Weekly Schedule

This is a list of the ministries, Bible Studies and services that happen every week at FBC.  For a listing of special events or events that aren't a part of our normal church calendar, please see the events to the right.


5pm & 6:45pm  |  Worship Services
5pm & 6:45pm  |  The Mountain (Kids Program)
6pm  |  Saturday Evening Meal


9:15am & 11am  |  Worship Services
9:15am & 11am  |  The Mountain
(Kids Program) 


9:30am & 6:30pm   |   Women's Bible Study
6:30pm   |   Finding Hope
6:30pm   |   Re|Engage


REVERB Student Ministries
Jr. High: 6:30 pm  | Sr. High: 7:30 pm 


9:00am  |  Women's Prayer Time (off-campus)


6:15am  |  Men's Prayer Time
12pm  |  Women's Brown Bag

Event and Promotion Request

If you would like to schedule an event, request an FBC facility, or promote an event at FBC, please click here.

Events need to be scheduled one month in advance.  Please note that your event is not not guaranteed and you will receive an email once approved.

BAPTISMS   |   October 18 & 19   |   Following each service
Invite friends and family to see you proclaim your faith in the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ through baptism. If you would like to be baptized, we ask that you sign up below. Baptisms will take place following each weekend service on October 18 and 19 in the Worship Center. -- Click here to register.

FINDING HOPE    |   Tuesdays, September 9th to November 25th    |   6:30 pm
Finding Hope is an evening dedicated to the pastoral care of those who are facing life-issues such as divorce, death and grief, abuse, co-dependency, addictions, self-control and boundaries. It is a network of small groups that provides encouragement and hope, seeking to enrich relationships. For more information on all the groups and to register, click here. 

RE|ENGAGE   |   Tuesday evenings, beginning September 16th   |   6:30 pm
Re|engage is FBC's marriage enrichment ministry! Marriages in any condition can benefit, whether struggling to get along, broken, or the couple simply wants to grow closer together. Re|engage examines God’s design for marriage and applies principles from the Bible to guide couples towards growth in their relationship with each other. Participants can also expect to receive encouragement by hearing stories from other couples that have experienced victory in the midst of hard times. Participants are also placed in a small group with a facilitator and other couples to work through a 16-lesson curriculum.  For more information click here. Child care is only available ages 0-3. Please click here to register your child for child care.  This helps us better prepare to care for your children.

MY FIRST 50 DAYS WITH JESUS   |   Online Devotional
"My First 50 Days with Jesus" is an excellent opportunity for a new believer to be engaged in an online daily email devotional for 50 days.  This devotional is designed to give you encouragement and perspective. Please note that you will not be added until the following Monday. -- Click here to get started!

MINISTRY FAIR    |   Sunday, Sept 28th   |   12:00 pm   |   Loft
The Ministry Fair is open to anyone interested in serving and begins immediately following the 11:00 am Service upstairs in the Loft.   At the Ministry Fair, you will have the opportunity to speak to key Leaders in your area of interest.  We look forward to meeting you. 

STARTING POINT   |   Sunday, Oct 5th, 2014   |   12:15 pm   |   Loft
Starting Point is an environment where you will have time with our Lead Pastor, Joe Hishmeh, as he shares the Mission, Vision, and Values of our Church, and the journey God has taken us on to impact the people in our community.  You will also learn about where we are headed as a church and how you can join us in taking your next steps of growth to charge up your faith journey. Childcare and a lunch meal are provided. --Click here to register.
CONNECTING POINT   |   Sundays, Oct 12th, 19th, 26th   |   10:45 am   |   Loft
Connecting Point will help you get connected into the life of our church.  In Connecting Point, you will have the opportunity to connect in a small group comprised of people primarily new to FBC, while learning about our plan to help you grow in your journey with God, as well as discovering how God has wired you to best serve Him. --Click here to register.

LOVE TOPEKA!   |   2nd Saturdays   |   Throughout Topeka
Join us the second Saturday of every month as we love the people of Topeka. We have outstanding opportunities to share the love of Christ with our community. Some of the great opportunities: Legends at Capital Ridge, McCrite Plaza Retirement Community, Topeka Rescue Mission, Harvesters, Let’s Help, Rolling Hills Assisted Living, and Habitat for Humanity. -- Click here for more information and to sign up to help.

LOVE TOPEKA!   |   Hi Crest Community Events
As a ministry of Love Topeka, we volunteer in Hi Crest, one of the most vulnerable neighborhoods in Topeka. Several events are offered to give neighborhood residents opportunities to enjoy fellowship and build relationships. The events take place at Avondale East School located at 455 SE Golf Park Boulevard. Click here to sign up to help.

Upcoming Events:
DOXAZO CLUB   |   Sept 25th   |   4:00 - 5:45 pm
3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT   |   Oct 11   |   11:00am - 5:00pm
​COMMUNITY DINNER​   |   Oct 23   |   6:00 - 8:00pm
TACO TUESDAY   |   Each Tuesday   |   6:00 - 8:00pm

LAUNCH SKI TRIP EARLY REGISTRATION   |  February 12th-15th |   $220 ($30 Discount)
We are headed back to Sunlight Resort in Glenwood Springs, CO. Our Junior and Senior students will have a weekend of Skiing and developing a vision for their faith away from home as they prepare to go to college. Register by November 30th for the early registration discount by clicking here.

FALL RETREAT   |  NOV 14-16 |   $110
We are taking our 7-12th graders back to Rock Springs Camp to talk about a deep faith. We want to challenge our students to grow a deeper love for God and one another during a weekend of worship, teaching, games and a few surprises. Register now by clicking here.

ABANDON  | OCT 3 |   $20
Abandon is an opportunity to gather with fellow high school girls and run our races alongside one another, learning to fix our eyes on Jesus as he writes and perfects our faith. Through this night of fellowship and worship, we will allow God to grow us and reveal how we can abandon all distractions and solely chase him. Register now by clicking here.

CHILD DEDICATIONS   |   October 18th &19th   |   During all 4 services
Child dedications are an opportunity to trust God with your children modeling the example of Hannah and Samuel in 1 Samuel.  It is a sweet ceremony where we affirm parents in their role and call the congregation to come around them as we seek to raise up the next generation. If you would like to participate in the next child dedications, please click here to complete a short registration form.

FATHER/SON CAMPING TRIP   |   October 10th-11th   |   $10   |   State Fishing Lake
Ready for some outdoor time and fellowship with your son, grandson, or any boy you’re a father figure for? Well, then come to our 1st ever FBC Father/Son Camping trip at Shawnee Sate Fishing Lake, located just 15 minutes north of Topeka. Please join us Friday, October 10th at 6pm till Saturday, October 11th at 10 am. Dinner will be provided and consists of a hotdog roast, followed by toasted marshmallows and smores. Saturday morning breakfast will also be provided. Activities will include but not limited to yard games, fishing, and fireside speaker. Cost for event is $10 per adult and attendance is limited to first 200 total attendees.--Click here to register.

SHAREFEST  |  Saturday, September 20th, 2014  |  8:00am - 12:00pm
Information and Registration for groups can be found at www.sharefesttopeka.com!

BROWN BAG STUDY   |   Fridays   |   12:00 pm   |   2214 SW 10th
Busy women meet weekly for one hour of study and sharing, growing loving relationships with the Lord and each other. They meet from Noon to 1:00 pm in central Topeka for those women who desire to come on their limited lunch time. For more information email Fran at fmiller@fbctopeka.com.

WOMEN'S TUESDAY BIBLE STUDIES   |   September 9-April 14   |   9:30 am and 6:30 pm
Join us for an exciting year as we journey through the book of Acts and study how the early Church, through the power of the Holy Spirit, carried the gospel across the Roman Empire. Together, we will gain a deeper understanding of the Holy Spirit's work in our own lives, and we will grow through excellent teaching, participating in fellowship and discussion with other women, and discover new insights in God's Word. This study will run through the Autumn and Spring semesters. There is a one-time fee of $35 that covers the materials for the entire year.

9:30-11:15 AM, Morning Study:
Childcare for ages 0-6 is available on a first-registered, first-served basis. Anyone requesting childcare must register before attending study to make sure space is available.   Click here to register for the Morning Study.

6:30-8:00 PM, Evening Study:
Childcare is available for ages 0-3, but please let us know in advance by registering for this event.  There will be an optional light dinner before the study at 6:00 PM. Click here to register for the Evening Study.