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Be safe Spring Break Week
March 19th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-TUESDAY     Another beautiful morning here in Sulphur Springs.  There is no Parent’s Day Out this week because of spring break.  The skiers will be on the slopes of Colorado for the first full day of skiing.  Please continue to pray for these people that are enjoying the beauty of the Colorado mountains and for a safe return trip on Friday.     Tomorrow night (3...
Mark Your Calendar-Health Fair-April 2
March 18th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-MONDAY     A beautiful sunny day in Sulphur Springs with the local school systems on spring break for the faculty and students.  The ski trip to Colorado is in full session and on Tuesday the skiers begin their first day of skiing.  They had a safe trip to the slopes and at 4:00 p. m. the group will be fitted out with the ski equipment.  We began the day with st...
Game night-6:00 pm at the ROC
March 14th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-THURSDAY    RECHARGE last night with Dr. David Hardage was great and he did a super job of sharing God’s Word.  We are blessed to have him back next Wednesday night.  One of the great ministries of FBC is called Encourager Anonymous.  People meet at 5:00 p. m. to pray for others and write notes of encouragement.  This ministry was begun by a lady in FBC that is ...
Happy Tuesday
March 12th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-TUESDAY     Monday started the week with the staff meeting led by Dr. Vang.  The staff is making plans for Palm Sunday and Easter which is right around the corner in April.  Last night the Community Bible Study met to study God’s Word.      Today the Widower’s Breakfast was held at Whataburger Restaurant.  The restaurant is a busy meeting place for many senior a...
Time Change Sunday
March 7th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-THURSDAY     Last night Dr. Kent Pate did a wonderful job at Bible Study for RECHARGE.  We were particularly blessed by having Belinda, his wife, back with us.  Belinda is a walking answer to prayer and we praise the Lord for her.  She has some more medical needs in the future so we continue to pray for her.   Last night Rev. Kenneth Rhoades began a New Life Jou...
Daylight Savings Sunday
March 5th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-TUESDAY          This morning the Parent’s Day Out began at 9:00 a. m.  This wonderful preschool ministry reaches many different people in the community.  It is a great place to learn about Jesus; get good relational skills before the elementary school years and loved on by Christian teachers.  Also, at 9:00 a. m. the Ladies’ Prayer Gathering met in the Conferen...
Have a nice weekend
February 28th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-THURSDAY    Last night Anna Marie Edgemon did a fantastic job of sharing how God used her on many mission trips to Kenya and how FBC helped in a great way to further the Kingdom of God in this African country.  The Spirit of the Lord was there and a great blessing was received by the people in attendance.  Last night in the student ministry the new youth ministr...
Join us for Prayer Meeting
February 27th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-WEDNESDAY    Tonight (2/27) for RECHARGE Anna Marie Edgemon will be speaking about her many mission trips to Kenya and how FBC helped in a great way to further the Kingdom of God in this African country.  Church family menu is:  sliced smoked sausage; french fries; pinto beans; cabbage slaw, cornbread; drink and dessert.  Adult worship choir will be practicing a...
Have a nice weekend.
February 21st, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-THURSDAY    Last night Dr. Kent Pate did a super job in doing the Bible Study in RECHARGE.  We are blessed to have Kent and his wife, Belinda, at FBC.  Belinda just got out of the local hospital and we encourage you to pray for her.  The adult worship choir and instruments were practicing for Sunday night when the Rehoboth Baptist Association will hold its annua...
Happy Monday
February 18th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-MONDAY     Today is President’s Day.  The church office opened at 8:00 a. m.  Church staff meeting began at 8:30 a. m.  We are blessed to have Tommy Johnston representing our church family at the Baptist General Convention of Texas Board Meeting for the next few days.  Caleb Phillips is “hanging out” with the middle school students at the ROC.      Last Saturday...
Join us Sunday
February 15th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-FRIDAY     Today began with the Men’s Coffee Fellowship at 8:30 a. m. in room 108.  The men gather for fellowship, free coffee and a special prayer time.  Office is very busy with final preparation for Sunday.  At 11:30 a. m. there will be a family luncheon for the Billie Rushin family.     Tomorrow (2/16) the two big ministry events are schedule at the ROC.  Sa...
Adult Trips Coming Up
February 14th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-THURSDAY                              HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!     Today the Parents Day Out began at 9:00 a. m.  The church office is busy preparing the materials for the Sunday morning worship services.  Last night we were blessed in the Bible lesson that was brought by Dr. Kent Pate.  There is always a lot of good fellowship, good food and ministry going on at ...
Fifth Grade Bash Saturday
February 11th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-MONDAY     Today is Monday.  We hope everyone is enjoying the liquid sunshine that is coming down.  In July we will be praying for rain.  The church staff began the morning at 8:30 a. m. with staff meeting led by Tommy Johnston.  At 6:00 p. m. there will be a trip information meeting at the ROC for the fall trip to Boston and New England.  Also, there will be in...
Generations
February 7th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-THURSDAY      Today is Thursday and it has been a beautiful day at First Baptist Church.  I wish you could see, hear and be here to see our future generations.  Parents Day Out began this morning at 9:00 a. m.  Throughout the building there are different high school students from around East Texas having their solo and ensemble contest.  At the ROC, there are ma...
Pray for Our Country
February 5th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-TUESDAY      Today is Tuesday and a beautiful day in Sulphur Spring at 76 degrees.  I guess our northern friends would love to see 76 degrees.  Parents Day Out began this morning at 9:00 a. m.  Just to let you know that Mark Beggs is now a student at Truett Seminary in Waco beginning work toward his doctorate.  He is there on Monday and we are blessed to have hi...
On A Mission To Make Disciples
February 4th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-MONDAY         Yesterday was a glorious day at First Baptist Church.  So many wonderful experiences at worship, Bible Study Life Groups and in the evening Big Game Sunday at the ROC.  At worship we saw a young man baptized and Dr. Vang preached a wonderful biblical message to the church family.  In Bible Study there was the Starting Point Class led by Bruce Welc...
Sunday is Coming!
February 1st, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-FRIDAY          Today the men’s coffee time began at 8:30 a. m. in room 108.  At 3:45 p. m. Brit Fisher and the chaperones will leave for Super Start in Arlington.  Super Start is for fourth and fifth grade where they will experience plenty of great activities of Bible Study, good food, skating, and plenty of fun.  Please pray continue to pray for all of them th...
A Great Thursday
January 31st, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-THURSDAY          We were blessed last night at RECHARGE to have Dr. Hardage bringing the Bible Study.  An extra special treat was Price Griggs did a solo with his guitar.  Price is in the eleventh grade at the local high school and a very faithful Christian follower.  He did a super job and it is always great to see the students sharing their talent with others...
God Can Forgive
January 30th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-WEDNESDAY, 1-30-2018              Today the morning began with the Community Bible Study meeting at 9:00 a. m.  The Community Bible Study is a great organization that invites people from all churches or denominations to come together to study God’s Word.  We are blessed as a church family to have them meeting together at FBC.  The Kingdom of God is larger and gr...
Invite Someone To Attend Worship
January 29th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-TUESDAY              Today Parents Day Out began at 8:30 a. m. with plenty of excitement of children and parents.  Ladies’ Prayer Gathering met in the Conference Room at 9:00 a. m.  Tonight at the ROC Upward Basketball teams will be practicing for their big game on Saturday.     On Wednesday night (1/30), Dr. David Hardage will be here to do Bible study for RECH...