Declarations of Joy

“I’m an angel!”  “I’m Mary!”  “I’m one of the Wisemen!”  These are the declarations I have heard over the past three weeks from the children as they prepare for the Christmas Program.  They are excited and ready to share the joy of Christmas with our congregation.  It has been wonderful to overhear their conversations about…

Chrismons Are Everywhere

This week the children and their families are constructing our First Baptist Church Christmas float for the Commerce Christmas parade.  The theme for our float is “Trimming the Chrismon Tree” which is also something we do during our Hanging of the Green service (this coming Sunday during morning worship).  As these families construct small and…

Gratitude and Celebration

Gratitude:  All week last week, the youth worked hard to prepare for the Yard Sale.  You, the church family, gave loads and loads of goodies for the youth to sell.  Your donations and their efforts paid off!  We had a great day of making deals and selling treasures!  I am not sure I can adequately…

Thank You

Dear Church Family, Jason and I cannot begin to express the thankfulness that we have for you. We are really blessed to have you as a church family. You have been so generous, loving, and supportive of us over the past six years.  We were surprised and overwhelmed at the gift you have given us…

Welcoming The Child

I hope Sunday was a special time of worship for you, just as it was for me.  When the children lead us in worshiping God, I am reminded of several things.  The children are on a journey to know God and to form their faith.  They learn who God is in the way God’s people…