Parker Lecture Series 2017

We are happy to announce that Pam Durso, the Executive Director of Baptist Women in Ministry will lead us in the 2018 Parker Lectures on February 3-4.

Pam has her Ph.D. in Church History from Baylor University.

She will speak on Women In Church History.

Follow the links above to read more about Pam’s work with Baptist Women in Ministry.

The Parker Lecture series is made possible by a generous donation from the Carolyn M Parker family in memory of Carolyn M Parker.

Read more about this series at this link.

Educator Sunday

School Supply final update

Here’s the final update on FBC’s Back to School mission this year from Ray:

One picture shows 576 packs of paper! Another shows boxes of supplies ready for delivery to Foster Children.

Other pictures are of book bags and supplies.

We collected 510 book bags. We delivered 6 boxes of school supplies to Social Services for the Foster Children. They were thrilled and said it was more than we have ever given in the past.

We had between $2500 – $3000 donated to help us buy the supplies. This was combined with the generous donations of people who brought book bags and various supplies. While it is hard to estimate the value, the supplies and book bags that will be given away amount to at least $5,000.

We are grateful to our entire church family and others in the community who made contributions to this effort!

Thanks FBC!

God is good ……  all the time!

 

Vacation Bible School 2017

July 10-14

Please contact Kelly Mitcham at 336-596-6581 if you are able to volunteer.

Easter Sunday 2017

Alleluia!  Christ is Risen!    He is Risen indeed!  Alleluia!  In the darkest moments of our lives, when fear and despair overwhelm us and  death drains us of all life and hope, an angel descends and rolls back the stone of doubt and despair.  When believing does not come easy and our fears outweigh our belief,  we hear the words:  “He is not here.  He is Risen!”  Alleluia!  Christ is Risen!  He is Risen indeed!  Alleluia!

GLAMA’s Palm Sunday March on Lexington

Tell the City of Lexington, Christ is coming!  This is the day the Lord has made!  We will rejoice and be glad in it.  Hosanna!  Blessed is the One who comes in the name of the Lord.  Hosanna in the highest!

Today’s Palm Sunday Celebration was planned by the Greater Lexington Area Ministerial Association.  We are grateful to the City of Lexington, Davidson County Government, and the Lexington Police Department for their assistance.  Thank you to the Alive Praise Band for sharing their gifts with us.  Thank you to all the churches who enrich this community with love and grace and who made this celebration possible.

Palm Sunday

Hosanna, Christ enters our lives!  Blessings are here, yet haunting truths lurk in the shadows.  Death comes even to the most innocent and loving of humanity.  Celebration and sorrow intermingle in our world.

Associate Pastor Affirmation

A historic day of Celebration and Calling, March 19, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Lexington, NC  USA.  Simply wonderful, inspiring and providential.

The Christian life is not so much a destination as a journey. True worship is found when we experience God’s providence and faithfulness along the way. March 19th is a celebration of praise and joy as we affirm God’s leadership in our search for an Associate Minister. We welcome Meagan Smith as we join hands together in the great quest of building the Kingdom as we worship God, love each other, and serve the world.  Bonus:  It was a M&M Sunday!

FBC Action — Year end review. 2016

Note:  This review contains multiple pictures and may take some time to load.  Enjoy!

Merry Christmas

Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service, 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Informal Christmas Day Worship – 10:30 a.m. (No Sunday School).
The Nine Lessons and Carols will be rebroadcast on WLXN radio Christmas Sunday at
11:00 a.m.