Bible Study & Prayer

Wednesday, Sept 6th

 

Chapel

6:00 pm

 

 

Please join us as we open our hearts to know God better as we study His Word together.  Each Wednesday evening we engage in a time of sharing prayer

and praises from our week, we fellowship with one another, we lift our voices

as we sing to and worship Him, we earnestly seek Him in His Scriptures

... and ... we cry out to Him in prayer ... for one another, our families,

our church, our community, and our world. 

 

Our teenagers and children also fellowship, study, and pray together

at this same time - so bring the whole family as we praise Him !!!

 

All are welcomed !!!

 

 

 

 

Operation Christmas Child

Yard Sale

Fri., Sept 8th - Sat., Sept 9th

 

Family Life Center

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

 

Christmas is just around the corner !!!

And we're thrilled to help raise money for the

Operation Christmas Child - Samaritan's Purse Shoebox Ministry.

 

 We're holding a Yard Sale with some great household items, toys, books, clothes, and more !!!  All of these sale items have been generously donated by church family and friends.  And 100% of the proceeds received from their sale will be used to purchase items for the Christmas Shoeboxes for children across the globe.  

If you have items you would like to donate for the sale, please call ahead to our Church Office - 386.734.5085 - to arrange for a good time to drop off your items.  

 

Please plan to join us on the weekend of the sale -

and invite friends to come as well.  Help us make this Christmas

an amazing and special Christmas for the children of the world - as we offer them a simple gift - and most importantly this simple gift offered with the love of Jesus Christ and prayer for these children and their families.  

 

 

 

 

 

New Life Clothes Closet

Saturday, Sept 9th

 

Sanctuary Patio

9:00 am

 

 

We have yet another amazing opportunity to reach out to our community neighbors with the love of Jesus Christ as our New Life Clothes Closet opens its doors on Saturday, Sept 9th - this month on the 2nd Saturday of the month rather than our usual 1st Saturday of the month.  

 

If your closet is bare, please come and see the slightly worn clothing

that has been so generously donated to us - and which we in turn

are privileged to offer to you at no charge whatsoever.

 

 And we can always use your help !!!  If you are able to assist us in sorting

and hanging clothing - and help all to find the specific items and sizes they need - please just show up and we'll put you to work!

 

 Most importantly, this ministry is simply our opportunity to get to know
our neighbors, hear their hearts, and pray with them and for them.

 Please come and join in this powerful ministry of serving others.

 

 

 

 

Church Family & Friends

24 Hour Prayer

 

Tues, Sept 12th @ 6:00 pm ... thru ... Weds, Sept 13th @ 6:00 pm

 

 

What a joy and privilege we have to go to our God in prayer !!!  

And we join other churches in Volusia County in committing to a 24 hour window in which our church family will cover in prayer.  As other churches do likewise,

we have the month of Sept covered in prayer - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week !!!  Praise God !!!  

 

Won't you please call our Church Office - 386.734.5085 - and commit to a specific hour in which you will pray?  You can pray at home or any other place where you enter into the quiet with Him and pour your heart out to Him for our community and our world.  We are seeking His presence and His hand to move among us to change us and to transform our community to more fully serve Him

and share Him.  Please pray alongside us ... 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Morning Bible Study

Saturday, Sept 16th

 

Church Office Meeting Room

9:00 am

 

 

We dig together through God's Word to better know Him,

sense His direction for our lives, and to draw closer to Him and

love Him more deeply.  Won't you please join us ?  

 

All are welcomed as we open His Word and seek Him.

 This study is a casual time together of sharing and learning from one another.  Please come and bring a friend.

 

 

 

 

Sunday Brunch

September 17th

 

Family Life Center

11:00 am

 

 

All Are Invited !!!

 

Please join us for worship at 9:30 am in the Sanctuary -

and immediately following we'll enjoy great food and fellowship

around the tables as we "Brunch" together.  

 

We are especially welcoming any guests to our church family,

in particular Stetson students, to enjoy brunch with us and

help us all get to know one another better.  

 

We are introducing to our college students

a new mid-week Bible Study opportunity just for them.  

So invite friends - and come ready to welcome all.  

 

For our church family - please bring a dish or 2 - with plenty to share.  

For our guests, just bring yourself and your family.  

We look forward to seeing you all there !!!

 

 

 

 

Helping Children in our

Local Elementary Schools

 

Throughout the Month of September

 

 

Won't you please lend a hand to some children

in our local DeLand elementary schools.  

 

There is a need for socks and underwear for these children - boys & girls -

sizes 4 to 16.  Our Women on Missions ministry team is organizing this drive

to collect these items for the children and will take them to the schools

where they will be distributed to the children there.  

 

Won't you please consider donating these items?  

You can bring you donations to Worship on Sunday mornings or

to the Church Office throughout the week.  

 

Thank you for your heart for these children and their families.  

Please pray for them, their families, and their schools.

 

 

 

 

Operation Christmas Child

National Collection Week

 

Mon, Nov 13th - Mon, Nov 20th

Family Life Center Drop Off

 

 

Now is the time to be shopping for and collecting those special items to fill your shoeboxes for a child somewhere across the globe - and make their Christmas one to remember this year.  For many of these children, this is the only sense of Christmas they will experience.  And we pack those boxes with the love of Jesus Christ and send them with prayer - that the children receiving them will begin to understand who He is and how much He loves them.

 

Please keep your eyes and ears open for additional details as we get closer to the drop off dates.  Our church is a key Drop Off Center for individuals as well as organizations preparing shoeboxes.  We will need lots of volunteers to help !!!

 

It's going to be a great year for this great ministry !!!

Please be in prayer for hearts open to share and for the children and

their families who will be impacted by this ministry.

 

 

 

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First Baptist Church of DeLand

725 N. Woodland Blvd.

DeLand, Florida  32720

 

Phone: 386-734-5085

Fax: 386-734-2061

Email: info@firstbaptistdeland.org

Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

 

 

Early Childhood Development Center

725 N. Woodland Blvd.

DeLand, Florida  32720

 

Phone: 386-734-2635

Fax: 386-734-2061

Email:ecdcdeland@gmail.com

Monday - Friday

7:00 am - 5:30 pm