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First Baptist Church
Treasuring God, Loving People

Posts from 2017 (Page 2)

Food for More

October 8 – October 29 Feed My People will match one pound of food for every dollar donated during this challenge period. Twice the blessing for FBC’s Food Pantry! For those who would like to donate towards this challenge, designated envelopes will be included in bulletins. Checks can be written to FBC and placed in offering plate or Communication Box…

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization. Their mission is to provide local partners around the world with shoeboxes filled with small toys, hygiene items, & school supplies as a means of reaching out to children in their own communities with the Good News of Jesus Christ. These simple gifts…

Awana Ministry

This year’s Awana kicked off on September 6. We had over 150 clubbers come on kickoff night, as well as parents and friends. They got to meet new friends and leaders, learn about the handbooks, and enjoy some ice cream! On September 20, we had our first theme night – Long Line Night (see pictures).…

Sign up for NEW women’s study

Where do we come from? Why is the world in such a mess? What is the meaning and purpose of life? These are the fundamental questions of human existence that every generation asks. And, they are the very questions that the first few chapters of Genesis seek to answer by pointing us to our origins,…

Why Go to Sunday School?

Some of you know that until I came here to First Baptist that I did not work as a pastor, but as a software engineer. We were part of a Baptist church in Rochester, NY through most of my adult years, from the time I was 25 years old until I was 49. We raised…

Awana Kick Off Coming

Awana is just around the corner! Awana kicks off on Wednesday, September 6 at 6:15 PM! I am excited for the opportunities we will have to share God’s love with the kids in our area. Please be praying for the Awana program this year. We have kids coming from all over – from Medford to Abbotsford,…

What is the Law of Liberty?

By: Pastor Brian Wipf In Adult Sunday School on June 25, we were introduced to James’ reference to the law of liberty. Because time was limited we weren’t able to tease out the nuances and significance of this, so I thought it might be helpful if I do this here. James 1:25 says, “But the…