This Week at First Baptist (2/24/16)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, February 25, 10:00 AM: Women’s Brunch at Dinah’s Poolside Restaurant, 4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. All women of our church community are invited to join in.
  • Thursday, February 25, 12:00 noon: Senior Connections Book Group. Our book is Life at the Bottom: The Worldview that Makes the Underclass by Theodore Dalrymple. This book is “a searing account of life in the underclass and why it persists by a British psychiatrist who treats the poor in a slum hospital and a prison in England.” Brown Bag Lunch (beverage will be provided).
  • Thursday, February 25, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor. Join us in joyful song in the new year.
  • Friday, February 26: Spire Deadline
  • Sunday, February 28: Third Sunday of Lent
    10:30 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    “Welcoming Night Visitors” Genesis 32:22-29, Rick Mixon, preaching
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Learning to Walk in the Dark. We will continue discussion of our Lenten study book by Barbara Brown Taylor.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, March 2, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Thelma Parodi’s house. All are welcome.


  • Sunday, March 6: Fourth Sunday of Lent
    10:30 AM: Worship for the whole family and Communion
    “Blinded to See,” Psalm 146, Acts 9: 1­9, 17­-21, Rick Mixon, preaching
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Saving Jesus Redux: Who Was Jesus? We will continue our discussion of this video series.
    12:45 PM: Lunch Bunch: place to be determined. Please let Melanie Ramirez or Alan Plessinger know if you plan to attend.

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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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