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!
Kidz Choir Dress Rehearsal scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled.
The Program on Sunday is still scheduled at this time!
CELEBRATION CHOIR CHRISTMAS PRESENTATION, nextSunday, December 8, 10:15 a.m. The final rehearsal will be conducted this Wednesday, December 4, 7:00 p.m.
KIDZ CHOIR CHRISTMAS MUSICAL.
The Kidz Choir musical, entitled “An Out-of-the-Box Christmas,” will be presented next Sunday, December 8, 6:00 p.m. The dress rehearsal will be conducted this Saturday, December 7, 9:00 a.m. until noon
Lottie Moon Christmas Offering
Our Goal $12,000
Community Christmas Dinner
We will be hosting our annual Community Christmas Dinner on Wednesday, Christmas Day, from 11:00-1:00. This is for church members, non-members, anyone and everyone. If you can bring food, help serve, or help in any way, call Teresa Whelan at 247-3027.
UPCOMING BASIC ACTIVITIES
1. The BASIC Christmas dinner will be held at noon this Thursday, December 5, after BASIC Choir rehearsal. The High School Chamber Choir will bring the program and stay for lunch. Please bring extra food. A sign-up sheet is on the BASIC bulletin board.
2. This Friday, December 6, there will be a shopping trip to Fairview Heights, IL. The lights at Our Lady of the Snows will be viewed that evening. Please sign up on the BASIC bulletin board. The bus leaves at 9:00 a.m.
3. The BASIC Choir will carol to all nursing facilities on Thursday, December 12. The bus will leave at 9:15 a.m. Lunch will be provided at Pizza Inn at 11:45.
MEN’S MINISTRY BIBLE STUDY GROUP is meeting on Wednesday mornings at Common Grounds, 8:00-9:30. Men in all age groups are welcome. The book of Ephesians is the focus.
Church Office Schedule
Thursday, December 19: The offices will be closed for the annual staff Christmas outing.
Tuesday & Wednesday, December 24 & 25: Offices closed. No Wednesday evening activities.
Tuesday & Wednesday, December 31 & January 1: Offices closed. No Wednesday evening activities.
OPPORTUNITIES AT FIRST
Sunday, December 1
9:00 AM – Sunday School
10:15 AM – Morning Worship
2:30 PM – Worship at Seville
5:00 PM – Preschool Choir
– Fish Sticks
– “Respectable Sins” Discipleship Training Class
6:00 PM – Evening Worship
Monday, December 2
3:00 PM – Kidz Choir
Tuesday, December 3
10:00 AM-3:00 PM – Quilting in Room C 118
5:30 PM – Handbell Choir Rehearsal
6:00 PM – Lucy Wagner WMU Group
Wednesday, December 4
8:00-9:30 AM – Men’s Bible Study Group at Common Grounds
5:00 PM – Gym Open
5:30 PM – Bible Drill
6:00 PM – TeamKID
– X-Treme Youth
– Adult Bible Study
7:00 PM – Celebration Choir Rehearsal
Thursday, December 5
11:00 AM – BASIC Choir Rehearsal
12:00 PM – BASIC Christmas Dinner (Program by High School Chamber
Friday, December 6
9:00 AM – BASIC Shopping & Lights Trip
10:00 AM – Prayer Meeting in Old Choir Room
Saturday, December 7
9:00 AM-12:00 PM – Kidz Choir Dress Rehearsal
If your Sunday School class is planning to have a Christmas party at church, please call the church office to have it put on the calendar so that there won’t be any conflicts.
Sunday, December 8 – John Hayes 729-1471
Deacons of the Month
December: Wayne Gott 729-6001 Jim Ellis 729-7244
KIDZ CHOIR CHRISTMAS MUSICAL. The Kidz Choir musical, entitled “An Out-of-the-Box Christmas,” will be presented Sunday, December 8, 6:00 p.m. The dress rehearsal will be conducted on Saturday, December 7, 9:00 a.m. until noon.
Check our Facebook page for upcoming events - pictures and happenings. . .
The Adult Celebration choir will present "A Christmas Celebration" choir concert on Sunday morning,
December 8th at 10:15. Everyone is invited!
The final rehearsal will be conducted on Wednesday, December 4, 7:00 p.m.