Thought for the Week


The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it.
The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem - he is challenged by it.
  Adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are meant to be solved.



Happy Birthday

March 10th

Sandtricia Strickland

Deacon Betty Triche

Christopher Williams








Annual Women's Conference

Friday, April 26 & Saturda, April 27th @ the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, IL.  Women of Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church are invited to participate.  Let's Embrace the Gap!

Contact:  Dorothy Redmond @ 773 710-0428 or Stella Green @ 773 734-1664 to confirm your attendance.  Attendance confirmation is needed ASAP to provide room availability and pricing.  

Summer Activities

Past volunteers, parents and youth and children {ages 3-18).  It's not too soon to think about summer activities? 


July 8 thru July 12 - Vacation Bible School 2019.  More information will be coming.  If you have comments, questions or suggestions, contact Andrea Daniels or Maryna Polk.

WMU - Prayer Connection

The WMU (Women Missionary Union) is hosting a prayer connection every Friday night @ 7pm, supported by Deacon {in charge} Betty Triche.

The conference line phone number is: 302 202-112 Code #557432.

Please join us in the journey of: Prayer, Praise, Thanksgiving, Petition, Intercession, & Blessings.

Psalm 34:10:  The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing. (NIV).

Questions please contact:  Dorothy Redmond  773 710-0428 and/or Dea. Betty Triche 708 955-0113

FTBC Members


Attention FTBC Members. . . It is that time of year again to update the church's directory.  Please fill out the form located in your Sunday morning bulletin and turn it in with your Tithes and offering.


FTBC Evangelism Ministry

The Evangelism team wants you to join us!  We meet every first Saturday of the month at 10am in the Elroy Shyne room where we actively seek todeveop ways to engage this community in cooperation with our church "vision" and "mission".

For further information please see current memers:  Lay Minister Arlean Pleasant, Colleen Hamilton, Tr. Julian Williams, Director of Worship Mrs. Diana Williams, and Administrative Asst to the Pastor, Rev. Brian Howard.


Hospitalization/Family Death

In the event of the hospitalization or the death of a member of the church or a family member, please contact the church office with the necessary information.

Web Page

Have you looked at our web page  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Have you checked our facebook page this will help you keep in the know?

LED Announcement

If you would like to have an event broadcast on the LED screen outside, please submit your request to Rev. Valerie Howard, in writing, at least two weeks in advance of your event.

Weekly Announcements

Please have all announcements in the Church Office no later than Wednesday in order to be in the Sunday Bulletin. -

Go to for all your needs:  Weekly announcements, Pastor's Desk, news from the Baptist world and see some wonderful pictures of our church ministies & family.  

Get into the habit of viewing both and FTBC on facbook on a regular basis.  Also, recommend to your friends to Like us on FB.

FTBC is on Facebook


Faith Tabernacle is on Facebook! To log on, type in "FTBC" in the search field and then "like" the FTBC page. It's simple! Invite all of your Facebook friends to "like" the FTBC page, too.
We are aiming for 1,000 likes by year's end. We can do it with your help.


Prayer Changes Things.  . . . . Churches, Communities, Families, Sickness.  
                                            Join FTBC each Sunday @ 9:15a.m. for Prayer and watch God change things.

Sunday Morning Bible Study

Build your body in 66 ways by attending Sunday Morning Bible Study from 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
classes for all ages

"Adopt a Bulletin Board"

The church has plenty of display space that can be used for posting anything from an advertisement to an announcement.  God an idea or suggestion that you would like to se on the bulletin boards in the lower level or want to promote a special event you may be sponsoring?  Do you want to create your own bulletin board or ADOPT-A-BULLETIN BOARD for a month, a short period of time, or a year?  Interested?  Inquire with Andrea Daniels, Bridgett Stewart or Shirley Battle.  More information to come.