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) & 10:30 AM (Friendship and an Intergenerational Class)

Wednesday Music Rehearsals

6:00 PM Praise Team; 6:00 PM Children’s Choir; 6:30 PM Handbells; 7:40 PM Sanctuary 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 . You will be blessed if you decide to volunteer!

Baptism Lunch

Ian Davis will follow Christ in baptism on Sunday, May 8, during the late service. In celebration of that event, Clif and Julie would like to invite the First Baptist Church family to a spaghetti dinner held in the lower auditorium following the second service. So that they can plan for the correct number of people, please RSVP on the sign-up sheet at the front of the sanctuary after services on April 24 or May 1, or call the church office by May 5.

50th Anniversary Celebration

Michelle Parkison and Chad Cross are hosting a 50th Anniversary Celebration for their parents, Dave and Joyce Cross, at First Baptist Church Lower Auditorium on May 14, 2016 from 2:00-5:00 PM. We hope to see you there! If you have questions, you can call Joyce at .

TreeFort Ministries in Worship

The founders of TreeFort Ministries will be in worship on May 1. Justin and Sandy Ullom will be sharing their story and vision of what God has been doing in their lives. TreeFort is in the process of creating a home for at-risk boys in northern Delaware County. The initiative, led by a board of directors, represents a safe and fun haven for boys to grow and develop in healthy homes. There is no doubting the work of God as TreeFort has grown from an idea to an actual place, and soon to be a new home under construction.

Summer Kick-Off Family Picnic

The Children's Committee at First Baptist Church would like to invite all families of children birth thru 5th grade to join us for a picnic at Tuhey Park on Sunday, May 22 at 12:15 PM. We will provide Subway sandwiches and bottled water. Families will be asked to sign up to bring side items of chips, fruit, or dessert. It is also recommended that a blanket be brought for your family to sit on and drinks if you prefer something other than water. After lunch, children will have a time to play and interact together. Please RSVP to Christy Allen.

Women’s Bible Study

There is a women's bible study that meets at Melanie Graham's home on Monday afternoons at 4:00. They are beginning a new study book starting on May 9, and all women are welcome. Please call Melanie at for more information!

Men’s Gatherings

On Saturday, May 7, the men will be meeting for their monthly breakfast. All men are invited.

Recycling at Church

Blue trash bags are in the office and kitchen for recycling of 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 June newsletter, please email it to by Sunday, May 22.

Volunteers for DVD Ministry

The DVD Ministry has need for persons to run the camera during early service, burn DVDs and or deliver to shut-ins. If you can help in any of these areas, please contact Duane Davis at or .

Operation Christmas Child

This year, we are going to do things a little differently for the shoeboxes we fill for Operation Christmas Child. In May and June were going to collect small toys, dolls, books, and soft toys. You can bring your donations to the church office. If you have questions, you can contact Jane Patton at .

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