March 27

JUMBO PASTA SHELLS stuffed with Ricotta & Romano cheese and covered with meat sauce; FRESH GREEN BEANS, GARLIC BREAD, and a CAESAR SALAD. Cheese Ravioli will be offered as an option for children.
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.
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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 trip or retreat.

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

Saturday, March 30
Dinner 5:30 PM / Live Auction: 6:30 PM

Fellowship Hall

Join us for dinner followed by live and silent auctions in Fellowship Hall! Items auctioned off in the past have included golf and vacation packages, gift card baskets, electronics, housewares, handmade jewelry, and baked goods. If you have a new or gently used item you would like to donate, contact Bryan Moore, Minister of Youth & Students / Children & Families at (910) 692-8750. All money raised will support the Youth Mission Trip to Orlando this summer!
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Sunday, March 31
We will have one worship service, at 11:00 a.m., followed by lunch in Fellowship Hall. Reservations are encouraged and may be made by clicking here, by calling the church office at (910) 692-8750, or at the sign-up table in our Welcome Center no later than Thursday, March 28, at noon. The cost is $2 per person.
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Monday, July 8, through Friday, July 12
Registration for members of First Baptist Church only will be held April 1-30. On May 1, registration will open to everyone. We need lots of volunteers! Contact Bryan Moore at (910) 692-8750 or if you are interested in volunteering.
VBS 2019

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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 March and April.
Please note that updated church calendars are posted as soon as changes are made.

Sunday, March 24
8:30 a.m. Worship
9:45 a.m. Bible Study
11:00 a.m. Worship 
4:00-7:30 p.m. JuBELLation, Combined Youth Choir, Youth Supper, and Crazy Night: "God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness"

Monday, March 25
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, March 26
10:00 a.m. Library Committee Meeting (Media Library)
10:00 a.m. Staff Meeting
10:30 a.m. Ministerial Staff Meeting
5:00-7:00 p.m. Sonshine Learning Center "Spirit Night" (Chick-fil-A)

Wednesday, March 27
11:00 a.m. Prayer Gathering (Prayer Room)
4:30 p.m. TreBELLS (Children's Handbells) (4th-6th Graders)
5:15 p.m. Wednesday Night Supper
6:00 p.m. Children's Choirs (3-year-olds - 6th Graders)
6:00 p.m. Business Meeting (Fellowship Hall)
6:30 p.m. Knit, Purl, & Pray (Room 206)
6:30 p.m. Contemplative Worship Service (Sanctuary)
6:45 p.m. Missions Classes (Mission Friends, RAs, and GAs)
7:30 p.m. Sanctuary Choir

Thursday, March 28
9:30 a.m. Holy Folders (Media Library)
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. WOW (Dewberry Inn, Cameron)
1:00-9:00 p.m. Sandhills Optimist Oratorical Contest (Youth Room)
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose (Fellowship Hall)

Friday, March 29
Staff Minister: Greg Lundberg / Staff Support: Susan Ward

Saturday, March 30 - YOUTH AUCTION
5:30 p.m. Dinner (Youth Room)
6:30 p.m. Live and Silent Auctions (Fellowship Hall)


FALL 2019
Registration for the FALL 2019 semester will open in June 2019. Classes will be held for all children, newborn through age five. 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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