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), 6:00 PM Children’s Choir (Elementary Room), 7:40 PM Sanctuary Choir (Choir Room)

Handbells Resuming

Handbells will resume Wednesday, March 4 at 6:30 PM. Anyone interested, please contact Dana Davis at or

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.

Children’s Ministry Team Meeting

The Children’s Ministry Team will be meeting on Saturday, March 7 at Eva’s Pancake House.

Muncie Reach Week Leaders Meeting

The project managers for Muncie Reach week will be meeting Sunday, March 1 following the late worship hour in the church office.

Senior Adult Day

Senior Adult Day is April 9, 2015 in Avoca, Indiana. Once again, we hope to have a large group attending from our church. This special event is for adults 55 and over and is a wonderful experience. Registrations are due March 15 with a $10 check made payable to Shirley Pittenger. You can contact Shirley at with questions.

Missional Community Update

The Spring Missional Community Session is underway. We continue to have social events, mission projects and life groups as a part of this ministry. During this session, we have a variety of social events scheduled from February-May.

Camp Barnabas

All youth are invited to serve at Camp Barnabas this summer from July 3-11. Information about this trip (as well as registration forms) are available online at . Deadline for registration is March 1.

Financial Reports

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

America for Christ Offering

The America for Christ Offering is the American Baptist response to the needs of home missions within and beyond the local congregation in witness and service for Christ as mandated by the Great Commission. Gifts are channeled through National Ministries and Regional Ministries to fund home mission, education and local community ministries. First Baptist Muncie will be collecting this offering through March. If you would like to donate, please use the designated envelopes labeled America for Christ.

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 April newsletter, please email it to by Sunday, March 22.

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!

Muncie Reach Week

We are excited about serving our church and community during the Muncie Reach Week this April 12-26. There are several projects planned for this date. You will hear more about these projects in the coming months. Read more at .

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