First Connections 01/04/2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – January 4, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Be Disciples. Make Disciples. 

“In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.”

Psalm 5:3 

Sermon, January 6, 2019

Fasting, 2019 - Style

Matthew 6:16-18

Dr. Charles Kimball 

Meetings this week:


Sunday, January 6                                     9:30 am           Bible Study

                                                                    10:45 am          Morning Worship

                                                                     6:00 pm          Evening Worship


Monday, January 7                                   11:30 am          Church Council Meeting


Wednesday, January 9                            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 10                                5:30 pm         Celebrate Recovery


Sunday, January 20                                   4:00 am          Amy Shreve – Live Performance 


**Lottie Moon Christmas Offering**

The First Baptist Church’s Lottie Moon Christmas Offering goal this year was $3,000. The YTD contributions amount was $6,009.93! Special thanks to all those that helped reach our goal! 

Amy Shreve – Live Performance

Amy Shreve is an American singer, song writer and harpist that will be performing January 20th at 4:00pm with her family. For more information about Amy please visit her website at A love offering will be taken.

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! 

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. 

Oklahoma Baptist News

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!