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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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October 2021 Update

Dear FBC Friends, Crisp fall weather, bonfires, sweaters, football, amazing colors in the trees, pumpkin-spiced everything! These are a few of my favorite things. With the change of the seasons we can see God’s beautifully creative work all around us. Also with the change of seasons, please look for fresh starts and new direction. We […]

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August 1 Update

Dear FBC Friend, The summer will soon wind down and back to school flyers are already appearing. Our attendance, including returning frequent guests, has been steadily growing over the past few months. Praise God! We want to continue to reach more of our community. Thanks for inviting friends, family and neighbors to join you at church […]

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Book Recommendation – Summer Reading

If you are looking for a great book to start off your summer reading, here is my (Pastor Mark) recommendation: Jesus the King: Understanding the life and death of the Son of God by Tim Keller. This will nicely compliment our new The Cross & The Crown sermon series at FBC. I also recommend you […]

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June 2021 Update

What’s happening this month at First Baptist in Dunkirk? How will you worship, grow and share? It’s June and western NY is staring to warm up again. Lake Erie and our local lakes are inviting us to jump in. The school year at CCA is wrapping up and we are all looking forward to a […]

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