March 10, 2022 Newsletter

Don’t forget to set your clocks 1 hour ahead before you go to bed Saturday night!
On Sunday, March 6th, we will begin a new teaching series called “Filters, Temptation is Never What It Seems”.  Based on 1 John 2:15-17, this teaching series will equip us with the ability to identify temptation and understand it for what it truly is – an attempt to enslave you.  If you’ve ever been tempted to do something, say something, or think something wrong, this series is for you!

Cross Seeker Camp: Register TODAY!

Attention Parents: Cross Seeker Camp Registration is now open. 

Cross Seeker Camp is a 5-day youth camp for students who have completed 3rd-5th grades, Student Leaders (9th-12th grades) and their sponsors.  Camp is scheduled for June 6-10, 2022 at Webster Conference Center in Salina, KS. Cross Seeker Camp is both an evangelistic and discipling event. Encourage your students to invite lots of friends!

 A week includes:

  • Worship, messages by the camp pastor, and outdoor games and activities.

  • Quiet Time with God: Each day begins with planned daily devotions for participants to have an individual encounter with God.

  • Church Group Meetings: Led by Student Leaders and Church sponsors.

  • Recreation: The Blob, swimming, canoeing, paddle boats, disc golf, gaga ball, dodgeball, volleyball, and the Zipline.

Camp forms along with one-half of the registration fee ($92.50) are due by Sunday, March 27, 2022. The other half is due by Wednesday, May 18, 2022. We will try to have a couple of fundraisers between now and May. Please do not let the cost be an obstacle. Visit with Norma Jean about possible scholarships.

 I look forward to your child(ren) joining us this summer. If you have any questions, please call me or send me an email at

 Click on the links to access the applications:

Camper Application

Adult Sponsor Application (***Please note: The Sponsor Application reads April 1 but it is due March 27.***)

FSBC Ladies’ Legacy
“Finding JESUS in Everyday Moments
This week – – March Lunch!  Join us at Billy’s Blue Duck BBQ, Thursday,   March 17th, 11:45 – 1:00 PM.  We go Dutch.
Bring a friend and
wear green!
Annie Armstrong Easter Offering

Michael & Traci Byrd: Serving the Abandoned    
“All people have the same heart condition in small towns and in the big urban centers,” Michael said. “We all need the same Jesus.”
By canvassing the community, the Byrds quickly found their assumptions of needs were different from reality. Building relationships over shared meals, offering group cooking lessons and even trips to the grocery store have become pathways to meeting needs and discipling new believers. And now Faith Community Bible Church has expanded to a second campus.
But God called them to return and plant Faith Community Bible Church. Their mission is to care for people who feel abandoned, Michael said. The neighborhood, which is 95% African-American, has a high poverty rate, a high crime rate, and mostly single-parent homes. More than a decade ago, Michael and Traci Byrd moved out of a rough inner-city neighborhood of St. Louis, swearing they’d never go back.

Prayer Requests
  • For the Byrds to have wisdom in creatively reaching their neighbors.
  • For God to open hearts to the gospel through the Faith Community    Bible Church.
This year’s goal to support missionaries working in North America (US, Canada, and their territories) through the NAMB (North American Mission Board) is $2,000.
Please join us in supporting the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering!

This week’s video is

Get Your Strike On for the March Church Bowling Madness!

  Saturday, March 26th

at Billy’s Ayr Lanes Bowling Center 
from 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Only $5.00 per person

Come join us for a fun filled evening of bowling and food!!

Please sign up at the welcome desk by Wednesday, March 23rd so we know how many lanes we need to reserve.

We have an opening on the church Stewardship Team.  If you would like to know more information about this team or be interested in joining the team, please contact Doug Werner at 620-417-4002 or at
Mark Your Calendar!
Coming Saturday, April 30th, at FSBC,
an all-day Lifeway simulcast!
Watch for more information!
Hey Church! 
We need your opinion! 
This year, following Easter Sunday, we’re going to begin a 6-week teaching series called, “You Asked For It”. In this series, YOU will be selecting the 6 topics for each week’s message. To best collect your opinions, we’ve put together a survey that will allow you to select up to 6 topics OR there’s an option for you to request an unlisted topic. So, if you’ve ever said, “I wonder what the Bible says about ________”, this series is right up your alley! 

Click on the link below to fill out the survey!
Hey Church – 

You’ve probably already heard that there are some changes coming regarding the staffing of our Kids Ministry. In the event that you haven’t heard, both Norma Jean Dodge, our Children’s Coordinator, and Nique Brown, our Nursery Coordinator, have prayerfully decided to step down from their respective positions effective December 31 last year. We’re incredibly grateful for their years of service and for the healthy way in which both ladies are pursuing this change! If you have any questions or concerns regarding the transition of Norma Jean or Nique, please take the time to seek these ladies out and talk to them directly.

As we look towards the future of our Kid’s Ministry here at First Southern Baptist Church, we will be pursuing a single, full time position for the role of Kid’s Coordinator (this position will include oversight of kids, birth – 5th grade). If you’re interested in this position, or know of someone who might be, check out the link below! If you have questions about the position, check out the link below! If you just want to be in the know about the details of this position, check out the link below! 

In the meantime, we would greatly appreciate your continued prayers for wisdom and understanding as the Personnel Team is seeking God’s will regarding the individual who will fill this role. 

Thank you, 
Pastor Mark
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Dear Church Family:

Thank you for all the care and concern you have shown following my recent surgery.  Gary and I are so appreciative of the prayers, food, cards, calls, visits, and the many other offers of help.  We are blessed to be part of such a loving church!

Love and blessings to each of you,
Linda Staiger
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Offering required weekly $10,706.58

 Offering received for Sunday, March 6, 2022 – $16,579.65
Year to date budgeted $107,065.80    Year to date received $98,141.27

Annie Armstrong Mission Offering – $30.00
Lottie Moon Mission Offering – $2,039.50
Christian Light Foundation – $1,120.00
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