Janice Bowman


Say hello to Janice Bowman


Position At FCOB

Director of Lay Ministries

When did you join FCOB Staff?

In 1985, I was the Director of Youth Ministry.  I transitioned to the Director of Lay Ministries in 2008.

Where did you go to school?

California University, California, PA

What is your family like?

My wonderful husband of 40 years is Nelson.  I have a son, Aaron, and daughter, Joy.  My son has two boys, Kevin and Calvin.

Where were you born?

Windber, PA

Do you wake up to a CD/playlist, the radio, or a buzzer?

I wake up to the radio with some finger poppin music to get me movin

Who have you been mistaken for or told you look like?

I am an original

What is your favorite season?

Summer.  Love the warm evenings, outdoors picnics and swimming plus my work load is lighter.

What is set as the background on your computer?

A picture of myself with my two grandsons

When was the last time you did something for the first time?  What was it?

In March of 2012 I took the Mega Bus to NYC with my daughter, first time on the mega bus. In Feb 2014 took the Mega bus by myself to Phila, first time in Phila

What is your favorite cartoon character & why?

I have always liked the Love Is… cartoons created by Kim Casali and Bill Asprey

Love Is... Trying not to wake her when you have to go to work early
Love is... When a little hand finds ours
Love is… What starts the journey;
Love is… Being his number one fan

When you were in grade school, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I had no clue

Name one way you have seen God working at FCOB recently.

A new face to our worship service in the Basement told me that the first time he entered the Basement it felt like his kind of space. He explained that he was a musician in the past and the atmosphere really connected with him. I often hear folks say how much the sermon spoke to their heart.