Millions of children around the world have become orphaned for a variety of reasons. This year, as part of our Missions Week, we will honor World Orphans’ Day by considering the call issued over and over again in scripture to care for orphans. All three of our ministry partners in South Africa work to care […]
Across the world, more than 13 million children today are living without one or both parents due to AIDS, and 80 percent of those orphans live in sub-Saharan Africa. Through First Baptist’s work with our ministry partners in South Africa, we have seen some of the effects of this crisis first-hand, and we understand how […]
The Baptist Women will meet Wednesday, November 14 at 10:30 am in the Parlor. Rachel Greer, founder of Rachel’s Kids, a missions allocation recipient, will give an update on the program. An offering will be collected for Rachel’s Kids. Bring a sack lunch, and stay to eat and fellowship together. Coffee and dessert will be […]
Join us as we gather in the Fellowship Hall during the Sunday School hour to prepare meals to be delivered to our homeless neighbors. We will begin our time together with a presentation about the homeless crisis in Memphis, and a time of prayer for our homeless neighbors. We will then pack food bags that […]
Rev. DeAndre Brown will be our guest preacher in worship. Pastor Brown is the founder and Executive Director of Lifeline to Success, a re-entry program for ex-offenders that equips them with the necessary tools to re-enter society. Pastor Brown founded Lifeline to success because he found his own re-entry, after 25 months in state and […]
Bright Hope, Bright Ideas The congregation is invited to the Parlor to help the Missions Committee to plan future missions activities for the coming year as a congregation that seeks to follow Christ by practicing hospitality, community, dialogue, and service. This meeting will focus on tangible ideas to assist our ministry partners. Please join us!