Tidings

Welcome to the FBC Tidings. Find out what is going on at First Baptist by browsing the articles below. You can also go directly to specific ministry related content by clicking on the menu to the right.

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December Tidings

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Drawing the Circle Wide – Ep 9

Episode 9 – Guests Emily Grosvenor Diesburg & Dave Larmouth Welcome to Drawing the Circle Wide, a podcast from the First Baptist Church of McMinnville, Oregon. In each episode you’ll hear the sermon from the previous Sunday followed by a discussion between or a reflection from some voices within our faith community. Join the conversation…

Coming Soon: 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…

Drawing the Circle Wide – Ep 8

Episode 8 – Guests Leslie Lee & Steve Gretz Welcome to Drawing the Circle Wide, a podcast from the First Baptist Church of McMinnville, Oregon. In this special episode you’ll hear Steve Gretz preach the sermon from October 28 and then a conversation with Leslie Lee and Steve Gretz about what it means to be…

Drawing the Circle Wide – Ep 7

Episode 7 – Guests Janet Langenwalter & Walt Parry Welcome to Drawing the Circle Wide, a podcast from the First Baptist Church of McMinnville, Oregon. In each episode you’ll hear the sermon from the previous Sunday followed by a discussion between or a reflection from some voices within our faith community. Join the conversation below.

Drawing the Circle Wide – Ep 6

Episode 6 – Guest Amelia Bierly Welcome to Drawing the Circle Wide, a podcast from the First Baptist Church of McMinnville, Oregon. In each episode you’ll hear the sermon from the previous Sunday followed by a discussion between or a reflection from some voices within our faith community. Join the conversation below.

Drawing the Circle Wide – Ep 5

Episode 5 – Guests Mike Burr & Geoff Clayton. Welcome to Drawing the Circle Wide, a podcast from the First Baptist Church of McMinnville, Oregon. In each episode you’ll hear the sermon from the previous Sunday followed by a discussion between or a reflection from some voices within our faith community. Join the conversation below.

Drawing the Circle Wide – Ep 4

Episode 4 of Drawing the Circle Wide, a podcast from the First Baptist Church of McMinnville, Oregon is now available. This week’s podcast features a sermon from Dr. Marcia Patton and responses from members of our faith community: Dave Larmouth, Emily Diesburg, Lara O’Brady, Nicole Curry, Cynthia Parker, and Mike Burr. This week’s guest is…

Disaster Rejuvenates Hope in Kikongo

The night was dark and stormy. August is still the dry season, but a tropical electrical storm accompanied by lots of wind was bearing down on Kikongo. Glen was in Kinshasa, so Rita was by herself to close the windows and put the barrels out under the water spouts to catch the precious water after…