This Week at First Baptist (4/06/16)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Wednesday, April 6, 7:00 PM: Creation Care Film Discussion Let’s all gather in the Youth Room to watch a documentary style film about God’s good and beautiful Earth. With buttery popcorn to munch on and a good discussion to follow, we would love for you to join us as we unravel what is means for our church to participate in God’s healing of the world. “The Journey of the Universe” by Brian Swimme who teaches at California Institue of Integral Studies. This is a classic! Hands down one of the all-time best movies.
  • Thursday, April 7, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor. Join us in the joy of making music together.
  • Sunday, April 10- Third Sunday in Easter
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    “Earth Month: Interconnection,” Genesis 1:1-31, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: “Learning to Love Creation,” a four-part series. This Sunday will feature Dr. Elizabeth Singleton, eco-theologian and graduate of Claremont School of Theology.
  • Tuesday, April 12, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, April 13, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos. All are welcome.


  • Sunday, April 17- Fourth Sunday in Easter
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    “Earth Month: Human Being,” Genesis 1:26- 2:3, Psalm 8; Matthew 6:24-34. Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Every Day- Earth Day Potluck. You are invited to please bring vegetarian potluck style food for the whole church family to share! As part of “Learning to Love Creation,” we will be joined by Tripp Fuller of Homebrewed Christianity and Director of Theology and Humanities for The Hatchery in a video-conversation. He will walk us through biblical themes and historical themes of creation care.

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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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