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BRAVE: VBS 2020

BRAVE: VBS 2020

Since we couldn’t meet in person this year for Missions Blast, our elementary aged kids pondered this question through virtual Vacation Bible School. More than 50 kids participated, each receiving a bag of materials for crafts, snacks and games for 4 stories, one per...

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August Missions Focus: School Tools

August Missions Focus: School Tools

This year, United Way has worked to meet the needs of school children in our community in new ways to meet the new circumstances. From The United Way: You can play a critical role in giving Greenville County kids the tools they need to excel this fall. In an effort to...

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Meet the Staff: Financial Services

Meet the Staff: Financial Services

In the last several weeks, we have been introducing our church staff to the congregation. While many of these staff members have served FBG for years—even decades—newer members may not be familiar with them, and new responsibilities may not be known by the greater...

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New Faces in Worship

New Faces in Worship

August 2, 10:30am Camille Loomis Rehnborg, FBG’s new Pastoral Resident, will be introduced and participate in worship on August 2. She and her husband, Matthew, moved to Greenville last week, and she will begin her residency with us on August 1. Originally from...

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Senior Adult Activities

Senior Adult Activities

The Senior Adult Committee met via Zoom on June 8 to consider our Senior Adult activities and trips for the remainder of the year. Committee members expressed concern over the difficulty of our being able to follow CDC recommendations for group gatherings and to...

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You’ve Got Mail!

You’ve Got Mail!

On Wednesday, July 29, at 6:15pm, our Senior Minister, Dr. Jim Dant, will begin a study of Paul’s Letter to the Philippians. Philippians—like all other epistles or letters in the New Testament—is often referred to as a ‘book’ of the Bible. It was never intended to be...

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Meet the Staff: Music Ministry

Meet the Staff: Music Ministry

In the coming weeks, we will be introducing our church staff to the congregation. While many of these staff members have served First Baptist Greenville for years—even decades—newer members may not be familiar with them, and new responsibilities may not be known by...

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Rustlings (July 27, 2020)

Rustlings (July 27, 2020)

Anyone living in the here and now knows the racial oppression and disparity that cuts its way through our nation’s history has festered and burst. The infectious nature of ‘us and them’ has truly invaded every cell of our society. The tension is felt in the market...

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A New Sunday School Class

A New Sunday School Class

As someone who loves to see church members get as involved as they want, I am always thinking about ways to help people find their places of service or their communities within the larger church. For newer members, it can feel daunting to engage in a new opportunity...

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Pastoral Pandemic Putt Putt

Pastoral Pandemic Putt Putt

Every Friday in July is Pastoral Pandemic Putt Putt Day. If you or your family need or would enjoy some time with your senior minister—for serious chat or to tell the corniest jokes you know or to just catch up—sign up on the day and hour you choose (one participant...

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Meet the Staff: Youth

Meet the Staff: Youth

In the coming weeks, we will be introducing our church staff to the congregation. While many of these staff members have served First Baptist Greenville for years—even decades—newer members may not be familiar with them, and new responsibilities may not be known by...

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Rustlings (July 20, 2020)

Rustlings (July 20, 2020)

Without endorsing any political party, I need to give a little credit to the late Congressman John Lewis. I was an enthusiastic, up and coming, young pastor when I met John Lewis. He was visiting Georgia State University’s campus. Several ‘young leaders’ were invited...

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SEE: Enneagram

SEE: Enneagram

Tuesday, August 4, 6:00-8:00pm The Enneagram is a psychological and spiritual tool that uses the framework of nine distinct personality types to describe the preferred ways we make our way through the world. On Tuesday, June 23, Rolyn Rollins, an Enneagram workshop...

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Doing Our Part—Moving Together

Doing Our Part—Moving Together

The week of June 20-27 is not one I will soon forget. Amidst all of the craziness that 2020 brings us, 162 people, forming 47 teams, walked, ran, swam, biked and did a host of other activities to say enough to racial injustice. The challenge was for each team to move...

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Meet the Staff: Pastoral Care

Meet the Staff: Pastoral Care

In the coming weeks, we will be introducing our church staff to the congregation. While many of these staff members have served First Baptist Greenville for years—even decades—newer members may not be familiar with them, and new responsibilities may not be known by...

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Rustlings (July 13, 2020)

Rustlings (July 13, 2020)

Time is relative. It has never felt more relative—at least for me—than in recent months. As schedules are adjusted and normal activities are abated, the days and weeks seem to glacially drag by. (With South Carolina temperatures in the 90’s this week, ‘glacially’ may...

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