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New Card Writing Ministry

New Card Writing Ministry

Do you love to keep in touch with friends via snail mail? Have a fancy calligraphy pen you need an excuse to use? You might be a perfect fit for the new card writing ministry at FBG! This past year has shown us how important friendships and church relationships are to...

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Easter Bag Deliveries

Easter Bag Deliveries

Easter came a little early this year for our homebound and members in assisted living when church members delivered candy bags straight to their doors! This year, 15 church members volunteered to deliver more than 70 Easter bags prepared by the Congregational Care...

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May Focus on Missions: McCall Hospice House

May Focus on Missions: McCall Hospice House

Losing a loved one is never easy, but quality end-of-life care can alleviate at least some of the stress for all involved. Since 1999, this aim has been the core mission of McCall Hospice House, a residential hospice facility here in Greenville. It has been designed...

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Rustlings (May 3, 2021)

Rustlings (May 3, 2021)

“If the prophet had commanded you to do something difficult, would you not have done it? How much more, when all he said to you was, ‘Wash, and be clean’?”—2 Kings 5:13 Naaman, the commander of the armies of Israel under King Aram, had contracted leprosy. He implored...

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Diaconate at Project Host

Diaconate at Project Host

In late March a group of FBG deacons joined long-time members John and Mary Braeunig at Project Host to prepare and serve lunch for Greenville’s homeless community. We sliced onions and potatoes and mixed up a great breakfast casserole all while being distanced and...

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Special Musical Guest in Worship May 2

Special Musical Guest in Worship May 2

We are excited to host Kyshona Armstrong as guest music artist in our Sunday morning services on May 2! Kyshona and Jim will co-preach, sharing the message in word and song. Kyshona Armstrong is a musical therapist and solo artist who gives her voice to those often...

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What’s Ahead at Midweek?

What’s Ahead at Midweek?

This Wednesday night, April 28, we welcome special guest Dr. Tony McDade for the third installment of our series REthinking Help!   In previous weeks (available online), we talked about our difficulty in asking for and receiving the help we need. Now we turn to...

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Rustlings (April 26, 2021)

Rustlings (April 26, 2021)

Rogers and Hammerstein, Elvis Presley, The Mamas and the Papas, The Cranberries, The Everly Brothers, Gary Wright, and many other musical artists have given us music about dreams. I guess my favorite is voiced by Fleetwood Mac, “Now here you go again, you say you want...

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Foundation Seeks New Trustees

Foundation Seeks New Trustees

Nominations due no later than Friday, April 30 Nominations are being accepted for new trustees to serve on the nine-member First Baptist Church Foundation Board. The terms of three trustees will expire at the end of June. To maintain the regular rotation, three...

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Youth Family Summer Activities

Youth Family Summer Activities

We hope our Youth Family had a wonderful Spring Break and a good first week back at school. We have fewer than 40 days to go until summer, and we are ready! Remember the days of Zoom lunches and yard sits? Would you like for this summer to look like that? Neither...

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Deacon Nominating Committee Election

Deacon Nominating Committee Election

There are three ways to submit recommendations for the eight positions on the Deacon Nominating Committee. 1) Print and complete this ballot pdf, sign it and mail it to the church attention Jenna Manning 2) Go to CONTACT US on our website, complete the fields and...

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Rustlings (April 19, 2021)

Rustlings (April 19, 2021)

The doors were open Sunday morning. People were in the pews. We heard the whispers of: “And also with you,” “Thanks be to God,” and even the Doxology! We were celebrative—but careful. Welcoming each other to our Sanctuary paves the way for welcoming our guests....

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Abundant Living

Abundant Living

“I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” To have life abundantly... To me this implies that Jesus came to show us the full spectrum of living—in the good times and the bad, the easy and the hard, the ups and the downs. These are all part of life,...

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Rustlings (April 12, 2021)

Rustlings (April 12, 2021)

Often, many of you tell me, “If you need anything, just let me know.” I know these words are heartfelt…and you probably know I won’t ask unless it’s a real need. Today, I’m asking three easy favors of you. First, please share a word of gratitude to our Technical...

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Rethinking Help

Rethinking Help

MidWeek Fellowship, April 14 through May 26 All you want is to show your out-of-town friends Falls Park. It’s a beautiful day, and everything is going according to plan. Suddenly a woman—filthy and with a stricken look on her face—is standing at your side mumbling a...

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