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) & 10:30 AM (Two by Two, Friendship, and an Intergenerational Class)

Wednesday Music Rehearsals

6:00 PM Praise Team (Sanctuary), 6:30 PM Handbells, 7:40 PM Sanctuary Choir

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.

Children’s Choir

Children's choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesday, September 9 at 6 PM. We will meet in the room behind the dining area in the lower auditorium. Any child in grades K-6 (some reading skills are helpful) is welcome. We have to sing in a couple of mornings services this fall and to present a Christmas musical. Work on that musical will begin immediately. If you have questions or concerns, please call Barb Eidson at or . Looking forward to a great year!!

Missional Community Update

The fall missional community session is underway. Several new groups have been formed this session. We are also holding another Muncie Reach Week in October.

Helping Those in Need

If you are approached by someone asking for money on Sunday mornings, please direct them to Duane Davis (pictured at right) or a member of the diaconate. Please do not give them cash. The diaconate will assess the need and find a way to best serve them.

Cookies for Students

Today we welcome our college students back for the new semester. We want to give our best wishes to both our church family members attending college as well as those students who are visiting us for the first time. As an expression of our good wishes and support for your success in the new academic year, we have a special gift of homemade cookies for any of you who are enrolled in college this fall. See the church member near the table inside the back door of the sanctuary for your homemade treats from the First Baptist Church family.

Recycling at Church

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 or 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 October newsletter, please email it to by Sunday, September 20.

Fall Reach Week

A fall Muncie Reach Week is planned for October 10-17. There will be five service projects during this period of time (Landscaping Project, Shut-in Project, Friendship Class Project, Spa Day Project and Vespers Project). We hope that everyone will be involved on some level. More information is available on the bulletin board in the main hallway. You can also read more about the projects at .

Looking for First Baptist Church? We hope you will visit soon.