January 22

GARDEN SALAD . . . and a DINNER ROLL. For dessert, APPLE COBBLER with vanilla ice cream, also in sugar-free.
Beverages include TEA, LEMONADE, COFFEE, and WATER.

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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 December/January issue of The Tie, our churchwide monthly newsletter.

Men's Fellowship Group Prayer Breakfast
All men are welcome to join us at Golden Corral on Saturday, January 18, at 8:00 a.m. for food, fellowship, and the sharing of our faith. Only $5.00 per person! Contact Keith Dangerfield at (910) 949-2518 or for more information.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Service
We invite you to attend the Martin Luther King Jr. service at Southern Pines Primary School on Sunday, January 19, at 5:00 p.m.  Dr. David Helms, our Senior Minister, and other faith and community leaders will be participating in this whole-community celebration. Click here for more information.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The church office will be closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Women's Ministry Winter Warm-Up
The Women's Ministry presents a Women's Winter Warm-Up, "Connecting Spirit to Spirit" on Saturday, January 25, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Amy O'Reilly will be our guest speaker and will bring us an uplifting message: "Breath of Heaven Friendships: Connecting Spirit to Spirit." Amy is the author of When Only Faith Remains: Finding Yourself in the Life of Mary, the Mother of Jesus. Following Amy's talk, we will enjoy and warm up with a variety of hot soups. All women in the church ages 13-99 are welcome to attend.
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Women's Ministry of FBCSP
The Women's Ministry is seeking to enhance "connection" between women in the body of Christ. All women are invited to come and hear the shared journeys of seven women in the church on Wednesday evenings through February 19 at 6:30 in Room 214.
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Music & Mission 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 January and February.
Please note that updated church calendars are posted as soon as changes are made.

Sunday, January 19
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 Dinner, Youth Bible Study
5:00 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Service (Southern Pines Primary School)
Monday, January 20 - Church Office Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose - AA (Room 141)
7:00 p.m. Al-Anon (910) 692-2271
Tuesday, January 21
9:00 a.m. Sandhills Quilters Guild (Fellowship Hall)
10:00 a.m. Staff Meeting (Room 216)
10:30 a.m. Ministerial Staff Meeting (Room 216)
Wednesday, January 22 - "TIE" Deadline
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 / Youth Bible Study
6:30 p.m. Women's Ministry of FBCSP (Room 214)
6:45 p.m. Mission Friends, RAs, and GAs (3 years old-6th grade)
6:50 p.m. Sanctuary Bells (Handbell Room)
7:30 p.m. Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal (Music Room)
Thursday, January 23
9:00 a.m. Sonshine Learning Center Chapel (Sanctuary)
1:00 p.m. WOW: "Movie & Munchies" (Room 216)
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose (Fellowship Hall)
Friday, January 24
Staff Minister: Greg Lundberg / Support Staff: Susan Ward
Saturday, January 25
3:00-5:00 p.m. Women's Winter Warm-Up: "Connecting Spirit to Spirit" (Fellowship Hall)

MusikGarten is back! Spring semester classes for all children will begin the week of Monday, February 3, 2020. The fee is $60 for the semester. Click here to register. If you have any questions, please contact Susan Ward at (910) 692-8750 or


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