FIRST CONNECTIONS – April 27, 2018

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Be Disciples. Make Disciples.


You can be sure that God will take care of everything you need, his generosity exceeding even yours in the glory that pours from Jesus. Our God and Father abounds in glory that just pours out into eternity. Yes.

(from The Message, Phil. 4:19-20)



Please Welcome:

Benjamin Grainger Norwood

Born April 26, 2018

(Parents: Braden and Caitlyn)



Youth Shimmer Weekend

April 27 (6:30 pm) to April 28 (4:00 pm)




Sermon, April 29, 2018:

“Celebrating the Lord’s Supper”

I Corinthians 11:23-32

Dr. Charles Kimball

Morning Worship Combined in Sanctuary



You Are Invited!

Aaron and Jamie‘s baby shower.

Sunday, April 29 from 2 o’clock to 4 o’clock 

at The Gathering Place, 415 E. Main.



Children's Choir Program

"All Creation Sings"

Sunday, April 29 at 6:00 pm



Senior Adult Lunch

Thursday, May 3 at 11:00 am

Golden Corral



Vacation Bible School is coming! June 4-7, (9 am-noon)

Sign up on the church website:

If you can help, please contact Elaine Hawkins as soon as possible.



I am looking forward to our Pool Parties with a Purpose for the kids through 6th grade on Wednesday nights again this summer! To help with costs, we would love for any church member who has a pool in their backyard to volunteer to host 1 pool party this summer. Here are the dates we need pools, from 6pm-7:30pm each night: June 13, June 20, June 27, July 18, July 25, and August 1. The church will provide all food and drinks and also a lifeguard for the event. Please let me know if you are interested in hosting our kids! Elaine Hawkins



Christine Reynolds

Graveside service at Resthaven

11:00 am on Saturday, May 5



Do You Love Babies? We Have a Place for You!

We need people to be substitute teachers in the Baby Room during the Sunday School hour (9:15-10:35). When our regular teachers are out, could you help rock babies? Please contact Elaine Hawkins by phone, text, email or in person: 613-1937 &


Wednesday Night Dinner is Finished for the Spring Semester; Look for information starting soon after school starts in August.


Celebrate Recovery    

Our step-study groups have now closed to begin the inventory process.  Please keep watching for more information in the future months about CR here at FBC – it is looking promising!  We appreciate everyone’s prayers!  Mary


Give Online. It’s Easy!

FBC is excited to announce that you can now manage your giving On-Line! Giving On-Line 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!  Mary