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*We would love to interact with you and have you involved in our church community. Unfortunately, many events and groups are not currently meeting or have made significant changes due to COVID. Please contact the church office for information regarding any activities/ministries you're interested in.
Children (Birth to 5th Grade)
Every Sunday in the Family Life Center
Young children(birth to age 5) are taken to the classes by parents in the nursery and toddler rooms. There are FBC teachers and FBC volunteers who care for your children so you may attend worship. Kindergarten to 5th Grade students remain in the Sanctuary for worship service until they are dismissed to Children's Church for Bible lessons, songs, snacks, and games. Cindy Zull is our children's church leader along with other FBC volunteers.
Youth (6-12th Grades)
Wednesday Evenings Youth Group and Special Activities
Wednesday evenings, the students get together for Bible Study, games, snacks, and fellowship. The students are led by our Minister of Youth, Peter Simmon. The group meets weekly throughout the year, but also has special events, service projects, and trips. Peter has a parent group, the Youth Ministry Team, assisting him with these events. Youth and parents can learn about topics studied and events on the youth group Facebook page.
Vacation Bible School
Each Summer during June or July
Each summer, FBC comes alive for a week of crazy fun with kids ages 5-12 gathering together for Vacation Bible School. Each year, the theme is different. The theme, dates, and times for 2022 VBS will be posted hereas soon as it is available. 2021 theme was the Olympics and the kids and teachers had a blast!
9:00 AM meet in multiple rooms
Alpha Chi Class led by Jay Turner meets in Rm 7
Berean Class led by Peter Utterback meets in Rm 38 N
Discovery Class led by Pete Zull meets in Rm 25 S
Jesus Seekers Class led by Rich Clouse meets in Rm 37 E
Open Door Class led by Gene Covert meets in Rm 35 E
Thankful Hearts Class led by Jeff McMurry meets in Rm 15 W
Young Adults (Gen Z) Class led by Juan and Lisa Cruz meets in Rm 13 W
Junior and Senior High (grades 6-12) co-taught by Andy Barclay and Rick and Kim Holtz meet in the Youth Room, upstairs in the Family Life Center, Rm A 10
Birth to Age 3 children are cared for by FBC Volunteers.
Ages 3 to 5 are taught by Rachel Barclay, Abigail Clark, Marcie Sands, and Bronna Utterback on a rotating schedule.
K-5th Grade Class is taught by Erica Keller.
All classes meet in the FLC.
Single Mom's Break
Meets the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of Every Month 5-8 pm
Are you a single mom? JOIN US! Dinner, Real Talk, Support, No Judgment, Prayer, Special speakers, Friendship, FUN and FREE stuff! (Dinner and childcare are provided for you + kids and are ALWAYS free!)
Committee Serving the Faith of Women
Women's Fellowship has several ministries and events they provide throughout the year: Book club, women-focused studies, Soul Sisters Mission group and sewing circle. There are several opportunities to participate in and serve.
Wednesday Night Meal/Classes
Dinner, Fellowship, and Bible Study 5:45 PM
Every Wednesday night for 6-8 weeks in the fall and spring, FBC has dinner, followed by classes for children, youth, and adults. Childcare is provided during class. Dinner is $1.75 per person; no more than $8.00 per family. Dinner is served starting at 5:45 pm, youth group starts at 6:30 pm, and children and adult activities and classes begin at 7. All activities end at 8 pm.
Meets the third Thursday every month Feb through Nov
The Keenagers of First Baptist Church is a group of Christians that are fifty years of age and older. The purpose of the group meetings is to fellowship with fellow Christians, enjoy a pitch-in lunch and an informative program or a field trip outside the church. Our most recent outing was to attend Myers Theater for “A Christmas Story”. We welcome all to join us on our next meeting, St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2022 at noon!
Musicians always welcome
Praise team, special performances, small ensembles, and other opportunities are available. If you have a gift for music, whether it be singing or playing an instrument, and have interest in using those talents for the Lord and in the church, contact Linda Wilson (email@example.com).
Go out and spread the Gospel
We are a mission-minded church and we believe in sharing the gospel with others on a national and international level. Children, youth, and adults get involved in mission outreach. Some of the mission trips we have taken are Operation Christmas Child Packing locations, Inner City Chicago, Inner City Washington DC, Cambodia, Country of Georgia, Mexico. Thailand, and Ethiopia.
Reaching Out Around the World
FBC has several ministry partners locally and abroad that we support financially, but also through prayer and encouragement. Please see our Missionary Partners page for more information.
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