Spring Missions Luncheon April 7 At First Baptist Downtown

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The spring missions luncheon at First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave., will be Monday, April 7, at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Don and Janet Pittman, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel to the Middle East, will be guest speakers. This is a church-wide mission event for all men and women. Tickets, $7, are available Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings.

The April First Friends Luncheon will be Thursday, April 3, at 11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. The program will be presented by Ethan McGrath, pianist.

The cost is $6. Make reservations by Sunday, March 30, at 423-648-2543 or frances@fbcchattanooga.org.

Dr. Thomas Quisenberry will speak this Sunday at the 11 a.m. worship service on the topic, "They Didn't Ask for Evian," with text from Exodus 17:1-7 and John 4:4-26. Youth Movie Night will be Sunday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The movie will be "Frozen."


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