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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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A Summer Minister Among Us

A Summer Minister Among Us

Where did you learn the ins and outs of your career? Classroom education forms our minds, but time on the job forms our practical knowledge! First Baptist has a long history as a teaching congregation. We regularly welcome seminary and college students gaining...

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Children’s Sabbath

Children’s Sabbath

What a day of celebration that we had on Sunday, May 5, for Children’s Sabbath. Thirty-nine children were involved in leading us on this special Sunday, and they surely led us well! We are grateful for a church that encourages and empowers children to help others...

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Music@First: Crown Mountain Trio

Music@First: Crown Mountain Trio

Our Music Ministry is excited to host the Crown Mountain Trio in concert here in our Sanctuary on Sunday, May 19, at 3pm. Admission is FREE! Pianist Miya Suen, violinist Yeasol Kang, and cellist Philip Snyder are all on the faculty of the University of North Georgia...

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Seldom Seen

Seldom Seen

In a basement in Bethesda, MD, back in 1971, a bunch of blue grass players formed a band. When they told a fellow musician of their plan to be a recording-only band and not to tour, he quipped: “What are you going to call yourselves, the Seldom Seen?” They added a “c”...

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Sacred Space Prayer Service

Sacred Space Prayer Service

Mother’s Day (May 12) is a complex holiday for many of us. This season can be challenging for many reasons, often ones we feel we must bear in private: infertility, pregnancy or child loss, a difficult relationship with our mother, or grief over the loss of a mother...

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Focus on Missions: Jasmine Road

Focus on Missions: Jasmine Road

Jasmine Road is South Carolina’s first two-year residential program for adult women survivors of human trafficking, prostitution and addiction. Through community partnerships, Jasmine Road works together with the community to address the healing needs of each woman...

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Churchwide Spring Celebration

Churchwide Spring Celebration

Celebrate the end of the school year and kick off the summer with your church family! Wednesday, May 8, will be a special evening of fun for all ages. We will gather in the AYMC and AYMC Terrace from 5-7pm to celebrate spring with inflatables, food trucks with special...

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Children’s Sabbath

Children’s Sabbath

We hope that you will join us on Sunday, May 5, for Children’s Sabbath! Our children will be leading us in worship as we think about God’s Neighborhood and how to be better neighbors. The children are hard at work writing prayers, working on music, and so much more....

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The Foundation Seeks New Trustees

The Foundation Seeks New Trustees

Nominations are being accepted for new trustees to serve on the nine-member Foundation Board of Trustees. The terms of three trustees will expire at the end of June. To maintain the regular rotation, three trustees should be appointed to serve for three years. The...

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The Foundation of First Baptist Greenville

On Sunday, February 11, our congregation celebrated Foundation Sunday through a special worship service in which we shared how the Foundation of First Baptist Greenville supports partnerships in the community and special ministries of the church. Prior to the service,...

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Nehemiah Action

Nehemiah Action

Last Monday, more than 1,600 people from 28 congregations gathered at Bethlehem Baptist Church in support of increased development of affordable housing and for adequate state funding to staff the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline here in Greenville County and the...

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