Wednesday Night Supper

October 18

Chicken, Kale, and Sweet Potato Soup, served with a Tossed Salad and your choice of dressing, and a Corn Muffin.  For dessert, Banana Cream Pie.
A sugar-free dessert will be offered. Gluten-free and dairy-free options will NOT be offered.

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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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 October issue of The Tie, our churchwide monthly newsletter.
Click here to view the Fall issue of Tie Junior, our quarterly newsletter for children and families.

"John:  The Gospel of Light and Life"
Tom Allen leads this seven-week small group study on Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:45 a.m. The class meets in Room 215. Study guides are available at a cost of $10. Contact the church office at (910) 692-8750 for more information.

NOTE:  This class will not meet on Thursday, October 19.
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Sunday, October 29 - 3:00-5:00 PM
We will Trunk or Treat with our neighbors from Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church again this year! Join us for trunks, candy, and FUN! And it's FREE! Contact Bryan Moore to sign up to host a trunk at or (910) 692-8750. Pre-wrapped candy is needed! Please drop your candy donations in the bins located in the church office.
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Dedication Sunday - November 12
National Collection Week - November 13-20

Remember, no liquids or war toys, and, starting this year, no toothpaste or candy. The shipping donation is $9 per shoebox. Shoeboxes, labels, and lists of suggested gift items are available in the church office. Hours for shoebox drop off are as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday - 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday - 1:00-6:30 PM
Friday and Saturday - 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sunday - 12:00-5:00 PM
Monday, November 20 - 8:30-10:30 AM

Contact Jim Dennis at (910) 986-6869 or the church office at (910) 692-8750 for more information.

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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

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 15
8:30 a.m. Worship
9:45 a.m. Bible Study
11:00 a.m. Worship
4:00 p.m. JuBELLation Handbells
5:15 p.m. One Voice
6:00 p.m. Youth Crazy Night: Youth Connection Cookout (Field Behind Boys & Girls Club)

Monday, October 16
10:30 a.m. Senior Singers
11:45 a.m. Mission Action Group: "West Virginia" (Room 206)
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose - AA (Room 141)
7:00 p.m. Al-Anon (910) 692-2271

Tuesday, October 17
9:00 a.m. Sandhills Quilters Guild (Fellowship Hall)
9:30 a.m. Musikgarten (Babies)
9:30 a.m. Ministerial Staff Meeting
10:00 a.m. Musikgarten (Toddlers)
10:15 a.m. Support Staff Meeting
10:45 a.m. Musikgarten (Toddlers / Music Makers)

Wednesday, October 18
11:00 a.m. Prayer Gathering (Prayer Room)
4:30 p.m. TreBELLS (Children's Handbells) (4th - 6th Graders)
5:15 p.m. Church Family Supper
6:00 p.m. Children's Choirs (4-year-olds - 6th Graders)
6:30 p.m. Nursery (Babies - 3-year-olds)
6:30 p.m. Adult BridgePoints
6:30 p.m. Youth Bible Study (Youth Suite)
6:45 p.m. Mission Classes (Mission Friends, RAs, and GAs) (1st - 6th Graders)
6:50 p.m. Adult Handbells (Room 143)
7:30 p.m. Sanctuary Choir (Choir Room)

Thursday, October 19
9:00 a.m. Sonshine Learning Center Chapel (Sanctuary)
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose (Fellowship Hall)

Friday, October 20
Staff Minister: Bryan Moore
Youth Fall Retreat to Caswell (through 10/22)
4:00 p.m. Wedding Rehearsal: Hoepner/Bass

Saturday, October 21
8:00 a.m. Men's Fellowship Group Prayer Breakfast (Golden Corral)
3:30 p.m. Wedding: Hoepner/Bass


FALL 2017
Registration for the Fall 2017 semester is still OPEN!  Click here to register online.  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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