EFBC Vision 2018 : “The Year of Extraordinary Growth”

Celebrate Black History Month at EFBC! Wear your HBCU or African Attire on 3rd Sunday and your African Attire on 4th Sunday!

February 2018 Events:

February Sermons Series: Relationships

Elon University will offer FREE Tutorial sessions at EFBC for the Spring Semester! If you would like to register up your child(ren), please use the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/IaErFAQSNmgAAQTE3

For those who do not have access to the internet, please call 336-278-5888

Cancelled: Sunday, February 4th – Super Bowl Fellowship @ 6:00pm


FREE GED Classes will be held starting Monday, February 5, 2018 from 12:30pm – 2:30pm at North Park, located at 849 Sharpe Road in Burlington. For more information, please see Min. Bennett Yancey.


The Senior Movie Morning (for for ages 55 & Up) will be Thursday, February 8 at 10:00am at the Paramount Theater in downtown Burlington.


Are you interested in welcoming new visitors to our church each week? Come be a part of our New Visitors/Greeter Team! We will have a training on Thursday, February 8th at 7:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. We are welcoming all ages, men, women, singles, married couples, young adults and the young at heart! Come be a part of our New Visitors/ Greeter Team. There is a sign up Sheet is in the Foyer.

The Singles’ Ministry will meet for a Singles’ Valentine’s Day Dinner on Saturday, February 10 at 6:00pm  at O’Charley’s in Burlington, NC. This event is open to all singles 18 and over. For more information, please see Sis. DeAndra “Dee Dee” Young.

There will be a Church Summit (formerly known as the Church Members Meeting) on Monday, February  12th @ 7:00pm. Prayer will begin at 6:45pm.

Come get your heart healthy at Elon! Join us on Tuesday, February 13 at 7:00pm in the Fellowship Hall for an aerobics class for all ages! There is a Sign up Sheet is in the Foyer.

Youth Ministry Pizza Fellowship & Bowling Outing on Saturday, February 17th at 2:15pm. There are sign-up sheets in the Foyer for all children and youth who wish to attend, as well as for adults who are willing to chaperone. Deadline to sign up: Wednesday, February 14.
-Pizza Fellowship at EFBC: 2:15pm to 2:45pm
-Departure from EFBC: 3:00pm
-Arrival at Buffaloe Lanes Mebane (103 South 5th Street Mebane, NC 27302): 3:30pm
-Time at the Bowling alley: 3:30pm to 5:30pm
-Estimated Arrival time at EFBC: 6pm
This event is FREE for all children and youth!
There will be a Meet Your Deacon Day on Sunday, February 18 after the 10:50am Morning Worship Service. 

The Elon University Gospel Choir would like to invite the Elon First Baptist Church Family to their Black History Month event “Celebration of Gospel” on Sunday, February 18, at 1:00pm at the Numen Lumen Pavilion. Guest Speaker: Dr. Naeemah Clark. Lunch will be served following the service.
Location Address: 301 E. Haggard Avenue, Elon, NC 27244


Happy Birthday, Pastor Wilkes, MDiv! (Wednesday, February 28)

Birthday recognition on 4th Sunday (February 25) and reception following the W.O.W. Service on Wednesday, February 28

W.O.W. (Worship on Wednesdays) on Wednesday, February 28 at 7:00pm. Prayer will begin at 6:45pm.


Upcoming March 2018 Event:
Saturday, March 3rd – Healing Hearts Ministry Grief Group Gathering @ 10:00am in the Fellowship Hall. This is a free event open to the public.

Upcoming Worship Opportunities

Pastor Wilkes Speaking Engagements: 

Pastor Wilkes will be preaching at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, located at 410 Hawkinstown Road in Salisbury NC, on Wednesday, March 7 at 7:00pm.

Pastor Wilkes will be preaching at Beulah Baptist Church, located at 1834 US Highway 158 E in Yanceyville, NC on Sunday, March 11th at 2:00pm.  The EFBC Combined Choir will sing.

Pastor Wilkes will  be preaching at New Covenant United Holy Church, located at 1258 Apple Street, Burlington, NC at 4:00pm on Sunday, March 11th. The EFBC Praise Team will sing.


This week’s Music Ministry and Fine Arts Ministry Rehearsals:

Special Announcement: 
Our Music Ministry is seeking new members for the Young Adult and Youth Choir! If you are a young adult or have a child with a desire to Worship through Song, please see Min. Bennett Yancey. We are also looking for youth in the surrounding community to join our Youth Choir as well. Please help us spread the word in hopes of growing our youth presence in the Music Ministry! 
Music Ministry: 
  • Praise Team: Thursday, February 15 at 6:00pm  and Saturday, February 17 at 9:00am in the Sanctuary.
  • Young Adult Choir: Tuesday, February 13 at 7:00pm and Saturday, February 17 from 11:15am to 12:45pm.
  • Youth Choir: Saturday, February 17 from 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fine Arts Ministry
  • Worshippers of Wisdom: Monday, February 12 from 5:00pm – 6:00pm.
  • Portrait of Praise: Monday, February 12 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Daughters of Zion: Monday, February 12 following the Church Summit
  • Spiritual Expressions (Mime): Wednesday, February 14 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm


EFBC Media:

Media Team Meetings: Thursdays from 6:00pm – 7:30pm for training and to prepare for Sunday Morning Worship.

CDs of our Morning Worship will be available for purchase at the Media Room Door in the Foyer after each service for $5.00.

*New EFBC Television Broadcasts for 2018*: Guilford Cable Channel 8 on Thursdays at 9:00pm and Fridays at 3:30pm.

Adult, Young Adult, and Youth Bible Study 

Adult Bible Study: Wednesdays at 12:00pm (Noonday) and 7:00pm 

Current Book Series: “Autopsy of a Deceased Church” by Thom Rainer.

Wednesday Night Bible Study will be held from 6:30pm – 7:30pm for those wishing to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Youth Bible study: Wednesdays at 7:00pm 

Young Adult Bible Study will be held bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 7:00pm Topics will be based on readings from the book “(Un)qualified” by Steven Furtick. Please see Sis. Kenyona Williamson for any questions.
Join Pastor Wilkes in prayer at EFBC on Wednesdays at 6:00am!

Min. Darris Vaughn would like to meet with prayer warriors of our church to pray each morning before Sunday Worship. Please see him if you are interested.


Please continue to bring your non-perishable food donations for the I Speak Life Ministry Food Bank.

Motivational Monday Moment: Join Pastor Wilkes in Corporate Prayer every Monday Morning at 7:00am!

To join the conference, please use the following information:

Conference Line: 712-451-0011 

Access Code: 404740


Give to EFBC:

Ready to Give to EFBC? Set up One-Time or Recurring Giving with GIVELIFY (givelify.com) – Download the online mobile app on any smart phone, iPad, or tablet or click the green Givelify button above!

EFBC Van Service:

Call our Van Service at (336) 584-8054 (336) 584-9120 or (336) 567-9983. Please give our drivers a 24-hour notice so that we may accommodate you to the best of our ability!

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EFBC Nursery:

Our Nursery is available for ages infants – 4 years old, during our 8:45am and 10:50 am Sunday Worship Services in the Fellowship Hall.


EFBC WiFi Information:

SSID: EFBC Password:efbc1922

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EFBC Prayer List:

Bro. Coy Lee Patrick, Sis. Mary Smith, Sis. Ossie Beasley, Bro. Jimmy Mapp, Bro. Leonard Davis, Deacon Bobby Yancey, Sis. Mary Lou Herbin, Bro. Brent Herbin, Deacon Monroe Graves, Bro. Doug Boone,  Bro. Jim Cousin, Sis. Hazel Carter, Sis. Denice Bradley, Sis. Coline Graves, Mother Vivian Fleming (Lott), Sis. Vickie Byrd Bigelow, Mother Doris Byrd, Bro. Curtis Davis, Bro. Antonio Clark, Sis. Deana Graves, Mother Verna Mae Patrick, Mother Loraine Patrick, Bro. JaMar Porter,  Sis. Rhonda Carter Neal, Sis. Akeba Muhammad, The Willis Family, The Wilkes Family, The Downey Family, and The Elon First Baptist Church Family & Community

Congratulations to those Celebrating FEBRUARY Birthdays and Wedding Anniversaries!