First Baptist Holds Longest Night Service This Sunday

Friday, December 20, 2013

A Service for the Longest Night will be this Sunday at 5 p.m. in the chapel at First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave. The service is for people who are experiencing grief, loss or other difficulties and for those who support them.

A light supper and church-wide caroling will follow with soup and sandwiches at 5:45 in the Fellowship Hall and then leave around 6:15 to carol at designated spots.

Reservations are not required.

Dr. Thomas Quisenberry will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service on "Living in the In-Between," with text from Isaiah 7:10-16 and Matthew 1:18-25. Sunday School is at 9:30 and Fellowship Time is at 10:30.

A Christmas Eve  Candlelight Service will be Tuesday, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m. Classical guitar carols will begin at 5:50 p.m.



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