The First Baptist Church office will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day.
May God bless you and keep you! Have a safe holiday!
Join us, by the playground, for an informal time of praise, prayer, and reflection on Sunday, August 30th at 7:00 PM. Bring a lawn chair, wear a face mask, and social distance from one another. Once everyone is seated and the service begins, you may take off your mask if you are comfortable doing so. We look forward to glorifying the Lord together!
After meeting with the leadership of the church and watching our local COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the county, we have made the tough decision to cancel all in-person worship services for the remainder of August.
Please join us in online worship every Sunday morning via Facebook or YouTube. Please be in prayer for our church, our community leaders, our healthcare providers, our state and our nation. God Bless!
After consulting with the staff and church leadership, we have decided to worship online only this Sunday. There will be no in person gathering. We are now faced with the reality that the virus has arrived in our community. None of us are completely confident in exactly what to do, but, through broad consensus, we have chosen a very cautious path for our church.
This turn of events is increasingly taxing on health care providers and caretakers. Please remember them in prayer and encourage them as you can. We also ask that you pray for the leaders in sister churches, at the Whitley County and Williamsburg Independent schools, and at the University of the Cumberlands as they wrestle with how to proceed given our increased cases.
This week we focus on Jesus’ teaching from Matthew 18:15-20. The focus will be on the task of reconciliation and we will ponder what kind of community Jesus intended the church to be. This is a challenging teaching that we each have the opportunity to practice in our lives.
Join us for online worship this weekend. Our services will be posted to Facebook and YouTube on Sunday morning.