First Connections 01/27/2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – January 25, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee 

The Lord is my strength and my song; he has given me victory. This is my God, and I will praise him— my father’s God, and I will exalt him!

Exodus 15:2 

Sermon, January 27, 2019

Love God. Love People. Love Shawnee.

Acts 2:42-47

Dr. Charles Kimball


Meetings this week:


Sunday, January 27                          9:30 am         Bible Study

                                                            10:45 am       Morning Worship

                                                             6:00 pm        Business Meeting


Tuesday, January 29                        7:00 pm         Women’s Ministry Spring Bible Study


Wednesday, January 30                  5:00 pm         Young Ringers Handbells

                                                              5:30 pm         Prayer Meeting

                                                                                    Children’s Choir

                                                                                   Youth/Adult Handbells

                                                              6:00 pm         Wednesday Night Dinner

                                                                                    Youth Group

                                                              6:15 pm        Children’s Discipleship

                                                                                    Mission Friends

                                                              7:00 pm        Sanctuary Choir


Thursday, January 31                         10:30 pm       Women’s Ministry Spring Bible Study

                                                              5:30 pm        Celebrate Recovery


Saturday, February 2                        10:30 am         Memorial Service for Kathryne Timberlake


Sunday, February 3                            9:30 am          Bible Study

                                                             10:45 am        Morning Worship

                                                              6:00 pm         Evening Worship


Business Meeting

The monthly business meeting is scheduled for January 27th at 6:00pm. Topics of discussion include:

- Budget Discussion

- Frequency of Church Council/Business meetings

- Committee/Team staffing for 2019-2020

  Ordinance Ministry Team

The Ordinance Ministry Team is looking for volunteers to assist with taking care of the Lord’s Supper throughout the year. Please contact the office for more information.

Superbowl Party – Sunday School Classes

We would like to encourage every Sunday School Class to have a Superbowl watching Fellowship in a member’s home. The Superbowl is Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 at 5:30pm.


2019 Volunteer T-Shirt Design

The voting will be done on Sunday, January 27th, 2019. To cast your vote just initial under your favorite design. The winning design will be announced on Sunday, February 3rd, 2019.


FBC Position Opportunity

First Baptist Church of Shawnee seeks a handyman/maintenance man to maintain our church facilities. Ability to do a wide range of repairs and maintenance work, both interior and exterior. Trade skills, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting. Ability to work as part of a team under supervision. People skills are essential. Must be a self-starter with high work ethic. 24 hours a week. Please send  resume in Word or PDF format to or

Celebrate Recovery

Thursdays – meal at 5:30pm and meeting at 6:15pm 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!


Conquering Gargantor!

Superstart is a high-energy weekend event in which preteens can learn and grow in their relationships with friends, leaders and most importantly God. This event is scheduled for Friday, February 22nd at 4:00pm through Saturday, February 23rd at 5:00pm and is a preteen discipleship event in Tulsa, OK. For more information or to RSVP please contact Elaine Hawkins at (405)613-1937 by February 7th, 2019.


Mission Ignition!

Mission Ignition is a hands-on Missions experience that kids will come away with a deeper passion to do missions. It will be Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 at Southern Hills Baptist Church in OKC. Tickets are $10/each before February 22nd or $15 if received after February 22nd. Those attending will be leaving from FBC at 8:00am and will return by 5:00pm. Lunch will be served there! For more information or to RSVP please contact Elaine Hawkins at (405)613-1937 by Friday evening on February 22nd, 2019.



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!