September 25

SMOKED HAM served with SCALLOPED POTATOES, GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE, HONEY-GLAZED CARROTS, AND A DINNER ROLL. For dessert, CUPCAKES! Also in sugar-free. Iced tea, lemonade, water, and coffee will be available. 

Reservations must be made by 12 noon on the Tuesday before.
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If you need to cancel, please remember to do so.  Thank you!

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We are excited to announce that plans are underway for First Baptist Church's new website! During this process, we invite you to submit any suggestions you may have for our new design. We value your comments. Thank you!
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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.
BIBLE STUDY for all ages at 9:45 AM

Click here for directions to our church.

We encourage you to consider Online Giving when you wish to make a donation or payment to First Baptist Church. Contact Lisa in the church office at (910) 692-8750 if you have any questions.
Click here to make an online donation to First Baptist Church or to make a payment to Sonshine Learning Center or toward an upcoming Youth trip or retreat.

Click here to view the September issue of The Tie, our churchwide monthly newsletter.

Financial Administrator
First Baptist, Southern Pines, is recruiting for a Financial Administrator with a schedule of 30+ hours/week with benefits. Primary responsibilities are to oversee the financial matters of the church and maintain its integrity. Minimum associate's degree and accounting experience required; knowledge of ACS (church management software) preferable; excellent organization, communication, and computer skills necessary. Email resume and cover letter to No phone calls please. Application deadline 9/30/19.

Wednesday Evenings at First Baptist
Click here to review the list of all of our adult discipleship opportunities being offered on Wednesday evenings. Contact Tom Allen at (910) 692-8750 or with questions or for more information.

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Sunday, October 6
One Worship Service at 10:45 a.m. with Communion followed by Church Picnic on the Grounds with BBQ and Blue Grass featuring Ron's Barn Barbecue and South Ridge Bluegrass Band.
Reservations are necessary. Please register at the sign-up table or by calling the church office at (910) 692-8750, or click here to register online. Please plan to make your reservation no later than Thursday, October 3. The cost for the meal is $9.00 for adults (10 and up) and $4.00 for children (9 and under). Dress comfortably, and join us immediately following the 10:45 worship service for a time of fellowship, delicious food, and great fun! Remember to bring a picnic blanket and/or lawn chair.  We will have a limited number of tables set up for those in need.

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Saturday, October 12
Kicks off at 8:30 a.m. with Commissioning Service in the Sanctuary

Operation Inasmuch is a focused, one-day missions event where our church family reaches out in various ways to help the surrounding community through acts of service, kindness, and love. It is an opportunity for all of us to use our spiritual gifts and talents to extend and share God's love to many in our community. There are truly opportunities for everyone of all ages and abilities! Forms are available in the church office or you may click here to print a copy. Contact Keith Dangerfield with questions at (910) 783-8762 or
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MUSIC & MISSIONS 2019-2020
Music & Missions is held on Wednesday evenings during the school year and is offered for children birth through 6th grade.
Click here to download and print a copy of the FBCSP Kids Information and Medical Release Form which is required for each child in Grades 1-6 and must be notarized.
Click here to download and print a copy of the FBCSP Pre-School Information and Medical Release Form which is required for each child birth through age 5 and does not need to be notarized.
Please submit these forms to Bryan Moore in the church office.
"TreBELLs" Children's Handbells (Grades 4-6) - 4:30-5:15 PM
Mini Music Makers (ages 3-5) - 6:00-6:45 PM
Children's Choir (Grades 1-6) - 6:00-6:45 PM
Missions (Mission Friends, GAs, and RAs) - 6:45-7:30 PM
Nursery (birth to age 2)
Contact Bryan Moore or 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


This Week at First Baptist Church

Click on the links for a month-at-a-glance view of the church calendars for September and October.
Please note that updated church calendars are posted as soon as changes are made.

Sunday, September 22
8:30 a.m. Worship
9:45 a.m. Bible Study
11:00 a.m. Worship
4:00-7:30 p.m. JuBELLation, Youth Choir, Youth Supper, Youth Bible Study
Monday, September 23
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose - AA (Room 141)
7:00 p.m. Al-Anon (910) 692-2271
Tuesday, September 24
10:00 a.m. Staff Meeting
10:00 a.m. Library Committee Meeting (Media Library)
10:30 a.m. Ministerial Staff Meeting
Wednesday, September 25
11:00 a.m. Prayer Gathering (Prayer Room)
4:30 p.m. TreBells (Children's Handbells)
5:15 p.m. Church Family Supper
6:00 p.m. Graded Choirs (3 years old- 6th grade)
6:15 p.m. Nursery (Babies - 2 years old)
6:30 p.m. Adult BridgePoints
6:30 p.m. Youth Bible Study
6:45 p.m. Mission Friends, RAs, and GAs (3 years old - 6th grade)
6:50 p.m. Sanctuary Bells
7:30 p.m. Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal
Thursday, September 26
9:00 a.m. SLC Chapel
9:30 a.m. Holy Folders (Media Library)
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. WOW: Trip to the Ellerbe Rankin Museum & Lunch
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose (Fellowship Hall)
Friday, September 27
Staff Minister: Tom Allen / Staff Support: Lisa Corbett

MusikGarten classes for children will be on hiatus as we continue to revamp the program. If you are interested in teaching in our new MusikGarten classes, please contact Susan Ward at (910) 692-8750 or Stay tuned for more information!


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