First Connections

FIRST CONNECTIONS – December 28, 2018

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Be Disciples. Make Disciples. 

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Jeremiah 29:11 

Sermon, December 30, 2018

Why Do Christian’s Suffer?

Job 1:6-22; 2:3-10

Dr. Charles Kimball 

Meetings this week:


Sunday, December 30                              9:30 am          Optional Bible Study

                                                                        10:45 am      Morning Worship

                                                                        6:00 pm          Evening Worship 

Tuesday, January 1                                   Happy New Year! 

Wednesday, January 2                             No Prayer Meeting, Evening Meal or Children’s Activities

 Thursday, January 3                                  5:30 pm         Celebrate Recovery 


**Lottie Moon Christmas Offering**

The First Baptist Church’s Lottie Moon Christmas Offering goal this year was $3,000. As of December 26th, 2018, the total for the year was $4,611.93 with more contributions being received. Congratulations and special thanks to all for making this happen and helping to transform lives around the world!

Celebrate Recovery

Starting January 3, 2019! Thursdays – meal at 5:30 and meeting at 6:15 Meeting in Fellowship Hall; enter through southeast door (Philadelphia Avenue.) Everyone 18 years and older is invited. We are so grateful for all the prayers and support of the staff and membership of First Baptist Church. COME join us! COME learn and grow with us! COME and bring a friend! 

VBS Announcement

We are looking for volunteers to assist with VBS which will be held on June 3rd through June 6th! If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Elaine Hawkins. 

News from Oklahoma, the Nation and the World

Free copies of the Baptist Messenger are available on the table in the Welcome Center to help you stay up-to-date on news from churches in our state, from across our nation and from around the globe.  

Give Online. It’s Easy!

You can now manage your giving online! Giving Online is easy and allows you to set up automatic recurring contributions and view your complete giving history from anywhere you have internet access. Go to our website for more details. 


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!