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Upcoming Activities

Baptism Classes Prepare for our upcoming baptism on March 30 at 7pm by taking one of the preparedness classes: March 24, 9-10:30am or March 28, 6:30-8pm. Call the church to sign up 815-874-6806
Good Friday Service March 30 at 7pm in the Youth Room. Worship, Communion, and Baptism. Join us for this special time.
community Easter Egg Hunt All kids are welcome to attend on Saturday, March 31 at 10am. Meet in the Worship Center. After the hunt, stay for games and activities!
Easter Sunday come celebrate the risen Savior and Experience Maywood this Easter Sunday, April 1st at 8:30am for Classic service or 10:15am for Contemporary service!


Shining Light 2 Seniors is a ministry led by Sharon Heldman to bring the gospel to people in nursing, assisted living, and retirement homes. These people are often forgotten, lonely, and seeking meaning in life. Sharon and her ministry helpers hold Bible studies, church services, one-on-one meetings, and other events to bring life and hope to seniors throughout the area.

If you would like to learn more about this ministry and how you can get involved, visit

The ministry team visits these homes: Fairhaven, Cherry Valley Place, Forest City, Grand Victorian, Hearthstone, Heritage Woods, Lifehouse, Maple Crest, and Morningstar Village.


Attend this nine week class to learn how to handle your finances!

Begins on Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 - 8pm

If you have any questions, you may email Brian, the class facilitator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Register and buy the class material here: FPU Website


Bauckham, Richard, Jesus and the Eyewitnesses

Boa, Kenneth, 20 Compelling Evidences That God Exists

Copan, Paul, Is God a Moral Monster?

Craig, William Lane, Reasonable Faith

Dembski, William, Intelligent Design

Geisler, Norm, Christian Apologetics

Geisler, Norm, When Skeptics Ask

Geisler, Norm and Meister, Chad, Reasons For Faith

Koukl, Gregory, Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions

Martin, Walter, The Kingdom of the Cults

McGrath, Alister, The Big Question

Schaeffer, Francis, The God Who is There

Strobel, Lee, The Case For Christ

Strobel, Lee, The Case For the Real Jesus

Turek, Frank, Stealing from God: Why Atheists Need God to Make Their Case

Zacharias, Ravi, A Shattered Visage

Zacharias, Ravi, Can Man Live Without God

Zacharias, Ravi, Deliver Us From Evil

Zacharias, Ravi, Jesus Among Other Gods

Zacharias, Ravi and Vitale, Vince, Jesus Among Secular Gods



"Becoming A People To Reach People For Christ"     Being a Disciple and Disciple-making


The Bible - The number one resource



Christian Life/Discipleship

Craig Blomberg, Neither Poverty nor Riches

Kevin DeYoung, Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God's Will

Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart, How to Read the Bible for All it's Worth

Jonathan Grant, Divine Sex

Eric Geiger, Identity

C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

J.I. Packer, Rediscovering Holiness

Lee Strobel, The Case for Grace

A.W. Tozer, The Knowledge of the Holy

Jared Wilson, Imperfect Disciple



Alvin L. Reid & George G. Robinson, With

Dan Spader, Four Chair Discipleship



William Fay, Share Jesus Without Fear

Jay Pathak & Dave Runyon, The Art of Neighboring


Racial Reconciliation

Letters to a Birmingham Jail, Edited by Bryan Loritts


DVD resources

For the Life of the World

Gospel Shaped Outreach, Eric Raymond

The Truth Project, Del Tackett



The Disciple's Calling - December 3, 2017

A Gospel Shaped Church - August 27, 2017

Vision Sunday - August 27, 2017


Web basedGospel Coalition Courses



Reach out to a person for the prupose of evangelism at a place you frequent on a regular basis.  If you go to Starbucks - someone you may see there who helps you.

Fast from something in your life.  It doesn't have to be just food.  An example may be an entertainment or social media fast.

Pray about being part of a short-term missions trip - if God is leading-Go.

Get invloved in outreach to your community through your local church.

Get out of your comfort zone.  Is there something God may want you to do to stretch you.

Go on a retreat to spend concentrated time with God.

Take a spiritual gift inventory and serve God.

Get involved in a life group: If you would like to be in a Life Group contact Pastor Dave  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Disciple's Calling:

For the Disciple's Calling booklet click here.

For the Maywood Vision and Purpose Handbook click here.


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