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Rustlings (March 22, 2021)

Rustlings (March 22, 2021)

Three thousand Easter eggs will be hidden on Fluor Field Easter Sunday morning. (I’m not sure they’ll actually be hidden. How do you ‘hide’ brightly colored eggs on a well-manicured outfield? I’m guessing ‘scattered’ is more accurate.) I’ve been told the eggs will be...

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Annie’s House by Sustaining Way

Annie’s House by Sustaining Way

We kicked off 2020 with the faith that it would be a year of transformation. The pandemic, social unrest, and increased threats to the health and well-being of all humanity required us to approach work in the Nicholtown community much differently. Beginning in March...

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Rustlings (March 15, 2021)

Rustlings (March 15, 2021)

The Lenten Season is a time of intense prayer. Those who give steady attention to these days before Easter tend to immerse themselves in repetitive prayers of confession. These prayers often state—over and over again—the same sins, shortcomings and failures. Jesuit...

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Simply a Wonderful Day

Simply a Wonderful Day

Simply Loved by God, Simply Loving Others, and Simply Loving Myself—these were the lessons taught by the Youth Family during our first Youth Sunday in two years. These lessons were not just spoken during homilies. You could hear them in all the readings and music of...

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A Gift for the Future

A Gift for the Future

Would you like to supplement your annual giving with a gift for the future? Would you like to invest in a fund that can provide the Church with current income while also growing for that future? You can do that! First Baptist Greenville has a Foundation to provide...

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COVID Conversations for Lent (March 8, 2021)

COVID Conversations for Lent (March 8, 2021)

Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22 W—I just need some medicine to help him at home. I can’t keep doing this by myself. S—That’s why D is at the house now waiting for us and I’m here. W—(frustrated) You don’t even help…you aren’t around! We’ve been through this before. He can’t go...

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Rustlings (March 8, 2021)

Rustlings (March 8, 2021)

Spring is just around the corner. We all know what this means. The birds are now attacking my car’s rearview mirrors and leaving abstract art on my car doors. I know this is a part of their innate territorial behavior. It is also a result of human’s introducing...

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Rudy Currence: Musical Guest March 7

Rudy Currence: Musical Guest March 7

Grammy and Dove Award winning producer, Grammy nominated writer and #1 Billboard Gospel recording artist Rudy Currence is to be our musical guest in worship on Sunday, March 7. The son of a pastor, Rudy is a native of Rock Hill, SC, and a graduate of Furman University...

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Cookie Time!

Cookie Time!

Enjoy these photos from the Children’s Ministry’s outreach to honorary grandparents within our church family! The children sure enjoyed baking and decorating cookies for their new friends, and everyone had the opportunity to share notes and get to know each other....

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March Focus on Missions

March Focus on Missions

Our congregation will serve as “virtual hosts” to United Ministries Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) families the week of March 21–28. Throughout the month of March, we will partner with UM to provide IHN participants much-needed cleaning supplies. Typically, IHN...

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COVID Conversations for Lent (3/1/21)

COVID Conversations for Lent (3/1/21)

3rd Sunday in Lent—March 7, 2021 Psalm 19 S: So fun fact, we had COVID at Xmas. I had my antibodies tested and they r positive. M: So what does that mean? S: It’s a blood test to confirm you have COVID antibodies and u only have them if u had it. M: Wow, amazing,...

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Rustlings (March 1,2021)

Rustlings (March 1,2021)

Jeff was my best friend in high school and a groomsman in my wedding. He and I shared a passion for life. We jumped at opportunities that allowed us to expand our horizons and enrich our life experience. Jeff was an Eagle Scout, a Gulf War hero (shot down in a plane...

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Easter Lilies

Easter Lilies

To celebrate Easter, an arrangement of lilies will be placed in the Sanctuary as both honorary and memorial gifts. These gifts will also provide the palms used the week before on Palm Sunday. All lily gifts will be published in the newsletter. If you are interested in...

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AYMC Director Named

AYMC Director Named

I am excited to introduce Caleb Avery as our new Activities and Youth Ministry Center (AYMC) Director, filling the position previously held by Mittie Taylor. Caleb is the founder of 3 The Hard Way (3THW), an excellent basketball academy that has made a positive impact...

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Calling All Graduates!

Calling All Graduates!

Although our 2020 Graduate Recognition Sunday was unlike any in our past, we still celebrated our graduates with a special service. We are hopeful that the COVID-19 pandemic will be under control enough for us to gather in person this year. On Sunday, May 16, First...

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COVID Conversations for Lent (2/22/21)

COVID Conversations for Lent (2/22/21)

2nd Sunday in Lent—February 28, 2021 Psalm 25:1-10 M1—(frustrated) I just talked to the doctor a few minutes ago….she has decided not to be intubated. S1—What does that mean? What are the next steps? M2—The doctor said they are moving toward comfort measures this...

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