FBC Summer Happenings

Spend SUMMER with your FBC Family Sunday, July 5 – Afternoon FUN time @ Discovery Meadows, 12n-4p – Bring your own picnic lunch – and ENJOY!  Located at 1300 SW Cypress Lane, Discovery Meadows Park has it all… . Picnic shelters, playgrounds with moving features and challenges, play structure w/towers, a climbing […]

Pastor’s Letter – May, 2015

o you remember reading – or even wading through – Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens? The orphan Pip, Miss Havisham and Estella all point us to a simple moral theme: affection, loyalty, and conscience are more important than social advancement, wealth, and class. Pip’s desire for self-improvement is the main source […]

Coffee House Concert

Saturday, May 16, 2015 – 7-9:00 p.m. – Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Featuring – Nancy McCann & Friends, Corine Manroe – Ken Johnson – Carl Breese – Bob McCann.  With guest appearances by – Joel Kiff – Frosty Lay – Shelly Sanderlin – Amelia Bierly – Sherill Roberts – […]

V-Group update

Last Fall the V-Group (V for Volunteers) was formed “to explore ways that we at FBC can support and expand our base of volunteers. We considered best practices for training, recruiting and supporting volunteers to live out our faith within and beyond the walls of FBC”. Many of you were invited to […]

Rainbow Acres – a new Mission in the US

A NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR MISSION INVOLVEMENT The Mission Education Team is excited to offer FBC a new opportunity for mission involvement. For many years we have supported International missions. Now we are adding a mission in the United States-Rainbow Acres in Arizona! Rainbow Acres is a Christian community with heart […]

Church Board Notes – March

At its February meeting the Church Board accepted and affirmed the recommendations of the Volunteer Group. You may recall that the Volunteer Group was formed as a part of the Renewal Implementation process “to explore ways that we at FBC can support and expand our base of volunteers.” The Volunteer Group […]

Nicaragua Mission update

Drs David & Laura Parajon – ABC-USA International Missionaries, responded to the need for improved health care for poor, rural Nicaraguans by creating AMOS Health & Hope. to improve the health of Impoverished communities by working alongside them in health, education and development. First Baptist Church, McMinnville, has provided financial support and prayers […]

APRIL Worship Highlights

Sunday, April 5 – EASTER SUNDAY with Communion 8:45 & 11:00 a.m. Worship 9:45 a.m. – EASTER BRUNCH Message: Easter Morning Scripture: Psalm 118:19-24 – John 20:1-18 Sunday, April 12 – Y.A.H.O.O. MEXICO MISSION SUNDAY at both 8:45 & 11:00 a.m Worship services The team will lead worship through music, […]

Pastoral Search Team – April update

Your Search Team has been meeting regularly. We are currently reviewing the profiles of potential candidates. We are pleased with the number and caliber of the profiles that seem to fit the needs identified by the congregation. Rev. Steve Bils, our regional ABC minister, commented he hadn’t seen so much […]


Love in Action is a round-table discussion and networking forum of community service providers and church ministry representatives who meet weekly on Mondays, 12:30-1:30 p.m..  Originally known as Community Compassion Brown Baggers, co-founded by Joyce Wolcott and Howie Harkema in February 2008. The focus is for gathering information and communication of […]