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Our regular Wednesday Night Suppers are on recess for the summer and will resume on September 6.
Have a safe, healthy, and fun-filled summer!

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Welcome to First Baptist Church, Southern Pines, and the Sandhills of North Carolina!

Here you will find people at different points in their faith journey, worshiping together in a spirit of community, learning, and love. We hope you will visit us, attend a service, or participate in an event. We invite you to browse our website, and contact us with any questions or ways we might be of help.

Click here to make an online donation to First Baptist Church's Operating Budget or to make a payment to Sonshine Learning Center or an upcoming Youth Group trip or retreat.

Click here to view the June/July issue of The Tie, our churchwide monthly newsletter, and here for our 2017 High School, College, and Graduate School graduates!
Click here to view the May/June issue of Tie Junior, our bi-monthly newsletter for children and families, along with a special insert highlighting Brenda Hafer's journey this summer and her time with the Peace Corps beginning this fall.

First Baptist Church-Southern Pines, NC is seeking a full-time Minister of Music & Senior Adults.  The ideal minister will be a person of deep faith in Christ and possess a desire to model a Christ-centered devotion in their personal and professional life.  The ideal candidate will be a dynamic worship leader to direct a comprehensive music ministry for all ages.  The successful leader will cast a broad vision of music excellence with a deep appreciation for diverse, eclectic, and traditional worship styles.  The person will also have responsibilities to guide the Senior Adult ministry with a team of qualified lay leaders.  First Baptist Church is located in a resort community with a vibrant and diverse population.  This position requires an advanced music degree from an accredited theological or divinity school.  All inquiries may be sent to John Kinney, 200 East New York Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28387 or to music@fbcsp.org.  The deadline for receiving applications is July 15, 2017.

Click here to view the video of the 2017 College Honduras Mission Trip created by Lauren Wohlrab.
Honduras Mission Trip

Cool off this summer with FBCSP Kids as we celebrate each Wednesday in a new and fun way!  Open to 1st-6th graders.  Sign up by the Monday before by e-mailing Lisa in the church office at lcorbett@fbcsp.org.  Pack a sack lunch, and be ready for fun!  Children must have a "Permission and Medical Release Form" on file.  Click here to download and print the form.
June 28 - "Picnic in the Park!"
10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Meet at the church, and bring a lunch.  We will walk to the park and downtown to get ice cream.
July 12 - "Splash Pad!"
10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Pack a lunch, wear your swimsuit, and bring some money for frozen yogurt.
July 19 - "Lights, Camera, ACTION!"
Evening Time TBD - $5.00 per child
July 26 - "Raleigh Road Trip!"
9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Marbles Museum, picnic lunch, and Imax Theater - $10.00 per child
August 2 - "Bowling!"
6:00-8:00 PM
Meet at the bowling alley on Highway 5.

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July 2
On this day, we'll offer thanks to God for the freedoms we enjoy in Christ and as citizens of our great country.  We'll have one service this morning at 11:00 a.m.  Dress is casual.  Adults will gather in the Fellowship Hall at 9:30 for donuts, coffee, and juice, followed by a devotion.  Preschoolers, children, and youth will go to their usual classes.

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A time of playing and connecting for preschoolers and their caregivers
Monday, July 10 - 9:00-10:30 AM
"Red, White, and WET!"
Wear a swimsuit and bring your towel.
Monday, August 7 - 9:00-10:30 AM

"PJ Party!"
Wear your pajamas, and join us for a fun morning complete with PJs, OJ, cartoons, and friends!

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Thursday, July 20 - 7:00 PM
This evening, our very own All-State Youth Choir will join us for a concert at 7:00 p.m.  We are so very excited to have them!  This is an evening you do not want to miss.  Invite your family, friends, and neighbors, especially children and youth.  The concert is open to the public, so get here early and get a good seat!  All are welcome.

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Music & Missions is offered for children ages 4 years through 6th grade.  Click here to register online.  Click here to download and print a copy of the registration form.
"TreBELLs" Children's Handbells (Grades 4-6) - 4:30-5:15 PM
Mini Music Makers (ages 4-5) - 6:00-6:45 PM
Children's Choir (Grades 1-6) - 6:00-6:45 PM
Missions (Mission Friends, GAs, & RAs) - 6:45-7:30 PM

Contact Susan Ward at (910) 692-8750 with questions or for more information.


If you have questions or would like more information about any of our programs, classes, or events, please feel free to contact us:

200 East New York Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28387

(910) 692-8750 or lcorbett@fbcsp.org

This Week at First Baptist Church
Click on the links for a month-at-a-glance view of the church calendars for June and July.
Please note that updated church calendars are posted as soon as changes are made.

Sunday, June 25
8:30 a.m. Sunday Worship
9:45 a.m. Bible Study and Summer Sunday School (Grades 1-6)
11:00 a.m. Sunday Worship
5:00 p.m. Minister of Music & Senior Adults Search Committee Meeting (Room 215)
6:30 p.m. Youth Mission Trip Report (Sanctuary)

Monday, June 26
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose - AA (Room 141)
7:00 p.m. Al-Anon (910) 692-2271

Tuesday, June 27
9:30 a.m. Ministerial Staff Meeting
10:00 a.m. Library Committee Meeting (Media Library)
10:15 a.m. Support Staff Meeting
6:00 p.m. Children's Committee Meeting

Wednesday, June 28
10:00 a.m. Wonderful Wednesdays: "Picnic in the Park!"
11:00 a.m. Summer Bible Study: "Courage, Failure, and New Hope" (Room 216)
7:00 p.m. Sanctuary Choir

Thursday, June 29
6:30 p.m. Christian Nurture Committee Meeting (Media Library)
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose (Fellowship Hall)

Friday, June 30
Staff Minister: Tom Allen


FALL 2017
Registration for the Fall 2017 semester is now OPEN!  Click here to register online.  Please contact the church office at (910) 692-8750 if you have any questions or would like additional information.  Thank you!


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