First Connections May 17, 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, May 19, 2019

Jesus on Influence

Matthew 5:13-16

Dr. Charles Kimball, Senior Pastor


Meetings this week:


Sunday, May 19th                        8:30 am                 Deacon’s Meeting

                                                      9:30 am                 Bible Study

                                                    10:45 am                Morning Worship


                                                                                    Lord’s Supper

                                                      6:00 pm                 FBC Cook-Out!


Monday, May 20th                     11:30 am                 Church Council meeting


Tuesday, May 21st                      4:30 pm                 Personnel Committee meeting


Wednesday, May 22nd            6:00 pm                 Prayer Meeting

                                                                                    Youth Group

                                                      6:30 pm                 Sanctuary Choir


Thursday, May 23rd                  5:30 pm                 Celebrate Recovery Meal

                                                      6:15 pm                 Celebrate Recovery Meeting


Sunday, May 26th                       9:30 am                 Bible Study

                                                    10:45 am                 Morning Worship

                                                                                   No Evening Worship


Baptisms, May 19th

Shaun and Hope Birdwell have accepted Christ and will be baptized this Sunday during worship service.


FBC Cook-Out, May 19th

FBC will be hosting a burger cook out this Sunday at 6:00 pm and ask that you bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share as we enjoy fun and fellowship together!


 VBS Announcements, June 3-6th

VBS is for all children entering kindergarten through entering 6th grade. VBS starts June 3-6 from 9 am to noon, Monday through Thursday. Family Night will be Wednesday, June 5th at 6:00 pm. All members, friends and neighbors are invited to attend this great meal and fellowship. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Elaine Hawkins.


SMAK, June 24-28th

SMAK (Summer Music Activity for Kids) is June 24-28th  from 10 am to 3:00 pm. Music rehearsal will be in the mornings. Kids bring their own lunch. There will be fun field trips in the afternoons with a snack! Cost for this event is $25 (T-shirt included). For more information please contact Michael Ware.


FBC Supper Club

Want to get to know your fellow church members better? Looking for a great evening of food and conversation? Supper Club is a time of fun, food and fellowship for groups of singles, couples and families to get to know each other better. Groups will meet once a month. How do you get involved?  Sign up in your Sunday School class or email Audrey Rose at or text to 918-557-7862.

Facility Reminder

There is a family/handicap accessible restroom behind A100 near the sanctuary elevator. This is a great space for family’s or those with special needs. It also has a changing table and safety rails.


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.


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!