Friday, 24 November 2017

Buy your tickets after church on Sunday, or during the week at the church office!

Friday, 10 November 2017

Saturday, November 18th at 6:30pm
Come show your support for all the brave, talented FBC folks who are going to share their talent with us!

Thursday, 2 November 2017

The office will be closed from November 5th - 9th. Please feel free to contact one of the elders if you need to get a hold of someone.

November is a busy month for the Shoe Boxes!
  • November 5 - after church we will be sorting items to go into the boxes. Lunch is provided so please RSVP with Jill if you can make it.
    •  All ages welcome; kids under 10 must have an adult with them.
  • November 12 - after church we will be packing boxes. Lunch is provided so please RSVP with Jill.
    • All ages welcome; kids under 10 must have an adult with them.
  • November 19 - ALL boxes must be in!!!
  • November 19 - Cinnamon buns! Place your pre-orders with Jill. (whole wheat buns will be available for pre-order)
Questions??? Call Jill
House 250-427-9602

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Small Groups Info!!!

Small groups will be a very beneficial part of learning and sharing as we work through The Story. A number of people have stepped forward to lead small groups starting next week. Please take a look at the information below. Sign up sheets will be available on Sunday. Feel free to contact the office if you have any questions.

Sunday's 9-10am - reading group at the church led by Tim & Caitlin Matwey (Starting October 8th with chapter 2)

Sunday's 7pm - discussion group at Jack & Dale-Ann van Leusden's

Monday evenings - discussion group at Berny & Jan Klassen's

Tuesday's 7:30pm - discussion group at Derek & Molly van Leusden's (alternating weeks men & women)

Wednesday's 7pm - discussion group at Waldo & Sydney Klause's

Wednesday's 7:30-9pm - video & discussion group at the church led by Pastor Kevin

Friday's 7:45pm - discussion group at Wendell & Carmel Dalke's

Committing to something like this can sometimes seem daunting. But we invite you to take a chance and be a part of a group. The hard part is being looked after. The hosts listed above have taken the initiative by opening their homes and committing their time. All you have to do is sign up and show up. In the words of Woody Allen "80% of life is just showing up."

Friday, 8 September 2017

We will be starting a 31 week series on October 1st, working through the book The Story.

Books – The Story will be available for you to pick up over the next 4 Sundays. See Robyn in the foyer to get your copy! The suggested donation price for the books is $10 per copy.

One of the best ways to get the most out of "The Story" is to engage it with others along the way. Therefore, we would like to offer many options for small groups. Here is a list of different types of groups:

Reading groups - This would be a group that gathers to read the chapter of the Story (preferably aloud) and then has some discussion or sharing about the chapter.

Discussion Groups - This would be a group that gathers to watch a short video (10 minutes approximately) and then discusses some questions pertaining to the chapter they have read and the video.

Study groups - This would be a group that gathers to look more in depth at either the chapter that is presented, or a specific aspect within the chapter. There are many resources available for this even ranging from specific men's bible study, to 31 Women of the Bible Study.

Now, the only thing we need is leaders for these types of groups.  Could you be one of them? Please contact the office or Pastor Kevin to sign up for leadership or ask any questions you might have. We would like to have our leaders formalized by September 21st

Thank you so much. Pastor Kevin.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

The church office will be closed on Thursday, August 31st and Friday September 1st. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Friday, 11 August 2017

The church office will be closed the week of August 14th - 18th.
If you need to get a hold of someone, please contact Pastor Aaron or one of the elders.

Friday, 14 July 2017

Summer Worship Night
Join Matthew and team for an evening of worship, here at the church on Wednesday, July 26 at 6:30pm
Did you attend "Centering Your Summer" last month? Use this evening as an opportunity to stay on track. From 6:30-7:30 come to the church to find a quiet space, read, write and reflect. Then join Matthew and team for music and worship at 7:30.
This is an invitation for all who attend First Baptist. Even if you didn't come to "Centering Your Summer", feel free to a bring a book you are reading over the summer, or to simply join us for music and worship at 7:30pm.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Friday, 30 June 2017

Summer Changes!

For the summer, we will meet on Sundays from 10am - 11am (until September 3rd).
Please note that communion Sundays will be on July 9th, August 13th and September 10th.
For the summer, the office will be open 9am - 12pm, Tuesday - Friday.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

 Food Bank Sorting
We need about 10 volunteers from our FBC Community to help out with sorting food up at the Cranbrook Food Bank warehouse. This is something that young and old and all in between can participate in quite easily. Come this Thursday, June 22nd at 6:30pm at their warehouse on Industrial Road B. If you need directions please give Aaron a call (250-919-7892).

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Just a reminder that there will be no church service at FBC this Sunday, June 18th
Instead, join us for a community wide church service at Balment Park from 9-10:15am. 
There will be a family fun games day in the park from 11am-4pm, so stick around after the service! If you would like to help out with the games, please contact Aaron.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Easter Services

Thursday, April 13th, 7pm - Tenebrae Service
Friday, April 14th, 10:30am - Good Friday Service
Friday, April 14th, 3-5pm - Stations of the Cross
Sunday, April 16th, 9-10am - Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, April 16th, 10:30am - Easter Sunday Worship Service

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Reduced Office Hours Next Week

The office will only be open from 9am - 12pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week (March 28, 29 & 30).
We will be back to our normal office hours the 1st week of April. 

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Fifth Annual “Sweep the Lot” 
Our annual Sweep the Lot takes place on Saturday April 1st (no kidding!).  This event saves the church approximately $500 and is a good intergenerational event (ages 2 to 92.) Please bring (if you have them) work gloves, stiff brooms, square-mouth shovels and wheelbarrows.  Start time is 10:00 am … and doughnuts will be served at noonish.  For more information please contact Laird at 250-489-3216 or  Always a great event - see you there!