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April 27, 2014

April Memory Verse:

  • Isaiah 53:6 "We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all."

Children's Membership Class:

  • Mondays beginning May 5th at 3:30pm. This class will be taught by Pastor Stan. Parents are welcome.

Read the Bible in a Year:

  • 3 Chapters a day and 5 Chapters on Sunday.

Food, Fun, Games and Prizes:

  • At Sunday School TODAY at 9:30am. Preschool and Kindergarten in their rooms, 1st - 6th grade in the gym. Bring a friend.

Family Fun Fest:

  • TODAY from 2-5pm at Harmon Park. Bounce Houses, Obstacle Course, Balloon Artist, Face Paint, and more.


  • Reception: Sunday, April 27th 2-4pm Cake Reception honoring Stacey Petersen, our Preschool Director. Come wish her well as they move on to new endeavors!

Quarterly Congregational Meeting:

  • Today at 5pm

Senior Adult Walk:

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

Prison Ministries:

  • Monday at 6:30pm

Tuesday Morning Men's Group:

  • Tuesdays at 6:30am in the Friend's Room

Virtuous Women:

  • Tuesday at 5:30pm. "Who Do You Think You Are?"

Church Night Activities:

  • The May Church Night Meal will be to help support the Youth Mission Trip. Please plan to attend May 7th.
  • Adult Study "Books of Moses" in the Quads, Women's Study, Choir, Youth, BOLD, AWANA, Nursery available.

Thursday Morning Men's Bible Study:

  • Thursday at 8:45am

Youth Lunch Bunch:

  • Thursday at 11:30am

Meeting Night:

  • Thursday at 6:30pm

Lifetree Cafe:

  • Thursday at 7pm. This week's topic: Family Secrets: What Mama never told us.

Women's Ministries:

  • Ladies Prayer Time: Monday Mornings at 9:30am
  • Women's Bible Study: Friday Mornings at 9:30am

Christian Business Men's Lunch

  • Friday at noon at the Alley Rose

Ladies, Please Join Us:

  • Please join us for Doris Moomey's 90th Birthday Coffee. Friday, May 2nd from 2-4pm at Ridgeway Room at Emeritus (Northridge). Send cards to 5410 17th Ave. #241 Kearney, NE 68845

Jr. and Sr. High Girls Study:

  • "Speak Love" Bible Study. Every Sunday at 3:30pm beginning February 2nd at the North Campus. Moms are encouraged to attend if they would like. Refreshments will be provided. Hope to see you there!!!

Father Son Wiffle Ball:

  • May 4th at 4pm in the FBC Gym.

Graduating Seniors:

  • Please get your graduation information to Angie as soon as possible for the May newsletter and bulletin. Graduate Recognition Sunday will be May 4th.

Hunger to Hope:

  • May 2-3 at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds. Packing times, Friday from 4-6 and 6:30-8:30 and Saturday from 9-11 and 11:30-1:30.

Continuous Oral Read Through the Bible:

  • April 27th at 6pm until May 1st whenever Revelation is finished. In Honor and Celebration of National Day of Prayer on May 1st. Sign up at Solid Rock. Questions, call Miriam at 233-1231.

Prayer for the Schools:

  • May 1st. Call Shel Ramey at 237-7703 with questions.

Nursery Help Needed:

  • Paid and volunteer positions available. Paid workers must be available every Sunday from 7:30am - 1pm and Wednesday from 6:30pm - 9pm (this is tentative). All applicants must be willing to obtain required training. Applications available in the office and on the bulletin board and can be returned to Sam's mailbox or to Victoria.

Valet Parking:

  • Please know that valet parking is available before and after both services. Whether young or old, the Valet Team is here to help you!

Help Needed:

  • Anyone interested in helping with the church flower beds, contact Bob Wilson at 627-5405 or Joe Lucas at 440-7849.

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.
  • Monday Night Promise Keepers, Monte Krueger's Home, 1705 6th Ave @ 7 pm, 1st & 3rd Monday, Questions call 236-9217
  • Tuesday Night Promise Keepers, Rob Gwin's Home @ 7:30 pm, 1st & 3rd Tuesday, Questions call 234-1563

Christian Counselling:

  • 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

Prayer Chain by Phone:

  • If you would like to receive Prayer Chain via phone, please contact Karen Vogt at 234-9330 or Terri Lind at 627-7954.

Videos of the Service:

  • Please note that you may now WATCH the worship service. It will be online by Sunday afternoons. Go to then go to video library and choose the service you desire.


  • Preschool times and rates have changed for 2014-2015. It is hopeful that the change in hours will benefit the families who have school age children and working parents. The preschool sessions are 4 & 5 yr olds MWF 8:30-11:00am or 12:15-2:45pm at $95/month and 3&4 yr olds Tues. & Thurs. 8:30am - 11am @ $85/month. We are taking registrations now. Register soon to get the session of your choice. Forms available in the office or at the info desk. Please include $40 registration fee with your registration form or your spot cannot be held.

Sunday School Hour:

  • Beginning March 9th: Basics of Christianity: Meeting in the Pathfinder's Room
  • Beginning March 9th: Newcomers Class: Meeting in the Choir Room
  • 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. "Life Without Limits" by Nick Vujicic.
  • 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.
  • The Sanctity of Life: The Inescapable Issue. From the Bible Teaching Ministry of Charles R. Swindoll. Come and learn with us in Hope Class.
  • Unshackled: We meet in the SW Quad.
  • Agape Sunday School Class: "Joshua" led by Leroy Giffin
  • Partners With Christ Class: We are studying the Sermon on the Mount. Join us!
  • Young Adults Class: Join us for an hour of fellowship and study. We meet downstairs in the old youth room.
  • Bible Expo Class: We are studying Ephesians. We meet in the Lower Level.