Worship

10 am – Summer Worship

July 7        “Table Manners, Part One” – Communion Sunday – Luke 11:37-46, Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching July 14       “Table Manners, Part Two” – Matthew 15:21-28, Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching July 21       “Why We Go” – John 10:10, Kyle Williams, Global Servant, guest preaching Read about Kyle & Katrina Williams and their work with International…

Thoughts from Pastor Erika – July

As I write this, I’m sitting next to an open duffle bag and clothes and books are strewn around – I’m also packing for the ABC (USA) biennial conference. While it was convenient to have the conference in Portland two years ago, and wonderful to get to show off this area and the great work…

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,…

October Worship Highlights

During October, the sermons will continue to explore the “Confessional Statement on American Baptist Identity,” which claims that we are called by God through Christ to be a contemporary people, a Biblical people, an inclusive people, an interdependent people, a caring people, a redeemed people, a worshiping people, and a missional people. Each Sunday we’ll…

September Worship Highlights

Sept. 2 – Communion Sunday + Courtyard Rededication – the 10 am service will end in the courtyard. Message: “Reclaiming Our Gardens”  Song of Solomon 4:16-5:1, Psalms 1, Micah 4:2-4; Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching Sept. 9 – Two-Service Schedule Begins at 9 am & 11 am Adult Education Classes Resume at 10 am. Message:  “A…

JULY Worship Highlights

9:30 -11:30 am – Nursery care for Infants through Preschool 10:00 am – SUMMER WORSHIP July 1 Communion Sunday “In Defense of God” Genesis 3:1-7; Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching July 8 “On Knowing Where You Are” Genesis 3:1-13; Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching July 15 “Returning to Dust ” Genesis 3:1-19; Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching July…

APRIL Worship Highlights

APRIL 1 – EASTER Sunday – “Easter is an Uprising” Mark 16:1-8; Rev. Erika Marksbury, preaching APRIL 8 – “The Resurrected Community is the Church at Mission” – John 20: 19-23; Rev. Erika Marksbury, preaching APRIL 15 – Y.A.H.O.O. Mexico Mission Sunday – “Bridging the Gap” – Sharing from Y.A.H.O.O. Team Members: Georgine Benner, Prescott…

February Worship Highlights

Feb. 4 – Communion Sunday (at 9 & 11) & Blessing of the Nicaragua Team (at 11) – “Power to Become,” John1:1-12 – Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching Feb. 11 – ”The World was Wide Enough,” Matthew 5:43-47 – JP Bierly, Music & Small Groups Minister, preaching Feb. 18 – 1st Sunday of Lent – Rev.…