Church Calendar

Upcoming Events

Time of Prayer and Fasting - Wednesdays, Noon – 1:00 p.m. -  There will be a gathering to focus on prayer for the Body of Christ and our ministries.  If you cannot join us here at FBC, please join us in prayer wherever you are.  We will meet in the Sanctuary for a time of scripture study, requests, and seeking God.  We hope that you can join us in corporate communing with our caring God.

Men's Prayer Breakfast - Saturday, November 1, 8:00 a.m. - Come join in the food, fellowship, prayer and Bible study.

Indiana District Brethren Gathering at the Corinth Brethren Church in Twelve Mile, IN, Sunday, Nov. 2, 4:30 p.m. – Everyone is invited to join in this time of fellowship and encouragement with other Brethren Churches from around the District.

News & Info

Senior Pastor Transition News

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Brethren Church National Office Newsletter

Verse of the Day



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Fred's OfficeThis Sunday, October 26 - Pastor Larry and Pastor Fred are in a series in which Pastor Larry talks about “Things I Found in My Office,” and Pastor Fred will be talking about “Things I Brought to My Office.” This week Pastor Fred will share “Books and Bible” from Psalm 119:145-160.

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Emergency Food Pantry

Food Pantry Hours

Normally our Food Pantry is typically open Monday and Friday 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m. It is highly recommended that you call first to make sure that both staff and a supply of food are available. 574-291-4909574-291-4909 Please note: we can help families once a month, and a photo ID is required.  Because of the recent high usage of the food pantry, we advise that you call before you come to be sure that we have food on the shelves.

Donations needed: We are always grateful for any donations that are given to the Deacon Food Pantry. Any non perishable food items accepted as well as paper goods, cleaning supplies, and personal hygiene items.

Craft Bazaar & Cookie Walk, Sat., Oct. 25 | Print |  E-mail

Craft Bazaar 2014

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E-Prayer Chain Signup

At FBC we believe that individuals were meant to live in fellowship with God, and we value prayer as a vital communication link with Him. We value intercessory prayer as a responsibility of believers for each other and the world. We have an e-prayer chain to facilitate this. If you'd like to be on the prayer chain click below.