Frequently Asked Questions

What ages is Sunday school for?
At FBC we have a Sunday school class for all ages. Sunday school is held Sunday mornings at 9:45 AM during the school year. Age appropriate Bible-based curriculum is taught by certified volunteers for children Pre-K through 12th grade. Adult classes are offered as well.  Watch for the slide at the end of service for classroom locations.  

What should I do if I want to get baptized?
If you are interested in being baptized please schedule an appointment with one of the Pastors at 748-4936 or office@fbcmedford.com.  Baptisms are held periodically throughout the year.

What should I do if I want to become a member of FBC?
If you are interested in learning more about becoming a member of FBC, please contact one of the Pastors at 748-4936 or office@fbcmedford.com.

What are FBC’s office hours?
The church office is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00am – 3:00pm.  The office may be closed during the lunch period, or for personal appointments, so call ahead if you have an immediate need. Each individual pastors’ schedule varies and can be inquired about by contacting the church office at 748-4936 or office@fbcmedford.com.

How can I listen to a sermon from a previous week?
Sunday sermons are published on our website each week and can be downloaded to your personal device. You may also watch the recorded livestream on our YouTube page.

What are my giving options? How do I get offering envelopes?
There are many ways to give to the life and ministry of FBC. Monetary gifts can be given through online baking, in-person, or by mail. Learn about the giving options here. Offering envelopes can be requested by contacting the church office at 748-4936 or office@fbcmedford.com.  Using offering envelopes is strongly encouraged by the Financial Secretary to help in the record keeping process.

How can I get a record of my year-end giving for tax purposes?
The Financial Secretary will distribute a year-end statement in the month of January.  If you do not receive one please contact the church office at 748-4936 or office@fbcmedford.com.  Cash donations are only recordable when given in an assigned offering envelope.

How can I get a church mailbox?
To get a church mailbox please contact the church office at 748-4936 or office@fbcmedford.com.  Church mailboxes are a great way for the church to communicate information to people who attend FBC.

How do I submit a prayer request for the church prayer team?
To communicate a request for FBC’s email prayer team, please contact the church office at (715) 748-4936 or office@fbcmedford.com with the prayer request details.

How do I find out about volunteer opportunities?
To learn about serving opportunities, contact the church office at 748-4936 or office@fbcmedford.com. You can also visit the Welcome Center on a Sunday morning. A volunteer will be glad to let you know about serving opportunities.

What is the Grace Fund?
The Grace Fund consists of money collected in a special offering on the first Sunday of each month.  People in need throughout Medford and its surrounding communities can make requests in times of financial difficulties.  Money is typically given to help with things such as rent, utilities and medical bills.  A gift of money from the Grace Fund is a one-time per person gift that does not need to be paid back.

How do I make a Grace Fund request?
If you need to make a request for funds from the Grace Fund please contact the church office at 748-4936 or office@fbcmedford.com.   You will then speak with a Grace Fund committee member that will collect the pertinent information and background necessary to the situation.  The request will then be forwarded to the committee.  If the request is approved, the amount approved will be distributed accordingly.

What is the FBC Food Pantry?
FBC has a food pantry to help people in Medford and its surrounding communities that are in need of food. The food pantry is kept stocked by the loving generosity of the people that attend FBC and gracious area businesses and organizations.

Where is the Cutting Edge Youth Center (CEYC) located?
The CEYC is located at 670 W Broadway Ave, Medford.

Who can attend the CEYC?
The CEYC is for all students 7th – 12th grade.

What do I do if I’m scheduled to serve on a Sunday morning or Wednesday evening but I can’t?
You are responsible for finding your replacement.  You can either switch with another person or call a substitute.  Please do not contact the church office.