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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Wednesday Night Suppers will resume on January 3.

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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 December/January 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.

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Sunday, December 10 - 5:00 PM
Christmas Bells: A Gift of Love
Handbell Concert
Sunday, December 17 - 4:00 PM
The Word Became Flesh
Sanctuary Choir
Sunday, December 24
(No 8:30 AM Worship Service)
11:00 AM - Worship Service
5:00 PM - Christmas Lessons and Carols
7:00 PM - Christmas Candlelight and Communion

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Beginning Sunday, January 21, 2018
Created by Christian financial planner and radio host, Dave Ramsey, Financial Peace University (FPU) provides participants with simple and practical ways to take control of their finances and prepare for the future. First Baptist will be offering FPU beginning Sunday, January 21.  This nine-week series will meet on Sunday afternoons from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in Room 215. The class is limited to 10 family units (single or couple). The $60 cost includes a workbook, Dave's bestseller, The Complete Guide to Money, and online access to a number of excellent resources. Childcare will be provided at no cost. Click here to register!
Complete Guide to Money

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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 link for a month-at-a-glance view of the church calendar for December.
Please note that updated church calendars are posted as soon as changes are made.

Sunday, December 10 - Second Sunday of Advent
8:30 a.m. Worship
9:45 a.m. Bible Study for Adults in Fellowship Hall
11:00 a.m. Worship
5:00 p.m. "Christmas Bells" (Handbell Concert in the Sanctuary)
6:00 p.m. Youth Outreach: "Empty Stocking Project"

Monday, December 11
5:00 p.m. Rolling Retirees: "Christmas Covered Dish"
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose - AA (Room 141)
7:00 p.m. Al-Anon (910) 692-2271

Tuesday, December 12
9:30 a.m. Ministerial Staff Meeting
10:00 a.m. Library Committee Meeting (Media Library)
10:15 a.m. Support Staff Meeting
6:00 p.m. Harvest Labors: Dinner at Ruby Tuesday

Wednesday, December 13 - No Wednesday Evening Activities
11:00 a.m. Prayer Gathering (Prayer Room)
6:30 p.m. Youth Bible Study
7:30 p.m. Sanctuary Choir

Thursday, December 14
9:00 a.m. Sonshine Learning Center Chapel (Sanctuary)
7:00 p.m. Primary Purpose (Fellowship Hall)

Friday, December 15
Staff Minister:  David Helms

Saturday, December 16
9:00 a.m. Dress Rehearsal for Sanctuary Choir (Sanctuary)


Registration for the Spring 2018 semester is OPEN!!!  Classes will begin on Tuesday, January 30.  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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VBS 2018

Monday, July 9-Friday, July 13

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Stay tuned for details!

Registration will open after the 1st of the new year.


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