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.

Children's Fall Party/October Social Event

We are combining our October social event with our children's fall party on Sunday October 5 at 4 PM at the Hershman's . Come join us! We are having a pitch-in cook-out, so bring a side dish to share. Hotdogs, condiments, drinks, and s'mores will all be provided. Bring a lawn chair if you like. There will be games for the kids, a bonfire and a hayride. Directions to the Hershman's will be provided on the Missional Community bulletin board. Hope to see you there! Their address is: 1469 E CR 600 N New Castle, IN. 47362.

Riverside/FBC Fall Picnic

Annual First Baptist and Riverside Avenue Baptist Fall picnic will be September 28 at Riverside at 4 PM. The meat, a drink, and table service will be provided. Please bring a side dish or two to share and lawn chairs. Music will be provided by Paul White and Audey Murphy. A freewill offering will be taken for them. Special guests will be Riverside Friendship class.

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.

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.

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!

Life Line Screening

Life Line Screening will be available to our First Baptist family on Tuesday, October 7 in the Fellowship Hall. These health screenings might possibly save lives or prevent a serious disability caused by stroke, vascular disease, or osteoporosis. For more information or to register, pick up a pink registration sheet in the church office.

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