Thought for the Week


A negative mind will never give you a positive life.



Happy Birthday

April 16

Gilda Shyne

April 17
Destiny Lane & Deterius Lane

April 19
Iva Bell








First Quarter Membership Report


January - March 2019


Calls Made -         234

Cards sent -         245

Prayer Request  -    7

Referrals -              3

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.  

Spiritual Counselors/Brothers and Sisters Ministry

The Spiritual Brothers' and Sisters' Ministry will present their annual Mother's Day Pin presentation on Sunday, May 12th during the 11am Worship service.  This presentation represent those who are survivors of Cancer, Heart, Kidney, & Stroke.

If you are a survivor, please complete the form located in your Sunday bulletin and place it in the Tithes & Offering basket or you may give the form directly to Sister Arlean Pleasant.  The deadline is April 28th.

Men of Faith Tabernacle BC

Calling all men of Faith Tabernacle 

Sign up for the Barnabas Brotherhood Conference
Friday, May 31 & Saturday, June 1 @ Hillcrest Baptist Church, 17300 So. Pulaski Rd, Country Club Hills, IL.

2nd Timothy 2:2 Men Entrusted with the Gospel


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.

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.


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.