The Voice of an Angel

In the midst of the Christmas hustle and bustle I have been having a difficult time this year in preparing myself for the Messiah.  I have felt rushed to be here and there and always behind with my overflowing to-do list.  Maybe you know the feeling.  Sunday seemed to only add to my feelings of…

When Children Ask Great Questions

I love it when children ask great questions!  “What does God look like?”  “Why do we use purple in worship?”  “Why do we use a wreath for Advent?”  The latter is what one child asked Sunday afternoon as we were preparing to make advent wreaths for families to use in their homes.  This was the…

Come to the Bazaar!

This Saturday from 8:00am to 3:00pm! The youth are ready to sell, sell, sell treasures to you at the Bazaar.              We have: Furniture                                 Seasonal items including Christmas décor                                 Baby items and Toys                                 Baskets                                 Books for kids and adults alike                                 Home décor                                 Kitchen items                                 Bath items                                 Dishware                                …

Can You Define These Words?

sin,   confess,   believe,   repent,   forgive,   Savior,   Christian,   testimony,   Lord,   perish,   church,   grace I mean can you really define them? Look back up at these words. What do they mean to you? We hear these words often in worship. Sometimes I wonder if they have begun to lose their meaning for us. We just take…

Christmas Parade and Youth

First Baptist Church’s Christmas float looked great! I do hope you got a chance to see it in color and in person. Our float came together with the help of MANY people! Thank you to Claude Cummings (a friend of the Totherow’s) for the use of his trailer; Mark Martin, Joe Head, and Jason Ritchie…