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 and Children’s Choir, 6:30 PM Handbells, 7:40 PM Choir

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 . The Friendship Class resumed on Tuesday, September 13at Riverside Avenue Baptist Church.


FBC will be hosting our first Fuel gathering Saturday, November 19, from 7:00-9:00 PM in the youth room. There will be food, worship music, a short sermon, and prayer in hopes of filling up participant’s spiritual tank. If you know any high school or college student aged individuals that might be interested or have questions, please have them contact Brad Rodgers @ or

Missional Community Update

We have two in-home missional community groups and the along with a men’s Wednesday evening study and a women’s bible study. If you are interested in finding out more about these groups, contact Brad Rodgers who is the Adult Ministries Coordinator.

Young At Heart Camp

The camp for Senior Adults - ages 55 and over - will be held at the Tippecanoe Camp and Retreat Center on October 25, 26, and 27. Registration fee is $80 and due at time of sending in registration forms. The forms are on the desk in the church office in a yellow folder. This is a time for fun, fellowship, ministry and good food. For further information please contact Shirley Pittenger, camp director, at or e-mail:

Women’s Bible Study

The women's bible study that meets in the church office on Tuesdays at 4:15 PM started a new book on September 6. All ladies are welcome to attend! Please call Melanie at for more information! If you are working and unable to attend the late afternoon group, join ladies who meet the first and third Mondays at 12:00 noon for lunch, prayer and discussion at Casa del Sol.

Men’s Bible Study

A bible study for men will meet on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM beginning November 2 and will be using the book by R. Kent Hughes titled Disciplines of a Godly Man. If you plan on attending, call or text Wes Russell at so that he can get a count on ordering books.

Recycling at Church

Blue trash bags are in the office and kitchen for recycling of internal 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 November newsletter, please email it to by Sunday, October 23.

Trick or Treat Night

We are thrilled to announce we will be having a Trick or Treat night this year! The date is set for Saturday, October 29 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Bring your little pumpkins, princesses, ninjas, superheroes and any other favorite characters and join us for a safe, fun evening! We are holding the event inside so come and find a door to decorate and pass out candy. We are looking for volunteers for this! Bring your own candy to pass out. Please contact Julie Morency at if you have questions.

Lost and Found

There is a new Lost and Found box in the Welcome Center. If something is lost, please check in the church office. Items unclaimed for one month will be given to the Muncie Mission.

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