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Christmas 2016

During the Advent Craft Fair this year, the members of the congregation were invited to complete a mission by filling Ditty Bags (which were sewn by Denise Wolf and Lyn Stevens) with clothing and comfort objects.  These Ditty Bags were delivered to the Department of Children and Families to be given to children in times…

The Giving Tree 2016

The FBC and Park Congregations participate in the Giving Tree Event during the annual Advent Craft Workshop.  During the workshop, church members stop by the Giving Tree in Gordon Hall and select one or two decorations.  On the back of each decoration is the name of a child or youth who is receiving services through…

FBC Outreach Team Receives Funds from Matthew 25 Grant

It is with great pleasure to announce that the FBC Outreach Team received $960.00 through the American Baptist Churches USA grant, “Matthew 25,” to buy 20 WRTA bus passes. These bus passes were delivered to Ascentria, the lead agency helping refugees who have been re-settled in Worcester. Ascentria will distribute the bus passes to their refugee clients so…

May Food Drive

The Worcester Islamic Center is helping 85 (that is a staggering number) of refugee families with food support, hygiene products, clothing, small furnishings and some logistical support. They have reached out to their peers in faith for help. The Outreach Team of FBC has voted to offer support through a food collection. We will collect…

Responding to Climate Change Through Storytelling

Climate change is big. It can be overwhelming and even paralyzing, and touches on so many facets of our lives. Come hear and share stories… that touch our emotions move us to action ultimately move us toward a world (even one impacted by climate change) in which we care for and take care of each…