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Upcoming Events
FEB

26

SUN
Sunday School
9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Morning Worship
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Youth -
5:05 PM to 7:00 PM
Discipleship Class
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
FEB

28

TUE
MAR

01

WED
AWANA (September - April)
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
MAR

02

THU
Worship Team Rehearsal
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
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STAFF
Clerk

Kim Senseney

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Custodian

Shana Bailliez

Shana has served as our custodian since June of 2015. She lives north of Atwood with her husband, Tyler, and their children: Emma, Landon, and Hannah.


FBC Elders

Elders serve our Church by leading it!

God has raised up these godly and mature Christian men who were elected and ordained by our Church. They meet monthly for devotion, prayer, discussion, vision, strategy, planning, and fellowship.

Specific areas of responsibility include:

David Senseney - AWANA, Deacons

Jim Wilson - GCF

Lanny Faulkner - Pastor-Teacher, Discipleship and Education 

Bill Fleming - Moderator, Worship, Administration, and Facilities

 


Ministry Assistant

Kim Senseney

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Kim Senseney has served as our Ministry Assistant since July of 2012. She has a Bachelor's Degree from Cedarville College and has previously worked as a Church Secretary in Atlantic City, NJ, and for Word of Life Clubs in Cedarville.  

She is married to Dave, who is one of our Elders, and they have four children and seven Grandchildren. Kim also serves as our Children's Ministry Coordinator.

Kim is our "go to" person for any assistance or information you may need. Her office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9am to 1pm.


Pastor-Teacher

Lanny Faulkner

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Pastor Lanny's usual office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9am to 4pm. He makes Member and Prospect visits on Thursdays and occasionally on Saturdays. He has served as our Pastor-Teacher since April, 2007. He also serves as the Chairman of our Elders.

He and his wife, Lin, who passed away in February of 2015, had been married for forty-three years. They have three adult children and six grandchildren. He served eight years in the Air Force and he is a Viet Nam Veteran.

He is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University, Covington Seminary, and he earned his PhD from Louisiana Baptist University in Shreveport. He has previously pastored churches in Georgia, Arkansas, and Waukegan Illinois. From 1994 until 2010, he served as the Associational Missionary for Central Baptist Association in Decatur, IL.


Treasurer

Shari Fleming

Shari is the wife of Bill Fleming and the daughter of Charlotte Kleiss! She is the Secretary at Atwood-Hammond High School. She serves as our Treasurer and in several other ministries in our Church!


Worship Leader

Bill Fleming

Bill has served as our Worship Leader for 37 years.  He also serves as one of our Elders and as our Moderator. He began his music ministry at the age of 18 in our church.  Since that time Bill has traveled to churches and venues throughout Central Illinois sharing the Gospel through music.  He has produced two recording projects entitled "Naturally" and "Touching Lives With His Love".  He is a member and co-founder of a Southern Gospel singing group, "Power of Praise" which was organized in 1998. He is the Supervisor of Gas and Electric Operations for Ameren in Tuscola. 
 
Bill is married to Shari who is the Grade School Secretary for the Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond School District and member of Power of Praise.  God has blessed them with two sons, David and Mitch.  David is married to Cara and plays trumpet in Power of Praise and teaches math at Sangamon Valley Junior High in Illiopolis.  Mitch is married to Lesley and is the drummer for Power of Praise and is Dean of Students at Georgetown - Ridge Farm High School.