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)

Notice: There will not be Wednesday rehearsals on December 24 or December 30. Rehearsals will resume on January 7.

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.

Christmas Eve Service

We will gather on Christmas Eve at 7 PM for a candlelight communion service. This service is a wonderful way to begin your Christmas celebration.

Missional Community Update

Missional Community Life Groups are on break during the months of December and January. Life groups will resume in February. If you are interested in being a part of a life group during the Spring term (February-May), please contact Wade Allen or Melanie Graham . Life Group leaders are in the process of planning a mission/service emphasis for the spring. We are also planning several family/social events. Everyone is invited to participate.

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.

Church Office Closed

The church office will be closed from December 24 - January 2. If you have an emergency, please contact one of the pastors or members of the CCT.

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 February newsletter, please email it to by Sunday, January 18.

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!

Notice: The Friendship Class will not be meeting on December 23 or 30. The class will resume on January 6.

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