FBC Jonesboro
Saturday, January 31, 2015

News & Events

Discipleship Classes
Spring Semester starts in January

New Discipleship classes start in January. Sign-up sheets will be available in the Welcome Center January 4 and 11. Click here for a list of Discipleship Classes.


Join the Choir & Orchestra - Open Enrollment
Rehearsals each Wednesday

The Jonesboro Worship Choir and Orchestra welcomes new singers and musicians in January.

CHOIR: The choir welcomes everyone 18 years or older who loves Jesus, is passionate about leading worship, can commit to weekly rehearsals and services, and can carry a tune! Auditions not required for choir participation. Rehearsals are held at 6:45 pm in the Choir Room.
ORCHESTRA: Orchestra participation requires at least two years of experience on an instrument. Woodwinds, brass, strings and percussion are welcome. Rehearsals resume January 7 at 6:45 pm in the Worship Center.

For information, contact Gini Muncus in the music office at ginimuncus@fbcjonesboro.com or call 770.478.6710.

Kids Camp Registration 
Kids Camp is July 20-24 at Camp Calvin. Registration opens on-line Monday, January 19 at www.fbcjonesboro.com (news & events). Cost is $150 per child. Family discounts available. A $50 deposit is due upon registration. For more information, contact Jason Hand at jhand@fbcjonesboro.com or call 770.478.6710.  Click here to register ( opens online Monday, January 19).

Encouraging Conversations with Parents 
Sunday, January 25, 12:30 - 3:30 pm
The first parent conference of 2015, 10 Tips for Answering Your Children's Toughest Questions, will be held on Sunday, January 25 from 12:30 to 3:30 pm in the ROC. Larry and Anna Lawrence will be facilitating this parent strengthening discussion. This event is open to all parents and grandparents. Registration is required by January 22. Childcare is provided by registration only. Lunch is available at $5 per adult and $3 per child (registration required). Call 770.471.1573 to make reservations.

Pinterest Party 
Friday, January 30, 7 pm
A Women’s Ministry Pinterest Party will be held on Friday, January 30 at 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Sign-up is available in the Welcome Center Sunday and on-line through Tuesday, January 27 only. Cost to participate is $10. Childcare is available upon reservation with Leisa Martin (call 770.478.6710). Deadline to reserve childcare is noon on Tuesday, January 27.

GBC Disaster Relief Training 

Saturday, January 31

Georgia Baptist Convention Disaster Relief 2015 Phase 1 Training will be held on Saturday, January 31, at Harps Crossing Baptist Church in Fayetteville. This training is required for all volunteers. At this credentialing session, volunteers will receive an introduction to the ministry of Disaster Relief and an orientation to the ministry area of choice. Once a volunteer has become a credentialed Disaster Relief volunteer, recertification is required every three years. Go to http://missiongeorgia.org/georgia-disaster-relief/ for more information and registration. Registration Deadline is January 23, 2015.

Real Talk at the Café 

Tuesday, February 3, 6:30 pm

Real Talk will be held on Tuesday, February 3 at 6:30 at the Café. Come enjoy truly “real” and “honest” talk at the café. Join a group of diverse ladies as we walk through the everyday trials and joys of being a believer in today’s crazy world. Real Talk is a great “girl friend” night out and a great mother/daughter opportunity as well.  Michelle Fox will be interviewed this month and Melody Allred will teach on being a “real” Christian. Come also if you have a burden and need prayer. Real Talk @ The Café is a just a time to connect, laugh, cry, pray and share burdens.

Churchwide Valentine's Banquet 

Saturday, February 7, 5:30 pm

The churchwide Marriage Matters Valentine Banquet, will be held on Saturday, February 7, at 5:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Tickets are $20 per couple or $10 per single. Couples married for 50 years or more will only pay $5 to attend. To purchase tickets, come to the Welcome Center on Sundays beginning January 4.  To purchase you tickets on-line, click here. Deadline to purchase tickets is Wednesday, February 4. The featured speakers, back by popular demand, will be Jeff & Debby McElroy.

Senior Adult Valentine's Banquet 

Thursday, February 12, 11:30 am - 1 pm

The banquet will be held on Thursday, February 12 from 11:30 am to 1 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Singer/guitarist Rick Jordan will provide entertainment. There is no charge but reservations are necessary. Call Janet McGrotha at 770.603.8502 by Thursday, February 5 or sign up in the Welcome Center on Sundays January 25 and February 1. 

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 

Register Now for Spring Semester

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has now launched a fully accredited extension center at First Baptist Jonesboro. Programs include Certificate Level, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree and Doctorate of Ministry (in the near future). To find out more, click here.

Get the FBJ Church App
for Android, i-Phone, Windows
First Baptist Jonesboro has launched a church app for your smart phone (Android, i-Phone, Windows). You will be able to listen to sermons, connect to FBJ’s social media (Facebook, Twitter and website) and follow a Bible reading/listening plan. Go to http://get.theapp.co/e596.