Wednesday Night Supper

October 24

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Create your own SALAD!
or HAM on a bed of Spring Mix Lettuce (choose your toppings and dressing), a cup of VEGETABLE LENTIL SOUP or VEGETABLE, BEEF, & POTATO SOUP served with a CORN MUFFIN.

A sugar-free dessert will be offered.
Iced tea, lemonade, water and coffee will be available.

Reservations must be made by 12 noon on the Tuesday before.
Click here to make weekly or permanent reservations.
If you need to cancel, please remember to do so.  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.

Click here to make an online donation to First Baptist Church's Operating Budget or the "Debt Free in 2019" campaign, or to make a payment to Sonshine Learning Center or an upcoming Youth trip or retreat.

Click here to view the October issue of The Tie, our churchwide monthly newsletter. Click here to view the Fall issue of Tie Junior, our quarterly newsletter for Children & Families.

"Greetings from the Mountain Kingdom!"
A Newsletter from Brenda Kay Hafer

Click here to read an update from Brenda in Lesotho!

Our Wednesday Night Suppers and Fall Programs for children, youth, and adults are back in full swing! New BridgePoints (adult small groups) include "Transformation Through the Spiritual Disciplines," classes for crafters, and more. We invite you to join in one of our small group gatherings, and embrace the spirit of food, fellowship, and faith. You may make your weekly or permanent supper reservations online, by completing a blue reservation card in the pew rack, or by calling the church office. We are looking forward to a new church year together!
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Sunday, October 28 - 11:00 AM
Please note, there will be no 8:30 a.m. worship service this morning. Sunday school classes will meet at 9:45 as usual.
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Sunday, October 28 - 3:00-5:00 PM
Join us for trunks, candy, and FUN! And it's FREE! We will "trunk or treat" with our neighbors from Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church again this year. Sign up to host a trunk by emailing Bryan Moore at or Carolyn Helms at, or swing by the sign-up table outside the Sanctuary.
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Saturday, November 3

Mark your calendar and save the date for our 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 opportunities for everyone of all ages and abilities! Volunteers are needed. Click here for details and more information on how to sign up. Contact Keith Dangerfield at with questions or for more information.
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November 9 - 7:00 PM - Youth Suite
Join us for our monthly coffeehouse gathering where we'll enjoy Christian music, informal conversation, a cup of good coffee, and a cookie! There is no cost, and reservations are not necessary.
Transformation grows out of community, so we are seeking to provide a place for connecting with one another in our journey of transformation. Park in the paved or grassy lot off of Ashe Street. All are welcome!

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Music & Missions is held on Wednesday evenings during the school year and is offered for children ages 4 years through 6th grade. Click here to download and print a copy of the Information and Medical Release Form which is required for each child.
"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, and RAs) - 6:45-7:30 PM
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 October and November.
Please note that updated church calendars are posted as soon as changes are made.

Sunday, October 21 - Youth on Fall Retreat at Caswell
8:30 a.m. Worship
9:45 a.m. Bible Study
11:00 a.m. Worship
3:30 p.m. One Voice Combined Rehearsal
6:00 p.m. "The Quest: An Excursion Toward Intimacy With God" (Room 216)

Monday, October 22
10:30 a.m. Senior Singers
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose - AA (Room 141)
7:00 p.m. Al-Anon (910) 692-2271

Tuesday, October 23 - Musikgarten
9:00 a.m. Ministerial Advent Planning Meeting (Room 206)
10:00 a.m. Library Committee Meeting (Media Library)
5:00-7:00 p.m. Sonshine Learning Center "Spirit Night" (Chick-fil-A)

Wednesday, October 24
11:00 a.m. Prayer Gathering (Prayer Room)
4:30 p.m. TreBELLS - Children's Handbells (4th-6th Grades)
5:15 p.m. Wednesday Night Supper
6:00 p.m. Children's Choirs (3-year-olds - 6th Graders)
6:30 p.m. Fall BridgePoints, Youth Bible Study
6:45 p.m. Missions Classes (Mission Friends, RAs, and GAs)
7:30 p.m. Sanctuary Choir (Choir Room)

Thursday, October 25
9:30 a.m. Holy Folders (Media Library)
10:45 a.m. WOW (Widows or Widowers) (Meet at church to go to Jane Francks' home for lunch)
6:00 p.m. Ordination Service for Ronald Rallis (Sanctuary)
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose (Fellowship Hall)

Friday, October 26
Staff Minister: David Helms / Staff: Susan Batts


FALL 2018
Registration for the Fall 2018 semester is still OPEN! Classes for all children (newborn through 5 years) are held on Tuesday mornings. Click here to register. Please contact Susan Ward in the church office at (910) 692-8750 if you have any questions or would like additional information. Thank you!


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