bake muffins on Saturday, May 13 10-1.  We need donations of boxes of Pillsbury Quick Breads Mixes. Purchase muffins on Mother's Day at FBC.  Take to your Life Class for snack, brunch for family or tuck in your fridge for company.  6 for $6, 12 for $10.  Thank you for all your support.  Please see Carol Aldridge, our Muffins for Mom Chairperson.

  • April 20, 2017 April showers bring may flowers

    Special speaker from RSVP Dove, helps us find volunteer opportunities we can do.  Karen Parks will help us make spring a renewal time with "Makes Perfect Scents".  Bring a dish to share.  Lunch 11:30 am; Program 12:15 pm; Activity 1:00 pm.  Come when you can, leave when you must.  Lots of surprises at this meeting!  Bus available for those who are not day drivers, please call the office @ 217.875.8034. 

  • March 16, 2017 Seniors Go Green

    Special Speaker on Going Green and where and how to downsize your items.  Bring a dish to share.  11:30 AM , speaker 12:15 pm, games 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 16, 2016.  Bus is available for those who are not day drivers, please call the office @ 217.875.8034

  • February 14, 2017 Meeting

    Valentine Luncheon, Come and be HIS Valentine.  Pastor Mike will share with us about Love and Languages.  Lunch 11:30 am, Speaker 12:15 pm and Bingo at 1:00 pm .  Bus is available if you are not a day driver, please call the office @ 217.875.8034

  • December 29, 2016 City LIGHT Tour

    Tour of City Lights and New Year's Eve Party  Our First Meeting of the YES Group.

Our Photo Booth Fun on youtube

Each month YES! has a photo booth with props appropriate for the theme of the day.  Please enjoy the photos and share with your family and friends.  We have lots of fun at the meetings.  Getting together is our favorite thing to do.  Meeting new friends, catching up with our group, learning, serving and traveling the local area is our goal. Click here the album. Click Pictures to see each event. 


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