Fellowship Baptist Church
Monday, February 24, 2020
Growing and Going
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Upcoming Events 

 

JANUARY 1
Happy New Year!
No Evening Services
OFFICE CLOSED
 
JANUARY 3

6:00pm Celebrate Recovery

 

JANUARY 5

9:00am Celebration & Worship

10:30am Bible Study for all ages

11:30am Fellowship Meal

12:30pm Christmas Clean-Up

4:30pm STEPS Small Group 

5:30pm Peggy's Small Group

  

JANUARY 6

6:00pm Edge Small Group 

 

JANUARY 8

5:45pm Trustee Meeting

6:00pm Adult Bible Study

 

JANUARY 10

7:00am Men's Small Group @ Hardees

6:00pm Celebrate Recovery

 

JANUARY 12

9:00am Celebration & Worship

10:30am Bible Study for all ages

4:30pm STEPS Small Group

5:30pm Peggy's Small Group

 

JANUARY 13

6:00pm Edge Small Group 

 

JANUARY 14

6:00pm GALs (Ladies' Fellowship)

 

JANUARY 15

10:30am Manor Care Ministry

6:00pm Fellowship Meal 

6:30pm Bible Study for all ages 

 

JANUARY 17

6:00pm Celebrate Recovery

 

JANUARY 19

9:00am Celebration & Worship

10:30am Bible Study for all ages

4:30pm STEPS Small Group

5:30pm Peggy's Small Group

 

JANUARY 20 

6:00pm Edge Small Group

 

JANUARY 22

6:00pm Fellowship Meal

6:30pm Bible Study for all ages

 

JANUARY 24

6:00pm Celebrate Recovery

   

JANUARY 26

9:00am Celebration & Worship

10:30am Bible Study for all ages

4:30ppm STEPS Small Group

5:30pm Peggy's Small Group

 

JANUARY 27

6:00Edge Small Group

 

JANUARY 29

6:00pm Fellowship Meal

6:30pm Bible Study for all ages

 

JANUARY 31

6:00pm Celebrate Recovery

 
 
Join us at 9:00 am every Sunday
to Worship our Lord Jesus Christ.
 
Bible Study follows Worship Service
every Sunday at 10:30 am.  
 
 
 
 

 

 How Fellowship Baptist Church Got It's Name:
 During the late 1970's and early 1980's, a group of believers felt strong promptings from the Holy Spirit to establish a new, ministry-centered work in Kirksville, MO. These promptings became compelling during the fall of 1982. After much intensive prayer, the group sought the counsel of George Noble, Director of Missions, then scheduled an organizational meeting to select leaders. 
 
The eleven leaders chosen selected a "Steering Committee" as a descriptive title. This group was assigned responsibility for all matters related to worship, teaching, ministry, and management. Its members were to serve until the new work could be constituted as a church and church officers, deacons, and trustees could be called into service. The first Sunday School classes and worship services were conducted on January 2,1983, with an impressively large number of people participating throughout the day. 
 
During their first meetings, the members of the Steering Committee realized that the selection of a name for the new work was an urgent responsibility. They analyzed the process by which most churches are named: by the sequence of their establishment or by their location. Neither of these name sources appealed to the members of the Steering Committee. These eleven men and women felt a strong conviction that the name should reflect the essence of the vision and mission which the Lord had called the founders to pursue. 
 
The Cross provided guidance in the naming process. The vertical beam represented the relationship with the Lord which the founders longed to strengthen and refine. The horizontal beam represented relationships among believers and non-believers. Through these relationships a strengthened love for Christ could touch and nurture lives.
 
Then it happened. "Fellowship was suggested as a name that reflected both components of the founders' vision. No other name was even considered. This enthusiasm inspired the architect to build a large cross into the front window as a symbol of the new church's vision and mission.  
 
 
 
Why Does Fellowship Baptist Church Exist?  
 
To Celebrate God's Presence (Worship)
To Demonstrate God's Love (Ministry)
To Communicate God's Word (Evangelism)
To Build Up God's Family (Fellowship)
To Educate God's People (Discipleship) 
 

"I am the way, the truth, and the life.
No one comes to the Father
except through Me."
John 14:6
 
  
 
PASTOR LARRY GIBSON  
 1701 South Jamison Street
 Kirksville, MO 63501
Phone: 660.665.0633