Ladies are invited to a bridal tea for Rebekah O’Brien (daughter of Ken and Rhonda O’Brien) and Radim Dolezal on Sunday, May 22 at 2:00 p.m. in the East Campus Chapel. Because Bekah and Radim will be making their home in the Czech Republic, monetary/check gifts would be appreciated (they are not registered anywhere). To contribute to a group monetary gift, please drop off at the East Campus main office, cash or a check made out to Chris Sarros. If attending, please RSVP to Chris Sarros at csarros@fbcg.com.

Ladies are invited to a bridal tea for Rebecca Kouri (daughter of David and Donna Kouri) and Ryan Emerson on Sunday, May 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the home of Sue Durtsche, 7N190 Lancaster Road, St. Charles, IL 60175. Rebecca and Ryan are registered at Bed, Bath & Beyond, Crate & Barrel and Home Depot. Those interested in participating in a group gift can drop off donations at the East Campus office by Tuesday, May 10. Checks can be made out to Mary Mather. RSVP by May 10 to Mary Mather by text or call 630.677.5530

Ladies are invited to a baby shower for Lexi and Bryson Thomas (son of Chuck and Sue Thomas) on Saturday, June 4 at 10:00 a.m. in the East Campus Chapel. They are registered at Target and Amazon.com. Group gift contributions, payable to Julie Toellen, can be dropped off at the East Campus main office. RSVP to Sheri DeJong at boaz60175@yahoo.com.

Congratulations to proud new parents Stetson and Katie Butler on the birth of daughter, Penelope Joy Butler, on Monday, April 25. Penelope is welcomed home by her sister, Evelyn. Grandparents are Ron and Becky Beers and great grandparents are Gil and Arlie Beers.

There are currently no FBCG Weddings. Check back later for new announcements.

We extend our love and sympathy to the family of Henry Flora on the passing of his wife, Lois Flora on Sunday, Apr. 24. Please keep this family in your prayers.

FBCG MEN AND WOMEN SERVING OVERSEAS

IMPORTANT NOTE: Operational security must be maintained to ensure safety! Please do not include exact locations, dates or times of troop movements or any other uniquely identifying information which may place service members-or even family and friends back home-at risk.

Service Member:Laura Prunty Barker 
Branch: U.S. Navy 
Rank: Lt. 
Location: Afghanistan 
(Granddaugher of Urel & Nina Bradley)

Service Member: Matt Behrens 
Branch: U.S. Marines 
(Son of Steve & Sue Behrens)

Service Member: Theresa Benner 
Branch: Army 
Location: Ft. Sill, OK 
(Son of Rick & Suzy Bloom)

Service Member: Jonathan Bloom 
Branch: Army 
Rank: Spc. 
Location: Afghanistan 
(niece of Frances & Dan Schoepke)

Service Member: Ryan Chandik 
Branch: U.S. Marines 
(Son of Matt & Janet Chandik)

Service Member: Luke Chimes 
Branch: Navy 
Location: Coronado, CA 
(Nephew of Peggy Reese)

Service Member: Deric Cole
Branch: U.S Army
Location: Ft. Benning, GA
(Son of Gaelen & Michelle Cole)

Service Member:Cameron Compton 
Branch: U.S. Marines 
Location: North Carolina 
(son of Dee & Scott Compton)

Service Member:Terry Dearing 
Branch: National Guard 
Location: Fort Sill, OK 
(Grandson of Molly Jensen)

Service Member: Tom Fullmer 
Branch: Army 
Rank: PFC 
Location: Afghanistan 
(Son of Cheryl Fullmer)

Service Member: Christy Grant 
Branch: Army 
Rank: Second Lieutenant 
Location: Okinawa, Japan 
(Daughter of Rich & Karen Grant)

Service Member: James Greever
Branch: Army 
(Son of Karen Greever)

Service Member: Matthew Greever
Branch: Tennessee National Guard
(Grandson of Karen Greever)

Service Member: Andrew Harper
Branch: Navy 
Rank: Fireman Apprentice 
Location: Great Lakes, IL
(Son of John and Karen Harper)

Service Member: Ben Hawbaker 
Branch: U.S. Marines 
Location: California
(Grandson of Everett & Carolyn Hawbaker)

Service Member: John Hawbaker 
Branch: U.S. Marines 
Location: Ft. Lewis, WA
(Grandson of Everett & Carolyn Hawbaker)

Service Member: Jered Helwig 
Branch: Army 
Rank: Lt. Colonel 
Location: Ft. Drum, NY 
(Son of Art & Dorothy Helwig)

Service Member: Thomas Johnson 
Branch: Marines 
Rank: LCpl. 
Location: Camp Lejeune, NC 
(Nephew of Mary Kay Sharp-Koehler)

Service Member: Tyler Jones 
Branch: Army 
Rank: Spc. 
Location: Illinois National Guard 
(Son of Derek & Sharon Jones)

Service Member: Scott Kodadek 
Branch: Army 
Rank: Pvt. 
Location: Afghanistan 
(Cousin of Bud Koecher)

Service Member: Jack LaRocco 
Branch: Navy 
Location: Coronado, CA 
(Son of Nina LaRocco)

Service Member: Robert Luby 
Rank: SSgt. 
Branch: Air Force 
Location: Langley AFB, VA 
(Son of Steve and Vonnie Luby)

Service Member: Michael Pokorny 
Branch: Marines 
Location: Afghanistan 
(Nephew of Ray & Anne Pokorny)

Service Member: J P Reese 
Branch: Army 
Rank: Spc. 
Location: Illinois National Guard 
(Son of Chuck and Peggy Reese)

Service Member: Ben Smith 
Rank: Sgt. 
Branch: Army 
Location: Maryland 
(Son of Gordon & Robin Smith)

Service Member: Daniel Sultz 
Rank: Second Lt. 
Branch: Army 
Location: Fort Lewis, WA 
(Son-in-law of George and Maria Dusenbery)

Service Member: Scott Taylor Sweet 
Rank: Sgt.  
Branch: Air Force 
Location: Wichita, KS 
(Son of Dan and Jenny Taylor)

Service Member: Bryson Thomas 
Branch: Air Force 
Location: Arizona 
(Son of Chuck & Sue Thomas)

Service Member: Robert Walton 
Rank: PFC 
Branch: Army 
Location: Ft. Campbell, KY 
(Nephew of Doug Walton)

Service Member: Allie Webb
Rank: Officer
Branch: Navy
Location: San Diego, CA

Service Member: Adam Williams 
Rank: LCpl. 
Branch: Marines 
Location: Twentynine Palms, CA 
(Son of Jackie Gazzola)

To announce a family event such as a birth, wedding, shower, or condolence, please e-mail Jan Bauserman with the details or call the church office at 630.232.7068.