This Week at First Baptist (5/4/16)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Wednesday, May 4, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Palo Alto Breakfast House, 2706 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, May 4, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos. All are welcome.
  • Thursday, May 5, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor. Join us in the joy of making music together.
  • Friday, May 6, 1:00 PM: Congregational Life Task Team in the Parlor
  • Friday-Sunday, May 6-8: Ways To Justice: Perspectives on Nonviolence, Civil Resistance, and Self-Defense. Panels, Roundtables, student-led workshops, live performances, co-sponsored by the Peace + Justice Studies Initiative. Stanford Campus. For further information, see
  • Friday-Sunday, May 6-8: 45th Annual Stanford Powow Stanford Campus. For further information, call (650) 723-4078 or contact
  • Sunday, May 1, Sixth Sunday in Easter; Mothers Day
    10:30 AM: Worship for the whole family with communion
    “Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Mothers for Peace and Justice,” 1 Samuel 2:1-8; Luke 1:46-55, Rick Mixon, preaching
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation in the Parlor. “Blessed are the Peacemakers: Mothers for Peace and Justice.” We will look at the origins of Mother’s Day as a witness for peace and justice.
  • Tuesday, May 10, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.


  • Saturday, May 14, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Church Work Day (Lunch provided), Please join us in spring cleaning around the church facilities. There will be a variety of tasks with different demands. We will find something for all helping hands. Come for all or part of the scheduled time. Everyone welcome.
  • Sunday, May 15, Pentecost Sunday
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:
    “Blessed are the Peacemakers: The Spirit Breathes Peace,” Psalm 85:8-13; Acts 2:43-47; Galatians 5:16-22, Rick Mixon preaching
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: “Blessed are the Peacemakers: When Did We See You in Prison? Breaking Social and Structural Injustice. We will explore the theme for this year’s BPFNA/Bautistas por la Paz “Peace Camp.” Church Parlor.
  • Sunday, May 15, 12:30 PM: Finance Meeting in the Parlor
  • Wednesday, May 18, 7:00 PM: Church Council in the Parlor

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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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