First Connections April 26, 2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – April 26, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee


Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24


Sermon, April 28, 2019

Reflections on My Journey with Aging Parents

Ephesians 6:2/Exodus 20:12

Dr. Charles Kimball, Senior Pastor


Meetings this week:


Sunday, April 28                         9:30 am                Bible Study

                                                 10:45 am                Morning Worship

                                                                              CrossTimber’s Spaghetti Fundraiser

                                                                                Business Meeting

                                                                               No Evening Worship


Wednesday, May 1                      5:00 pm                Young Ringers Handbells

                                                    5:30 pm                Prayer Meeting

                                                                               Children’s Choir

                                                                               Youth and Adult Handbells

                                                      6:00 pm                Wednesday Night Dinner

                                                                                Youth Group

                                                      6:15 pm                Children’s Discipleship

                                                                                Mission Friends

                                                    7:00 pm                Sanctuary Choir


Thursday, May 2                           5:30 pm                Celebrate Recovery Meal

                                                     6:15 pm                Celebrate Recovery Meeting


Sunday, May 5                              9:30 am                 Bible Study

                                                    10:45 am                 Morning Worship

                                                      6:00 pm                 Fruit of the Spirit Children’s Choir Program


Church Pews

We have six pews available to anyone who can transport them. For more information please contact the office.


Volunteer T-Shirts

The 2019 volunteer shirts are ready and available for pick-up at the office. Prices for shirts are $10 for small to extra-large and $12 for 2XL and larger.


Sunday, April 28, CrossTimber’s Spaghetti Fundraiser, April 28th

On Sunday, April 28, after worship there will be a spaghetti luncheon and fundraiser for CrossTimber’s. Please join us for this wonderful event and fellowship!


Fruit of the Spirit Choir Event, May 5th

Come join us May 5, at 6:00 p.m. for an evening of music, with performances by

the Young Musicians, Music Makers and Young Ringers!

End of the Year Kid’s Party, May 8th

The children’s end of the year party will be May 8th at 5:30p.m. The party will be at the Kid’s Space Park here in Shawnee.


SPARK in the Park!

The SPARK class party will be from 7:00pm to 8:00pm at the Kid’s Space Park!


Kid’s Night Out, May 10th

On May 10th from 6 -10:00pm there will be a Kid’s Night out for children ages birth through 6th grade to have fun and fellowship with other children at church!! (Parents get a night out too!!) Please RSVP with Elaine Hawkins by May 9th at noon!


Family Promise, May 12-19th

May 12th – 19th we are hosting Family Promise.  Please sign up on the office window to bring a meal or spend a night or evening. For more information please contact Jan Tipton.


VBS Announcements

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


Baptist Messenger

Members can now sign up to receive the Baptist Messenger by mail or have a digital copy sent to their home free of cost. If you would like to sign up or would like more information,

please visit or call (405)942-3800.



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!