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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...
Join us Sunday
April 11th, 2019
A GRAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH—THURSDAY                                                PERHAPS TODAY!!     Last night at RECHARGE, Dr. Hardage gave a wonderful message from God’s Word to keep remembering what you have seen and experienced from God’s Hand of Blessing.  Jason Glenn and Tommy Johnston led the church family in the monthly business meeting.  There were many other different age grad...
Mid-Week Bible Study-Dr. David Hardage
April 9th, 2019
A GRAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH—TUESDAY                                                PERHAPS TODAY!!     Sunday was a wonderful day at First Baptist Church.  Dr. Vang did a super job in his biblical message and preparing the church for a new pastor.  Dr. Vang’s last Sunday with us is Palm Sunday (4/14).  We have been blessed as a church family in having him and his wife with us for the past y...
Health Fair tonight
April 2nd, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-TUESDAY      Today Parents Day Out began at 8:30 a. m.  At 9:00 a. m. Ladies Praying Together met in the Conference Room.  At 9:00 a. m. Rehoboth Baptist Association ha a preaching clinic in Fellowship Hall.  The guest speaker was Dr.  Bob McCartney who is pastor of the Wichita Falls  First Baptist Church.  The seventh annual 50 PLUS HEALTH FAIR will be held at ...
Dr. Jeff Gravens-view of a call next Sunday
March 25th, 2019
A GREAT DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-MONDAY:      Today we started the week off with staff meeting beginning at 8:15 a. m. with Dr. Vang leading.  Big plans are being made for Palm Sunday and Easter.  On Palm Sunday every person coming to a worship service will receive a palm branch to use during the worship service.  Dr. Vang will be here to preach and lead in the worship services on Palm Sunday. ...
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 ...