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Join us Sunday-July 28
July 25th, 2019
A GRAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH—THURSDAY                                                PERHAPS TODAY!!     Last night at FBC, Bible Study at 6:00 p. m. was taught by Dr. Jeff Gravens.  The music for the congregation was led by Ronnie and Anita Glossip.  Clayton McGraw led in prayer and Merrie Smith sang a solo.  The Bible Study was from the experience of Jesus with the rich young man or ruler....
Lord's Supper this Sunday July 14
July 11th, 2019
A GRAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH—THURSDAY     Last night at First Baptist Church, the Bible Study was led by Dr. Gravens.  Aaron Stanley sang a beautiful solo and it was a blessing to all the people in attendance.  Aaron is one of our college students and he is part of the sound ministry at FBC.  We are thankful for Ronny and Anita Glossip for leading everyone in music.  There were other ministr...
Be Safe July 4th!
July 3rd, 2019
A GRAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH—WEDNESDAY     There will be NO Bible Study or any other ministry activities tonight (7/3) because of the July 4th Holiday.  Please use the time to pray and thank the Lord for our country, freedom and the leadership of our country.  The church office will be closed on tomorrow-Thursday (7/4).      The Men’s Coffee Fellowship will be held on Friday (7/5) at 8:30 a....
Campers are back!
July 2nd, 2019
A GRAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH—TUESDAY     Today, the middle and high school students returned from Camp WOW about 12:15 p. m.  The students had a great five days at camp and all of them wanted it to last longer.  There were decisions made for Christ and the students had some wonderful worship time.  There were approximately 90 people to attend the camp.  Pastor Jeff attended the camp on Monda...
PRAY for HS
June 28th, 2019
A GRAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH—THURSDAY     Last night was a wonderful night at First Baptist Church.  There were activities for different ages and the Bible Study was led by Dr. Jeff Gravens.  Ronnie and Anita Glossup led the congregation in music and Nathan Bilyeu sang a beautiful solo.  Nathan is a very talented young man and we are blessed as a church family to have him at FBC.  There will...
VBS- Day 5
June 21st, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-FRIDAY:          Today is the final day of Vacation Bible School at FBC.  It has been an exciting week of learning, fun, great fellowship, wonderful snacks and great people teaching the Word of God.  Many people hear the Gospel of Christ for the first time in VBS.  Many teachers and workers have given a week of their time to share and love the children.  Our tha...
VBS - Day 3
June 19th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-WEDNESDAY:                            Today is Day Three of Vacation Bible School and IN THE WILD.  The excitement continues to grow.  FBC is a wonderful place where children and adults are learning the Word of God.  All children and parents are going to be invited to the 8:30 a. m. worship service on Sunday (6/23) to hear the children sing the songs they have l...
VBS - Day 2
June 18th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-TUESDAY:                           Yesterday the enrollment of FBC VBS was 683.  Many adults and children together learning the Word of God.  Today there were more people to come and the excitement continues to grow.  It is great to see Pastor Jeff being involved and sharing with the children.  This Sunday morning at the 8:30 a. m. worship services, the children...
VBS In the wild has begun!
June 17th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-MONDAY:             VBS is off and running.  Adults and children are everywhere.  It is an exciting place here with many different ages and plenty of great smiling faces.  It is great how God is using adults and young students to share the Good News of Christ, plenty of love and attention and children having a great time.  Vacation Bible School is a very importa...
VBS Begins Monday!
June 14th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-THURSDAY:            EXCITEMENT GROWS-- VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL—BEGINS MONDAY (6/17)     Last night was a great spiritual experience here at FBC.  There was a good group of adults for RECHARGE in the Worship Center.  Dr. Graven gave a Bible Study on the life of Mary and Martha.  We appreciate Ronnie and Anita Glossip leading the music and it was great to have John...
Excitement is building for VBS
June 12th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-WEDNESDAY:                   A very busy day at FBC.  The preschool, children and middle school are being decorated over the whole church for Vacation Bible School.  Tonight RECHARGE will begin at 6:00 p. m. in the FBC Worship Center with Dr. Jeff Gravens bringing the Bible Study.  Ronnie and Anita Glossip will be leading the congregational music and Johnny Ross...
Pray for VBS June 17-21
June 12th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-MONDAY:            EXCITEMENT IS BUILDING FOR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL—ONE WEEK AWAY     There is so much happening today at FBC.  The building is being transformed with excitement and decorations for VBS “IN THE WILD”.  Next Monday morning (6/17) Vacation Bible School begins at 8:30 a. m. for children 5 years old through grade 6.  VBS is one of the most important ...
Volunteer to help with VBS
May 21st, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-TUESDAY:    Today is the third day of the week and a wet day after a rain storm went through Sulphur Springs.  This afternoon is a sunny sky and looks beautiful.  This morning we had Diamond Set and a very slim crowd because of the bad weather.  It was a delicious lunch for a few and a great program.  Don Sapaugh and Tony Cook were our program guests.  Both men ...
Join the Picnic tonight 5:15pm
May 15th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-WEDNESDAY:     This has been a busy week at First Baptist Church.  On Monday the Memorial Service for Ed Wood was held in Spence Chapel.  On Tuesday the Memorial Service for Virginia Worsham was held in the Worship Center.  A ministry by different Bible Study Life Groups is done for each family in the memorial service.  The class or department provides a wonderf...
Church Picnic 5-15
May 9th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-THURSDAY:     Last night Pastor Jeff did a fantastic job of teaching God’s Word at RECHARGE.  Don Sapaugh was a blessing as he shared his ability and talent in music.  There were 125 in Bible Study.  We praise the Lord for the renewed attendance and joy in Bible Study.  Also, there was a large attendance for the church family meal.  We want to thank Lawana Powel...
Mid-Week Bible Study at 6:15 in the Sanctuary
May 8th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-WEDNESDAY:     This evening Pastor Jeff will be here to lead RECHARGE and to teach the Word of God.  We will meet in the Worship Center at 6:15 p. m.  The church family menu is: tacos; charro beans; chips; salsa; pico; queso; salad; drink and dessert.  All other activities begin at 6:00 p. m. and end at 7:15 p. m.  It is wet here in Sulphur Springs and a great w...
Reminder: Come join Mid-Week Bible Study
May 1st, 2019
A GRAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH—WEDNESDAY                                                PERHAPS TODAY!!     Today is Wednesday (5/1).  RECHARGE will begin at 6:15 p. m. in room 109 and Dr. Gravens will lead the Bible Study.  A special treat will be a music solo by Colbie Glenn, an eighth grader in the Middle School.  The church family menu is: chicken fried steak; baked potato; salad; roll; dr...
Recharge tonight at 6:15
April 24th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-WEDNESDAY:     This evening Pastor Jeff will be here to lead RECHARGE and to teach the Word of God.  Susan Fisher will be singing a music solo and Megan McCoy will be here to share her Christian story.  The church family menu for this week is:  chicken strips; gravy; macaroni & cheese; green beans; roll; salad; drink and dessert.  There is a ministry event for e...
Recharge , Led by Pastor Jeff
April 23rd, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-TUESDAY:     Today the staff meeting began at 9:00 a. m.  with Pastor Jeff leading.  Parent’s Day Out began their week and there are only a few more sessions left for this school year.  Hard to believe that the end of school and high school graduation is just around the corner.  Ladies Praying Together meet this morning at 9;00 a. m. in the Conference Room.  Tod...
Join us Easter Sunday
April 17th, 2019
A GRAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH—WEDNESDAY                                                PERHAPS TODAY!!     Yesterday we began the day with staff meeting and it was great to have our new pastor, Dr. Gravens, there for the first time.  Parents Day Out began at 9:00 a. m.  Dr. Gravens was very busy with the help of others to get his new office set up and ready to work.       Today, the Community...