Posts by Sean Williams

Sanctuary Visits

The church is not the building. Of course it isn’t. And yet, sometimes the physical space holds special meaning for us. So for those who might miss our communal sacred place, FBC will offer two opportunities this month to spend time in the sanctuary. Masks, hand sanitizing, and physical distancing will be required, to help…

financial report – june 2020

Financial update: Our FBC family has been so faithful support of our ongoing ministry during this time of pandemic. Of the reported net income at the end of May, $4,060 came from increased giving and the remainder, $16,532, is from reduced spending of our budget. We do have some additional expenses coming this summer for…

Re-Opening GUIDELINES

First Baptist Church – Re-Opening GUIDELINES: Effective. 7.1.20 While we would love for people to resume meeting, and are glad that our space is a home for many, we want to do our best to minimize risk. Here are the guidelines we’ve drafted, with the potential that all of this could change mid-month as we…

Vacation Bible School 2020

Virtual / At Home VBS of First Presbyterian Church & First Baptist Church Vacation Bible School from home, with a mix of live video, recorded videos, and activities. Rising Kindergarten through 5th Grade Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17, suggested time of 9am to 12pmVBS packets, with everything you need for the week, will…

Youth Online movie Night

On Sunday, June 28, the McMinnville Youth Collective invites you to join us for an online movie night! We’ll be watching Jumanji: The Next Level – join us at 6pm, we’ll start the movie at 6:15pm. Grab some popcorn, candy, and soda, or snack/meal of your choice, and invite friends to join us as we…

Book Group: How to Be an Antiracist

Book Group: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi First Baptist Church invites the community to participate in a book group this summer, beginning in July, with both virtual and socially-distanced in-person conversation options available. Please email Pastor Erika at erika@fbcmac.org and let her know which group you prefer to be a part of: Virtual Group,…

FINANCIAL REPORT MAY 2020

Financial update: Great News = April giving was very generous bringing our FBC general fund back to 100% funded. These are uncertain times and we are being cautiously optimistic. Our Missions Ministry Team has offered to hold back some funding to help meet budgetary challenges. During the Church Board May meeting, we agreed to move forward…

Children’s Story Books

Here is a list of all the children’s books read for the Children’s Story during worship online. When I Pray for You, by Matthew Paul Turner Little Mole Finds Hope, by Glenys Nellist Ruby Finds a Worry, by Tom Percival A Very Happy Easter, by Tim Thornborough Many: the Diversity of Life on Earth, by…