PRESENTATION FROM BAPTISTS TODAY

This past Wednesday night, John Pierce (editor) and David Hull (board member) of Baptists Today were our guests for prayer meeting.  They presented us with a bell and ringer on a stand.  The bell is inscribed “Freedom Rings/ First Baptist Church/ Thanks to you.”  The plaque on the stand reads “With deep appreciation for your…

NEW WEDNESDAY NIGHT STUDY: SABBATH, THE GIFT OF REST

Beginning Wednesday, June 10th we will embark on a new bible study. Based on the study “Sabbath, The Gift of Rest” by Lynne M. Babb, the study will take us through the summer months. Many of us grew up in an era in which most stores were closed on Sundays and we were not allowed…

WORLD WAR I MEMORIAL REDEDICATED

On Sunday, May 17, 2015 the church rededicated a marker that had been placed soon after World War I in memory of Raymond Ellis Luthi who died in the crash of a transport ship on (need date from marker). Members of the local American Legion post led the ceremony. The marker had been placed at…

Summer Schedule

Beginning Wednesday, May 20th, we will switch to our summer schedule for Wednesday nights. Supper will not be served during the summer months. Adults will meet in the Friendly 57 room at 6:00pm for prayer and bible study. There will be no regular Wednesday evening activities for children and youth. Instead, they will be involved…

St Simons Island Lighthouse by Kathryn Meyer

Part 2 – Words of Hope from St. Simons

Last week, I shared with you some of what I learned at the  Mercer Preaching Consultation at St. Simons.  This week I would like to share with you some reflections on Dr. Bass’s presentation.  Some of these are Dr. Bass’s reflections and some are my own. First, Dr. Bass noted that Baptists and Methodists fared…