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), 6:30 PM Handbells (Choir Room), 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.

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!

Free Flu Shots

Walgreens will be offering FREE flu shots at First Baptist from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM on Sunday, October 19. For every flu shot given through Walgreens, they help provide a lifesaving vaccine to a child in a developing country through the UN Foundation’s Shot@Life program.

All Saints Day

Any person who was part of our church family and passed away after All Saints Sunday last year (first Sunday in November) should have a picture and the birth and death dates of the loved one to Mary Ann Bayer no later than Sunday, October 26. You may contact her or leave your items in a packet with her name on it on the receptionist's desk in the church office. Our annual tribute to these dear departed will be Sunday, November 2.

Missional Community Update

The Fall Missional Community Session is going strong. We continue to have social events, mission projects and life groups as a part of this ministry. Each month, we will have a social event on the first Sunday of the month. On the second and fourth weeks of the month, life groups will meet in homes. The third week of each month will be a time of mission for all life groups.

October Mission Project

Due to Pam's medical condition, the October mission project has been postponed. In the coming weeks, we may be able to do work on her house. We will notify everyone if this is a possibility.

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 November newsletter, please email it to by Sunday, October 19.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child has started and will run through mid-November. Possible items to be included are on a list of donations by the poster. Any questions call Jane Patton at .

November Mission Project

The next missional community project will take place on Saturday, November 15 from **9 AM - 3 PM. We will be working on a Habitat for Humanity project in Muncie.

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