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Last Choir Service with William Ness

Our Chancel Choir sings its last regular service with William Ness on Sunday, June 7. One section “Day by Day” from the Dettingen Te Deum will be the Offertory anthem, along with a number from Solomon with  Reginald Houze as tenor soloist. Also included will be a new hymn by Thomas Troeger, classmate and roommate…

Pastoral Search Team News

May 26, 2015 The Pastoral Search Team would like to THANK EVERYONE who submitted a Pastoral Work Style survey to the Team! We were thrilled to receive over 70 surveys! Our next phase includes reviewing and discussing YOUR responses! To do so, we set up a fine day in May to gather for a day…

Photos: William Ness Recital

On Friday, May 15, 2015, William Ness performed a Farewell Recital in the sanctuary.  A reception followed – and many friends attended. This is only a selection of the photos taken by Dick Whitten. You can see more on our flickr site at: https://flic.kr/s/aHskbVz8Xn Click on a photo to start a slideshow.

Introducing Jeremy Berry

The First Baptist Church is excited to welcome Jeremy Berry to the Christian Education Team.   Jeremy is working as a part time staff member who will act as Christian Education Assistant. Working with the Christian Education Team, he will develop and implement activities and programs for youth and families.   Jeremy will be entering his…

Anthem Competition Winner Announced

Jonathan Stinson of Potsdam, NY has won the Ninth Annual International Anthem Competition of the First Baptist Church, Worcester, Massachusetts with his anthem “Beloved” for SATB choir, cello and organ. The winning anthem will be performed for the first time on Music and Arts Sunday, May 3, 2015 during worship at 10:00 a.m..  It will also be…