Church Updates

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…

SHARING CIRCLE

FBC will offer an opportunity for mid-week connection on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm beginning April 29. Each week will have a loose theme to center our conversation, though we’ll be free to wander from that focus if/as the group desires. You’re invited to check out the themes below and to come (virtually) with a story or…

FINANCIAL REPORT APRIL 2020

Financial update: As of April 22nd, our income from contributions is short of our goal by about $10,000. Our total income is about $11,000 short of goal. We are very fortunate to have Lutheran Community Services (A Family Place) sharing a portion of our building these past 7+ years. We are missing building use income.…

FINANCIAL REPORT MARCH 2020

Financial update: It is early in the year yet our income is behind budget by $6,059. It is our goal to be back on track by the end of April. Please help where you can. Accomplishments to celebrate: * We have completed the new surface in the Courtyard. It is beautiful. This was the last…

Emergency Support for COVID-19

As the United States and the rest of the world deal with the death and devastation wrought by the coronavirus, on behalf of American Baptist Churches USA, the American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and International Ministries (IM) seek One Great Hour of Sharing COVID-19 emergency support to help families, churches and community find relief…

Children & Youth

Virtual Children’s Chapel Children’s Chapel in now happening online via Zoom (access info below) on Sunday mornings at 11am! We’ll meet following worship for music, a story, some creative reflection time, and a feast. Before we meet, gather some art supplies to use as a way to respond to the story, and have a snack…

Worship Online

All are invited to be part of FBC worship on Sunday mornings via Facebook Live (you don’t need to have a Facebook account to join us, just go to www.facebook.com/firstbaptistmac at 10am and click the play button!). Check out the Virtual Church Resources page to find everything you need to participate. We’re hoping you can join in…