Events

Here's what's going on this week at First MB Church. To stay up to date and get even more info, subscribe to our weekly email newsletter!

NEW FIRST MB APP!
We're excited to announce the arrival of the new, free First MB Church mobile app! Now it's easier than ever to watch services, give online, register for events, and much more. Check it out on the Apple App Store & Google PlayNote: If you downloaded our older app, you will need to re-download the new one. 

PIGSKIN & PAMPERING
November 14 | 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Young married couples, don’t miss this fun (free!) evening! Guys, we’ll meet at Hurricane Grill to watch football while the girls get pampered with manicures and massages! Free childcare (for 4 and under) will be provided at the church. Learn more and RSVP for childcare here.

VOTING
Our Church Family Vote will take place by written ballot in the Upper Lobby on Sunday, November 24. We will be voting on our 2020 budget, volunteer leadership positions, the name change, and the building project. If you are unable to vote that day, absentee ballots will be available Sunday, November 17 at the Connect Table, and during office hours November 18 - 22 in the church office. Download our voting guide to learn more. 
 

PRIMETIMERS SOCIAL: MIKE WHITWORTH'S STORY
November 14 | 10:00 a.m. | Activity Center
Come hear from First MB’s Visitation Pastor, Mike Whitworth! Refreshments will be served. 

"NEW DAY" TOWN HALL/PRAYER MEETINGS
These weeks we are in the middle of our "New Day" sermon series where Pastor Brent is laying out a new vision for our church family. Many changes are coming, but the two most public ones will be a building expansion program and a vote to change our name. We're sure you have many questions, and we welcome them! We invite you to the following town hall meetings, plus you can also submit questions online here

  • Name Change Town Hall #2: Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Prayer Service for the New Day: Sunday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Building Project Town Hall #2: Tuesday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m.

HOLIDAY IMPACT: GIVING TREE
November 17 - December 15
Looking for another way to give back this season? Stop by the Giving Tree in the lobby (by the Connect Table)! Choose an ornament and go shopping for the listed items to benefit our community impact partners. This year we’re providing items for Youth Horizons, Lighthouse, and Family Promise. 
 

HOLIDAY IMPACT: OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Collection Week: November 18 - 25
It’s time to grab those shoeboxes! Operation Christmas Child Collection Week is coming up soon, so pick up a box at the Connect Table on Sunday and pack it full of gifts for children in need around the world. Learn more and get the suggested packing list.

HOLIDAY IMPACT: BIG OFFERING
November 24 | First MB Church
Every year around Thanksgiving we give away 100% of one of our Sunday morning offerings. This year’s “Big Offering” will be November 24, and the funds will be divided up between Family Promise, Greg Law (and other First MB missionaries), and Karubabi Harvest School in Burundi. 

Thank you in advance for your generous giving!

MISSION UPDATE WITH GREG LAW
November 24 | 7:00 p.m. | Fireside Room
Hear the latest stories and updates from First MB missionary Greg Law! Greg is currently serving at the Foundation For His Ministry orphanage/mission in Baja, Mexico that we have visited many times. Come support Greg and hear how God is at work in Mexico!
 

POPCORN AND PAJAMA NIGHT (KIDS' MINISTRY)
December 4 | 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. | Activity Center
All kids age 4 - 5th grade are invited to a fun evening of snacks, PJs, and a Christmas movie! Bring your friends!

 

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE TOUR (WOMEN'S MINISTRY)
December 7 | 9:00 a.m. | Start at First MB
Ladies, join us for a fun day of touring First MBers’ homes decorated for Christmas! We’ll start together at First MB and carpool the rest of the route. Snacks and recipes will be shared at each stop. Sign up today at the Connect Table!
 

PRIMETIMERS' CHRISTMAS DINNER
December 13 | 6:00 p.m. | Activity Center
Our annual PrimeTimers (60+) Christmas Dinner is coming soon! Join us for dinner and a performance by Julie Garris, aka Gladys Frump from Branson. Purchase your $12.50 tickets at the Connect Table!