Food For the Hungry

On January 25, as a part of the 2015 Mission’s Fair, FBC will be involved in a mission action for the purpose of feeding the hungry. All are invited to begin collecting non-perishable food items and bring them to the church.  The goal is to acquire 400 items by January 25 to take to The

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2015 Mission’s Fair

The Missions’ Committee is inviting all to Mission’s Day at FBC on Sunday, January 25. Though FBC is involved in missions year-round, this mission effort will help us posture ourselves as we step out into a new year of opportunity. Why? As a means of cooperating with the Lord in what He is doing in the

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White Christmas Contributions

Each year, through a clearing committee at the YMCA, our Church locates 24 qualified families to assist at Christmas. On Friday, December 19th at 2 pm, we will be packing food boxes for these families.  The following morning, December 20th, at 8:30 am, we will have a Baptist Men’s Breakfast. Afterward, we will be delivering the

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2014 Christmas Decorations

The Decoration Committee would like to extend to the FBC family a change as it relates to the decoration of the sanctuary during the Advent Season. Instead of placing in the sanctuary a poinsettia in honor or memory of a person, all are invited to consider giving money in that individual’s name to the Lottie

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Christmas Cards for Missionaries

The Missions Committee would like to invite all to join with them in the writing of Christmas cards to our three adopted missionary families:  The Essers, The Ortizes, and Jenni Sunderland. Place cards in envelopes notating the specific missionary family’s name.  Special boxes to collect the cards are in both the Sanctuary Building as well

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Operation Christmas Child

A small shoebox can teach a child about the love of God, lead him or her to faith in Christ, inspire pastors, and plant new churches. What goes into the box is fun, but what comes out is eternal.  Be a part of changing lives through the power of a simple gift Samaritan’s Purse works

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Week of Prayer for International Missions: Nov. 30 – Dec. 7

Why give? The Bible tells us in Deuteronomy 16:17closeDeuteronomy 16:17 17 Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God that he has given you. (ESV) closeDeuteronomy 16:17closeDeuteronomy 16:17 17 Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God that he

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Impacting Lostness

Did you know that in the Dan Valley Missionary Baptist Association there are 40 churches (38 in Rockingham County and 2 in Caswell County)? Did you know that equals a membership of 8,323 members? Did you know that, in 2010, Rockingham County had a population of 93,643 persons?  Out of this population, 38,543 reported some

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Week of Prayer for North American Missions

March 2-9, 2014 is the Week of Prayer for North American Missions. On Wednesday, March 5, Dennis Paschal will speak to First Baptist Church about World Changers and how we can be a part of this mission endeavor.

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Mission: Dominican Republic

First Baptist Church members Valerie Cruise, Kevin and Laurie Howard will be participating in a mission initiative to the Dominican Republic February 28-March 8, 2014. Their efforts will be guided by “Joni and Friends- Wheels for the World“.  Joni and Friends visit developing countries where the Gospel of Jesus Christ is shared, the message of

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