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Middle School Mission Blitz

Middle School Mission Blitz

The FBG Youth Family’s annual Middle School Mission Blitz is just around the corner! We will be traveling to Asheville, NC, on the weekend of March 27-29 to engage in a whirlwind weekend of missions and fun. We will be staying at Blue Ridge Assembly, and we will be...

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Focus on Missions: Greenville’s Gift

Focus on Missions: Greenville’s Gift

During January 2020, we will be collecting baby items for Greenville’s Gift. We started collecting for Greenville’s Gift in 2017 and have enjoyed stocking the crib with onesies, bibs and other necessities for local babies in need over the last few years. Greenville’s...

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Rustlings (January 13, 2020)

Rustlings (January 13, 2020)

This past summer, I was invited to speak to a gathering of denominational ministers (non-Baptist) about our church’s system of fundraising. In a climate where the vast majority of churches are experiencing a decline in giving, we have become an anomaly. For the last...

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World within Weekend

World within Weekend

“One hand for the ship, one hand for the sailor,” is a wise adage born of hard experience. Still, self-care is usually the first thing to go overboard as we race around trying to manage our lives. Let’s right the ship! Join us for our congregation-wide World Within...

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Sustaining and Valuing Earth’s Resources

Sustaining and Valuing Earth’s Resources

In 2014, the SAVER (Sustaining and Valuing Earth’s Resources) Committee initiated projects in the lower FBG campus along the Reedy River and Swamp Rabbit Trail to help demonstrate our commitment to creation care and environmental stewardship. The rain garden near the...

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College Care Packages

College Care Packages

Sixty-three church members are currently engaged in an educational endeavor. These individuals recently braved the most difficult part of their semester: the crucible that extends from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Everything is concluding at once: major papers, final...

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Through the Eyes of a Child

If you were in worship on January 5, you may have noticed that our older preschoolers joined us in the worship service. This is our new concept for faith development for our 4 and 5 year olds. They will worship with their families and join the elementary age children...

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Rustlings (January 6, 2020)

Rustlings (January 6, 2020)

Each year our congregation selects deacons to serve among us. They give of their time and talents to work in multiple areas of ministry and administration. They bring a deeper and broader wisdom to the work of your Senior Minister and staff. They are often the bridge...

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Focus on Missions: Greenville’s Gift

Focus on Missions: Greenville’s Gift

During January 2020, we will be collecting baby items for Greenville’s Gift. We started collecting for Greenville’s Gift in 2017 and have enjoyed stocking the crib with onesies, bibs and other necessities for local babies in need over the last few years. Greenville’s...

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Holy Rollers to Lunch

Holy Rollers to Lunch

Hwy 55 in Taylors Monday, January 13 Depart FBG: 11:00am Cost:$1 for the bus; Lunch on your own 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...

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New Member Celebration Breakfast

New Member Celebration Breakfast

Sunday, January 5, 9:00-10:15am in the Fellowship Hall Calling all new members who have joined in the last two years–you are invited to a celebration breakfast in your honor! Many of you have already attended a New Member orientation, gone on a tour with me, visited...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Make plans now to be in worship as often as you can. Try to add Wednesdays at First activities to your schedule. We have something for every age group! Our youngest ones enjoy time with excellent caregivers in the nursery. Missions and Children’s Choirs (5:30-7:00pm)...

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Rustlings (December 23, 2019)

Rustlings (December 23, 2019)

It has been called The Butterfly Effect. In the chaos theory of mathematics, a small change in a large system can have large effects later and elsewhere in the system. The idea is largely based on the work of Edward Lorenz who metaphorically theorized that the flutter...

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Gifts of the Season

Gifts of the Season

The poinsettias in our Sanctuary are provided by members of the congregation who wished to celebrate special people in their lives.A poinsettia is given…   by Kimberly and Lee Coates in honor of their children and granddaughter.   in loving memory of Margaret Baker...

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Rustlings (December 16, 2019)

Rustlings (December 16, 2019)

Most of my Christmas shopping is complete. I always save at least one gift to be purchased on Christmas Eve. I actually love the hustle and bustle of the last day before Christmas. It’s a personal tradition. For the most part, I’ve stayed within budget and have...

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Habitat Hugs

Habitat Hugs

Thanks to you and Habitat for Humanity, the Patterson family will soon have their own home! Geri Patterson, a Detention Officer at the Greenville County Detention Center, and her four daughters will be dedicating their new home this Wednesday, December 11, at 11:00am....

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