First Baptist Church


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  • “Things That We Fear” Sermon Series

    This coming Sunday Pastor Mike will begin a sermon series entitled; “Things That We Fear.” Please come and join us as we begin looking at some of the fears that can hold people captive in life. Child care is always provided during worship.

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  • Praise Service This Sunday

    The Praise Team will be leading worship this Sunday and will introduce the congregation to a new song entitled: “Your Grace Finds Me.” Please come and join us for worship this Sunday. Coffee and a light snack will follow worship at 11 AM.

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  • Laity Sunday Celebrated

    The leadership and acts of service performed by the members of the congregation will be celebrated in worship this coming Sunday. Communion will also be served during the worship service. Come and join us for worship this coming Sunday.

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  • Christmas Eve Service

    Our Christmas Eve service will take place at 4:30 PM. The choir will be singing two lovely songs during the service and of course the service will focus on the Christmas story. Pastor Mike will be preaching on “What The Stable Can Tell Us.” All are welcome to come and join us for worship. Pastor […]

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  • The Final Sunday Of Advent

    On this coming Sunday we will celebrate the final Sunday of Advent. The church choir will sing two beautiful Christmas anthems during worship. Come and join us for worship as we hear the good news of Christmas in scripture, song and God’s word.

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  • How Patient Are You?

    The theme of worship this Sunday will explore the role of patience in the Christmas story. Patience is a wonderful virtue that will only grow the more we practice it. Come and join us for worship this Sunday and listen as we talk about patience. After worship our monthly potluck lunch will take place. Following […]

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  • Children’s Christmas Play This Sunday

    The children will present the play “The Church Mice of St Nicholas” during the worship service. This play tells the story about some mice who believe that they have ruined Christmas because they broke the church organ. Pastor will speak briefly after the play and the church Praise Team will lead music. Come and join in this […]

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  • First Sunday Of Advent

    This coming Sunday, December 1st, will mark the beginning of the Advent Season. Advent is a time for us to prepare for the Christmas season. It is also a time for us to slow down and spend intentional time with God. If it’s been a while since you were in worship come and join us […]

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  • Christmas Shoe Boxes Ready To Be Shipped

    Christmas shoe boxes for needy children graced the front of our sanctuary this past Sunday. After helping Pastor Mike pack one more shoe box for a 10 year old boy, during the children’s message, the children counted a total of 24 boxes that were ready to be shipped. The collecting of these shoe boxes is […]

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  • Helpers N Harmony Concert A Big Success

    Many people commented after last nights concert that it was one of the best in years. The quality of the music, the diversity of the performers, and the churches represented all made the night most memorable. Over $1000.00  was collected during the free will offering. This money will be given to the Food Pantry in […]

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  • Remembering Those Who Have Died

    This coming Sunday in worship we will remember those former members who have died and have moved on to live in God’s kingdom. Candles will be lit during the worship service as the names of these individuals are read. Come and join us this Sunday in worship for as we remember those who once walked with us. […]

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  • The cost of laziness will be the worship focus for this coming Sunday’s worship service.

    Laziness carries with it a huge cost. Laziness affects relationships, health,  work, and most important it can have eternal consequences when it affects us spiritually. Come and join us for worship this coming Sunday as we look at what laziness does and how we can counter it.

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  • Worship this week will focus on “Lifting Other’s Up”

    This coming Sunday’s worship theme will focus on lifting others up rather than putting others down. Come and join us for worship. After worship our monthly pot luck lunch will take place. Looking further ahead, remember to put on your calendars our 12th annual Helpers N Harmony concert on November 3rd. This musical concert starts […]

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  • Guest Missionary Speaker This Sunday

    This coming Sunday Oct. 13th, Judy Sutterlin, an Amercian Baptist Missionary, will be our guest speaker in worship. Judy will talk about her present ministry in China. During coffee hour, after worship,  Judy will show a power point presentation and talk more about her ministry. Everyone is invited to come and listen to Judy speak. […]

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  • Special 80th Birthday Celebration

    On Saturday Oct 5th from noon  to 5 PM there will be a special 80th Birthday celebration for Delores Hoppe at the Darien Legion Hall. All are invited to stop by and wish Delores a happy birhtday.  

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  • Upcoming Sermon Dealing With Compassion/Praise Team Leading Worship

    The sermon this coming Sunday will explore compassion and how compassion in the Bible is always a  verb rather than a noun. The worship service will also feature the Praise Team leading worship. Come and join us for worship this Sunday.

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  • Paws For Unseen Disabilities Benefit Meal

    This coming Saturday, September 21st the non profit group Paws For Unseen Disabilities will host a benefit dinner in our fellowship hall for Nancy Welch. The purpose of this dinner is to raise money to purchase a “service dog” for Nancy. Nancy suffers from mental, emotional and physical disabilities that render her unable to work […]

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  • Jesus Said; ‘I Am” Part 7 Sermon Series

    Jesus used many images to convey truths about himself and his ministry. Come and join us for worship as we explore this Sunday what Jesus meant when he said, “I am the way the truth and the life.

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  • Jesus Said; “I Am” Sermon Series Part 6

    Jesus used many images to describe himself. This week in worship we will explore what Jesus meant when he said; “I am the resurrection and the life.” Come and join us for worship this coming Sunday.

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  • Jesus Said; “I Am” Sermon Series Part Five

    Jesus used manyt images to describe himself. Come and join us for worship as we explore what Jesus meant when he said; I am the good shepherd.

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  • Jesus Said “I Am” Series Part 4

    Jesus used many images to describe himself. These images all convey truths about Jesus. Come and join us this Sunday for worship as we explore what Jesus meant when he said, “I am the vine, you are the branches.”

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