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March 25, 2012

Membership Class:

  • Will begin on Sunday, April 15th at 9:30am in the Choir Loft.

Open House:

  • Today, Open House at Crossroads, 1404 E. 39th St. from 2-5pm. Tour the facility, meet the staff and guests, refreshments.

Easter Lilies:

  • Order at your favorite florist and deliver to the church between March 29 and April 2nd. Please give your into to the Church Office so we know what to print in the bulletin.

Read the Bible in a Year:

  • 3 Chapters a day and 5 Chapters on Sunday.

Senior Adult Walk:

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


  • Adult Study "Leadership in the Church", Women's Class "Key Promises of God", Financial Peace, Choir, Youth Group, AWANA, Nursery available.

Leadership in the Church:

  • Leadership = Influence: Being a person of influence - what hinders us from this? Wednesday at 7pm.

Women's Ministries:

  • Ladies Prayer Time: Monday Mornings at 9:30am
  • Ruth Circle: Wednesday at 9:30am
  • Dorcas/Tabitha Circle: Wednesday at 1pm
  • Women's Bible Study: Friday Mornings at 9:30am

Virtuous Women:

  • Tuesday night at 5:30pm in the Quads. "The Story: Finding Your Story in God's Story". All women welcome.

Financial Peace University:

  • Wednesday nights at 7:00pm. Brian Peterson will be leading the class. Call the Church office if you have questions.

Easter Cantata:

  • "Betrayed and Broken" will be presented at the Merryman Performing Arts Center March 24th at 7pm and March 25th at 2pm.

Preschool Fundraiser:

  • 1st Baptist Preschool will be selling Tupperware and plants from Janet's Jungle. See display in the Narthex for items to order and catalogs of plants. Taking orders thru Easter. Thank you for your support.

Baby Showers:

  • Ladies, you are invited to a baby shower for Joelle Thompson Scherr. Sunday, April 1st from 3-5pm in the Quads.

Bridal Shower:

  • Ladies, you are invited to a Bridal Shower for Samantha Stutzman, Fiancee of Nolan Holloway. Sunday, April 15th at 2pm in the Quad Rooms.

Thailand Mission Team Report:

  • Faithbuilders Fellowship Group invites our Church Family to join us for a Thailand Mission Team Report Sunday, March 25th at 5pm in the Quad Room. Please bring finger foods and come hear the story of the Thailand trip.

Easter Week:

  • Live Portrayal of the Last Supper: Thursday, April 5th at 7:30pm
  • United Good Friday Service at Kearney E-Free Church. Friday, April 6th at 7pm.
  • Sunrise Service at 6:30am Easter Sunday.
  • Easter Worship Services: Sunday , April 8th at 8am and 11am. Services will contain many aspects that lift up the power of Jesus' Resurrection.

Free Colorectal Cancer Screenings:

  • Free Colorectal Cancer screenings. Call 865-7884 for a free kit. See bulletin board for more details.

Youth Mission Team Fundraiser:

  • Ready for Spring Cleaning??? The Youth Mission Team needs your unwanted "stuff" for their fundraiser GARAGE SALE - Saturday, April 28th. Please consider donating anything big or small. Watch in the coming weeks for more details.

Lost & Found:

  • Items are by the stair well. Please check for things you've left behind.

Courageous Covenant:

  • If you have seen the movie "Courageous" and would like to be a part of signing a covenant, please call Pastor Stan or the church office.

Preschool Enrollment for 2012-13

  • The Sessions are: 4-5 year olds MWF 9-11:30am & 12:30-3pm, 3-4 year olds TTH 9am-11am & 12-2pm. Registration forms can be picked up at the info desk and dropped off in the office. You may register at any time, but get your form in soon for the session of your choice, as they will fill up fast. $40 registration fee is due with the registration form. Call 234-2311 for more info.

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:

  • Monday Night Promise Keepers: First and Third Mondays. Call Monte Krueger at 236-9217 for info.
  • Tuesday Night Promise Keepers: First and Third Tuesdays at 7:30pm at Rob Gwin's home. Call Rob at 234-1563 for more info.
  • Friday Promise Keepers meets at the church at 11:30am in the Saints Alive Room. Bring a sack lunch. Call Bill @ 308-440-1030 or Bob @ 308-893-9217.

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 Kathy Adams at 440-2150 or e-mail to ladderbuilder@charter.net. 

Roger Williams Fellowship:

  • Mondays at 5:30pm - RWF Meal and Devotion.
  • Are you interested in becoming an RWF Booster? See Pastor Zach for details.

Parenting in the Pew:

  • New class beginning March 4th. The class will meet Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings during March. This class is for parents of all ages.

Sunday School Hour:

  • Agape Sunday School Class: "God's Solutions for Today's Problems" led by Leroy Giffin.
  • Young Adults Sunday School Class: We meet downstairs in the old youth room.
  • Partners With Christ Class: "Why We Do What We Do: A Biblical Perspective on Christian Traditions". Led by Bob Talbitzer.
  • Faith Builders Fellowship Group: Faith Builders will begin a twelve week study of the book "The Twelve Pillars" by Jim Rohn.
  • Truth Seekers: NE Quad Room - "Living on the Edge" a Romans 12 Study.
  • Hope Class: Dr. David Jeremiah presents "Slaying the Giants in Your Life" a DVD series. Presentation begins on March 18th. "Giants" include Fear, Discouragement, Loneliness, Worry, Guilt, Temptation, Anger, Resentment, Doubts, Procrastination, Failure, and Jealousy.
  • Pathfinders 2 is a new Sunday School Class for family oriented couples and singles in their 30's - 50's. The Class will feature single topic, open discussions of current events and Christian applications. We meet downstairs in the old Youth Room.
  • Seeing Yourself as God Sees You: We meet downstairs in the old Youth Room next to the Young Adults.
  • Friends Class: Beginning Sunday, March 4th, the Friends Sunday School class will devote the months of March, April, and May to study Becoming Good Disciples. Please join us.