Worship begins at 10:00 a.m. each Sunday morning and generally lasts one hour. We observe the ordinance of Communion on the first Sunday of each month with the exception of January and September.
Our Sunday Worship and Small Group Bible Study Schedule:
- Small Group Bible Study for Adults 9:00 - 9:45 am or 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
- Coffee Fellowship 9:45 - 10:00 am
- Worship 10:00 - 11:00 am
- Coffee Fellowship 11:00 - 11:15 am
- Children's Worship 10:15 - 11:00 am
What to Expect
First Baptist Church is a congregation that celebrates Christ through the Fine Arts. Using traditional music, our worship services are characterized by traditional hymns and sacred music performed by the Chancel Choir. Our worship is periodically enhanced by instrumental ensembles, an adult hand bell choir and the children's choir.
The dress for worship at First Baptist Church is generally "business casual," although all are welcome regardless of their attire. Our greeters and ushers are available to provide direction, and are happy answer questions and assist our guests. Prior to worship, all members and guests are invited to gather in the Narthex for our Coffee Fellowship time.
Elementary age children are invited to join their families for worship at 10:00 am. Following the Children's Sermon, children are then dismissed to Children's Worship. Busy Bags and tablets are provided at the Information Center for children wishing to remain with their families during the duration of worship.
Children & Youth
There are several activities for offered for our youngest members, which conveniently coincide with adult ministries and programs:
- Childcare is available for children ages 0-2 years
- Children's Worship is available for children ages 3-5 years, and grades 1-5
- Youth Group is available for students grades 6-12 on Wednesday's at 6:30 pm
Childcare workers and adult volunteers are trained and criminal background checks are conducted as a part of their screening.
Current Sermon Series
This fall we are blessed to have several guest speakers throughout the coming weeks as we "kick off" our fall ministry calendar and emphasize World Missions.
August 26 Rev. Dr. Tim Deatrick "Prepare the Way" (Luke 3:1-6)
September 2 Kristi Engel American Baptist Foreign Missionary
September 9 Van Harden WHO Radio Personality
September 16 Rev. Dr. Tim Deatrick American Baptist Women's Sunday
September 23 Rev. Dr. Tim Deatrick
September 20 Ruth Moonie American Baptist Foreign Missionary
The sermons at First Baptist Church and the Pew Bibles both utilize the New Living Translation. Large print editions are available in the Narthex from the Ushers. The Church is also equipped with an audio hearing assist system. Receivers are also available from the Ushers. Members and guests are welcome to use their smart phones or tablets as their Bible and may access our free guest wi-fi internet service.
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