Announcements

VBS 2019

Join us for Vacation Bible School 2019! Our theme this summer is Abundant Life Garden Project and we will explore five thematic lessons on Water, Seeds, Soil, Animals and Harvest during the week. In learning to be thankful for the bounty that God has provided in creation, children and their families will be encouraged to share with one another, take action and share…

“Beachbound” State-Wide Youth Event

Join us for this gathering of youth from the ABC CPC region in Lincoln City on Saturday, May 18 from 10am-5pm. There will be a scavenger hunt, worship, food, fun at the beach and more! This will be an awesome time to connect with old friends from winter and summer camps, and make new friends from other…

150th Anniversary Timeline

The 150th Anniversary Timeline, celebrating our sesquicentennial story, was posted on the wall outside the church office from April 2017 through January 2019. In March 2019 the timeline was transferred into two scrapbooks and is also now available in a digital format! READ MORE ABOUT OUR HISTORY HERE VIEW THE FULL TIMELINE HERE 

April Lenten Worship Highlights

April 7 – 5th Sunday of Lent – “Walking Toward What Is” Luke 9:1-6, Guest preacher, Rev. Margaret Marcuson Special Music from FBC Choir at 9 o’clock Rev. Marcuson is a friend of FBC Mac, an author, a consultant & and coach, and a “leader of leaders.” She pastored the First Baptist Church of Gardner,…

McMinnville Youth Collective

After collaborating on several events in the summer and fall of 2018, we are thrilled to announce that the youth ministries of First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, and St. Barnabas Episcopal Church will begin meeting together weekly in 2019 as the McMinnville Youth Collective. This decision comes after regular conversations from…

Grace Space!

Beginning Sunday, January 6, you will notice a new area in the FBC sanctuary specifically designed for children. We’re calling it the “Grace Space” and we are so excited about this way to help our children to be present in and connected to our worship services. We will still offer nursery care (for infants through…

Collins Summit – Human Migration

2018 Collins Summit HUMAN MIGRATION: CLAIMING ROOTS IN AN UPROOTED WORLD November 1st – Concordia University – Portland, Oregon. Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) invites you to explore the causes, challenges and opportunities of human migration in an increasingly global society.  Join a diverse group of refugees, immigrants, advocates and scholars in a day of…

Discernment Committee Responses

You may remember that after FBC chose to join the Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists, Rev. Steve Bils, executive minister of the American Baptist Churches of the Central Pacific Coast, sent us three questions he said were often posed to him from churches that don’t identify as welcoming and affirming of LGBTQIA+ people. He…

2018-2019 Church Board

Moderator – JoAnn Sims – joanncsims@gmail.com Assistant Moderator – Martha Van Cleave –  mvcleave@linfield.edu Secretary/Clerk – David Ferry – davidferry0634@comcast.net Treasurer – Don Watson – donjw@comcast.net Building & Grounds – Steve Howard – 503-550-4092 Children & Youth – Helen Anderson – helen.anderson1234@gmail.com Faith Formatioin – David Larmouth – gbdlinor@gmail.com Membership & Member Engagement – Shelly…