201 N. MacArthur Salem, Mo. 573-729-4863
First Baptist Church Salem, Mo.
Monday, September 01, 2014
Knowing Christ & Making Him Known


  We are excited you have chosen to view First Baptist Church's web site. First Baptist Church exists to honor

and glorify the precious name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We are a Southern Baptist Church

dedicated to preaching, teaching, and living the truth of God's Word. We are determined, by the leadership

of the Holy Spirit, to be a church ministering to Salem, Dent County, and the world for the glory of the Lord.

We look forward to having you visit with us!       

First Family Fall Fellowship

After the morning worship service on August 31, there will be a church-wide fellowship meal. Please bring a covered dish and dessert. Everything else will be provided. Don’t miss this First Family Fall Fellowship! There will be no activities that evening. 


The Basic Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, August 28, has be cancelled and rescheduled for Thursday, September 4th.  

The Baptist Home (Ironton) Annual Homecoming, Crafts Fair & Auction, August 30. The activities begin at 9:00 a.m. Come and enjoy the activities, food, and fellowship with the residents. First Baptist member, Peggy Thomas, currently is a resident at the Baptist Home. Peggy, along with other residents, would cherish your visit. For more information, check out the BASIC bulletin board with a full list of auction items and info concerning the events. 

FALL SEMESTER OF DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING will begin on Sunday, September 7. Registration sheets listing the course options are available today.

Bus Schedule
Sunday Morning, August 31 – Bill Hammons    729-4685
Deacons of the Month
August: Terry Cunningham  729-2324     Gary Cooper  729-3560

2015 MOLDOVA MISSIONS TRIP INFORMATION MEETING is scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, for anyone who is considering serving next year. The trip dates are July 23-August 2. 

Funeral arrangements for Sarah Batstone

Visitation will be Thursday, from 4:00 - 8:00.  Funeral service will be Friday at 11:00.   Both will be held at First Baptist Church.


Kidz Choir

Kidz Choir will resume on Monday, September 8. Kidz Choir is for grades 1-6. A bus will pick up children from all three R-80 schools, R-1, and R-4 schools. Enrollment forms will be available at the Back-to-School Bash!

Preschool Choir, Fish Sticks, & 2H4C

Sunday night activities for these three groups will begin again on Sunday, September 7, at 5:00 p.m.


The youth who helped with Camp JOY are taking a tube float on Monday, September 1. Anyone else who helped with the camp in any way and would like to go is welcome. It will be a 4-hour float. The bus will leave the church at 8:30 and return around 4:00. Sandwiches, snacks, and drinks will be provided. A sign-up sheet is on the youth bulletin board. Anyone under 18 must have a signed permission slip or a parent going with them. If you have questions, see Paula.



at Common Grounds Restaurant

 Wednesday morning's

8:00-9:30 a.m. *

*This Wednesday, August 27, the Bible study will be at

First Baptist Church in the Family Life Center.



First Facts for August 17


Sunday School                                                        233

Morning Worship                                                    289


Evening Worship                                                    124


The Mystery Trip with the Pastor is scheduled for September 22-25. A sign-up sheet is on the BASIC bulletin board. More information on pricing will be available later.


Check our Facebook page for upcoming events -
pictures and happenings. . .


The sound/media crew have been downloading sermons and music to our
church you tube page.  Check out our media page on here, our facebook page, and subscribe to our you tube page.  



Sunday, August 24

    9:00 AM – Sunday School

    10:15 AM – Morning Worship

    6:00 PM – Evening Worship

    7:00 PM – Deacons’ Meeting

Tuesday, August 26

    10:00 AM-3:00 PM – Quilting in Room C 117-118

Wednesday, August 27

    8:00-9:30 AM – Men’s Bible Study at Common Grounds

    5:00 PM – Gym Open

    6:00 PM – TeamKID

                  – Xtreme Youth

                  – Adult Bible Study

    7:00 PM – Celebration Choir Rehearsal

Thursday, August 28

    12:00 PM – BASIC Potluck Luncheon (Program by Lisa Wulff)

Friday, August 29


    10:00 AM – Prayer Meeting in Old Choir Room


 Associational Women’s Retreat

On September 26 & 27, there will be a women’s retreat at the Baptist Camp. More information is available from the associational office (729-7663).

Right Now Media
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