Being Church

All of the information regarding COVID-19 in one place.

First Baptist Church continues to monitor this fluid sitation and follow all of the guidelines from the CDC and local goverment. We are using this page to keep our members and partners up to date.

All corporate worship services and related in-person activities (SS classes, church committees, fellowship groups, choir rehearsals, etc.) have been suspended. 

Check back frequently for more updates.

Revised Sermon Schedule

Janet and I had made plans to be gone May 17 and 24, to attend events surrounding our grandson’s high school graduation in Macon, Georgia, and to celebrate two birthdays (Janet’s and our daughter Emily’s). But, as with just about all things, Covid19 decided to...

A Different Kind of Trinity

We prefer to be patient on our own terms. What I mean is that we want it to be our virtue, something we produce ourselves and not that which is forced upon us. In other words, we would like for patience to be something that comes from within, not from without....

Going Forward

In these unprecedented times – unprecedented, at least, for most of us – we want to be a good and positive example to our community. How do we do that? We do it best by following the dictates of our city’s leadership. We shelter in place and we restrict our movements...

April 8, 2020

A Note from your Interim Pastor Like everything else, Holy Week and Easter are going to be different this year, to say the least. In truth, however, we might be modeling more accurately the way the earliest Easter commemorations took place when Christ-followers met in...

Being Church

As we all adapt to the many changes we are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic, our objective remains clear: FBC Memphis is looking for creative ways to still be church and minister to our church family.  We will highlight the ways we are doing this weekly via this blog.

Children & Youth Ministry

Several times over the last week I have heard people say “The Church is not the building”. Let me tell you that truer words have never been spoken! We are the Church, and, in these strange days, I am so proud of the way we are working to care for, minister to, and...

K-2 SS Zoom

Gayla Foscue and I love teaching the Kindergartners through 2nd Grade Sunday School class!  We often joke that we believe we have the best job in the church!  The children's questions are honest and sincere and we do our best to answer those questions by conveying the...

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