This Week at First Baptist (8/19/15)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • The Church Choir is on hiatus for the Summer. We will resume rehearsals in September.
  • Saturday, August 22, 6:00 PM: All Church Cook-Out in the church patio to meet Gregory Stevens, candidate for Associate Pastor. Hamburgers, hot dogs, condiments and beverage will be furnished. Please bring a salad, side dish or dessert to share. As always, we can use help with set up (4:00 PM) and clean up. Thanks.
  • Sunday, August 23: Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    Spirit of Life,” Gregory Stevens preaching and leading Time for Youth and Children
    11:30 AM: Special Business Meeting to consider calling Gregory Stevens as our Associate Pastor for Faith Formation and Family Life. There will be a formal presentation of Gregory as the candidate recommended by our search committee, time for questions and answers and a vote to call.
  • Tuesday, August 25: September SPIRE deadline
  • Tuesday, August 25, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at the Terraces of Los Altos. We will meet at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Thursday, August 27, 10:00 AM: Women’s Brunch at Corner Bakery Café, 3375 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. All women of our church community are invited to join in.


  • Sunday, September 6: Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    For the worship service on September 6, we would like to focus on your favorite hymns and songs. We did this a couple of years ago and people seemed to appreciate it. Please submit your favorites to Pastor Rick (preferably in writing) so that we might plan this service around music that speaks to you in particular ways.
  • Friday, September 18, 1:00 pm: Congregational Life Task Team in the Parlor

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We are a progressive Baptist Church affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, USA. We have been in Palo Alto since 1893. We celebrate our Baptist heritage. We affirm the historic Baptist tenets of: Bible Freedom, Soul Freedom, Church Freedom, Religious Freedom

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