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Growth Groups help you connect and grow

Growth Groups can help you connect and GROW! Growth Groups are currently meeting on three different evenings at four different homes. Why don’t you to join us? The Sunday night growth groups will be going deeper into God’s Word and discussing application from the Sunday morning sermon.  If you missed Pastor Mark’s messages you can listen […]

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May Update from FBC

May 2022 Dear FBC Church Family & Friends, Happy May! It’s so good to see and feel spring returning to western New York. We are enjoying more time outdoors again in God’s amazing creation. Looking for a place to serve? Come out for the May 14 Spring Clean up Day or help with the May […]

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April Update

April 2022 Dear FBC Friend, Thank you for taking the time to read our monthly update. You will find many different ways to worship, grow, and share in April. The highlight of the month is our Easter celebration – starting with Good Friday’s communion service including a short drama piece to help us envision the last […]

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March Update 2022

March 1, 2022 Dear FBC Friend, Are you wondering what’s happening at First Baptist Church in Dunkirk? This will tell you about the upcoming worship services and special events. We would love to have you join us any Sunday morning or another time we are gathering together.  Next Sunday (March 6) we wrap up our sermon series […]

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January Update

Dear FBC Friend, Happy New Year and may God bless you in 2022. We have so much to be thankful for as we look back over 2021. Yes, there were tremendous trials and difficulties related to COVID, but God also blessed our church with over 80 first-time guests, a number of baptisms with amazing testimonies and […]

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Rediscover Church: Why the Body of Christ is Essential

We are starting 2022 with a new sermon series called Rediscover Church, based on the 9Marks/Gospel Coalition book by Hansen and Leeman. We hope you will join us to see why being part of a local church is so essential. A Christian without a church is a Christian in trouble according to Leeman. Don’t try […]

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FBC December Update

December 1, 2021 Dear FBC Friend, Snow is once again covering the ground and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! We celebrate the coming or advent of Jesus Christ the Messiah this month. I hope you will you join us each week for the lighting of the Advent candles, the singing of old familiar […]

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Why Attend Church Regularly?

I just read a thought-provoking article by Thom Rainer and wanted to share a few of my own thoughts with you. Please don’t take this as critical or harsh. I share it only because I want you to love coming to church and spending time with our FBC family as much as I do! This […]

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November Update 2021

Dear Church Family & Friends, Don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour next Saturday night. We will have an extra hour to sleep and be ready for church on time! November is here and our thoughts turn to thanksgiving, family, friends, and all of God’s rich blessings in our lives. I am thankful […]

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Fear and Faith

British mathematician, philosopher and famous atheist, Bertrand Russell had this to say about fear and faith. “Religion is based mainly on fear … fear of the mysterious, fear of defeat, fear of death. Fear is the basis of the whole thing.… Science can help us to get over this craven fear in which mankind has […]

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