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AYMC Pulse

AYMC Pulse

On February 14, for the eighth year, the AYMC gym had the honor of being one of three gyms (FBG, St. Matthews UMC and Caine Halter YMCA) used for the Special Olympics Greenville Basketball Invitational Competition. Our gym had more than 200 people playing, supporting...

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Parent Sexuality Series

Parent Sexuality Series

March 8, 5:00 pm–7:30 pm: LGBTQ+ Conversations and Social Media Safety You have been asking for it, and we have exciting news to announce! We are providing a Parent Sex Series that runs simultaneously with our youth sessions. The first of two sessions was held March...

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Focus on Missions: YouthBASE

Focus on Missions: YouthBASE

For our March Monthly Missions, we will be collecting after-school snacks for YouthBASE. YouthBASE is one of our 2020 Inasmuch Day partner organizations as well as a beneficiary of Foundation funds. YouthBase “equips children in K5-2nd grades and their families to...

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Rustlings (March 2, 2020)

Rustlings (March 2, 2020)

There is always something to do in Greenville. This is one of the reasons I—and so many others—love this city. Pressed into the parameters of this great city and county are countless opportunities to enjoy the arts, sports, intellectual pursuits, dining and the great...

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FBDS Afternoon of Stories

FBDS Afternoon of Stories

First Baptist Day School (FBDS) is hosting an Afternoon of Stories on Sunday, March 1, from 4:00-5:30P M. The afternoon is planned for preschool-aged children, but all are welcome. You will have an opportunity to hear stories – some familiar and some not – told in the...

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A Sunday School Series  in March for Newcomers

A Sunday School Series in March for Newcomers

This series is for guests, visitors and brand new members who want: a helpful overview of church life here at First Baptist and how to get involved a deeper look into the history of the church and its Baptist tradition. a chance to meet other newcomers. a setting to...

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Parent Sexuality Series

Parent Sexuality Series

Sunday, March 1 & Sunday, March 8 On March 1, 5:30-7:30pm, we will hold a Best Practices Parent Dinner Party in the Fellowship Hall where you can join us and other parents for an evening of casual conversations and sharing of experiences regarding best parenting...

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Rustlings (February 24, 2020)

Rustlings (February 24, 2020)

I knew it. I had felt it. I had an intrinsic understanding of the concept. A colleague of mine put this reality into words, and it has stuck with me for a decade. She said, “It’s always two things.” It’s always two things. Life is never black and white. There is never...

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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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