This Week at First Baptist (3/8/17)

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DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME: Spring Forward on Sunday!

  • No Church Choir this week. in the Parlor. We will resume on Thursday, March 16, 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, March 12: Second Sunday in Lent
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School for Children and Youth:

    “Glimpses of Grace,” Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; John 3:1-17; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17, Rick Mixon, preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation:
    Speaking in Parables.” We will continue looking at Jesus’ Parables, focusing this week on “The Parable of the Wicked Tenants,” Mark 12:1-12, and “The Rich Man and Lazarus,” Luke 16:19-31.
  • SIGN UP FOR HOSPITALITY. We need volunteers to host the fellowship time, beginning with this Sunday, March 12. A new signup sheet is in the church entryway. Thanks to everyone who helps with this important ministry.
  • Tuesday, March 14, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Wednesday, March 15, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, March 15, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

This Week at First Baptist (2/8/17)

  • CalendarThursday, February 9, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor.
  • Sunday, February 12: Sixth Sunday After Epiphany
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:

    “Heart-felt,” Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 119:1-8; Matthew 5:21-37; 1 Corinthians 3:1-9, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Speaking in Parables.” We will spend some time looking at Jesus’ Parables, using Bill Herzog, John Dominic Cross and others as guides.
  • Tuesday, February 14, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Wednesday, February 15, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, February 15, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

This Week at First Baptist (1/25/17)

  • CalendarThursday, January 26, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor.
  • Friday, January 27: Spire Deadline
  • Sunday, January 29: Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:

    “Re-imagined Realm,” Psalm 15; Micah 6:1-8; Matthew 5:1-12; 1Corinthians 1:18-31, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Annual Meeting in the Parlor.
  • Tuesday, January 31: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Wednesday, February 1, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.

This Week at First Baptist (1/11/17)

  • CalendarThursday, January 12: Church Choir in the Parlor. Everyone is invited to share in the fun and the music.
  • Sunday, January 15: Second Sunday After Epiphany
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:

    “Big Call,” Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 40:1-11; 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Saving Jesus Redux: Teachings of Jesus- Wisdom Tradition” Another session in our ongoing exploration of this challenging video series.
  • Monday, January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Church office closed.
  • Tuesday, January 17: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, January 18: Deadline for Annual Reports
  • Wednesday, January 18, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, January 19, 7:00 – 8:30 PM: Multifaith Service of Concern and Commitment on the Eve of Inauguration Day At Universalist Unitarian Church of Palo Alto, 505 East Charleston.

Looking Ahead:

This Week at First Baptist (12/21/16)

  • CalendarWednesday, December 21, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Meditation Group will not be meeting again during December. They will resume on January 4th.
  • Church Choir is on vacation until Thursday, January 5th.
  • Saturday, December 24, 5:00 PM: Christmas Eve: A brief service of candles and carols for the Whole Family.
  • Sunday, December 25: Christmas Day
    10:00 AM: Worship for the Whole Family:

    “Joy to the World,”
    Psalm 98; Isaiah 9:2-7, 52:7-10; John 1:1-14; Hebrews 1:1-4, (5-12), Rick Mixon preaching.
  • Bible Study will be on hiatus until Tuesday, January 10.

Looking Ahead:

This Week at First Baptist (12/14/16)

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  • Meditation Group will not be meeting again during December. They will resume on January 4th.
  • Saturday, December 17, 10:00 AM: Set-up for Christmas Brunch. Please join us in the Fellowship Hall to make sure all is ready for Sunday’s brunch. If we work a little on Saturday, it will help Sunday unfold smoothly and joyfully for all. Thanks.
  • Sunday, December 18, Fourth Sunday of Advent
    10:00 AM: Worship for the Whole Family:
    “Faithful Response,”
    Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19; Isaiah 7:10-16; Matthew 1:18-25; Romans 1:1-7, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Annual Christmas Brunch: in the Fellowship Hall. Bring finger food to share and join in the festivities.
  • Tuesday, December 20, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, December 21, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.

Looking Ahead:

  • Christmas Services:
    • Saturday, December 24, 5:00 PM
    • Sunday, December 25, 10:00 AM

This Week at First Baptist (11/30/16)

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  • Thursday, December 1, 7:30 pm: Choir Practice in the Parlor. Everyone is invited to share in the fun and the music.
  • Sunday, December 4, Second Sunday of Advent
    10:00 AM: Worship for the Whole Family with Communion
    “Growing Together,” Psalm 22:1-7, 18-19; Isaiah 11:1-10; Matthew 3:1-12; Romans 15:4-13, Gregory Stevens preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: “Saving Jesus Redux: Jesus’ Birth: Incarnation” Another session in our ongoing exploration of this challenging video series.
    12:45 PM: Lunch Bunch at Mike’s Café, 2680 Middlefield, PA
  • Tuesday, December 5, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, December 7, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, December 7, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

Looking Ahead:

  • Sunday, December 11: Children and Youth Sunday School Party. Let’s build messy, sticky, awesome Gingerbread Houses!
  • Sunday, December 11, 4:00 PM: Christmas Caroling and Chili