Sunday Bulletin for week of July 17

Announcements for the week of July 17, 2016

Upcoming Events
Tuesday, July 19 at 7 pm. (MC)

Bible Study & Prayer/Praise Service
Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon Bible study has ended for the summer. We will resume in September.

Denver Seminary Evening Preview
Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. (MC)
Explore educational opportunities offered by Denver Seminary’s Washington, D.C., extension site. Learn more about the two fully accredited graduate level degree programs being offered. More information is available at

Couples Retreat
Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23
Newport News Marriott at City Center, Newport News, VA
Registration is underway for the 2016 Couples Retreat at the Newport News Marriott at City Center, July 21-23. This year’s theme is “Love Beyond Limits: An Unbreakable Marriage.” You won’t want to miss this amazing getaway. Register today at or send an email to for more information.

Friday, July 22 at 8:30 p.m. (MC)
Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Middle and high school students experience God with a twist, through collaboration with FBCG & Zion Church.

Information Technology Ministry Open House
Saturday, July 23 at 9 a.m. (MC)
Experience the latest in hardware, software, cloud computing and social media starting with the “Periscope 101” workshop at 10 a.m. and the “Learning Your Tablet” workshop at 11 a.m. Assistance and troubleshooting with all manner of IT-related areas will be provided.

Funerals Announcements

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Sunday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. (WC)

Music & Arts Ministries Day
Sunday, July 31
We will recognize and celebrate the Music & Arts Ministries Department at all services.

Seasoned Citizens Banquet
Sunday, Sept. 11 from 2-5 p.m.
This special event is our way of showing love and appreciation to seasoned members of our church family! The banquet takes place at Camelot By Martin’s, located at 13905 Central Avenue in Upper Marlboro, MD. Members of FBCG are asked to be a blessing and sponsor a senior. Donations can be made toward someone you know or in memory of a loved one. For more information and to make a donation, please visit the tables in the Great Halls or the church website.

Semi-Annual Church Business Meeting
Wednesday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. (MC)
All FBCG members are welcome to attend our semi-annual church business meeting.

Willow Creek
Thursday, Aug. 11 – Friday, Aug. 12 (MC)
Do you feel that God has placed a calling on your life to lead? We invite you to attend the Willow Creek Association’s Global Leadership Summit. The Summit features high-impact leaders such as Bill Hybels, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Melinda Gates, Horst Schulze, Danielle Strickland and many others. For more information, visit To register, stop by the receptionist console before or after services.
WC = Worship Center             MC = Ministry Center