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Pastoral Search Team – March update

How many females & males are associated with FBC? How are decisions communicated? What have we never done at FBC? Find the answers on our FBC profile, information about our church available on the Pastoral Search page of our website. Yes, the FBC profile is complete and it is available for you to read. Thank you for […]

Small Group Opportunities-March 2015

For more information about any of these small groups, contact the Small Groups Minister, JP Bierly Childcare Available If you need childcare for any small group meeting, please let Barbara Curtis know no less than one week before the group meeting. Creativity as a Spiritual Practice Group Meetings: Mondays from 7:00-8:30pm at FBC Meeting for 12 weeks beginning […]

Support Thanks from BPFNA

First Baptist Friends, Thank you for your recent gift and for all your support over many years. Thanks too for all the ways you live out the call to work for peace rooted in justice. We’re grateful to call you partners and friends. 2015 looks to be a full and fruitful year as we live […]

Pastor’s Letter – March 2015

March Tidings 2015 Centering Prayer The seasons of the church year have guided Christians for centuries. They were set apart by the early believers as a way to help us be attentive to the work of God in Christ. They are not linked to the calendar year so much as they are to Jewish religion. […]

Church Board Notes – January/February, 2015

In January a major focus of the board meeting concerned the ministry of FBC to our homeless neighbors.  As was addressed in the letter you received, the board took under advisement recommendations from the ad-hoc committee formed in December.  After heartfelt and compassionate discussion the board took the following actions: The Gathering Room will be […]

Exciting news from the Finance Team

Please plan to attend a very special 10-minute celebration on Sunday, February 22, 2015 following both worship services. FBC has been blessed with generous donors who have enabled us to PAY OFF our church mortgage – which we did on February 3rd. Please join us for cookies, veggies and sparkling cider as we celebrate this blessing in […]

Small Group Opportunities – February 2015

For more information about any of these small groups, contact the Small Groups Minister, JP Bierly Childcare Available If you need childcare for any small group meeting, please let Barbara Curtis know no less than one week before the group meeting. Creativity as a Spiritual Practice Info session: Sunday February 1st at 8:50 and 12:05 in the FBC […]

New Sunday Class at 10:00 a.m.

The BOOK of JOHN Sunday, Jan. 25 10:00 a.m. (ongoing) Bridgebuilders’ Room The class will have a discussion format with a focus on why John was written — ”that you may believe”. Join us as we explore John’s Gospel, often referred to as the “Maverick Gospel” because its perspective is different from that of Matthew, […]