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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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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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COVID Restrictions Lifted in New York

Great news from the NY Health Department website on June 15, 2021. “COVID-19 restrictions are now lifted, as 70% of adults have received their first dose of the vaccine. New York State’s health guidance and industry specific guidelines are now optional across commercial and social settings.” We will no longer need to wear masks or social […]

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COVID Update May 19, 2021

Dear Church Family and Friends, Praise God that our nation and our state are starting to see positive changes in the pandemic and are lifting more of the restrictions. We will obey the state requirements and honor those in authority over us while we show grace to those who are fearful or at greater risk. […]

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Whose Glory?

And He (Jesus) died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves, but for Him who for their sake died and was raised. 2 Corinthians 5:15 Jesus came to save us from our sin problem. That problem focuses all of our thoughts and desires in filling and getting glory for ourselves […]

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Glory to God in the Highest

Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns. Let us exult and give him the glory. Revelation 19:6b-7a Just as the angels sang “Glory to God in the highest!” when they announced the birth of the new king Jesus, there will again be great singing in heaven to celebrate the marriage supper of the […]

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Join us for Fall fun, worship, and fellowship this month

Dear FBC Friend, Ready for pumpkins, autumn leaves, sweaters and bonfires? I have to admit, after Christmas – fall is my favorite time of year. We already picked our own pumpkins on an Amish farm, bought fresh donuts, ate some candy corn, and decorated the house for fall. The Swanson’s are hosting our annual Bonfire Saturday October […]

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Happy Fourth of July

What’s happening at First Baptist Church this month? Happy Fourth of July and thank God for the freedoms we can celebrate in this great nation. Yes, we have problems to fix, and yes, we need to be united again under God and indivisible; but we have liberty and freedom for all. Let’s do our part […]

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Please Pray for Unity in our Nation

“But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.” 1 John 2:11 ESV Please Pray for Unity Our nation is fighting over serious racial issues and abuse of power and needs unity. The verse above […]

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Discouraged, depressed or fearing the future?

What help does God offer when you are discouraged, depressed, or fear the future? In these video episode you’ll hear from two gifted individuals uniquely suited to discuss how God can help us through pain, suffering, and discouragement- Joni Eareckson Tada and Dr. Michael Easley. Dr. Ankerberg talks with Joni and Michael about three neglected […]

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