This Week at First Baptist (4/26/17)

  • CalendarWednesday, April 26: SPIRE deadline
  • Thursday, April 27, 11:30 AM: Women’s Brunch in the Parlor. Bring your lunch and come join us.
  • Thursday, April 27, 7:30 PM: Choir Rehearsal in the Parlor
  • Sunday, April 30: Third Sunday in Easter
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School

    Our Kairos Moment, Leviticus 25:8-17; Luke 4:16-30, Geoff Browning, UCCM Campus Minister, preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation:
    update by Geoff Browning on the work of United Campus Christian Ministry, Parlor. 
  • Tuesday, May 2, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Wednesday, May 3, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, May 3, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

This Week at First Baptist (4/6/17)

  • CalendarThursday, April 6, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor.
  • Sunday, April 9: Palm/Passion Sunday
    10:00 AM: Worship for the Whole Family

    “Passion Amidst Palms.” Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Matthew 21:1-11; Psalm 31:9-16; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Matthew 28:14-27:66; Philemon 2:5-11, Rick Mixon, preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation:
    Palms –> Passion –> Easter
    We will explore Jesus’ journey from a triumphal entry into the old city through his arrest, trial, crucifixion, and burial as a means of preparing ourselves once more for the glory of Easter. We focus especially on Matthew’s (26:14-27:66) account of this “holy week.”
  • Tuesday, April 11, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Tuesday, April 11, 7:00 PM: Church Council in the Youth Room.
  • Wednesday, April 12, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

This Week at First Baptist (3/1/17)

  • CalendarThursday, March 2, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor
  • Sunday, March 5: First Sunday in Lent
    10:00 AM: Worship for the Whole Family:

    “And so It Begins,” Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7; Psalm 32; Matthew 4:1-11; Romans 5:12-19, Gregory Stevens preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Speaking in Parables.” We will continue looking at Jesus’ Parables, using Bill Herzog, John Dominic Cross and others as guides.
  • Tuesday, March 7, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Wednesday, March 8, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

This Week at First Baptist (2/15/17)

  • CalendarNo Church Choir this week. We will resume Thursday, February 23, 7:30 PM, in the Parlor
  • Sunday, February 12: Sixth Sunday After Epiphany
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:

    Going Beyond,” Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18; Psalm 119:33-40; Matthew 5:38-48; 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Speaking in Parables.” We will spend some time looking at Jesus’ Parables, using Bill Herzog, John Dominic Cross and others as guides.
  • Tuesday, February 21, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Tuesday, February 21, 7:00 PM: Church Council in the Parlor
  • Wednesday, February 22, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

This Week at First Baptist (2/8/17)

  • CalendarThursday, February 9, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor.
  • Sunday, February 12: Sixth Sunday After Epiphany
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:

    “Heart-felt,” Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 119:1-8; Matthew 5:21-37; 1 Corinthians 3:1-9, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Speaking in Parables.” We will spend some time looking at Jesus’ Parables, using Bill Herzog, John Dominic Cross and others as guides.
  • Tuesday, February 14, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Wednesday, February 15, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, February 15, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

This Week at First Baptist (2/1/17)

  • CalendarThursday, February 2, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor.
  • Sunday, February 5: Fifth Sunday After Epiphany
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:

    “Letting the Light Through,” Psalm 112:1-10; Isaiah 58:1-12; Matthew 5:13-20; 1 Corinthians 2:1-16, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Speaking in Parables.” We will spend some time looking at Jesus’ Parables, using Bill Herzog, John Dominic Cross and others as guides.
  • Sunday, February 5, 1:00 PM: Lunch Bunch at Chef Chu’s on the corner of San Antonio and El Camino, 1067 N. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Please let Melanie Ramirez or Alan Plessinger know if you are planning to attend.
  • Tuesday, February 7, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos

This Week at First Baptist (1/25/17)

  • CalendarThursday, January 26, 7:30 PM: Church Choir in the Parlor.
  • Friday, January 27: Spire Deadline
  • Sunday, January 29: Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:

    “Re-imagined Realm,” Psalm 15; Micah 6:1-8; Matthew 5:1-12; 1Corinthians 1:18-31, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Annual Meeting in the Parlor.
  • Tuesday, January 31: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Wednesday, February 1, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.

This Week at First Baptist (1/18/17)

  • CalendarWednesday, January 18: Church Choir in the Parlor.
  • Thursday, January 19, 7:00 – 8:30 PM: A Multifaith Service of Concern and Commitment on the Eve of Inauguration Day: Universalist Unitarian Church of Palo Alto, 505 East Charleston.
  • Sunday, January 22: Third Sunday After Epiphany
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:

    “A Call to Follow,” Psalm 27:1, 4-8; Isaiah 9:1-4; Matthew 4:12-23; 1Corinthians 1:10-18, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Saving Jesus Redux: Teachings of Jesus- Wisdom Tradition” Another session in our ongoing exploration of this challenging video series.
  • Tuesday, January 24: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.

This Week at First Baptist (1/11/17)

  • CalendarThursday, January 12: Church Choir in the Parlor. Everyone is invited to share in the fun and the music.
  • Sunday, January 15: Second Sunday After Epiphany
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:

    “Big Call,” Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 40:1-11; 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Saving Jesus Redux: Teachings of Jesus- Wisdom Tradition” Another session in our ongoing exploration of this challenging video series.
  • Monday, January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Church office closed.
  • Tuesday, January 17: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, January 18: Deadline for Annual Reports
  • Wednesday, January 18, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, January 19, 7:00 – 8:30 PM: Multifaith Service of Concern and Commitment on the Eve of Inauguration Day At Universalist Unitarian Church of Palo Alto, 505 East Charleston.

Looking Ahead:

This Week at First Baptist (1/4/17)

  • CalendarThursday, January 5: Church Choir in the Parlor. Everyone is invited to share in the fun and the music.
  • Sunday, January 8
    10:00 AM: Worship for the Whole Family:

    “How God Sees,”
    Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 29; Matthew 3:13-17; Acts 10:34-43, Pastor Rick preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: “Saving Jesus Redux” Another session in our ongoing exploration of this challenging video series.
  • Tuesday, January 10: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.

Looking Ahead: