SGBS Promotion Sunday

Sunday, September 7th will be promotion Sunday for preschoolers and children in Small Group Bible Study (SGBS) departments – Infants through 5th grade. Watch for more information coming soon regarding your child’s new class and their teachers.  If you have any questions regarding SGBS, please contact Tricia Kimbrough, Preschool Minister, or Kitty Laughlin, Children’s Minister, at 939-0705.

Tracy O'BanonSGBS Promotion Sunday

VBS-Outrigger Island | Day 5

It’s hard to believe that VBS is now over – what an awesome week!  We ended the week with huge contributions for Apple Tree and Helping Hands – a total of 2, 063 can goods were collected and $1, 367.10 was given.  We also had 942 enrolled in VBS throughout the week (includes children, leaders and staff).  Wow – God … Read More

Tracy O'BanonVBS-Outrigger Island | Day 5

Youth Crossover Saturday

Did you just finish 6th grade?  (Or did your child?)  We’ve got great news!  Saturday, July 5th is Crossover Saturday.  All new 7th graders and their families are invited to this exciting event, taking place from Noon-5pm at the church building. We’ll have lunch with parents and new 7th graders.  The event will start by talking about the youth ministry: … Read More

Matthew IrvineYouth Crossover Saturday

VBS-Outrigger Island | Day 4

We had another great day at VBS!  Great job everyone!  We collected $254.01 in offering for Apple Tree and 550 can goods for Helping Hands and we had 819 in attendance (includes children, leaders and staff) with 911 enrolled.  Wow! Please join us tomorrow for the Worship Rally at 10:30am in the Worship Center to see a some of what … Read More

Tracy O'BanonVBS-Outrigger Island | Day 4

June ’08 Military Fellowship Follow-up

We had a wonderful time last Friday night as a group of veterans and active military couples got together to break bread and fellowship.  Out of the 24 people in attendance, there were 2 active duty soldiers, 5 active duty spouses (4 with husbands deployed/training), and the remaining 17 were veterans and their spouses.  The spectrum of experiences under one … Read More

Jack HelmerJune ’08 Military Fellowship Follow-up

VBS-Outrigger Island | Day 3

Wow!  It’s hard to believe we only have two days left of VBS!  We are having such a great time!  Today was another awesome day and once again…everyone did a fabulous job!  We had 797 in attendance (includes children, leaders, staff)  688 can goods and $146 in offering.  Today the 6th graders took all of the can goods collected to … Read More

Tracy O'BanonVBS-Outrigger Island | Day 3

VBS and your facilities

VBS is in full swing here at First Baptist.  We had more kids come today.  Of course, doing everything here involves everyone here, including the facilities staff.  Each morning someone is here to unlock the building, turn on lights and lower a/c temps.  During the day, the crew makes sure that bathrooms are picked up, supplies are stocked and trash … Read More

Matthew IrvineVBS and your facilities

Mother’s Share Group – Summer Activities

The ladies involved in Mother’s Share Group have scheduled many opportunities to spend time together and have some fun this summer! If any of you Moms are interested in joining them, grab your swimsuits, sunscreen…and your kids…and head on over! June 39th Swim Party at the Hills of West Wood at 10am July 8th Swim Party at Shawne Barron’s at … Read More

Tracy O'BanonMother’s Share Group – Summer Activities

VBS-Outrigger Island | Day 2

Today was another awesome action packed day at VBS!  We had 798 in attendance (includes children, leaders, staff) and collected $678.55 in offering for Apple Tree and 230 canned goods for Helping Hands.  Fantasic job everyone! We invite all parents to our worship rally Friday morning at 10:30, so that you can see and hear what your kids have been … Read More

Tracy O'BanonVBS-Outrigger Island | Day 2

VBS-Outrigger Island | Day 1

Day one was a blast!  We got off to a great start with over 700 kids getting registered and filing into the worship center for awesome music and a charge from Brother Andy!  Yes… I said over 700 kids on our first day!  We collected $79.00 in offering and 39 canned goods.  Great job! Thanks to everyone who is helping … Read More

Tracy O'BanonVBS-Outrigger Island | Day 1