201 N. MacArthur Salem, Mo. 573-729-4863
First Baptist Church Salem, Mo.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Growing Loving Serving
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  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!  


There will be a special Children’s Church 
Sunday for Easter, April 5.

All children age 2 through the 5th grade
are invited to a glow-in-the-dark egg hunt.

·      Church offices will be closed this Friday, April 3, for Good Friday.
·      There will be no evening activities on Easter Sunday evening.
WINTER SEMESTER DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING, Part II, “Life, Money, Legacy,” a Christian money management course by Dave Ramsey, is being offered to adults March 29 and April 12 & 19, 5:00-5:45 p.m.
MOLDOVA MISSIONS. Child protection training meeting —  Tuesday, April 14, 7:00 p.m.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT. If you want to contribute to the financial support of a Moldova missions team member, drop your contribution by the church office. Three members are presently needing help with the $2,905 individual fees.

 Men's Study at Common Grounds Restaurant 

 Wednesday morning's
8:00-9:30 a.m.  
Our goal: $7,000

Some of our children have been working on Bible Drill exercises. Please pray for them and keep these dates in mind:
·      Wednesday, April 8, 6:00 p.m. – Association Bible Drill in the sanctuary
·      April 25 – State Bible Drill in Springfield

The church has a surplus of TVs. If you would like to purchase one, please see Paula or Chris. 

BASIC Schedules
Yellow BASIC schedules for 2015 are now available near the BASIC bulletin board.



Our annual Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday,
April 4 at 11:00 A.M.!
Doors will open at 10:30 for registration.
Hunt will begin promptly at 11:00!


Shirts with the new logo are
available in the church office. 

If you have never been called on to provide a dish for a funeral meal and would like to do so, please leave your name with the church office, or contact Freda Clark at 729-6879 or Lori Comer at 573-435-6722.

KIDZ CHOIR. Rehearsals will continue every Monday at 3:00 to rehearse their spring musical entitled, “Big Shot.” The presentation is scheduled for May 3.
CELEBRATION CHOIR is searching for new members. Youth and adults are welcome to participate in 7:00 p.m. Wednesday rehearsals.


Bus Schedule
Sunday Morning, April 5 – Gary Brown 729-4915
Deacons of the Month
March: Chris Welch 729-5657     John Whelan 729-7367
April: Terry Cunningham 729-2324     Jim Ellis 729-7244


Ray & Jane Horton at the loss of Jane’s brother


Werner & Brenda Cottrill
Saturday, April 11, 2015
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
RSVP requested by April 5th
Angela Cottrill Braun at
No gifts please,
just come and share friendship and memories

Megan Owens
3211 Highway HH
Sunday, March 29
    9:00 AM – Sunday School
    10:15 AM – Morning Worship (No Children’s Church)
    12:00 PM – 2H4C Meets After Church
    5:00 PM – Preschool Choir
                  – Fish Sticks
                  – 2H4C
                  – Discipleship Training for Adults
    6:00 PM – Evening Worship
Monday, March 30
    3:00 PM – Kidz Choir
Tuesday, March 31
    10:00 AM-3:00 PM – Quilting in Room C 117-118
    5:30 PM – Handbell Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday, April 1
    8:00-9:30 AM – Men’s Bible Study at Common Grounds
    4:00 PM – Bible Drill Practice
    5:00 PM – Gym Open
    6:00 PM – TeamKID
                  – Xtreme Youth
                  – Adult Bible Study
    7:00 PM – Celebration Choir Rehearsal
Friday, April 3
    Church Offices Closed for Good Friday
Saturday, April 4
    11:00 AM – Easter Egg Hunt

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June 22 - 26 


Kidz Choir Spring Musical - May 3, 2015   6:00 P.M.

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.  

July 19 - 22

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 

Jeremiah Class (Young Married Couples) invites you to a parenting class.  Shepherding a Child's Heart.  Parents and parents-to-be will benefit from this DVD driven study.  Classes will begin on Sunday's in March during the Sunday School hour.  Class begins at 9:00 A.M.