201 N. MacArthur Salem, Mo. 573-729-4863
First Baptist Church Salem, Mo.
Sunday, September 21, 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!       

The Mystery Trip with the Pastor is scheduled for September 22-25. A sign-up sheet is on the BASIC bulletin board. The pricing is as follows:

4 per room
$136.00 each
3 per room
$159.00 each
2 per room
$205.00 each
($411.00 per couple)
1 per room

♦   Prices include hotel and tickets to mystery events.
♦   Prices will include a complimentary breakfast each morning at the hotel and a main meal on one of the days.
To secure your reservation, payments MUST BE MADE in the church office as soon as you sign up. 

Bus Schedule
Sunday, September 21 – Gary Brown    729-4915
Deacons of the Month
September: Charlie Shults 729-3783     Jim Freeman 729-6791

 Men's Bible Study at Common Grounds Restaurant

 Wednesday morning's
8:00-9:30 a.m.

First Facts for September 7
Sunday School                                                        229
Morning Worship                                                    289
Discipleship Training                                              141
Evening Worship                                                    123

To Don & Melba Seelke and family at the loss of Don’s brother
To Kim Wynn and family at the loss of her sister

The Rheubin L. South Missouri Missions Offering is now being collected. Envelopes are in offering boxes or in the back of pews.
OUR GOAL: $1,500


Start collecting items for Operation

Christmas Child boxes.  (School supplies are on sale now!)

  Preschool Choir, Fish Sticks, & 2H4C

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

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).


FALL SEMESTER OF DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING has begun. There are three course options available to you on Sunday evenings, one on Wednesday evenings, and a Women’s Ministry study offered on Tuesday afternoons.

 BASIC CHOIR rehearsal schedule has been adjusted for the month of September. The BASIC Choir will rehearse this Thursday at 11:00.


 KIDZ CHOIR rehearsals are being conducted every Monday, 3:00-5:00 p.m. They are working on their Christmas musical entitled, “Fact Or Fiction: The Christmas Edition.” Transportation is provided from R-80, North Wood, and Oak Hill schools for children in grades 1-6 who have signed permission slips.

 2015 MOLDOVA MISSIONS TRIP INFORMATION MEETING is scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, 7:00 p.m., for anyone who is considering serving next year. The trip dates are July 23-August 2. CELEBRATION CHOIR CHRISTMAS rehearsals are being conducted on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Copies of the Christmas music are available on CD to help learn the music. All adults and teenagers who desire to sing in the Christmas production should plan to attend these Wednesday evening rehearsals.  .


MISSOURI BAPTIST CONVENTION DISASTER RELIEF TRAINING will be conducted at the FBC Houston on Friday and Saturday, October 10 & 11. The fee is $40. All participants are required to preregister at <MissouriBaptist.org/dr>. 


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, September 14
    9:00 AM – Sunday School
    10:15 AM – Morning Worship
    4:30 PM – Men’s Ministry Bible Study in Room C 101
    5:00 PM – Preschool Choir
                  – Fish Sticks
                  – 2H4C
                  – Discipleship Training for Adults
    6:00 PM – Evening Worship
Monday, September 15
    3:00 PM – Kidz Choir
Tuesday, September 16
    10:00 AM-3:00 PM – Quilting in Room C 117-118
    1:00 & 4:00 PM – A Woman’s Heart
    5:30 PM – Handbell Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday, September 17
    8:00 AM – Men’s Bible Study at Common Grounds
    5:00 PM – Gym Open
    6:00 PM – TeamKID
                  – Xtreme Youth
                  – Business Meeting & Adult Bible Study
    7:00 PM – Celebration Choir Rehearsal
Thursday, September 18
    11:00 AM – BASIC Choir Rehearsal
Friday, September 19
    10:00 AM – Prayer Meeting in Old Choir Room

Thank you, church family, for the condolences, cards, and continuing prayers in our recent loss. God bless you all.
                                                         Alice Shaver
                                                         Julie Batstone

Right Now Media
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