This Week at First Baptist (3/25/15)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, March 26, 10:00 am: Women’s Brunch at Corner Bakery Cafe, 3375 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. All women of our church community are invited to join.
  • Thursday, March 26, 7:30 pm: Choir Practice in the Parlor. New voices are always welcome to join.
  • Friday, March 27, 5:30 pm: Forum with Youth. In light of recent suicides and need for youth to be supported, we’ll discuss: Social academic pressure, Inclusion and friendship, Dealing with stress, Grieving and dealing with loss, Defeating stigma. Mitchell Park Community Center. For more information, contact Dona Smith-Powers
  • Sunday, March 29, 10:00 AM:
    Worship and Sunday School for Children & Youth:

    Alive in a Global Uprising: Peace March,” Pastor Rick preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation:  Pastor Rick leading, an extension of our earlier discussions about nonviolence and peacemaking. We will be using Walter Wink’s, The Powers that Be: Theology for a New Millennium, as a resource.
  • Sunday, March 29, 4:00 pm: Sine Nomine Concert: Sine Nomine, an Acapella Chamber Choir presents “Music for Friends” at Transfiguration Episcopal Church, 3900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Jan Gunderson is the conductor.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at the Terraces of Los Altos. We will meet at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.


  • Thursday, April 2, 6:00 pm: Maundy Thursday simple supper and communion in the Fellowship Hall.
  • Friday, April 3, Noon – 3:00 pm: Good Friday: Sanctuary open for prayer and meditation. Walk the labyrinth in the Patio.
  • Saturday, April 4, 10:00 AM: Set up for Easter brunch in the Fellowship Hall. Please help our Congregational Life Task Team prepare for this festive event.
  • Sunday April 5: Easter Sunday
    10:00 AM: Worship for the whole family:
    “Alive in a Global Uprising: The Uprising Begins,” Pastor Rick preaching.
    11:15 AM Easter Egg Hunt for children.
    11:30 AM Easter Brunch in the Fellowship Hall.

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We are a progressive Baptist Church affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, USA. We have been in Palo Alto since 1893. We celebrate our Baptist heritage. We affirm the historic Baptist tenets of: Bible Freedom, Soul Freedom, Church Freedom, Religious Freedom

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