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Music and Arts Week: April 22-29, 2018

The theme of this year’s Music and Arts Week is Imago Dei: The Image of God. We will be celebrating art, music, and dance, offering a variety of events. Something for everyone! April 22-29 First Baptist Church will be premiering an art exhibit, from April 22nd through the 29th, which explores divinity in humanity through…

Fireside: April 11, 6:30 pm in the Whitney Room

On Wednesday April 11th at 6:30 pm, we will be introducing a new concept called Fireside. Held in the Whitney Room, we will create a space for conversation with the Pastor about topics in the life of the church, theology, the Bible, or even special guests. Our first Fireside will feature discussion and pictures about…

Adult Forum April 8

Scrogin Great Issues Discussion about the book, We Have No Idea – A Guide to the Unknown Universe, which illuminates both what we don’t know about our universe as well as what we actually do understand.

Holy Week at First Baptist Church

Maundy Thursday Service this Thursday, Mar 29th at 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary. We will gather together over song, the Scriptures, Communion, and the washing of hands. Good Friday Service this Friday, Mar 30th at 7:30 pm will be in line with a Tennebrae service. We will worship together over readings and the extinguishing of…

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…

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.…