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  • "One Minute with God" for July can be viewed or downloaded HERE.  2019 is the year of "Being the Family!  Join FBC Cleburne families in "One Minute with God" each day.  A verse, a question, and a prayer together with your family and your FBC Cleburne family!   June's Minute can be viewed or downloaded HERE.  
  • We are so grateful for Harlan Deem, Treasurer, and Catherine Fuchs, our new Finance Manager, who are working hard to get us current and accurate financial information.  The Finance report for June 23, 2019:
    • Week's Budget, $12,849.46.          YTD, $321,236.50
    • Week's Receipts, $10,100.44         YTD, $327,575.81
    • Week's Expenses, $14,583.29.      YTD, $319,929.51
  • Summer 2019 dates: 
    • Family Swim at Todd & Jessica Richardson's, 201 Ryan St., Joshua, each Sunday afternoon 2:00-4:00, June 30th - August 11th.
    • Mondays in July, Youth Movie & Pizza is 11:30am - 2:30pm at the church facility.
    • Evergreen is Tuesday, July 2nd at 11:30AM.  "A Lesson in History," with E. J. Barnes.  Lunch is $5.00.
    • Tuesdays in July, Mother-daughter Bible study is at 6:00PM at Chris & Alyson Smith's house, 803 Meadow View.
    • Tuesdays in July, Youth Guys' "Case for Christ" study is at 6:00PM at Monty & Christ Dobbin's house, 1214 W. Westhill.
    • Wednesdays in July is Youth "Water Worship Wednesday" at 6:00PM:
      • July 3, Swim @ Richardson's, 201 Ryan, Joshua
      • July 10, Splash Pad @ Carver Park
      • July 17, Lake Pat
      • July 24, Wacky Water Games @ FBCC
      • July 31, Swim @ Deb Matthew's, 602 Hyde Park Blvd.
      • If you have any questions, please text 817-648-2099.
    • Join the Ladies' Summer Book Club, reading "Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life" and gathering at 6:00PM Wednesdays, July 3-August 28th in the Fellowship Hall for discussion.  Contact Diane Crosby for more information.
    • Thursday, July 11th the Youth will go to the Rangers' Game.  Cost is $25, including food.
    • Children's Centri-Kid Camp at Trinity Pines, July 15-19.
    • July 18th, Youth will go to Six Flags over Texas, leaving the church at noon. Cost is $30, and they will leave the park at 10:00PM.
    • Wednesday, July 24th, we need you to help with the Block Party at Cimarron Springs!  Set up begins at 5:00PM, including the sound system, bounce house, throw games, hot dogs, popcorn, face-painting, snow cones, and corn-hole toss.  The Block Party will end at 7:30PM.  Prior to that, please bring school supplies so that we can give them out to families at the Block Party: 24-count crayons, small plastic school supply boxes, Elmer's 4-pack glue sticks, child's scissors, 4-count dry erase markers, 24-count Ticonderoga #2 pencils, Plastic folders with brads, Composition notebooks, and 8-count washable markers.  Thank you for your help!
    • July 25th, the Youth will go to Main Event in Ft. Worth.  Cost is $25.00.   
    • Children's Mini-Camp for first and second graders is July 26-27, 2019.
    • Quarterly Conference and pot-luck supper is Sunday, July 28th at 6:00PM in the gym.  
  • "Jesus Christ is Lord!"  Remember to take time with your family to say together this Christian "Shema".
  • You can view our Celebration Worship services live each Sunday morning starting at 10:30am on Facebook Live. You can also go back and watch the service at your convenience. Simply go to "First Baptist Church of Cleburne, TX" on Facebook. "Like" our page and you will receive notifications when we're going live.
  • Our deacons meet every Sunday at 10:15am in the Fellowship Hall to pray together for the service.  Special thanks to those deacons who are rotating providing eyes, ears, and a welcoming smile around our facilities!
  • Sam Patty is serving as our Choir Director, and you can join the choir for rehearsal on Wednesdays at 7:30pm and in the loft on Sunday mornings.  
  • You can read the Bible through in 2019 with your FBC family.  See our plan HERE.
  • Covenant Men's Breakfast - Tuesdays at 6:00am in the Parlor. All men are welcome, and you'll enjoy the fellowship and Bible study. LouAnn Potter cooks a made-to-order breakfast for us, too! 
  • Celebrate Recovery - every Tuesday at 6:30pm in the Annex to help anyone with habits, hurts, or hang-ups
  • Israel Trip, March 9-20, 2020.  Cost is $4,200.  See the itinerary HERE.  Pray for the 60 who are going on the trip.
  • The 150th Anniversary weekend services are now online. The May 5th Anniversary service is available to view HERE, and the Sunday May 6th service is HERE

Sundays at FBC Cleburne

Bible Study groups begin at 9:15am, with Celebration Worship at 10:30am. Mission Cafe (coffee shop) will be open for fellowship and coffee at 9:00am each Sunday morning.  Special events happen on various Sunday evenings.  A Bible study and meal for Young Adults though 23 years is at Todd & Jessica Richardson's home each Sunday at 6:30PM, 201 Ryan Street in Joshua, TX.  Second Sunday "Service" is hands-on practical ministry each second Sunday.   Read the Bible with FBC Cleburne in 2018!

"the reminder" is now online

"The Reminder" is FBC Cleburne's monthly newsletter and is available online HERE. An electronic copy can be emailed to anyone requesting it. A printed copy can be mailed to anyone requesting it. To request a printed copy and/or to confirm your current email address, please contact the church office at 817-645-6684. Printed copies will also be available at Grand Central and in the church office each month.

Evergreen for senior adults

Evergreen is the monthly lunch meeting of our senior adults. These meetings consist of a special program or speaker and a delicious lunch (RSVP is appreciated). Evergreen meets the first Tuesday of every month at 11:30am in the Fellowship Hall. To RSVP for the next Evergreen meeting, please contact the church office at 817-645-6684. Evergreen is open to the public. Some of the meals require a $5 payment to cover expenses (contact the church office for more information).

Online giving

You can now give your tithes and offerings to the FBC Cleburne Budget online. You can give a one-time gift or set up a recurring gift. Check it out HERE.

Parents: Please escort your child

We are asking parents to go with their child anytime they need to leave the worship service, just as an extra precaution. It is always best to see to their needs before worship begins, but thank you for helping us see our little ones safe.

Church office hours

The church offices are in the Annex of FBC Cleburne, 414 N Main St., Cleburne, TX 76033. Office hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Thursday, excluding lunchtime.  The office is closed on Fridays.

FBC Cleburne Constitution

Our FBC Cleburne Constitution is available HERE, and our Personnel Policies 2.4 are HERE.  

Our 2019 FBC Budget, adopted December 9, 2018, can be seen HERE.  

Committees of FBC Cleburne

The Adopted FBC Committees for 2019 can be seen HERE.  To see the description of what our committees are tasked by the church to do, click HERE.