All Campuses Announcements

A Note from Pastor John

Download Forest Park's new free mobile app to take notes on today's sermon and email them to yourself. You can also discover what's happening this week, find a LifeGroup, give an offering, read the Bible, connect to RightNow Media Bible studies, or explore serving in our ministries.

Four-Week Footsteps Challenge

Take part in our four-week Footsteps Challenge. In the coming weeks, you will be challenged to pray for, connect with, invest in, and finally invite one person in your life to church with you on Easter. Who do you know that doesn't know Christ? Will you accept the challenge?

Interested in Membership?

When: March 31 | 5:00 pm
Where: BSU | 1124 N Duquesne

Learn how being an official member at Forest Park can help you grow closer to God. Our next Discovering Forest Park membership class will be held at the Baptist Student Union on the campus of MSSU. Free meal provided.

Deacon Nominations

If you know a godly man with a servant’s heart, pray about nominating him to serve on Forest Park’s deacon team. Nomination forms are available in the Lobby at the Information Desk.

Prayer & Praise Cancer Support Group

When: Tuesdays 6-7:30 pm
Where: Joplin | Room 328

Beginning March 26, journey through the forest of cancer survival with us. Come for support; leave encouraged; and know that you don’t have to face cancer alone. Write “Cancer Support” on your Communication Card for more information.


Joplin Announcements

JOY Club

When: Thu, Mar 28 | 12:00 noon
Where: Joplin | Fellowship Hall

Everyone 55 and older is invited to join us as Kathy Overfelt and Wanda Jackson will be giving demonstrations on Insta-Pot Cooking. These are not your “grandmothers pressure cookers.” Bring covered dishes and favorite recipes to share.

Truth Seekers Women's Connection Group

When: Tuesdays 11:30 am-1:00 pm
Where: Room 215/216

We will begin a new study on April 2, called The Faithful: Heroes of the Old Testament. Join us for this five-week study as we walk alongside people who chose to obey God, no matter the circumstances. Contact Julie at

VBS Volunteer Kickoff Luncheon

When: Sun, Mar 31 | 12-2:00 pm
Where: Fellowship Hall

We will have our annual kickoff luncheon to present the details for this year’s VBS. There will be important information, some training, resources, and, of course, great food. If you lead a team or would like to be on a team, plan to attend this luncheon.


North Announcements

Forest Park North Easter Schedule

Easter is Sunday, April 21, and at Forest Park North, we are having three services–8:15 am, 9:30 am, and 11:00 am. Who is God commanding you to invite to church? Pray for courage and invest, invite, involve!