First Connections April 24, 2015

First Connections – April 24, 2015

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! And let all the people say, “Amen!” Praise the Lord!

Psalms 106:48


Children’s Choirs Program [NEW DATE] Sunday, May 3

Due to schedule conflicts, the annual spring program for our FBC Children's Choirs has been moved from April 26 to May 3, still at 6:00 pm in the sanctuary.

 For parents, here is the new Children's Choirs schedule:

All of the choirs will rehearse next Wednesday, April 29; in addition to this, Young Musicians rehearse Saturday May 2.

The Children's Choirs Program will be Sunday May 3 at 6:00 pm and the Children's Choirs party Wednesday May 6.

 Preschool choirs (Kim and April) will meet for the last time on Wed, April 29th with a short rehearsal followed by a popsicle party. Their year will conclude with the program on the 3rd. 


Congratulations to Ron Lewis!

Ron Lewis was presented a Lifetime Ministry Achievement Award at the Baptist Church Music Conference at Quail Springs on April 20. Thank you Ron for your years of service here at First Baptist.


Coming Soon:

 The New Baptist Covenant 2015 Meeting at OCU on April 24-25.

The Celebration and Worship will be led by the St. John Missionary Baptist Church Choir on Friday evening. The sponsors for this event are the OK Indian American Baptist Association, the Progressive OK Baptist State Convention, and the Cooperating Baptist Fellowship of OK. For information or to register, visit


Kid’s Night Out

What: a chance for kids, ages birth to 5th grade, to have fun & fellowship with other kids at church. Parents can have a night out too!

When: Friday May 1st, 6-10 pm (Dinner included!)

Where: Church Preschool area & Fellowship Hall

Suggested donation $10 a child

RSVP by THURSDAY April 30TH AT NOON to Elaine Hawkins 613-1937


Senior Adult Sunday on Sunday, May 3

May 3rd is Senior Adult Sunday. The message Sunday morning will be brought by Mack Roark. There will be a complementary luncheon immediately following the morning service for all Senior Adults.


Graduation Recognition Sunday, May 10

If you know of anyone connected to our church who will be graduating this spring, (High School or College) please contact the church office at 405-275-6111.


No More Church Dinner til August

With the completion of Children’s Choir for the school year, we will no longer be having Wednesday Evening Dinners.  They will start back after school starts this fall.


 Church Calendar — April 26 –May 3, 2015

Sunday, April 26– Recovery Sunday

Bible Study                                                                                                 9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                                                    10:45 am

Youth Handbells                                                                                        4:00 pm

Youth Choir                                                                                                5:00 pm

Evening Service                                                                                          6:00 pm

Youth Small Groups                                                                                   6:15 pm

                                Middle School at Stobbe’s; High School at Dyer’s

 Tuesday, April 28

Staff Meeting                                                                                       1:00 pm

 Wednesday, April 29

Young Ringers                                                                                           5:15 pm

Children’s Choirs                                                                                       5:45 pm

Prayer Meeting in A-100                                                                           6:00 pm

Shimmer                                                                                                     6:30 pm

Spark                                                                                                           6:45 pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal                                                                               7:00 pm

 Thursday, April 30                                                                                               

Women’s Bible Study at the church                                                        8:30 am

 Friday, May 1

Kid’s Night Out                                                                         6:00-10:00 pm

 Saturday, May 2

Smoked Meat Sale delivery (Youth Fund Raiser)

Young Musicians Rehearsal

Sunday, May 3– Senior Adult Sunday

Bible Study                                                                                         9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                                                  10:45 am

Senior Adult Luncheon                                                                        12:00 pm

Youth Handbells                                                                                     4:00 pm

Youth Choir                                                                                              5:00 pm

Children’s Choirs Program                                                                     6:00 pm




If you move or change your phone number or email address, please contact us at the church office so we can make the changes to the church directory and database. (Call 275-6111 or email Thank you!  Mary