This Week at First Baptist (5/24/17)

  • CalendarThursday, May 25, 11:30 AM: Women’s Brunch, Shoreline Lake American Bistro, 3160 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA. Please let Lois Ville know if you will be attending, lotusville@aol.com or (408) 247-1764. All women of the church are welcome.
  • Thursday, May 25, 7:30 PM: Choir Rehearsal in the Parlor
  • Sunday May 28, 10:00 AM, Seventh Sunday in Easter
    Worship and Sunday School:
    All My Relations, Psalm 66:1-10; 31-35; John 17:1-11; Acts 1:6-14; 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11, Rick Mixon preaching
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation Speaking in Parables.” We will continue our study of Jesus’ Parables, focusing this week on “The Parable of the Talents,” Matthew 25:14-30; Luke 19:11-27.
  • Sunday, May 28, 2:00 PM: Memorial Service for Marilyn Hunwick in the Sanctuary with a reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall.
  • Tuesday, May 30: Spire Deadline
  • Tuesday, May 30, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, May 31, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

Looking ahead:

  • Sunday, June 4: Pentecost Sunday
    10:00 AM, Worship for the whole Family with Communion:
    Pentecost, Numbers 11:24-30; Psalm 104:24-34, 35b; John 7:37-39; 20:19-23; Acts 2:1-21; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13, Rick Mixon. Remember to wear red (or orange or yellow or some combination to represent the “tongues of fire” associated with Pentecost.)

    11:15 AM: Patio Hour Everyone is invited to gather on the Patio after Worship for refreshments and community time. A sign-up sheet for hosting this summer event is posted in the Church Entryway.

This Week at First Baptist (5/17/17)

  • CalendarThursday, May 18, 7:30 PM: Choir Rehearsal in the Parlor
  • Sunday, May 21, 10:00 AM, Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
    Worship and Sunday School:
    Called Alongside, Psalm 66:8-20; John 14:15-21; Acts 17:22-31; 1 Peter 3:13-22, Rick Mixon preaching.
  • Sunday, May 21, 11:30 AM: First Cookout of the Season. Hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, and beverage provided. Please bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share.
  • Monday, May 22, 7:00 PM: Community Gospel Choir in the Parlor.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, May 24, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.
  • Thursday, May 25, 11:30 AM: Women’s Brunch, Shoreline Lake American Bistro, 3160 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA. Please let Lois Ville know if you will be attending, lotusville@aol.com or (408) 247-1764. All women of the church are welcome.

Looking ahead:

  • May 28, 10:00 AM, Seventh Sunday in Easter
    Worship and Sunday School:
    All My Relations, Psalm 66:1-10; 31-35; John 17:1-11; Acts 1:6-14; 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11, Rick Mixon preaching
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation Speaking in Parables.” We will continue our study of Jesus’ Parables, focusing this week on “The Parable of the Talents,” Matthew 25:14-30; Luke 19:11-27.
  • Sunday, May 28, 2:00 PM: Memorial Service for Marilyn Hunwick in the Sanctuary with a reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall.
  • Tuesday, May 30: Spire Deadline

This Week at First Baptist (4/26/17)

  • CalendarWednesday, April 26: SPIRE deadline
  • Thursday, April 27, 11:30 AM: Women’s Brunch in the Parlor. Bring your lunch and come join us.
  • Thursday, April 27, 7:30 PM: Choir Rehearsal in the Parlor
  • Sunday, April 30: Third Sunday in Easter
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School

    Our Kairos Moment, Leviticus 25:8-17; Luke 4:16-30, Geoff Browning, UCCM Campus Minister, preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation:
    update by Geoff Browning on the work of United Campus Christian Ministry, Parlor. 
  • Tuesday, May 2, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Wednesday, May 3, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, May 3, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

This Week at First Baptist (9/21/16)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, September 22, 11:30 AM: Women’s Brunch All women of our church community are invited to join at Dinah’s Poolside Restaurant, 4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.
  • Thursday, September 22, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor. Everyone is invited to share in the fun and the music.
  • Friday, September 23, 2:00 pm: Missions Task Team in the Parlor
  • Sunday, September 4: Twentieth Sunday in Pentecost
    10:30 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    Opportunity Knocks: – In Every Sphere,” Psalm 148; Proverbs 8:22-31; John 6:41-51; Colossians 1:15-20.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation
    Saving Jesus Redux: Who Was Jesus? We will resume our consideration of this video series where we left off last Spring.
  • Monday, September 26: October Spire Deadline
  • Tuesday, September 27, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, September 28: Meditation Group at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos.

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Saturday, October 1, 10:00 AM: Blessing of the Animals, the church lawn.
  • Sunday, October 2, 21st Sunday of Pentecost- World Communion Sunday
    10:30 AM: Worship for the Whole Family with Communion
    Living Love Letter,” Psalm 137; Lamentations 1:1-6, 3:19-26; Luke 17:5-10; 2 Timothy 1:1-14.
    11:30 AM Adult Spiritual Formation:  Saving Jesus Redux: Who Was Jesus? An ongoing video series and discussion  about who Jesus was and the significance for our lives today.

This Week at First Baptist (7/20/16)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Choir is on hiatus for the Summer.
  • Wednesday, July 20, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, July 20, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos.
  • Sunday, July 24, Eleventh Sunday in Pentecost
    10:30 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    “Welcoming the Stranger: Breaking Down the Walls” Leviticus 19:33-34; Ephesians 2:11-22, Pastor Rick preaching.
    11:15 AM Patio Hour hosted by Charlie and Chip Clark.
  • Monday, July 25: Spire Deadline
  • Monday, July 25, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Street Resurfacing:  The City of Palo Alto will be resurfacing North California Avenue between Cowper and Bryant Streets. No parking or driving will be allowed during these hours
  • Tuesday, July 26, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, July 27, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos.

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Sunday, July 24, Eleventh Sunday in Pentecost
    10:30 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    “Welcoming the Stranger: Breaking Down the Walls” Leviticus 19:33-34; Ephesians 2:11-22, Pastor Rick preaching.
    11:15 AM Patio Hour hosted by Charlie and Chip Clark.
  • Thursday, July 28, 11:30 AM: Women’s Brunch at Country Gourmet, 1314 South Mary Avenue, Sunnyvale (Note change of venue). All women of our church community are invited to join in.
  • Friday, July 29 – Sunday, July 31: Lead Through Story, an All-Church Retreat with Daniel Pryfogle. See details.

This Week at First Baptist (6/22/16)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, June 23, 11:30 AM: Women’s Brunch at Dinah’s Poolside Restaurant, 4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. All women of our church community are invited to join in.
  • Thursday, June 23, 7:30 PM: Choir Practice in the Parlor
  • Sunday, June 26, Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    “The Gospel According to Dr. Seuss: Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?” Isaiah 43:1-7; Ephesians 1-2; 2 Corinthians 3:-17-4:6, Pastor Rick preaching. Join us as we celebrate Pastor Rick Mixon, Sunday, June 26th. We are so very blessed to have a leader with a prophetic witness to justice, a poetic voice for music, and a pastoral spirit when needed most. Rev. Dr. Randal Mixon is very much worth celebrating! Come with joy to share with all.
    11:15 AM Patio Hour hosted by Caroline Shepard.
  • Monday, June 27: Spire Deadline
  • Tuesday, June 28, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, June 22, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos.

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Sunday, July 10, 11:30 AM: Open Forum Parent Meeting in the Youth Room. We will discuss our Summer plans and begin looking forward to the Fall Semester.
  • Friday, July 29 – Sunday, July 31: Lead Through Story, an All-Church Retreat with Daniel Pryfogle. See details.

This Week at First Baptist (6/15/16)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, June 16, 7:30 PM: Choir Practice in the Parlor
  • Sunday, June 19, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost- Fathers Day
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    “The Gospel According to Dr. Seuss: Horton Hatches an Egg,” Psalm 136, Matthew 7:14-21; Hebrews 11, Pastor Rick preaching.
    11:30 AM: All Church Cookout in honor of Fathers Day on the PatioHamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments and beverages furnished.  Bring side dishes, salads or dessert to share.
  • NO Bible Study this week. We will meet again on Tuesday, June 28, 10:30 AM at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, June 22, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos.

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Thursday, June 23, 11:30 AM: Women’s Brunch at Dinah’s Poolside Restaurant, 4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. All women of our church community are invited to join in.
  • Sunday, June 26, Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    “The Gospel According to Dr. Seuss: Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?” Isaiah 43:1-7; Ephesians 1-2; 2 Corinthians 3:-17-4:6, Pastor Rick preaching. This Sunday marks Pastor Rick’s 10th anniversary as our pastor as well as the 20th anniversary of his ordination.
    11:15 AM Patio Hour hosted by Caroline Shepard.
  • Monday, June 27: Spire Deadline
  • Friday, July 29 – Sunday, July 31: Lead Through Story, an All-Church Retreat with Daniel Pryfogle. See details.