News

Weekly News at First Baptist

This page includes current announcements at First Baptist. This is the same information that is found in the weekly bulletin.

Sunday Bible Study

  • Early Sunday School: Sundays, 9:15 AM (Intergenerational Class)
  • Late Sunday School: Sundays, 10:15 AM (Bykota) & 10:45 AM (Two by Two, Friendship, and an Intergenerational Class)

Wednesday Music Rehearsals

6:00 PM Praise Team (Sanctuary), 6:30 PM Handbell Rehearsal, 7:40 PM Sanctuary Choir (Choir Room)

Children’s Church

Children’s Church is during the Late Worship Gathering. Children’s Church is for children in kindergarten through 2nd grade. The children are dismissed before the sermon to the basement classroom for their worship time.

Community 40 Days of Prayer

Community leaders have endorsed 40 Days of Prayer in Muncie from April 15 through May 24. For more information, you can go to .

Church Softball

The softball season is underway. The next game will be on at on Field . We will be facing . Everyone is invited to the Muncie Sportsplex to cheer on the team.

Missional Community Update

Our spring session goes through May. A two month break will begin in June and the fall session will begin in August. If you are interested in joining a life group for the fall session, please let Wade or a Life Group leader know.

Shut-In Visitation Meeting

There will be an organizational meeting for visiting shut ins on Wednesday, May 27, at 6:00 PM. We will meet in the church office on the main floor. If you are presently visiting a person, or would like to participate in this ministry, please come to this meeting. If you are unable to attend, you can call Cheryl Flaherty at , or e-mail .

GriefShare Group

Commonway Church, in partnership with First Baptist Church, will be offering GriefShare, a grief recovery program for anyone grieving the death of a family member or friend. Weekly gatherings begin at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, June 3 at First Baptist Church in downtown Muncie. Each meeting will last approximately 90 minutes, and the 13-week cycle will end on August 26. If you are interested in taking part, please reserve your spot by contacting Kim Kemper at .

Labeler in Kitchen

A labeler is now available in the kitchen so that groups can date opened food. Also, please put your individual name or group name on all items. This will help our kitchen remain a safe place to minister.

Recycling at Church

Just a reminder: Blue trash bags are in the office and kitchen for recycling of paper, plastic, glass, aluminum, tin cans. Let's do our part to take care of God’s Creation.

Financial Reports

Financial Reports and CCT Meeting Summaries are available in the church office on the receptionist's desk.

Visitor and Bulletin Information

If you would like to place an announcement in the church bulletin please email it to . If you have an article for the July newsletter, please email it to by Sunday, June 21.

Friendship Class

The Friendship Class is for special-needs adults. Volunteers are needed to help with the classes. If you have questions about the class or would like to volunteer call Jane Patton . You will be blessed if you decide to volunteer! Friendship Class will meet through the first week of June and will then be on break during the summer.

Canvas and Confections

The Ladies Fashion show is changing shape based on changing resources. We are now planning on doing a Canvas and Confections Night on Saturday, May 30 at 7 PM. Please RSVP to Melanie Gregg or if you are planning to attend.

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