Join us next Sunday, December 3rd, right after service in the Family Center for pizza, pies & gingerbread. We'll supply the pizza, you supply the pies and we'll give you everything you need to make the best nativity scene out of gingerbread. Prizes will be awarded for the best pie and gingerbread nativity scene.
To better ensure the safety of our children, effective November 29th, all downstairs entry doors will be locked at all times. Check-in for children will occur only in the main upstairs lobby. You may continue to park on the lower level and still exit to reach your vehicles. Thank you for your cooperation as we better secure our facility.
The Adult Choir & Orchestra will present There is Peace in the World Tonight on Sunday, December 17th at 9:30 AM. It's a wonderful time for us to celebrate Jesus' birth in song with special guest musicians. You won't want to miss it!
The Cherub Choir will present their musical Christmas gift to Jesus, The Christmas Parade, during both morning worship services on Sunday, December 3rd, the first Sunday of Advent. They will share during the offertory in the Blended Service and at the beginning of the Modern Service. The Cherubs will sing "My Savior Gave to Me" and "It's All About Him".
Gather with us for only ONE morning worship service on Sunday, December 24, at 10:30 AM, led by Shon Morgan and the Modern Service Worship Team. Sunday evening, December 24, at 6:00 PM will be our Traditional Christmas Eve service of carol singing, a devotional message from the Pastor, and candle lighting. All First Baptist Sunday School classes with NOT meet on Sunday morning, December 24th.
We are once again an Operation Christmas Child drop-off location for the city of Hamilton during the week of November 13-20. Shoeboxes may be dropped off during the hours listed below:
Monday 11/13: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Tuesday 11/14: 3:00 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 11/15: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Thursday 11/16: 3:00 - 7:00 PM
Friday 11/17: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Saturday 11/18: 12:00 - 4:00 PM
Sunday 11/19: 3:00 - 7:00 PM
Monday 11/20: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
There's still time to fill up a shoebox, too! Pick up 1 (or 10) during the collection times, fill it up and return it by the 20th!
The Matthew 25 Hunger 5K Walk/Run will be this Saturday, November 4th, beginning at 8:30 am. Proceeds benefit Matthew 25 Ministry's work with the poor in greater Cincinnati, throughout the US, and the world. Register at hunger5k.org. For additional information, please see Laurin or Lisa Sprague.
Poinsettias to decorate the sanctuary are once again available for $8 per pot. You can reserve the flowers in memory or honor of a loved one by obtaining an order envelope in the connector or office and placing it in the offering plate no later than November 12th. Orders after that date may not be filled. Make checks out to First Baptist Church.
It's shoebox time again! I hope you will pray mightily for this project and pack a shoebox. We will be a drop-off center again for the city during the week of November 13 - 20. Volunteers are needed to work during collection week. Sign up sheets are on the table in the connector. We will also have need of some volunteers and a truck to transport the crates. Dedication of our shoeboxes will be on Sunday, Nov. 12th. Let's aim for 200 boxes this year! What better way to share the gospel and joy of God's love with a child in need!