This Week at First Baptist (5/6/15)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, May 7, 7:30 pm: Church Choir in the Parlor. New voices are always welcome to join.
  • Friday, May 8, 6:00 PM: All Church Cook-out in Honor of Mothers Day Hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments and beverages furnished. Bring side dishes to share.
  • Sunday, May 10: Mothers Day
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:
    “Alive in a Global Uprising: The Uprising of Stewardship,”
    Pastor Rick preaching.
    11:30 AM Adult Spiritual Formation:
    “Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Earth,” is a seven part series from the group that produced “Living the Questions.” The curriculum includes a 20 minute video and guided discussion from leading theologians and progressive thinkers. Session one: “Toward Healing the Rift.”
  • Sunday, May 10, 12:45 PM: Lunch Bunch at Passage to India Restaurant, 1991 W El Camino Real, Mountain View. Any and all from our church family (plus guests) are invited to participate in this time of food and fellowship. Let Melanie Ramirez or Alan Plessinger know if you plan to attend.
  • Tuesday, May 12, 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.

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This Week at First Baptist (4/29/15)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, April 30, 7:30 pm: Church Choir in the Parlor. New voices are always welcome to join.
  • Sunday, May 3:
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School:
    “Alive in a Global Uprising: The Uprising of Partnership,”
    Pastor Rick preaching.
    11:30 AM Adult Spiritual Formation:
    “Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Earth,” is a seven part series from the group that produced “Living the Questions.” The curriculum includes a 20 minute video and guided discussion from leading theologians and progressive thinkers. Session one: “Toward Healing the Rift.”
  • Tuesday, May 5, 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.
  • Wednesday, May 6, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Palo Alto Breakfast House, 2706 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Friday, May 8, 6:00 PM: All Church Cook-out in Honor of Mothers Day Hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments and beverages furnished. Bring side dishes to share.
  • Sunday, May 10: Mothers Day
    10:00 AM Worship and Sunday School:
    Alive in a Global Uprising: The Uprising of Stewardship,” Pastor Rick preaching.
    11:30 AM Adult Spiritual Formation:
    “Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Earth,”
    session two is “A Renaissance of Wonder.”
  • Sunday, May 10, 12:45 PM: Lunch Bunch at Passage to India Restaurant, 1991 W El Camino Real, Mountain View. Any and all from our church family (plus guests) are invited to participate in this time of food and fellowship. Let Melanie Ramirez or Alan Plessinger know if you plan to attend.

This Week at First Baptist (9/11)

  • CalendarThursday, September 11, 2014, 5:30 PM- Peace Picnic: From Fear to Friendship
    James P. McEntee County Plaza, 70 West Hedding Street, San Jose. Enjoy a multifaith service, children’s performances, a light dinner, peace dove release and candlelight vigil.  The event is free and everyone is welcome.Thursday, September 11, 2014, 7:30 PM: Church Choir Rehearsal in the Parlor. Come and lift your voice in song. All are welcome.
  • Friday, September 12 10:00 AM: Senior Chat- The Place of Pets
    We will explore research on how pets improve our mental, physical, spiritual and emotional health.
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    Sunday, September 14, 2014: Rally Day
    10:00 AM Worship: We kick off a new church “school year.”
    Alive in the Story of Creation: Being Human,” Pastor Rick preaching

    11:30 AM: Our final cook out of the season.

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 10:30 am: Bible Study at the Terraces of Los Altos at Janet Maxwell’s apartment. The address is 373 Pine Lane, #2106, Los Altos. Let Pastor Rick know if you need a ride.

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 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, September 17, 2014, Noon, Baptists Lunching Together, Grand Lake Gardens in Oakland
    Roger Bauer, Chaplain for the Seafarer’s Ministry of the Golden Gate will be the speaker. Lunch is $8.00. For reservations contact Joan Thatcher, (510) 350‐7008. If you would like a ride let Pastor Rick know.
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014, 5:00 PM: Church Council in the Parlor.
  • Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 10 AM: Womenʹs Brunch at Corner Bakery Cafe, 3375 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. All women of our church community are invited to join in.

This Week at First Baptist (5/28)

  • CalendarThursday, May 29, 2014, 7:30 pm: Church Choir in the Parlor.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2014: Children and Youth Sunday

    10:00 AM,Worship for the whole family: This will be a special day in the life of our congregation. The children and youth of the church will lead us in worship. Graduating high school senior, Oscar Ramirez will be our preacher. Together we will remember what it means to be baptized and how that shapes how we live in the world.

    11:30 AM, Special Business Meeting to take action on the Renewal Proposal. If you have questions or concerns about the revised Renewal Proposal, we want to hear from you so that we can be in conversation before the special business meeting on June 1 to vote on the Proposal. You may contact Pastor Rick, Carolyn or any member of the Task Team or Council.

  • Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 10:30 AM: Bible Studyat the Terracesof Los Altos at Janet Maxwell’s apartment. The address is 373 Pine Lane,#2106, Los Altos. Let Pastor Rick know if you need transportation.
  • Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Palo Alto Breakfast House, 2706 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.

 LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Friday June 6, 2014, 6:00 PM: All Church Cookout to celebrate Pastor Tripp and his ministry with us. Hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, beverage and dessert furnished. Please bring salads and side dishes to share.
  • Sunday, June 8, Pentecost, 10:00 AM, Worship for the whole family: Pastor Tripp preaching. This will be Pastor Tripp’s last Sunday as our Minister of Faith Formation and Family Life. We will celebrate his ministry and wish him well in his new role as Director of Admissions for the American Baptist Seminary of the West. Everyone is invited to wear something red to honor the day.
  • Sunday, June 8th, 15th and 22nd, 11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation
    Canon, Scripture, and Word Of God.
    Corinna Guerrero
    will address each of the above concepts. We start off with a little church history, but end in a call to advocacy. We hope you’ll join us.