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College Winter Retreat

College Winter Retreat

As February began, our college students once again found themselves enduring the pains of school. Our annual College Winter Retreat aims to alleviate these pains, even if just for a weekend. We traveled to Montreat, North Carolina, for a weekend of fellowship,...

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Youth Winter Retreat

Youth Winter Retreat

The Youth Family recently traveled up to Cataloochee Ski Area for a day of winter thrills. We were able to stay at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center on Friday night. This allowed us to be mere minutes from Cataloochee. As the youth descended the mountain,...

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Black History Month

Black History Month

Joint Worship Service with Springfield Baptist Church In 2016, the congregations of Springfield Baptist Church and First Baptist Greenville gathered for a Black History Month celebration dinner. During the course of the evening, each church recounted our common...

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World Within Weekend 2020

World Within Weekend 2020

Our World Within Weekend was that rarest of experiments that actually produces better results than the experimenters dared hope! Some highlights: We started the final week of registration with about 40 sign-ups, but by Saturday we were serving lunch to almost 120! For...

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Inasmuch Day—Register Now!

Inasmuch Day—Register Now!

What were you doing back in 2006? For perspective, here were a few headlines: • Pluto is downgraded to a dwarf planet. • Facebook opens up its social network to the world. • Nintendo releases the Wii. • Italy wins the FIFA World Cup. • Fluor Field, home of the...

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Rustlings (February 18, 2020)

Rustlings (February 18, 2020)

I have spent a portion of the last decade planning and guiding international pilgrimages for church members and friends. I will soon be leading a conference to teach fellow ministers the process of planning and the value of guiding others on religious pilgrimage....

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The Love Lunch Is Almost Here!

The Love Lunch Is Almost Here!

The Children’s Ministry would like to invite anyone who would enjoy being a grandparent for a day to join us for a Love Luncheon immediately following worship on Sunday, February 23, in the Fellowship Hall. Our 1st-5th grade children are excited about sharing...

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Valeria Scott Returns to FBG

Valeria Scott Returns to FBG

February 16, 10:30am The guest soloist for our worship service this Sunday is no stranger to First Baptist Greenville. We first met Valeria (Val) Scott during the Lavender Pen Tour of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus and the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir. We are...

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Pride Link Mobile Community

Pride Link Mobile Community

During the week, the AYMC is known to many of us as a facility that hosts an assortment of health, fitness and wellness classes for our church community and the larger community of Greenville. This Saturday, our AYMC will host Pride Link. With their partners,...

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Gay Chorus Deep South

Gay Chorus Deep South

Saturday, February 15, 10:00am, Fellowship Hall After a west coast debut in California and an east coast debut at Greenville’s Peace Center, the documentary film Gay Chorus Deep South went on to win audiences’ hearts and critics’ awards in film festivals around the...

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Rustlings (February 10, 2020)

Rustlings (February 10, 2020)

In an interview with a television journalist, Meryl Streep once said, “I have a theory that movies operate on the level of dreams…” At the very least, movies draw us into the world of cinematic imagination and into the depths of our own imaginations. Watching a...

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AYMC Pulse

AYMC Pulse

New year, new you! The AYMC has everything you need for all of your get fit, get healthy resolutions and all at an unbelievably low price. We have a walking track that overlooks our state of the art basketball courts and the Swamp Rabbit Trail, and it also has plenty...

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Youth & Parent Sexuality Series

Youth & Parent Sexuality Series

6th–12th grades & Parents of Rising 5th–12th grades FBG’s Youth Ministry has a special “sexuality series” that occurs every three years. In today’s youth culture, sex is a topic that is crucially important to teens as they are at the ages when it can become an...

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Inasmuchday—Register Now!

Join us Saturday, March 7, 2020, for First Baptist’s 15th(!) Inasmuch Day. #fbginasmuch2020   Inasmuch Day is an “all hands on deck” day of giving back to our community. It is also a great way to learn about organizations in our community and build relationships...

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Focus on Missions: Hospice

Focus on Missions: Hospice

We recently had to “put down” a pet, a very loving and loyal dog who was almost 15 years old that had been a part of our family for 13 years. This dog, Beau, had been with Chris and me from almost the beginning of our relationship. Before we were even engaged, we...

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Rustlings (February 3, 2020)

Rustlings (February 3, 2020)

I’d like to introduce you to John. You will never meet someone who loves Jesus more or the church more. He is a gifted writer who has allowed his pen to explore multiple genres: biography, didactic letters and even fantasy literature. He’s a little more verbose than...

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Holy Rollers to Stone Mountain Park

Holy Rollers to Stone Mountain Park

Tuesday, February 11 Stone Mountain Park Depart Enoree Baptist: 7:30am Return: 5:00pm Contact Shanda LaForge at shanda.laforge@firstbaptistgreenville.com or 233-2527 ext. 111 for more information or to make reservations for any First Friday Lunch and More or Holy...

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First Friday Lunch and More

First Friday Lunch and More

Friday, February 7, at 10:30am The morning includes a time of fellowship with games, a book review, and an entertaining program of music presented by soloist Tony Vinskus. The program will be followed by a delicious lunch. Reservations are required for lunch. Contact...

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Youth on Mission

Youth on Mission

The Youth Family’s series of mission emphases began in the fall with a partnership between the Youth Ministry and Safe Harbor. Our youth were educated by a Safe Harbor representative before helping to collect requested supplies. Finally, we joined several Safe Harbor...

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Souper Bowl of Caring

Souper Bowl of Caring

For more than 25 years, young groups have made a united effort to use the energy of the Super Bowl® to collect dollars to help care for people and communities. Immediately following worship on Sunday, February 2, members of our Youth Family will be at Sanctuary exits...

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Foundation Sunday

Foundation Sunday

As we look toward Foundation Sunday on February 2, we joyfully anticipate a day of celebration of lives touched by the generosity of Foundation donors. During worship, we will share gratitude for the blessing of partnership with ministry organizations near and far,...

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