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Greetings from The Bell Tower Ringers!

Greetings from The Bell Tower Ringers!

We are growing our ministry this fall and would love to include some new ringers. Though no ringing experience is required, some basic knowledge of music would be helpful. We rehearse on Sunday evenings from 6pm to 7pm, beginning August 18, and plan to ring during...

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Yoga Classes

Yoga Classes

Join others on the lower level of the AYMC at 2pm on Tuesdays and/or 3:30pm on Thursdays for yoga. No equipment other than a willing spirit is required! For further information, email aymc@firstbaptistgreenville.com. If you aren’t already a member of the AYMC, stop by...

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Rules of Church Order

Rules of Church Order

The Rules of Church Order (RCO) were last Reviewed and Amended in 2017. In 2023, the Diaconate assigned an ad hoc Review Committee to conduct the next Review. Our RCO require two readings for approval. Between the First and Second Readings, questions were raised about...

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Called Church Conference on June 16

Called Church Conference on June 16

There will be a brief called church conference during worship on Sunday, June 16. One purpose of this conference is to elect three trustees to the Board of Trustees for the Foundation of First Baptist Greenville. Taylor Davis, Doug Girvin and Leah Wynn have been...

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Inasmuch Day at YouthBASE

Inasmuch Day at YouthBASE

Jennifer Murphy, a member of the Missions and Affiliations Committee, currently serves on the board at YouthBASE (https://youthbase.org/), an afterschool and summer program that serves elementary school students living in poverty in Greenville County. They have...

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Vivian Hamilton Announces Retirement

Vivian Hamilton Announces Retirement

Dear Friends and Colleagues, I write to share that I am planning to retire from the Minister of Music and Worship position this summer. I have been thinking of retirement for the past year or so but thought it would be best to wait until we had a new Senior Pastor. It...

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Inventory Time

Inventory Time

The Media Center will be conducting inventory the first week in July. You can help by returning any checked-out books by Sunday, June 30. Checkouts will resume when we reopen after the Fourth of July holiday. Thank you for your help! —Beth Olson, Librarian

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Summer of Lovingkindness

Summer of Lovingkindness

The Spiritual Formation Committee invites all adults to attend this year’s Summer Sunday School series: “Summer of Lovingkindness.” Do you feel as though the world could use a little more hope and a little less rancor? This summer, we explore the hope offered in God’s...

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The Community Zoom

The Community Zoom

At noon on Wednesday, June 5, join this casual conversation about what is happening with Missions, Community Engagement and Affiliations. Ask questions, provide feedback and volunteer for upcoming opportunities. The Zoom link will be posted online...

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Senior Adult Summer Activities

Senior Adult Summer Activities

The Senior Adult Ministry is busy preparing opportunities for fun and fellowship. There are no Holy Rollers outings or Senior Adult Lunch & More events during the summer. See the list below for the summer Roadrunners activities. Visit...

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Come Join Us!

Come Join Us!

Hello, First Baptist of Greenville! Thank you again for helping me feel like I belong in this wonderful community. Your love and support make a difference in so many lives, including mine. This month, we are participating in three events, and we could really use your...

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Mission Backpack Continues to Deliver

Mission Backpack Continues to Deliver

Under the guidance of  Mission Backpack Coordinators Susan Shelley and Amanda Paton-Znak, and alongside the faithful service of the volunteers and donors, this ministry ensures that students in underserved neighborhoods and vulnerable families have essential weekend...

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Affiliate, Fellowship and Form Alliances

Affiliate, Fellowship and Form Alliances

Represent First Baptist Greenville at the 2024 CBF General Assembly in June! In a recent article, I mentioned a helpful rule of thumb for describing the Baptist tradition as being a non-denominational denomination—that there is no Baptist Church; there are only...

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Meet Our New Ministry Assistant

Meet Our New Ministry Assistant

Meet Griffin Duffey, our new Ministry Assistant for Spiritual Formation and Outreach! Griffin has come aboard to support me and the church in all things spiritual formation. Griffin will provide administrative support for Sunday School classes, small groups, young...

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