We know how important style is in worship. While we still will offer and grow our traditional service that will call FBC's Sanctuary Worship at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday morning in our Sanctuary, we are offering Contemporary Worship in our Fellowship area. The Crossing is casual in dress but we are not casual about our love for the Lord Jesus or of our love for people who need Him. "THE CROSSING" meets each Sunday @ 9:15 a.m. in our Family Life Center.
We want all of our worship services to be fantastic experiences of fellowship with God and other worshipers. While teens and adults worship in THE CROSSING, children and preschoolers are cared for and have fun learning life lessons from the Bible taught by gifted teachers who love kids. Adults who want to be a part of an adult Bible study/small group can join others in contemporary Bible Study @ 10:30 and their children will attend "Children's Church" in our new Children's Theater.
We offer full hot breakfast along with juice and coffee every Sunday in our Life Cafe' located in the Family Life Center - the building that borders Main St., from 8:30 a.m. til 9:15 a.m. Why not join us for breakfast and stick around for awhile?
We have classes designed for everyone to find a group going through similar life-stages. Adults, we make you 3 promises:
1. You won't be asked to read the Bible aloud, unless you volunteer to;
2. You won't be asked to answer a question about the Bible aloud, unless you volunteer to; and,
3. You won't be asked to pray aloud, unless you volunteer to.
Our classes allow you to learn without stress. Let us help you find a group you're comfortable learning with.
Enjoy a breakfast in our Life Cafe', across the alley-way in our FLC (the building that borders Main St.). It's on a donation basis and you can have fresh waffles, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits, donuts, fruit, coffee and juice. Come enjoy not only a great meal but also great fellowship anytime from 8:30 a.m. until 9:15 a.m. Then join us for Sunday School or The Crossing contemporary worship @ 9:15 a.m. Coffee will be available during The Crossing worship at The Crossing Coffee Bar.
Wonderful Wednesdays begins with our professionally prepared supper in our Fellowship Hall each week @ 5 p.m. Along with a delicious hot meal, you can get a salad from the salad bar, with all kinds of "fixin's" and an assortment of desserts. Kids often are offered an alternative menu. The cost is only $5 for youth and adults; kids are only $3 each.
At 6 p.m., Adults stay in the Fellowship Hall for a season of prayer together and then teaching from Dr. Ron. Youth go up to ROCK student ministry. And, children go to the Children's Theater for "ELEVATE."
FBC Blytheville has the most successful daycare in the city. Your precious little one is looked after by trained and highly-qualified personnel, and are given the best of care possible. To learn more, call Cindy, our director at 870-763-0399.
Our new CHILDREN'S THEATER is ready and we are having our Children's Church in there and also our Wednesday night award-winning program for kids called ELEVATE - a ministry that helps kids learn Biblical principles in a fun and exciting format. This is an innovative way for kids to learn and grow in Christ. We encourage parents to visit with us to see the exciting format of ELEVATE. Wednesdays @ 6 to 7 p.m.
We have a lot of special events planned for our senior adults, from short day trips to overnight conferences in the Smokey's and at Branson, MO. If you're looking for a group your age who enjoys getting up and getting out, join with our Seniors.
"Ed-ertainment" will be with us during our "Valentine's Banquet," Wednesday February 13, 2019 @ 5 p.m. Ed will perform his "I've Heard That Song Before" concert.
Ed has been performing for decades in churches all over the U.S. He currently lives in Miami, but travels wherever God opens the door. Ed's ministry is a combination of vocal music, comedy and inspiration.
Katie has been called to serve as the co-Worship Leader at New Life Church in Colorado Springs, CO and had to move during the time we had her originally scheduled. Don't worry - we will reschedule after she gets settled into her new ministry.
Her resume includes recordings for Disney, Sea World, Play Doh, Dreamworks, and she was the voice of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade theme song in New York five years in a row. She has toured with several of the largest evangelistic ministries in the world, including a concert in Indonesia of over 100,000. And is a regular as a worship leader and singer at Al Denson's Experience Conferences.
She loves the Lord with all her heart and that love comes through as she shares her gift in concert and worship. Plus, she is the daughter of Dr. Ron & Angela.
Dr. Bob G. Magee leads these 25 singers that features a variety of music including classical sacred music, spirituals, and contemporary arrangements.
The Williams Singers are known for their adherence to high spiritual and musical ideals. They travel extensively during the academic year representing Williams Baptist College in churches, state Baptist conventions, youth meetings, and civic groups.
First Baptist Church is hosting ESA's Mid South Bayou Club's HUNT FOR THE CURE event. Al Robertson of Duck Dynasty will be the Special Guest Speaker for this live event. Tickets are required and all proceeds will go to St. Jude's Research Hospital in Memphis.
January and February are the coldest months on the calendar and we're making sure you enjoy the entire winter by providing breakfast @ 8:30 in our Life Cafe' followed by The Crossing Worship & traditional Sunday School @ 9:15 a.m. Then we offer traditional worship in the Sanctuary & contemporary small groups @ 10:30 a.m. And, for these two cold months, we'll provide a lunch in the FLC followed by the study of "The Letters of Jesus" - a close look at the seven churches of Revelation. We will not have evening services for these two months, allowing you to make only one trip to church on Sundays. COME JOIN US!
PRIME RIB with all the fixin's is on the menu, along with Ed Thompson, a fabulous Christian entertainer from Miami, FL. Make your reservations now and don't miss a minute of this wonderful night!