This Week at First Baptist (6/28/17)

  • CalendarNo Bible Study We will resume Tuesday, July 11, 10:30 AM at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane #4204, Los Altos.
  • Sunday, July 2: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 AM, Worship for the whole family with communion: …even a Cup of Cold Water, Genesis 22:1-14; Psalm 13; Matthew 10:40-42; Romans 6:12-23, Gregory Stevens preaching.
    11:15 AM: Patio Hour: Everyone is invited to gather on the Patio after Worship for refreshments and community time. A sign-up sheet for hosting this summer event is posted in the Church Entryway.
  • Monday, July 3: Church Office Closed
  • Tuesday, July 4: Fourth of July Holiday Observed
  • Wednesday, July 5, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast Bill’s Café, 3163 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
  • Wednesday, July 5, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

Looking ahead:

  • Sunday, July 9: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 AM, Worship for the whole family: The Jesus Way Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67; Psalm 45:10-17; Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

This Week at First Baptist (6/15/17)

  • CalendarThursday, June 15, 7:30 PM: Choir Rehearsal in the Parlor
  • Sunday, June 18: Third Sunday After Pentecost
    10:00 AM, Worship and Sunday School:
    Compassion, Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7); Psalm 1161-2, 12-19; Matthew 9:35-10:8, (9-23); Romans 5:1-8, Rick Mixon preaching.

    11:15 AM: Fathers Day Cookout Hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, and beverage provided. Please bring a side dish, salad, or dessert to share..

  • Tuesday, June 20, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, June 21, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, June 21, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.
  • Thursday, June 22, 11:30 AM: Women’s Brunch Shoreline Lake American Bistro, 3160 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA. Please let Lois Ville know if you will be attending, lotusville@aol.com or (650) 814-8540. All women of the church are welcome.
  • Friday, June 23: Spire deadline

Looking ahead:

  • Sunday, June 25: Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 AM, Worship and Sunday School: God and Sparrows, Genesis 21:8-21; Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17; Matthew 10:24-39; Romans 6:1b-11, Rick Mixon preaching.

    11:15 AM: Patio Hour: Everyone is invited to gather on the Patio after Worship for refreshments and community time. A sign-up sheet for hosting this summer event is posted in the Church Entryway.

This Week at First Baptist (5/31/17)

  • CalendarThursday, June 1, 7:30 PM: Choir Rehearsal in the Parlor
  • Sunday, June 4: Pentecost Sunday
    10:00 AM, Worship for the whole Family with Communion:
    Pentecost, Numbers 11:24-30; Psalm 104:24-34, 35b; John 7:37-39; 20:19-23; Acts 2:1-21; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13, Rick Mixon. Remember to wear red (or orange or yellow or some combination to represent the “tongues of fire” associated with Pentecost.)11:15 AM: Patio Hour Everyone is invited to gather on the Patio after Worship for refreshments and community time. A sign-up sheet for hosting this summer event is posted in the Church Entryway.
  • Sunday, June 4, 12:15 PM: Lunch Bunch: Amber Indian Restaurant, 600 West El Camino Real, Mountain View. Please let Melanie Ramirez or Alan Plessinger know if you will be attending.
  • Tuesday, June 6, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane #4204, Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, June 7, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Wednesday, June 7, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

Looking ahead:

  • Sunday, June 11: Youth Sunday. Our children and youth will lead us in Worship and we will honor graduates. If someone close to you, family member or friend, is graduating, please let us know.
  • Sunday, June 11, 11:15 AM: Patio Hour. Everyone is invited to gather on the Patio after Worship for refreshments and community time. A sign-up sheet for hosting this summer event is posted in the Church Entryway.
  • Monday, June 12, 7:00 PM: Church Council, in the Parlor.

This Week at First Baptist (5/10/17)

  • CalendarThursday, May 11, 7:30 PM: Choir Rehearsal in the Parlor
  • Sunday, May 14, Fifth Sunday in Easter (Mothers Day)
    10:00 AM:
    Worship and Sunday School: Stand Firm, Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; John 14:1-14; Acts 7:55-60; 1 Peter 2:1-10, Rick Mixon, preaching.

    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation: Speaking in Parables.” We will continue our study of Jesus’ Parables, focusing this week on “The Parable of the Talents,” Matthew 25:14-30; Luke 19:11-27.

  • Wednesday, May 17, 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 17, 10:30 AM: Meditation Group at Eileen Conover’s home, 1075 Space Park Way #217, Mountain View.

Looking ahead:

  • Sunday, May 21, 10:00 AM, Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
    Worship and Sunday School:
    Called Alongside, Psalm 66:8-20; John 14:15-21; Acts 17:22-31; 1 Peter 3:13-22, Rick Mixon preaching.
  • Sunday, May 21, 11:30 AM: First Cookout of the Season. Hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, and beverage provided. Please bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share.

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 (3/8/17)

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DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME: Spring Forward on Sunday!

  • No Church Choir this week. in the Parlor. We will resume on Thursday, March 16, 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, March 12: Second Sunday in Lent
    10:00 AM: Worship and Sunday School for Children and Youth:

    “Glimpses of Grace,” Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; John 3:1-17; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17, Rick Mixon, preaching.
    11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation:
    Speaking in Parables.” We will continue looking at Jesus’ Parables, focusing this week on “The Parable of the Wicked Tenants,” Mark 12:1-12, and “The Rich Man and Lazarus,” Luke 16:19-31.
  • SIGN UP FOR HOSPITALITY. We need volunteers to host the fellowship time, beginning with this Sunday, March 12. A new signup sheet is in the church entryway. Thanks to everyone who helps with this important ministry.
  • Tuesday, March 14, 10:30 AM: Bible Study at Marylea McLean’s apartment, 373 Pine Lane, #4204, Los Altos
  • Wednesday, March 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, March 15, 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 (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 (1/11/17)

  • 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 (12/21/16)

  • CalendarWednesday, December 21, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Bill’s Cafe, 3163 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.
  • Meditation Group will not be meeting again during December. They will resume on January 4th.
  • Church Choir is on vacation until Thursday, January 5th.
  • Saturday, December 24, 5:00 PM: Christmas Eve: A brief service of candles and carols for the Whole Family.
  • Sunday, December 25: Christmas Day
    10:00 AM: Worship for the Whole Family:

    “Joy to the World,”
    Psalm 98; Isaiah 9:2-7, 52:7-10; John 1:1-14; Hebrews 1:1-4, (5-12), Rick Mixon preaching.
  • Bible Study will be on hiatus until Tuesday, January 10.

Looking Ahead: