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Celebration of 150 Years begins

Join us Sunday, September 11 as we begin our celebration of 150 Years of Engaging Community! We’ll remember our earliest days as a community – hearing the words and songs of our foremothers and fathers in faith, enjoying the foods they would’ve feasted on, and marveling at the quilts that tell the stories of their […]

AMOS Nicaragua Delegation

July 7-18, FBC Delegation Visits AMOS Health & Hope in Nicaragua Please keep the ten delegates from FBC in your prayers as they travel to be with the people of La Pimienta and El Calderon, to organize and work together to improve access to basic health care for their community members. Learn more about AMOS […]

Thoughts from Pastor Erika – May

“It’s a good day to be an American Baptist.” That’s what Judy Fackenthal, current president of our denomination, said to a small group of clergy women who gathered in Santa Fe, New Mexico a few weeks ago too. It was near the end of our week – we’d spent time in prayer and study and […]

Thoughts from Pastor Erika – April

One of the incredible gifts of my role here as pastor is getting to listen to people’s stories. Often, people with no real connection to this place – except that they happened to be driving by, or they once knew someone here, or they found themselves in need and someone pointed them this way – often […]

Sacred Studio

Consider. Create. Celebrate. Sundays, April 3, 10, 17 & 24 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the FBC Gathering Room The earliest followers of Jesus told many stories about their experiences of him – stories about empty tombs and blossoming gardens, about nets full of fish and breakfast by the sea, about touching his wounds, or tasting the […]

Thank You

Thank you to all the parents, kids, and youth for the time and energy and enthusiasm you’ve given over the last 6 months. Wendy Heston and I, Geneva Foster-Ward, have come to the end of our interim period and so say thank you and farewell, professionally, at least. 😉 Please see the NEW calendar for […]