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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.
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Children's Musical May 4th - 6:00 P.M.
Women’s Ministry Spring Banquet
The theme of this year’s banquet is “Life’s NOT a Picnic.” It will be held on Monday evening, May 5, at 6:30. Have you marked your calendars, ladies? The cost of the meal will be $12.00. Tickets may be purchased in Sunday School classes, after worship services, or in the church office. Tickets must be purchased by Wednesday, April 30. Tanya York, Bro. Michael’s mother, will be the guest speaker. Be sure and invite your friends!
If you plan to decorate a table, please sign up for a specific table on the chart in the Family Life Center.
Nursery and child care will be provided for children 6th grade and younger. If you need child care, please indicate this on the sign-up sheet. Supper will not be provided for the children.
will be on Mother’s Day,
May 11. Please call the church office if you would
like to have your child dedicated.
Graduate recognition will be on Mother's Day also!
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
with your name. You will receive an email with a link for you to register at rightnowmedia.com.
FIRST BAPTIST SCHOLARSHIPS
First Baptist scholarships are available. Applicants must be members of First Baptist, enrolled as a fulltime student in an accredited college, trade, or vocational school at the time payment is received. No application will be considered after a student receives a scholarship for two years. Students who have received a scholarship for one year must reapply to receive a scholarship for the second year. Applications may be picked up in the church office and must be returned by Sunday, May 11.
EASTER PAGEANT VIDEOS: If you would like a video of the Easter pageant, please call the church office, fill out a request on the back of the worship attendance form, or pick up a CD/DVD order form from one of the holders in various locations. The videos will be $3.00 each.
BASICs will go to a Springfield Cardinals game on Friday, May 2. The bus will leave at 10:00 a.m. A sign-up sheet is on the BASIC bulletin board. Tickets are $12. Please pay in the church office before Friday, April 18.
Camp JOY – June 23-27
There will be an information meeting from 4:30-5:00 next Sunday, April 27. If you are signed up to help or are interested in helping, please attend this meeting. The meeting will be held in the youth room.
Camp JOY is for 1st-6th grade children. The church underwrites the cost of this camp, allowing all children the opportunity to attend. There are registration forms available on the cabinet by the children’s bulletin board and information area. There is limited space — so you will want to register early to make sure there is a spot for your child! If you have any questions, see Paula.
Youth will be training most Sundays from 5:00-6:00.
MOLDOVA FEES. The third installment of $964.50 ($994.50 for new members) mission trip fees was due April 1 from all Moldova mission team members. If you want to financially support one or more of the mission team members, you can designate your contribution and drop it off at the church office. The individual cost to each team member is $2,904.50 ($2,934.50 for new members).
SPRING SEMESTER DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING
does not begin until April 27,
but the registration forms are due April 13.
Please take a
form and register for the course(s)
of your choice.
Congrats! Bible Drill Team - Good Luck at State!
Some of our children have been working on Bible Drill exercises. Please be praying for them. Keep the following date in mind:
· April 26 – State Bible Drill in Jefferson City
Sunday, April 27 – John Hayes 729-1471
Deacons of the Month
April: Terry Cunningham 729-2324 Jim Ellis 729-7244
ANNIE ARMSTRONG EASTER OFFERING®
Our Goal: $7,000
Given to date - $4,629.00
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.
OPPORTUNITIES AT FIRST
Sunday, April 20
9:00 AM – Sunday School
10:15 AM – Morning Worship
Monday, April 21
8:00 AM – Dismantling of Easter Pageant Set
3:00 PM – Kidz Choir
Tuesday, April 22
5:30 PM – Handbell Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday, April 23
8:00 AM – Men’s Bible Study at Common Grounds
5:00 PM – Gym Open
5:30 PM – Bible Drill Practice
6:00 PM – TeamKID
– X-treme Youth
– Adult Bible Study
Thursday, April 24
12:00 PM – BASIC Carry-in Dinner
Friday, April 25
10:00 AM – Prayer Meeting in Old Choir Room
Saturday, April 26: State Bible Drill in Jefferson City
KIDZ CHOIR SPRING MUSICAL entitled “I Am a Friend of God” will be presented on Sunday evening, May 4, 6:00 p.m., in the worship center. Dress rehearsal will be conducted on Saturday, May 3, 9:00-12:00. The last Monday rehearsal for Kidz Choir will be conducted April 28, 3:00 p.m. The Kidz Choir will take a summer recess following the musical presentation and reorganize in September.