World within Weekend

World within Weekend

“One hand for the ship, one hand for the sailor,” is a wise adage born of hard experience. Still, self-care is usually the first thing to go overboard as we race around trying to manage our lives. Let’s right the ship! Join us for our congregation-wide World Within...
Longest Night Service

Longest Night Service

Sunday, December 15, 6pm, Carpenter Chapel “Silence is God’s first language; everything else is a poor translation.”—Thomas Keating Sometimes in the midst of the loud and busy holiday season, we feel the silence and pain of our grief most deeply. If you are grieving...
World Within Weekend

World Within Weekend

Some of the best things that happen at First Baptist Greenville happen out of sight. They are the interpersonal, off-campus, or confidential ministries of self-care and caring for others. They are powerful and beautiful! If you only come to worship on Sundays, you...
Caring in Time of Grief

Caring in Time of Grief

When the church receives word of the death of one of our members, the volunteers on our Bereavement Committee take action. The volunteers on call pick up a small pre-selected, pre-paid meal from Strossner’s Bakery and take it to the family of the recently deceased...
Sabbatical

Sabbatical

Jesus’s best advice was often wordless. As he quietly moved back and forth between the solitude and the multitude, he modeled healthy spirituality for all of us. We belong to the multitude. We were designed for communal life in all its messiness and joy. Social...

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