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Professor Ed O’Donnell Speaks About Immigration

On March 25th, after worship service, Holy Cross History Professor Ed O’Donnell will help us focus on how today’s immigration fits into our history as a nation of immigrants; he will clarify key issues and tackle the myths/inaccurate ways people compare today’s immigrants unfavorably with earlier generations.

Mass in Blue – Sunday, March 25

The WPI Chamber Choir and the WPI Stage Band will perform Mass in Blue this Sunday, March 25, at 10:00 a.m. as part of the Palm Sunday worship service. Mass in Blue, written by British composer Will Todd, is a dynamic, uplifting, and highly popular jazz setting of the Latin Mass. The work features SATB…

Lenten Devotional Book Two

Our 2018 Lenten Devotional is another compilation of reflections written by members and partners in ministry at First Baptist. As we look at the road ahead, for Jesus and for us, we have an opportunity to Journey Inward together. Book Two is now available and includes sections on Renewal, Reflection and Mortality. These are meant to be read daily, but go at…

March 4th: Scrogin Great Issues Forum

On Sunday, March 4th after worship, we will be hosting a Scrogin Great Issues Forum on the Cultural Divide. We’ll explore together J.D. Vance’s memoir Hillbilly Elegy and how it might speak to our questions and perspectives about the brokenness and strengths at work in our society today.

Navigating Social Media: Sunday, February 25th

Do you consider yourself a social media-savvy individual? Maybe you’re just starting to stay in touch with friends and family with technology, or aren’t sure where to begin. Join Sydney Blevins and Annika Dixon to navigate the ever-expanding world of social media. They will discuss some of the most commonly used platforms, give their personal…

Paint Night Friday, February 23rd!

Join us on February 23, 6:30 – 8:30 for Paint Night for all ages. You are not going to want to miss this event! It won’t be like the traditional Paint Nights you’ve attended at FBC in the past – you’ll have more opportunities to explore different techniques, and there will also be instructional painting.…

Lenten Devotional Book One

The Lenten Devotional is now available online and in hard copy at the FBC office. Our 2018 Lenten Devotional is another compilation of reflections written by members and partners in ministry at First Baptist. As we look at the road ahead, for Jesus and for us, we have an opportunity to Journey Inward together. As…