This Week at First Baptist (8/13)

    • CalendarChurch Choir is on hiatus until the Fall
    • Bible Study will be on hiatus until Tuesday, August 26.
    • Thursday, August 14, 7:30 PM: Gaza Relief Benefit in Fellowship Hall. Director’s Screening of Flying Paper with Co-Director Roger Hill and Rajaie Batniji – Assistant Prof. of Medicine, Stanford, Born in Gaza’s Shujayiya neighborhood. Flying Paper is the uplifting story of Palestinian children in Gaza engaged in the fascinating culture of kite making and flying. All proceeds will be donated to Palestine Children’s Relief Fund. For more details, see
    • Sunday, August 17, 2017:
      10:00 AM, Worship and Sunday School:
      e welcome Rev. Max Vines to our pulpit. Former long-term interim pastor, Max will be finishing up a 3 month, round the world tour before returning to Australia.

Pastor Rick will be on vacation

    starting Sunday afternoon, August 10, returning to the office on Tuesday, August 26.

  • Sunday, August 24, 2014 Wally Bryen, chaplain at Stanford Hospital will be our preacher.
  • Saturday, September 13-Habitat for Humanity work day
  • Sunday, September 14-Rally Day and cookout picnic
  • Sunday, October 19-Dan Buttry preaching
  • Friday, October 24-Halloween Intergenerational Potluck
  • Sunday, October 26-Quarterly Business Meeting
  • Friday, November 21-gratitude intergenerational potluck dinner


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