Bells To Ring Sunday At First Baptist

Thursday, March 28, 2013

"Journey to the Cross," will be a service of Holy Communion and Tenebrae on Thursday, at 6 pm. in the chapel at First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave.

On Saturday, Journey to Easter will be an egg hunt for preschool and school age children from 10 a.m. to noon in the fellowship hall.

Dr. Quisenberry will speak at 11 a.m. Easter Sunday on "Open To Me The Gates," with text from Psalm 118:1-2 and 14-24 and John 20:1-18. Bring a bell to worship to ring with joy during the "allelujahs" of Christ the Lord is Risen Today and are invited to join the choir in singing the "Hallelujah" from Messiah. Everyone is invited to bring fresh cut flowers for the Flowering Cross.

The First Friends Luncheon will be on Thursday, April 4, at 11:30 a.m. The program will be Padgett Arnold Sequatchie Cove Creamery cheese tasting. Reservations are due by Sunday.

Wednesdays in April at 6 p.m. adults and youth will join in corporate worship in a different manner each week from scriptures about encounters with Christ after His resurrection. April 3 will be Contemplative and in the Narthex. Others will be Contemporary, Gospel/Testimony and Modern.


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