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), 7:40 PM Sanctuary Choir (Choir Room)

Note: Handbells will resume in March

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.

Mission Series

We will began our Mission Series on January 11. Today, we will be covering the fourth word Steward. Each week, we will focus on one of the five words highlighted in our mission statement. If you have missed one of the weeks, you can view the entire series at .

Missional Community Update

Missional Community Life Groups are on break during the months of December and January. Life groups resume this month. 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.

Valentine Dance

Saturday, February 14 we are having a Valentine’s Day Dance! It will be from 2-4 PM in the lower auditorium of the church. There will be a dessert bar, dancing and a photo booth! We encourage those kids who are interested to decorate a box/bag and bring valentines for an exchange! ALL are welcome, so bring the family and let’s “shake our tail feathers!”

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 March newsletter, please email it to by Sunday, February 15.

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!

America for Christ Offering

The America for Christ Offering is the American Baptist response to the needs of home missions within and beyond the local congregation in witness and service for Christ as mandated by the Great Commission. Gifts are channeled through National Ministries and Regional Ministries to fund home mission, education and local community ministries. First Baptist Muncie will be collecting this offering through March. If you would like to donate, please use the designated envelopes labeled America for Christ.

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