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April 14, 2013

April Memory Verse:

  • "Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord." Psalm 27:14

Read the Bible in a Year:

  • 3 Chapters a day and 5 Chapters on Sunday.

"Get a Handle of Your Bible"

  • If you have wanted to be inspired by the Bible, a new series on Sunday Morning and Wednesday night will help you "Get a Handle on Your Bible."

Congregation Meeting:

  • Next Sunday at 5pm. Bring cookies to share.

Senior Adult Walk:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00am

S.O.S. Suicide Support Group:

  • Monday at 6:50pm

Virtuous Women's Ministry:

  • "He Speaks to Me: Preparing to Hear from God" Join us in this compelling study by author and speaker Pricilla Shirer. February 19th - May 21st. Tuesdays from 5:30 - 7:00pm. Meeting in the Quads.

Wednesday Night:

  • 7pm: AWANA, Youth Group, Choir, Women's Study "The Purple Book", Adult Study "The Greatest Book", Nursery; Join Us!!!

Women's Ministries:

  • Ladies Prayer Time: Monday Mornings at 9:30am
  • Sisters of Ruth: Wednesday at 11am
  • Hannah Circle: Thursday at 7pm
  • Sarah Circle: Thursday at 7pm
  • Women's Bible Study: Friday Mornings at 9:30am

Men's Bible Study:

  • Thursday at 8:45am

Youth Lunch Bunch:

  • Thursday at 11:30am

Senior Men and Wives:

  • Lunch and fishing at Galyn & Terri Lind's home along the Platte. Thursday, April 18th. 11:00am meet at the church. If you don't want to fish, come and enjoy the time!

Men's Breakfast:

  • Next Saturday at 7:30am

Ties That Bind:

  • Saturday at 9am

DVD's of Choir:

  • DVD's of the Choir's performance of "Christ the Redeemer" will be available for $5. Sign the registration sheet if you would like a copy. Thanks!

Roger Williams Fellowship:

  • Monday Night Meal and Devotion: Mondays at 5:30pm.
  • RWF appreciates your financial support and is in need of your financial support. Thank you!
  • 50th Anniversary Celebration: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 from 5-7pm. RSVP to Pastor Zach by April 5th.

Preschool Registration:

  • It's time to register for the next preschool year! Sessions are; 4&5 yr. olds MWF 9:00-11:30am and 12:30-3:00pm, 3&4 yr. olds TTH 9:00-11:00am and 12:00-2:00pm. You may register at any time but get your form in soon for the session of your choice as they fill up fast. Please include $40 registration fee with the form. Call Mrs. Petersen at 234-2311 with questions.

Roger Williams Fellowship 50th Anniversary Celebration:

  • Saturday, April 20th from 5pm-7pm at First Baptist Church. RSVP to Pastor Zach by April 15th.


  • We are looking for donations to purchase flowers for the berm. Any amount is appreciated. Contact Peg Baer at 440-7188.

Graduation Recognition Sunday:

  • April 28th at both services. Reception at 9:30am for High School Grads.

Western Nebraska Congregational Leadership Training:

  • ABC NE will be offering two training sessions on Congregational Leadership. See Poster and sign up sheet on the bulletin board in the hallway for more info.

Save the Date:

  • VBS: Colossal Coaster World: Sunday, July 14th - Friday, July 19th from 6-8"30pm. Watch your May newsletter and bulletin for Volunteering opportunities.

First Baptist Cares:

  • Please join us to encourage others in our church family and enjoy some fun fellowship. We meet in the Library, Wednesday nights at 7:00pm.
  • First Baptist Cares is seeking Military addresses of your loved ones. They can be state side or overseas. We also want e-mail addresses if you have them. We would like to encourage those who bravely serve our country. Thanks!!!

Promise Keepers:

  • Friday Promise Keepers, 11:30am, Saints Alive Room. Bring a sack lunch. Call Bill @ 440-1030 or Bob @ 893-9217.
  • Tuesday Promise Keepers meets the first and third Tuesdays at Rob Gwin's Home. Contact Rob for more info.

4th - 6th Grades:

  • Are you interested in music? Pizza, Pop & Praise!!! 1st practice/meeting is April 21st from 12:30-2pm in the Quad Rooms. Future rehearsals will be from 10:30-11am on Sunday mornings. Call Donna 234-5819 or Robbie 237-5883.

Christian Counseling:

  • First Baptist Counselor, Angie McDermott, holds a Master's degree in Counseling and is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner.  She has been with the Church since January of 1997. You can set up an appointment with Angie by calling (308) 293-2220


  • If you need to add a loved one to the prayer chain please call Krystal Arehart at 308-293-0645 or email to

Third Day:

  • April 25th at the Heartland Event Center. Tickets available at

Middle School Girls Bible Study:

  • The Red Stuff (about Jesus' Ministry). Starting March 4th at 5pm on Monday nights at Amigos North. Contact Tammy Green at 308-440-6291 or Jana Sickler @ 308-440-8078.

Sunday School Hour:

  • Young Adults Sunday School Class: We meet downstairs in the old youth room.
  • The College Sunday School Class meets in the Library
  • Friends Class: Meets in the Friends room and studies a variety of topics.
  • Saints Alive Class: Meets in the Saints Room.
  • Servants and Friends: We meet in the Gym and study a variety of topics.
  • Truth Seekers: We meet in the North East Quad Room.
  • Faith Builders Fellowship Group: We meet in the SE Quad room.
  • Pathfinders 2: Ministry for middle agers (stage of life). Biblical principles applied weekly to today's family issues and current worldly events. All are welcome.
  • Charles Swindoll presents "Family Matters: Investing in the Things that Last" a DVD series for Married, Single Parent, Grandparent Families. In Hope Class starting March 10th. You are invited to learn with us.
  • Unshackled: We meet in the SW Quad.
  • Agape Sunday School Class: "Slaying the Giants in Your Life" Led by Leroy Giffin.
  • Partners With Christ Class: "Impact of Women: How Women of the Bible Have Influenced Our Faith"
  • Young Adults Class: Join us for an hour of fellowship and study. We meet downstairs in the old youth room.
  • Bible Expo Class: Beginning March 10th, we will be studying the Attributes of God. We meet in the Lower Level.