Posts by Donna Weed (Page 9)

April Worship Highlights

April 3 – A Bluegrass Celebration Sunday! with Communion The Yamhillbillies (with our own Joel Kiff) will lead music at both services. Message: “Idle Tales” – Luke 24:1-12 April 10 – Y.A.H.O.O. Mexico Mission Sunday, “Hope Less, Do AMOR!” The Mexico Mission Team will lead worship, provide music, and share their stories. April 17 –…

ESTATE & Rummage SALE

Friday, April 15, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday, April 16, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm First Baptist Church lower level Rooms #101 & 102 Pre-Planning:  Collection of Items from the Estate of Don Hutchinson plus donated items by church members and church ‘spring cleaning’ items. (Furniture, nursery school tables & chairs, office furniture, glass snack…

A Volunteer System Developer has been found!

We welcome Kyle Sims to this volunteer task. His task will be to develop a volunteer system for FBC that will detail volunteer opportunities and to keep program leaders, volunteers, and the congregation current on needs. Great volunteer matches of interest, skills, and availability will soon become a reality at FBC! The goal is to have the…

How to support FBC’s Nicaragua Team Trip

Support Nicaragua Mission Team 2016 We work for you – so we can serve in Nicaragua! Since 2008, FBC has partnered with AMOS Health and Hope to support the villages of La Pimienta and El Calderon to organize for their communities’ health needs.  During the past 8 years, five delegations have travelled to visit these…

Easter Lilies & Holy Week schedule

Memorial Easter Lilies Remember your loved ones by providing a potted Lily plant (by Friday, Mar. 25) for display in the sanctuary on Easter Sunday. Advise the church office (by Tuesday, Mar. 22), the name(s) being remembered, so that they will be included  in the Easter Bulletin. Palm Sunday – March 20 – WORSHIP Join in the…

Thoughts from Pastor Erika – March

There are so many Biblical heroes I want to pick fights with. Paul, first, with his rules about who can speak, and where. Second, any author who used the refrain “not counting women and children” (as in, “Then Jesus fed the hungry crowd, and there were about 5000 who ate, not counting women and children.”…

March Lenten Worship Highlights

March 6 – Message: Empty Space– Job 12-14; Mark 12:41-44 March 13 – Message: Creative Space – Job 28, Mark 13:32-37 March 20 – Palm Sunday – Message: Time and Space – Job 38-39, Mark 14:3-9 March 27 – Easter Sunday – Message: Continuum – Job 40-42; Mark 16:1-8

Church Board Notes – Feb. 17, 2016

The February Church Board meeting began with a discussion of the Safe Families for Children program and the possibilities for participation by First Baptist.  Erika, Susan Chambers, and Tai James attended the community informational meeting and brought additional details to the board.  The Mission Education Team will be exploring ways of informing the congregation about…

February Lenten Worship Highlights

Feb. 7 – Communion Sunday                                         Luke 5:1-11  – Deeper Waters Our LENTEN Theme:  “The SPACE Between”  This Lent, we’ll make space. We’ll create room for the mystery at the heart of our faith. Feb. 14 – 1st Sunday of Lent Job1; Mark 10:17-27 – Personal Space Feb. 21 – 2nd Sunday of Lent                                          Job 2;…