Christmas Season @ FBC


  • Watch this video for a peek at 2017

    Many activities are planned with you in mind.  Things for seniors, children, families, sweet treat lovers, helping the community with needs, music lovers will find much inspiring Christmas music, giving to missionaries and much more. 

  • YES! Helps Oasis with winter needs

    Help  YES! bless Oasis Day Center with supplies that are needed and leave on the Gathering Hall Oasis Table.  Oasis is a day center for those needing shelter.

    • Ladies Socks, Underwear, Sport Bras and deodorant
    • Combs, Candles, Dollar Store Christmas Items
    • Coco Mix, Snack Bars, Creamer & Ramen


  • Christmas Card exchange BENEFITS missionaries

    This year, are you sending Christmas cards to FBC Members?  Let the Missions Committee deliver them for you, save you postage expense and make a donation to the Missionary Families FBC supports; The Goods and The Smiths. 

  • Music for a season of joy gifford concert

    Friday, December 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

    When our friend Mark Gifford comes to FBC, the room is filled with a spirit of energy, humor, good music and the love of Jesus.  Join us for this very different organ concert.

    Refreshments served following the concert.


  • Music for a season of joy jamieson concert

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 12:00 noon

    The outstanding Harpist, Julia Jamieson  will fill your heart with the love of beautiful music, the Christmas spirit and a time of reflection for the advent season.  Join us for a complementary lunch before or after the concert, 11:15 am or 12:45 pm.  

  • Retired Ministers & Missionaries Fund raiser

    sunday, december 17, 2017

    Need a hostess gift, little something for the mail carrier or someone who has been special in your life?  These beautiful boxed cookies will be the perfect gift.  Order early by phone 217.875.8034 or purchase Sunday before and after worship.  

  • Worship Ministry Cantata December 17, 2017

    There is no sound like our own Sanctuary Choir.  When they gather for the annual cantata, it is a special treat.  This year is a very different worship experience and you will not want to miss it.  Sunday, December 17 during worship at 9:30 am.

  • YES! and ABW Christmas Party

    Come and Meet the Innkeeper

    Thursday, December 21, 2017 11:30 am

    Join us for the joint Christmas party for YES!, senior adult ministry and ABW, American Baptist Women.  Lasagna  provided, please bring a desert or side dish.   


    You will hear the Innkeeper's story told as you have not heard before. 


    ABW is collecting socks & underware for Dove.

    Yes! is collecting non perishable food items of financial donations for the Bountiful Food Ministry. 

  • Christmas Eve Service December 24, 2017

    Christmas Eve at FBC is the most special service during the season.  The Bells will play, the choir will have songs to minister to your heart, the congregation will sing old familiar Christmas carols.  Pastor Ron will have a meditation for us and we will close the service by lighting our candles and ringing in the Birth of Our Savior.  

  • Music for a season of joy

    Andrea Pope Concert December 6, 2017


  • YES! Senior Adults Visit Our lady of the snows

    November 28, 2017


  • NATIVITY Tour November 26, 2017