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 (Friendship and an Intergenerational Class)

Wednesday Music Rehearsals

6:00 PM Praise Team; 6:30 PM Handbells; 7:40 PM Sanctuary Choir

Volunteer Training for Summer Program

Everyone who will be volunteering for the food assistance program this summer should plan to attend a working lunch immediately after church on Sunday, June 5. This will be a last-minute orientation with assignments and opportunities to fill in volunteer dates. A light lunch will be served. RSVP--Regrets only. to the church office at to Molly at or to Wes at

Softball Game

The next softball game will be on Thursday, June 2 at the Muncie Sportsplex. The game begins at 7:00 PM. We hope you will be able to come out and support our men.

Business Meeting

There will be an all church business meeting on Sunday, June 5 at 10:15 AM. We have several matters of business including a budget amendment to include church staff changes. The proposal from the CCT is available upon request. An information meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 1 at 5:00 PM to address questions about the proposal.

Women’s Bible Study

There is a women's bible study that meets in the church office on Monday afternoons at 4:00 PM. The group began a new study book in May, and all women are welcome. Please call Melanie at for more information!

Open House Invitation

Please join us in celebrating the high school graduation of Kaes Petroviak. An Open House will be held at the Knights of Columbus on Sunday, June 5, 2016 from 3-5 PM. Kaes plans to attend Ball State University in the fall. He has been accepted into the Honors College and the Miller School of Business to study accounting. Thank you, Jim and Kelli Petroviak

Mission Trip Support

Shelby Harris will be traveling to the Dominican Republic soon on a mission trip with Compassion International. Shelby needs your support, both financially and in prayer. Please see Shelby for more information, or there is a flyer posted on the bulletin board in the lower level hallway.

Marriage Enrichment Group Date of the Month

Picnic and Canoes, Meet at Daleville Canoe Country 1:00 PM, Sunday, June 12. Rain date Sunday June 26, 2016.

Recycling at Church

Blue trash bags are in the office and kitchen for recycling of paper, plastic, glass, aluminum and 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 July newsletter, please email it to by Sunday, June 19.

Volunteers for DVD Ministry

The DVD Ministry has need for persons to run the camera during early service, burn DVDs and or deliver to shut-ins. If you can help in any of these areas, please contact Duane Davis at or .

Operation Christmas Child

This year, we are going to do things a little differently for the shoeboxes we fill for Operation Christmas Child. In May and June were going to collect small toys, dolls, books, and soft toys. You can bring your donations to the church office. If you have questions, you can contact Jane Patton at .

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