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 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 resumes on Tuesday, September 13at Riverside Avenue Baptist Church.

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 a month will be given to the Muncie Mission.

Missional Community Update

Several groups are starting back this month. We have two in-home groups along with a men’s Saturday morning 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 Tuesday’s at 4:15pm 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.

All Saints Day Recognition

We will again honor those who have passed from us during this past year. Please get a photo and birth and death dates to Mary Ann Bayer by mid-October.

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.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child boxes are in the works! We still need small toys for 10-12 year boys, small soft dolls -- Barbie dolls, small combs and/or brushes are not accepted. Thanks so much for all you have donated. Contact Jane Patton if you have questions.

Veteran's Day Recognition

In November we will recognize our active and retired veterans. We haven't done this for awhile so I need your help. Please send a picture (maybe in uniform) with dates served, service, and rank. If you attended an academy, please let me know that, also. I would like to have that information as soon as possible. Thank you in advance for your help. MaryAnne Bayer

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