Announcements

Shelter Manager

The First Baptist Church of McMinnville is seeking to hire a Shelter Manager to support its inclement weather overnight warming shelter. This position is temporary, from the date of hire through the end of March, and approximately 35 hours a week during that time. Duties include volunteer recruitment, training, scheduling, communication, and support; and data…

Kids connection

Download the October 2020 Kid Connection packet here! About Kids Connection Kids Connection exists to give children and families a way to focus on a particular component of our faith throughout the month through different types of connections. Zoom Meeting On the first Sunday of each month, we’ll meet on Zoom following online worship to…

Praying the Papers

“Keep the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other.” -theologian Karl Barth, 1886-1968 It can be difficult to read the paper, or listen to the news. With the onslaught of stories about racist violence, the pandemic, and injustices close to home and around the world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and to…

Sanctuary Visits

Even though the church isn’t the building, sometimes just sitting in the sanctuary can help us to center, reflect, and find comfort or peace. FBC is offering two dates in August for sanctuary visits. During your time, you can light a candle in prayer, receive communion at the altar table, reflect on the prompts provided,…

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,…

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…