201 N. MacArthur Salem, Mo. 573-729-4863
First Baptist Church Salem, Mo.
Thursday, July 31, 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!       





This is for all children from pre-school - 6th grade.  Even if you already have school supplies, come and have fun!

Below is a list of items we will begin collecting for distributing to kids at our Back-to-School Bash. Drop-off boxes are located around the church. 

Pencils, backpacks, pens, glue and glue sticks, binders, erasers, index cards, & folders. 


The mission team is flying back to the USA Sunday. The team will give testimonies of their experiences during the worship service time next Sunday evening, August 10.

ATTENTION, BASICs! The next trip on the BASIC schedule is to Southeast Missouri to get peaches and watermelon. The bus will leave at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, August 1.

BASICs, mark your calendars for Saturday, August 16. The bus will leave at 4:00 p.m. to go to the Meramec Music Theatre in Steelville to hear Karen Peck & New River. Supper will be at Country Kitchen in Cuba.

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!


TeamKID (Kidz in Discipleship) & Xtreme Youth

TeamKID & Xtreme Youth will resume on Wednesday, August 20. There are no children’s or youth activities on Wednesdays from now until August 20!


Preschool Choir, Fish Sticks, & 2H4C

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

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED….Monday evening at 5:30. The tent is coming down!!

                  Thank you! 

 MOLDOVA MISSION TEAM. Fourteen members of our church will be departing for Cirpesti, Moldova, this Thursday, July 24, 5:30 a.m., to conduct dental and medical clinics, a day camp, and do construction projects. The team members are Linda Ashburn, Joe Brand, Whitney Brand, Cathy Brown, Phil Christesen, Lori Comer, Mike Comer, Jim Freeman, Dr. David Johnson, Susie Musick, Phil Newcom, Vicki Newcom, Chris Welch, and Terrie Welch. Please be praying daily for good health, good weather, safety in travel and on the job, rapport with interpreters and host families, supernatural energy, adequate rest, flexibility, open doors to witness, team unity, anointing and boldness, and a great harvest of souls. Our church is commissioning the team at the end of the morning worship service.

HEARING IMPAIRED DEVICES. The Audio/Sound Committee is working on reactivating the use of the Hearing Impaired Devices during the worship services. There are 12 of the devices, only 4 of which can be located. If you have one of the devices at home, please return the device to the holding rack outside the worship center. If you want to be placed on the list of users, see Tim Hines, Jerry Hammons, or Angie Hammons. 



at Common Grounds Restaurant

resumes this Wednesday morning

8:00-9:30 a.m.



If you are interested in joining a Church League Bowling Team, contact Mike Plank at 247-1128. The mixed league meets on Monday evenings.


CELEBRATION CHOIR will resume a regular Wednesday evening rehearsal schedule this Wednesday, August 6.


Bus Schedule

Sunday, August 10 – Doug Clark    573-261-0057


Deacons of the Month


August: Terry Cunningham  729-2324     Gary Cooper  729-3560


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 3

    9:00 AM – Sunday School

    10:15 AM – Morning Worship

    2:30 PM – Worship at Seville

    6:00 PM – Evening Worship

Tuesday, August 5

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

    6:00 PM – Lucy Wagner WMU Group

Wednesday, August 6

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

    6:00 PM – Adult Bible Study

    7:00 PM – Celebration Choir Rehearsal

Friday, August 8


    10:00 AM – Prayer Meeting in Old Choir Room

 Help the Riverways Pregnancy Resource Center

A baby bed is in the hallway to the Family Life Center for you to put diapers, wipes, baby lotion, and other items in for use by the Riverways Pregnancy Resource Center. 
Right Now Media
The church as paid for the right to use the resources of Right Now Media.  This means that all church members have free access to Bible Studies, devotionals, and children's programs.  These videos may be used by individuals or families who would like to supplement their personal or family devotions, or those who want an outreach tool.  To sign up, send your email address to  myork@firstbaptistsalem.org your name.  You will receive an email with a link for you to register at rightnowmedia.com. with 

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