Hi friends! Today you’ll receive 2 messages from me. This 1st contains music and a mission moment. -Pastor Steph Music Moment: Peace Like a River[i] played by Jan Randlett: https://youtu.be/v0Cq-xzDtnY Mission Moment: News from Kit Ripley, New Life Center, Thailand How is the New Life Center faring during the global health crisis? Many of you have contacted us to inquire as to how the COVID-19 global health crisis is affecting our work. The first case of coronavirus occurred
Recently, I’ve been meditating using a book called “Looking at Mindfulness” by Christophe Andre.[i] He looks at paintings and they lead him to provide reflections on modern life. Today, I joined him in considering the attached painting by J.M.W. Turner[ii] which shows the city of Venice, Italy, as seen from a boat heading towards the city. On the right side of the painting, the sun shines and the view of the city is bright with promise. On the left side of the painting, the m
Everyone! You are invited to another Prayer and Communion time. Please join us by computer or smartphone if you are able (you will want to download the GoTo Meeting app ahead of time – see below); or you can call in using the numbers below. We will share greetings and prayers, then have communion together. Have a bite of bread or cracker and a bit of something to drink to share in communion with us. Use anything you wish. Looking forward to “seeing” you all on Thursday night!
For this Sunday, I offer you both Music and a Message. I thank you for continuing to pray for your neighbors - those you know and those you don't know; and for continuing to keep up your giving and pledges which are so very helpful to FBC in these days. Stay well all, Pastor Steph Music and a Message! Music: Jesus to the World (Roaring Lambs) Sung by Stephen (& Samuel) Salinas https://youtu.be/Nw8pXeChZrw [i] Message: “See? Jesus!” by, Rev. Dr. Stephanie Salinas, Westwood, M
Friends... Today, please enjoy devotional tools of several kinds: Music, a Reading, and tonight's Prayer and Communion plans. As always, we thank you for your continued support of First Baptist in your pledges and gifts, and we continue to pray for ALL of you and yours! Peace, Pastor Steph Music: This piece of music comes to us all the way from Kodiak, Alaska. Those who traveled there with me remember Ellamy, who was a teacher at Kodiak Baptist Mission when we were there. Sh
Invitation to Prayer and Communion Time, now using Goto Meeting. Thursday, 4/23/2020, at 7:20pm. Friends… you are all cordially invited to our second Prayer and Communion Time. We have purchased a new way to do this that should be clearer and more efficient. Here are details on how you can join us: Date: Thursday, 4/23/2020 Time: 7:20pm If you have a computer available, please use that to make our meeting smoother. If you do not have a computer available, you can call in on