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Sunday in the park

Park dayJoin us on Sunday, April 26 after second service for “Sunday in the Park”, an all church picnic at Barney Schwartz Park. Bring your own lunch, any lawn chairs, games, etc. We will be meeting at the upper Large Pavilion area. Bring a homemade pie for our Pie Contest! Contact Scott Bess at for more information.


VBS 2015







Save the Dates!! – June 22nd-26th 2015

Women’s Spring Tea & Luncheon

Register HereWomens Spring Tea

Family Night-Last Wed.of the Month



Join us for Family Night on Wednesday, April 29 at 6pm. For a great time of  worship, devotional, and family fun


Join Our Tech Team

We are in need of people to help with technical ministries on Sunday mornings! We will train you. Once you’ve been trained, we will only schedule you once per month (one practice and one Sunday), we promise! Unless, of course, you’d like to serve more often…Don’t let all of those fancy buttons on the soundboard scare you anymore! Please contact Robert or Shelanie Voorheis at (805) 238-4419 or



Children’s Ministry Wish List

Children’s ministry is in need of some supplies for their classrooms. You can help update our supplies by purchasing any of the items on our wish list. Thank you for your generosity.

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K-2nd Grade Teacher—1st Service

3rd-5th Grade Teacher—    1st Service

Preschool Helper—2nd     Service

1st-2nd Grade Helper—    2nd Service

3rd-5th Grade Teacher/       Helpers—2nd      Service Muralists


Dress Up Clothes

Treasure Chest Toys


Books For Reading Center


Play dough

Carpet Squares

Toddler Beanbags

Flat screen 46-52’’ TV

Apple TV


Train Sets



C.A.R.E. Connection Begins January 13

C.A.R.E. Connection AM 2015 Session begins Tuesday, January 13  at 9:15 A.M. at First Baptist Church in the Ministry Center.

Mom2Mom led by Heather Bess
Mom2Mom is a gathering of women in all stages of motherhood to connect and partner together as they seek Christ and His Word. 2015 Session will be studying the book Calm My Anxious Heart by Linda Dillow. Cost is $14.00 for book.


Biblical Feasts led by Debra Nicolds

Throughout the Old Testament, God commanded the people of Israel to observe feasts and holy days to remember the mighty things that He had done. This class will help us understand and experience God’s appointed feasts and what they mean to us as followers of Jesus. There is no fee for this class.


The Gospel of Mark  led by Sandy Garman

The earliest of all the Gospels, Mark could more accurately be called, “The  Gospel according to Peter.” Journey with us through this Gospel account of who Jesus is and what he came to do from the eyewitness of John Mark and Peter. There is no fee for this class.


Becoming a Woman of Faith/Becoming a Woman of Prayer

led by Karen Bess

This study will take you through 2 books by Cynthia Heald and help you develop a life of worship, surrender, patience, and prayer as you deepen your relationship with God and become more like Jesus.  $10 for each book


C.A.R.E. Connection PM returns on Tuesday, January 13 at 6:30 PM


Behold, Jesus Is Coming!: Revelation   led by Janine Kramer

We often think revelation is too hard to understand. Bu it is not. This study will remove your fear of the unknown, give you hope for tomorrow , and give you new confidence in God’s sovereignty and justice. Cost is $10 for book



Hume Lake Winter Camp 2015

Register is now open for Hume Lake Winter Camp 2015. The cost for our 3 night camp is $275 which  If your student intends to go to Winter Camp, please fill out a registration form online, and submit it with a $50 deposit by January 11, 2015, $100 after January 11.  You may download a Hume Lake Camper Packet which contains all the information that you will need to get started. Click on the link below to register for Hume Lake. Spots are limited so register early.





Please contact Nick Nowakowski or Sandy Garman if you have any questions regarding camp or the registration process.

We look forward to a great camp year in 2015.

Nick Nowakowski

Pastor of Student Ministry



Sandy Garman

Pastoral Administrative Assistant


Pastor Mike Missions Trip 2015

Pastor Mike and Sandy are planning a mission trip in 2015 to Ethiopia and Germany. You can help. Read this letter which will tell you all about the trip. Go to the Donation button if you wish to donate.

Garman Online Mission Letter

Mission Card







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