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September 16, 2012

September Memory Verse:

  • "Keep my commands and you will live; guard my teachings as the apple of your eye." Proverbs 7:2

Read the Bible in a Year:

  • 3 Chapters a day and 5 Chapters on Sunday.


  • FamilyFest: 3pm at the Elm Creek School Gym. Featuring a concert by Mama's Wranglers. Fiddles, banjos, singing, clogging, yodeling and more. Advanced Tickets: Adults 12+ for $10, 6-11 for $5. At the Door: $12/6. Kids 5 and under are free.
  • Sr. High Girls: You are invited to Barista's Daily Grind today at 4pm for coffee and chat time. Call Kathy Adams at 440-2150 with questions.
  • 3rd through 8th grade girls will be meeting at 2pm today in the St. Alive Room. Bring a school picture or photo of yourself for a project we will be working on.

Senior Adult Walk:

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

RWF Dinner and Devotions:

  • Monday at 5:30pm

Financial Peace University:

  • Monday at 6:30pm. Sign up in the Narthex.

S.O.S. Suicide Support Group:

  • Monday at 6:50pm

Virtuous Women:

  • "The Joy Filled Life" Tuesday, October 30th - December 18th at 5:30pm in the Quads. Contact Janelle Meyers at 893-2215 or Angie at 293-2220 for more info.

Wednesday Night:

  • 7pm, AWANA, Youth Group, Choir, Mike and Becky Mann speaking about work in Thailand. Join us!
  • Anyone interested in joining the choir, practice is at 7pm.

Men's Bible Study:

  • Thursday at 8:45am             

Abuse Prevention Committee:

  • Thursday at 4:15pm

A Public Reception for Bob and Patty Wilson:

  • A Public Reception to thank Bob and Patty Wilson for their 43 years of service to the community will be Thursday, September 20th from 4:30 - 6:30pm at the Kearney Chamber of Commerce.

Real Truth Ministries:

  • Thursday at 8:30pm at the North Campus.

Women's Ministries:

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

Parenting in the Pew:

  • A New class for parents of all ages (Grandparents too). Began September 9th and will meet for five weeks. We meet in the Young Adults Sunday School class downstairs.

ABC/NE - State Convention:

  • September 21-23: North Platte, Info is on the Mission Bulletin Board in the Narthex.

Cooks are Needed for RWF Monday Night Meals:

  • Please sign up on the bulletin board in the hallway today.

Missionaries Mike and Becky Mann:

  • Wednesday, September 19th at 7pm. Invite someone to come with you and bring a dozen cookies to share afterward!

Egypt/Israel Presentation:

  • Sunday, September 23rd at 6pm.

Preschool Enrollment for 2012-13

  • The Sessions are: 4-5 year olds MWF 12:30-3pm, 3-4 year olds TTH 12-2pm. Registration forms can be picked up at the info desk and dropped off in the office. Call 234-2311 for more info.

Bridal Shower:

  • Ladies, you are invited to a Bridal Shower for Austin Wilson, bride-to-be of Ryan Martin. Saturday, September 22nd at 2pm at the Elm Creek Community Building. Please RSVP at 308-440-5577.

RWF Annual Meeting:

  • Next Sunday at 5:00pm.

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 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.
  • Tuesday Promise Keepers meets the first and third Tuesdays at Rob Gwin's Home. Contact Rob for more info.

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 

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 are studying the book "The Final Summit" by Andy Andrews. 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.
  • Starting September 9th in Hope Class: Dr. David Jeremiah presents "The Coming Economic Armageddon" a DVD series - What Bible Prophecy Warns about the New Global Economy.
  • Unshackled: We meet in the SW Quad.
  • Agape Sunday School Class: "Parables and Other Bedtime Stories" led by Mark Malmkar.
  • 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: We meet in the Lower Level.