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First Baptist Church
Treasuring God, Loving People

Posts by Beth Leao

Church with Children

I sure remember what it was like to attend church with young children. I spent many Sundays pacing the foyer to keep my loud infant or my busy toddler from distracting others. For those months (and years! … I have 5 children), it was often hard to get the nourishment from the sermon that I…

Virtual Awana Starts Dec 2

We miss Awana! It is a delight to walk alongside kids as they learn about God and the Bible, and we miss doing that each week at Awana. Guess what?  We can still do that together! God’s Word is something we all need, and we have access to it even if we are not meeting…

Angel Tree Ministry

Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree is a ministry that reaches out to children who carry the heavy burden of the incarceration of their mom or dad. Angel Tree connects us with opportunities to serve families with children whose mom or dad is in prison by buying a gift that these children will receive on behalf of…

Operation Christmas Child

As we look forward to Christmas, our nation and our world are still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic. Many are desperately looking for comfort and peace, and we want to do all we can to help them find eternal hope in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We’re thankful that God has given us a…

The Story

Everyone loves a good story. We love the development of the characters. We become hooked in as the tension develops through an increasingly complex story line. We experience the forces of both good and evil in the story. We anticipate how the dilemma we have become engrossed in will eventually find its resolution. We cheer…

Sign up for Galatians Women’s Study

Which gospel are you relying on? The church in Galatia faced a choice between two “gospels,” two ways of approaching a relationship with God, two ways of looking at life. Let’s see what God says through His apostle. Paul will show us how problems in our Christian life stem from forgetting or failing to live…

Outdoor Service Option Starting Aug 9

All are welcome! We are excited to launch our 10:45 AM service outside.  Bring lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on for your family. We believe we have enough space to make it fairly easy to social distance. Masks are not needed, and no sign up is necessary.  If you would like to drive…

Masks Inside Church Facility

The governor issued an executive order requiring masks to be worn indoors, a mandate that also includes church buildings. We’re very aware that this is a difficult and controversial issue. We’re asking FBCers and guests to comply with this order and wear a mask while in the building (recognizing there are certain exceptions stated in…