Bible Presentation Sunday

One of my favorite times of year is coming up!  I really enjoy Bible Presentation Sunday.  Not only do we get to see so many smiling young faces, we get to equip them with scripture to learn who God is based on where they are in regard to their reading level and their own spiritual…

A Reminder About An Important Ministry

Earlier this week the children and I went to the Banks Jackson Food Bank to volunteer.  Mondays are especially busy days and we wanted to help.  As usual, there was plenty of work to do!  The children and I unloaded, sorted, and stacked over 600 pounds of food!  I must say, I am pretty impressed…

Camp is Not Over

You might have opened your newsletter to see more pictures of our children and youth at PASSPORT Camps and thought, “Camp is over.  Why are there more pictures?”  I’d like to suggest that though the students are home now, camp is not actually over. The work of the Holy Spirit is still at play here….

Praise and Thanks Be to God

It is obvious to me that you have been praying for the children and youth as well as the chaperones for PASSPORT Camps. Camp has been amazing so far. Everyone seems to be helping each other and excited to be learning together. Thank you for being a congregation who prays for us. I can already…

Please Pray for Us

Sunday morning a group of children, youth, and chaperones from First Baptist Church will be travelling to camp.  The children are going to PASSPORTkids Camp at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC and the youth are headed to PASSPORTchoices Camp at Queens University in Charlotte, NC.  As you can tell, this is a big week!  We…