passing of time has no impact on the promises of God"
~ Pastor Angelo ~
repentance always leads to a radical change in lifestyle"
need to live like He's coming back now, and we need to serve and be
faithful like He's not coming back for another hundred years"
"You and I only have ONE
life...Let's make it count!"
is better than laughter because it changes peoples' hearts"
~Youth Pastor Corey~
needs revival in the heart of the believer."
only hope for the problems we face in our world today is the local
Please scroll down to view upcoming
events and for directions to the church.
"To reach, win, and disciple souls for Christ in Rochelle and
its surrounding communities."
- Youth Groups
6:00pm - 7:30pm
in Middle School or High School is invited to join Youth Pastor
Corey Gilliam at Youth Group to learn more about Jesus.
- "We will LIFT up the Name of Christ as we LEARN about Him,
LOVE like Him, LAUNCH out to bring others to Him and LINK them to
His church." -
Bonacquisti - Head Pastor
Corey Gilliam - Youth Pastor
Debbie Bonacquisti -Children's Ministry Director
Heather McPhearson - Church Secretary
Cell: ( 815) 520-5288
Pastor Email: Pastor_ange@live.com
Youth Pastor Cell: ( 815) 677-8751
Youth Pastor Email: email@example.com
and Worship Services -- 8:30am & 11:15am
Kid's Church -- 11:15am (for children 3 yrs - 5th grade)
Coffee & Fellowship -- 9:30-10:00am
Sunday School -- 10:00am (available for ages 3 - adult)
Evening Praise and Worship Service -- 6:00pm
Nursery available for birth - age 2 -- 10:00am, 11:15am, & 6:00pm
School class locations
Young Adults --- Off-site @ McDonalds 251
Adults --- Sanctuary
Women's Group --- Upstairs
Age 2 and under (nursery) --- Upstairs
High School --- Downstairs
Middle School 6th ~ 8th grades --- Upstairs
3rd ~ 5th grade --- Downstairs
1st and 2nd grade --- Downstairs
Kindergarten --- Downstairs
Pre-School --- Downstairs
Join us Sunday August 21st at 6:00p.m. for our Singspiration Service
with special music, skits, testimonies, and Christian Fellowship.
Please see Deb Wooten or Jenifer Barnett to sign up.
you have a prayer request, bulletin announcement, or address change,
please email the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
a ride to church?
Please contact John or Kris at (815) 262-4275 or (815) 979-8908.
The church bus picks up for Sunday School at 10:00am and for the
11:15am and 6:00pm Services.
Month at FGBC in place of Evening Service
Sunday is Youth Night.
*Fourth Sunday is Fellowship
*Fifth Sunday is family day - no evening service (every 3 months)
It is our turn at the food pantry on the
afternoons of Tuesday August 16 and Friday
August 19. If you would like to volunteer, please see Carolyn
Overstreet or text her at 815-975-8117.
Sunday, September 6, a new Sunday School class will begin for
the Gen-X'er's (age 30ish-50ish).
is a journey from generation to
generation through the bible. Books provided, but please sign
up on the bulletin board for a count. See Alex or Heidi Bonilla
Wednesday August 17th @ 6:00pm
Youth Group at
Everyone in 6th through 12th
grade is invited!
~~Ladies Sunday School~~
The women's Sunday School class is almost done with the book ~
"The Virtuous Life" by The TimeWarp Wife.
They will be starting a new study soon..."A Woman After God's
Own Heart" by Elizabeth George.
If you have any questions, please see Carolyn Overstreet.
Socks for Jesus
The Youth Group is having a Sock Drive for RACES. We will be collecting
socks throughout August and then delivering them on August 31.
Check out the bulletin board downstairs or ask Corey for further
details. Everyone's involvement is welcome!
"'I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited
Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.' And the King will answer
and say to them, 'Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did
it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.'"
Matthew 25:36 & 40 (NKJV)
5th Monday Meal
FGBC provides the meal for the community on the 5th Monday of a
month. Many of the patrons are in need. We are looking for volunteers
to prepare a portion of the meal or serve the meal. If you would
like to volunteer to prepare something or serve, please sign up
at the Information Desk. If you have questions, please see Heidi
Bonilla or Heather McPhearson.
Our next meal is:
Monday August 29, 2016
Drop your prayer request in the offering or Prayer Box at the Information
Desk. The Prayer list is also now available at the Information Desk.
for Kids Church
We are looking for a kids church teacher & helper for the 11:15
service. The position entails teaching 3-6 yr old kids every other
Sunday. Please see Debbie Bonacquisti if you are interested or have
Copies of the updated directory are available at
the information desk for anybody who needs one.
We are starting a new program called First Serve. You will see
a bulletin board in the foyer at church and it will be decorated
as First Serve. This will be an opportunity for people to see
where there are areas of ministry available that they could possibly
minister in, so what we are needing from ministry leaders is a
description of any available positions in the ministry you are
- Volunteers -
For people looking to volunteer and would like to try different
positions to see where you fit the best, please check out our
new board by the front door of the church. We look forward to
working with you.
Mark your calendars! We will be gathering for our annual church
picnic onAugust 28th. Meet at Memorial Park immediately following
the second service (approximately12:20 p.m.). The church will be
providing fried chicken and lemonade. Please bring a side dish or
dessert to pass. Also, each family will need to bring their own
place settings. Whether you want to kick back and relax in the shade
or join in on the games, this will be a great day!!
Things are about to heat up and it is not just the weather! The
2nd SS Rally begins next Sunday, August 7, 2016. All the competitions
will take place during the Sunday School Hour
.and each class
needs all the help they can get!
If you are not currently attending a class, now is the time to start!!!
ol' fashion fun with new twists! All the details will be given to
|New Group on FB!!
God blesses us so we can be a blessing to others.
This is a group on Facebook for FGBC members 14+ to post items to
give away or items they are in need of.
CHECK IT OUT NOW
Sorry this is a closed group for church members only. If you are
a member of the church and would like to be added to the group,
please contact Liz Carwile on FB.