First Baptist Hosts Family Movie Night This Sunday

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Children of all ages and their families are invited to come for pizza, popcorn, sweets, photo  booth and a movie this Sunday, at First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave. The movie will be in Fellowship Hall f rom 5 to 7:30 p.m. Kids, come dressed as a minion or your favorite character from the movie, "Despicable Me 2." Bring a sleeping bag/blanket and your pillow pet/favorite stuffed animal.
Parents, join the costume fun. This is a time to have fun as a family. There is no cost. Pizza is served at 5, movie begins at 5:45.
 
Dr. Thomas Quisenberry will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday on "You Are Not Ready," with text from Psalm 119:1-8 and I Cornithians 3:1-9. Sunday School is at 9:30 and Fellowship Time at 10:30.

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