First Baptist Church

Gallery Archive

  • The Amazing Christmas Story- Children’s Christmas Program

    Our children presented “The Amazing Christmas Story” on December 10, 2017. The program included Mary, Joseph, star, wisemen, shepherds, sheep, angels, cows, and donkeys.

  • Food Pack 2017

    On Saturday, September 17th members of the community gathered at Darien Elementary school to pack food for the Backpack program at our local schools.

  • Family Camp 2017

    Family Camp was held August 18-20 2017. Campers enjoyed swimming, boating, worship, fellowship, games and campfires. this year 19 people attended camp!

  • Vacation Bible School 2017

    Vacation Bible School was held August 7-9, 2017. We began each day with an opening story, music ministry followed by crafts and bible time. We then took a field trip each day. This year the trips included the Baker farm, Inspiration Ministries swimming pool and the Darien Food Pantry, We had one of larger groups […]

  • Worship Service in the park-July 9, 2017

    The three churches on the square surrounding Phoenix park join together each year to worship in the park. This year the message was given by the pastor from the Methodist church and Pastor Betsy gave the children’s sermon. Following the service was a picnic lunch for all members of all three churches.

  • Missionary Jeni Pedzinski Thailand

    Missionary in Thailand, Jeni Pedzinski was the guest of the ABW luncheon held in her honor on May 24th, 2017.

  • Wedding Anniversary Celebration- 50 Years Parsons

    Sharon and Gene Parsons celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on February 25th, 2017 in our fellowship hall. Congratulations Sharon and Gene!

  • Bees in the Bell Tower!

    This summer has been an interesting one in the life of our church. Honey bees decided that the bell tower wall made a great temporary home. The bees created a major project to move them from the bell tower to a permanent dwelling far from our church building!

  • New Membership Grady

    On June 18, 2017 Grady Stebnitz received the right hand of fellowship after a prior baptism. Our congregation welcomes Grady to our membership!

  • Repairing of organ bellows 2017

    After a long wait the organ bellows have been repaired! This is a long and tedious process and now our beautiful organ is fixed!

  • Baby Dedication 2017 Ella Grace CdeBaca

    Holly and Jacob CdeBaca bring daughter Ella Grace for dedication by Pastor Betsy on June 18, 2017.

  • Camp Tamarack 2017

    Pastor Betsy was the campp chaplain for first and second graders during the June session.

  • Choir 2017 Performing Easter Sunday

    Members of the choir performed on Easter Sunday with David Perkins playing the trumpet!

  • Easter 2017

    Maundy Thursday Service was held April 13, 2017 and included Soup Supper, Service of the Last Supper- Foot Washing and Communion. Good Friday Service was held April 14, 2017 and was the Stations of the Cross readings and prayer. Easter Sunday began with breakfast and an egg hunt for the children. The worship service was […]

  • Children’s Mission Project

    The elementary children collected new stuffed toys and new/handmade blankets to be donated to the Delavan Police/rescue to be given to children in distress. The elementary children Brianna, Aubrey and Vittoria then delivered these items to the Delavan Police Department. The preschool/kindergarten class accompanied them to see mission in action! The congregation donated 4 full […]

  • Children Singing during worship January 2017

    Our children sang during worship in January. The children’s singing was led by choir director Lisa Reshkus.

  • Bible Studies 2017

    Weekly bible study is held every Wednesday morning at 9:30 am in the Aram Parlor. The study is led by Pator Betsy Perkins. We also have weekly book studies that take place. They are currently held at the pastor’s home.

  • Children’s Message 2017

    Pastor Betsy leads a children’s message during worship service.

  • New Members January 2017

    Our congregation welcomed new members Rev Betsy Perkins, David Perkins and Carl (Fritz) Baker. They joined our church by transfer of membership and affirmation of faith.

  • Ringing the bell for the Salvation Army 2016

    Members of the congregation rang the bell for the Salvation army on December 9th and December 16th at Shopko in Delavan.

  • Advent Chapels 2016

    Advent Chapels and Luncheons, Wednesdays at Noon

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