Community Lunch & Conference

Sunday, September 17  |  Following worship On Sunday, we will get together after worship for lunch and a bit of business. No reservations are needed for lunch. The cost for the meal is $6/person and $20/family maximum. A brief church conference will follow lunch to...

Mom’s Group

Mondays, September 11-November 13 9:30-11 a.m.  |  FBC room 319 Based on the book Listen, Love, Repeat, we will engage in learning practical ways to love the people closest to us as well as those who are farthest away. As we allow God to change our own hearts, we will...

Baptism at the Lake

Sunday, September 10  |  Camp Weaver  |  4–7 p.m. Some might say the annual Baptism at the Lake is a time when we celebrate the end of summer vacation, but that is only a small part of it. More than anything else, the Baptism at the Lake is a celebration of the...

Steve Sumerel Sabbatical

On August 18, Steve Sumerel leaves for a ten week sabbatical, a spiritual time of rest, renewal and study. While away, he will be studying Charles Darwin, John Innes and the other cast of characters who played out the early years of struggle between science and...

Blessing of the Backpacks

Sunday, August 27 9:15 a.m.  |  "Promotion Sunday" as all children move to their new Sunday School classes for the year 10:30 a.m.  |  Blessing of the Backpacks during Worship All children are invited to bring their backpacks for a blessing before the beginning of the...

Celebrating Rev. Steve Cothran

Sunday, August 27 10:30 a.m.  |  Worship 11:45 a.m.  |  Lunch Reception First Baptist will celebrate the ministry of Rev. Steve Cothran, who has served as Associate Pastor: Youth for 17 years, on Sunday August 27. Steve will share in worship leadership and be...

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About FBC

First Baptist is a church that emphasizes worship, spiritual development, fellowship and ministry to our city and our world.

Amendments to the Bylaws

At the May 15 Church Conference, the membership approved the changes to the Bylaws as presented by the Bylaws Committee consisting of Jill Pegram, Judyth White, Cooper Harrell, Robb Wells, and Jack Swanson.

Committee on Committees Nominees

At the May 15 Church Conference the  membership approved the nominees presented by the Committee on Committees for Deacon, Finance, Church Moderator and Trustee for the Endowment Trust.

Church Moderator: Scott Culclasure

Trustee for the Endowment Trust: Brandon Walters

Finance Committee: Gary Cole, Tom Cornett, Brandon Harris, Monica Vaughn, Rob Young

Deacons:  David Angel, Janet Caldwell, Laura Cashwell, Jim Clontz, Jack Foxworth, Cathy Isom, Cliff Lowery, John Markham, Jody Moore, Brenda Porterfield, Gary Upchurch, Gayle Wiley.  The Deacon’s provided a short bio to their nomination (link below).