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November 11, 2012

November Memory Verse:

  • "Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God." Philippians 4:6

Pastor Appreciation Month:

  • Pastor and Staff Love Gifts are being received through November 11th so they can be given at the United Service.

Read the Bible in a Year:

  • 3 Chapters a day and 5 Chapters on Sunday.


  • Youth Leaders at 12:30pm

Membership Class:

  • A Membership Class began on Sunday, November 4th at 9:30am. Please come, all ages!

Lunch with the 3 Stooges:

  • Bring your lunch. Monday, November 12th at the Lighthouse Center. Noon - 1pm.

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.

Prison Ministries:

  • Monday at 6:30pm.

Upward Evaluations:

  • Between 7 and 8:30pm
  • Monday, Nov. 12th - First and Second Grades
  • Tuesday, Nov. 13th - Third and Fourth Grades
  • Thursday, Nov. 15th - Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Grades

Virtuous Women:

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

Wednesday Night:

  • 7pm: Awana, Youth Group, Choir, Women's Study, Adult Study - The Truth Project, Nursery available. Join us!!!

Men's Bible Study:

  • Thursday at 8:45am             

Youth Lunch Bunch:

  • Thursday at 11:30am

Real Truth Ministries:

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

Women's Ministries:

  • Ladies Prayer Time: Monday Mornings at 9:30am
  • Rebekah Anna Circle: Tuesday at 7pm
  • Hannah Circle: Thursday at 7pm
  • Sarah Circle: Thursday at 7pm
  • Women's Bible Study: Friday Mornings at 9:30am

American Baptist Women's Ministries:

  • ABWM Meeting: Wednesday at 1pm.

Men's Breakfast:

  • Saturday at 7:30am

Valet Parking:

  • If you would like to help contact Bill Wood, Terri Lind, or call the church office.

Nursery Volunteers Needed:

  • If you would like to help, contact Victoria Narcisse for information.

Operation Christmas  Child:

  • Drop off your box at the Church this week or at the Merryman next Sunday.


Church Library:

  • We have moved the library to a new location, lower level by the stairs. We ask for your patience during this process. Please look forward to an "Open House" in our new location.

All Church Thanksgiving Dinner:

  • November 18th at 6pm at the Church. Sign-up sheets in the Narthex for help that is needed. Please stop by today!

Bring two dishes and one dessert to share.

United Service:

  • November 18th at 10am at The Merryman Performing Arts Center, 225 W. 22nd.

Christmas Program Practice:

  • It's time to prepare for the Christmas Program! It will be December 12th at 6:30pm. Practices will be December 1st and 8th from 2-4pm. Parents, watch for info or check with your child's Sunday School Teacher. Questions, call Denise Van Winkle at 224-0131.

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.