Grief Support at First Baptist

Grief Support at First Baptist

It’s the time of year for many of us that our grief becomes more real, more raw—heavier than it’s been at other points of the year because of the approach of the holiday season. If you’ve lost a loved one over the last year or two, you are invited to join us for a...
Pastoral Care Updates

Pastoral Care Updates

When Greenville operated more like a small town, it was considered a responsibility of churches to let its members know who was hospitalized as well as who graduated, moved, got married, received a commendation, or retired. It was understood that that news was for...
Rest for the Weary

Rest for the Weary

On Sunday afternoon, August 28, a small army of volunteers invaded the Terrace Level of the AYMC and began to transform the space for some special guests. Tables were set with tablecloths, china, crystal, candles and beautiful centerpieces. The lights were dimmed, and...
Congregational Care

Congregational Care

July is the month we take a big deep breath at First Baptist. In the gap between the time swim team season ends and the time schools start up in the fall, most members take a much-needed break, as they should! Our homebound and assisted living members, however, tend...
Kendra’s Summer Sabbatical

Kendra’s Summer Sabbatical

Hello Friends! I am writing to let you know that I will be out of the office and on sabbatical for the second half of the summer. My last Sunday before my sabbatical begins is July 10 and my first Sunday back after sabbatical will be August 14. Between those Sundays I...
Self-Care and Other-Care

Self-Care and Other-Care

What a relief it has been to see faces again and share one another’s company! Life and health flow from togetherness! While we celebrate, we also take stock of the pandemic’s lingering effects. Funerals were postponed or limited in attendance, preventing us from...

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