Our total numbers continue to hover over 200! We had 220 on Thursday. What a blessing!
Today, we began inviting folks that we have met to come to our church. Depending on the person, we have invited folks to Sunday Worship Services, the International Adult Bible Study Department, English as a Second Language Classes, Preschool, Children, and Youth Departments, and much more. [more]
We went to two sessions at a school in Itaipuacu. During the morning session we saw three young people come to Christ! We had a delay before our second session and got to spend some time in a neighborhood. We were able to share Christ with a couple of folks who needed to be reminded of God's love! Seth, Patrick, and Allissah shared powerful testimonies of how God is working in their lives. [more]
We enjoyed a three-hour worship service Sunday evening featuring Brazil artist Christina Mel. What a treat!
We are leaving this morning to make 2 school presentations. We will be sharing through music, testimonies, skits, and personal conversations. Pray for us, our interpreters, and the students and teachers we will encounter today! [more]
We had a great morning at Itaipuacu! Sunday school and worship were well attended by our Brazilian friends, and we renewed many friendships! This afternoon we will experience the waves of the Atlantic ocean at a local beach, then on to a concert at FBC Niteroi this evening! [more]
Good morning! This morning in Sunday School, children learned that "I Can Be A Part Of The Work Of My Church." What are some ways that your family is involved with the church? Being part of church is so much more than simply coming on Sunday's and Wednesday's. Spend time this week talking as a family about specific ways each family member can be involved at FBC using his/her gifts and talents. [more]
We had a great Saturday in Brazil! Our morning began with a Vacation Bible School at a recreation park in the city of Itaipuacu. Soccer and playing with the parachute were favorites of the kids, along with duct tape crafts! Our team members were fantastic [more]
Thank you for praying as we head out today for our 2012 Brazil Mission Team. Team members include Robby, LaVon, Katie, Tye, James, Linda, Brent, Bethany, Allissah, Joella, Nathan, Michelle, Daniel, Paula, Shane, Patrick, and Seth. [more]
Good morning! Today in Sunday School, children learned that "I Can Thank God For His Concern And Care For Me." This week, read Philippians 4:19 as a family and take turns completing this sentence: I know that God loves and cares for me because ___________. Pray as a family, thanking God for His promise to always take care of us. [more]