This Week at First Baptist (11/4/15)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • NO Church Choir  this week; rehearsals resume on November 19.
  • Friday, November 6, 2015, 1:00 PM: Church Council in the Parlor
  • Sunday, November 8, 2015: 24th Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    Just Giving,” Mark 12:38-44, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation-
    Doug and Hegene Lee will share their experiences working to bring clean water to villages in Haiti.
  • Tuesday, November 10, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 12:00 noon: Senior Connections (Prime Timers), Brown Bag lunch and concert featuring the Salzedo-Ruberstein family with Jonathan Salzedo on harpsichord, Marion Rubenstein on recorder, and Laura Rubenstien-Salzedo on violin, performing trios by Bach, Vivaldi and Teleman.
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 2:30 PM: Meditation Group led by Charlotte Jackson at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos.

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Sunday, November 15, 2015: 25th Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    Future Hope,” Mark 13:1-8, Rick Mixon preaching.

    11:30 AM- 1:00 PM: Love Came Down- Advent Planning Workshop
    Pastors Rick and Gregory will lead the congregation in a process of planning this for year’s Advent/Christmas worship. Everyone of every age is encouraged to participate in this opportunity to make the sacred season even more meaningful for your sharing

This Week at First Baptist (10/28/15)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, October 29, 2015, Noon: Senior Connections at Covenant Presbyterian will feature a variety of presentations of specific interest to seniors. 670 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto; 650-494-1760
  • NO Church Choir  this week; rehearsals resume on November 19.
  • Friday, October 30, 2015, 6:00 PM: Annual Potluck and Pumpkin Carving for the whole family. Pumpkins and tools provided. Bring food to share and friends (or strangers!) to join in this festivities. Costumed creatures of any and all species welcome! In the Fellowship Hall.
  • Sunday, November 1, 2015: 23rd Sunday in Pentecost
    [Daylight Saving ends; Set clocks back one hour]
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    Love, Love, Love,” Ruth 1:1-18, Gregory Stevens preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation-
    “Saving Jesus Redux – Part 2:Who Was Jesus?,”
    Rick Mixon, leading. We continue a 12 part series on Jesus, produced by Living the Questions. There will be a brief video followed by discussion.
  • Tuesday, November 3, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 2:30 PM: Meditation Group led by Charlotte Jackson at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 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:

  • Sunday, November 8, 2015: 24th Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    Just Giving,” Mark 12:38-44, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation-
    Doug and Hegene Lee will share their experiences working to bring clean water to villages in Haiti.

This Week at First Baptist (10/21/15)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, October 22, 2015, 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, October 22, 7:30 PM: Church Choir  in the Parlor. Come for the music fun and fellowship. Lift your voice in joyful song! All are welcome.
  • Sunday, October 25, 2015: 22nd Sunday in Pentecost
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    “Speak Out” Pastor Rick preaching
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation:
    Saving Jesus Redux- Part 1: Jesus Through the Ages.,
    Gregory Stevens, leading. We begin a new 12 part series on Jesus, produced by Living the Questions. There will be a brief video followed by discussion.
    2:00 PM: Garden Party
    hosted by the Stanford United Campus Christian Ministry at the home of Elizabeth Wolf, 895 Mockingbird Lane, Palo Alto. Hear from students and the campus minister about their involvement with the Peace and Justice Initiative, Bread & Belong, and the LGBTQ Queerituality group.
    3:30 PM:  97th Anniversary Homecoming Worship Service
    at University Ame Zion Church, 3549 Middlefield, featurring Kelcy G. L. Steele, pastor of 1st AME Zion Church in Los Angleles.
  • Tuesday, October 27, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 2:30 PM: Meditation Group led by Charlotte Jackson at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos.

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Thursday, October 29, 2015, Noon: Senior Connections at Covenant Presbyterian will feature a variety of presentations of specific interest to seniors. 670 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto; 650-494-1760
  • Friday, October 30, 2015, 6:00 PM: Annual Potluck and Pumpkin Carving for the whole family. Pumpkins and tools provided. Bring food to share and friends (or strangers!) to join in this festivities. Costumed creatures of any and all species welcome! In the Fellowship Hall.
  • Sunday, November 1, 2015: 22nd Sunday in Pentecost
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    Speak Out,” Mark 10:46-52, Rick Mixon preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation-
    “Saving Jesus Redux – Part 2:Who Was Jesus?,”
    Rick Mixon, leading. We continue a 12 part series on Jesus, produced by Living the Questions. There will be a brief video followed by discussion.

This Week at First Baptist (10/14/15)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, October 15 – Noon: Senior Connections Book Club at First Baptist Church. Our first book to be read for our meeting on October 15 is When I Was a Child I Read Books, a collection of essays by Pulitzer prize-winning author, Marilynne Robinson. Bring a bag lunch, beverage will be provided. Invite your friends and neighbors.
  • Thursday, October 15, 5:00 PM: Church Council meets in the Parlor.
  • Thursday, October 15, 7:30 PM: Church Choir  in the Parlor. Come for the music fun and fellowship. Lift your voice in joyful song! All are welcome.
  • Sunday, October 18: 22nd Sunday after Pentecost
    10:30 am: Worship and Sunday School
    “Power to Serve,” Pastor Rick Preaching
    11:30 AM: Quarterly Business Meeting
  • Sunday, October 18, 2015, 4:00 PM: South Bay Sanctuary Covenant and Voices on the Border Celebrating Sanctuary and What We’re Doing Together in 2015! in the Sanctuary.
  • Tuesday, October 20, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 2:30 PM: Meditation Group led by Charlotte Jackson at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Palo Alto Breakfast House, 2706 Middlefield, Palo Alto. Men from our Church family are welcome.

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Thursday, October 22, 2015, 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.
  • Sunday, October 25, 2015: 22nd Sunday in Pentecost
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School
    “Speak Out” Pastor Rick preaching
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation:
    Saving Jesus Redux- Part 1: Jesus Through the Ages.,
    Gregory Stevens, leading. We begin a new 12 part series on Jesus, produced by Living the Questions. There will be a brief video followed by discussion.
  • Thursday, October 28, 2015, Noon: Senior Connections at Covenant Presbyterian will feature a variety of presentations of specific interest to seniors. 670 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto; 650-494-1760

This Week at First Baptist (9/30/15)

CalendarThis Week at First Baptist

  • Thursday, October 8, 7:30 PM: Church Choir  in the Parlor. Come for the music fun and fellowship. Lift your voice in joyful song! All are welcome.
  • Friday-Sunday, October 9-11: Evergreen Association Annual Meeting at First Baptist. Featuring guest preacher Dr. James Forbes, Pastor Emeritus of Riverside Baptist Church. See details here.
  • Sunday, October 11:
    9:30 AM: Adult Education
    with Dr. Leann Snow Flesher
    11:00 AM: Worship
    Dr. James Forbes, Preaching
  • Tuesday, October 13, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos.
  • Tuesday, October 13, 2015, Noon: Senior Connections will be at First Presbyterian and will feature a music program. Brown Bag Lunch. 1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto; 650-325-5659
  • Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 2:30 PM: Meditation Group led by Charlotte Jackson at Thelma Parodi’s house, 543 South El Monte Avenue, Los Altos.
  • Thursday, October 15 – Noon: Senior Connections Book Club at First Baptist Church. Our first book to be read for our meeting on October 15 is When I Was a Child I Read Books, a collection of essays by Pulitzer prize-winning author, Marilynne Robinson. Bring a bag lunch, beverage will be provided. Invite your friends and neighbors.

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Sunday, October 18: 22nd Sunday after Pentecost
    10:30 am: Worship and Sunday School
    “Power to Serve,” Pastor Rick Preaching
    11:30 AM: Quarterly Business Meeting
  • Thursday, October 22, 2015, 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, October 28, 2015, Noon: Senior Connections at Covenant Presbyterian will feature a variety of presentations of specific interest to seniors. 670 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto; 650-494-1760