First Baptist Owensboro 2017-07-21T16:27:13Z http://www.fbcowb.org/feed/atom/ madams <![CDATA[Legacy Night is Back!]]> http://www.fbcowb.org/?p=12509 2017-07-20T16:07:31Z 2017-07-20T16:07:31Z more: Legacy Night is Back!

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Legacy Night, a favorite of all of our Women’s Ministry events, returns on Tuesday, August 22nd in the Fellowship Hall at 6 PM. This night begins with fellowship, snacks, and coffee, and is then followed by moving testimonies from two women in our church. Legacy Night is a great opportunity to get to know the women of FBC on a deeper level and to realize that there may be other women in this church experiencing the same hard times you are experiencing. We are not alone in our struggles!

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madams <![CDATA[Baptismal Service on July 30th]]> http://www.fbcowb.org/?p=12501 2017-07-18T19:35:17Z 2017-07-18T19:35:17Z more: Baptismal Service on July 30th

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Sunday, July 30th
Christian Life Center
11 AM Service Only

The last Sunday in July we will have a baptismal service in the Christian Life Center! We will have EIGHT who will go through believer’s baptism! This will be a great celebration, and we encourage you to be there with us. If you go to the early service, please consider coming over to the CLC just as we begin the 11 AM service to be a part of the baptisms. We will only baptize at the second service, and it will be at the beginning. Come and celebrate with us!

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madams <![CDATA[Unplugged Children’s Musical: Rehearsal Begin August 13!]]> http://www.fbcowb.org/?p=12498 2017-07-14T16:01:25Z 2017-07-14T16:01:25Z more: Unplugged Children’s Musical: Rehearsal Begin August 13!

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Our rising 3rd-6th graders are invited to participate in, Unplugged: The Musical! This timely and witty musical dares us to disconnect from things that distract us from one another and from Christ, following the command of Hebrews 12:1. Tackling the cultural challenge of unplugging in our digital age, Unplugged reminds us to be present in our daily lives. 

Sunday rehearsals for this musical will begin on August 13 from 5:45 to 7:15 PM, and the children will perform on Sunday, October 29th at 6 PM. Contact Derry at DBillingsley@fbcowb.org if you are interested or have any questions.

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madams <![CDATA[Orchestra at the Overlook]]> http://www.fbcowb.org/?p=12481 2017-07-13T19:57:55Z 2017-07-13T19:57:55Z more: Orchestra at the Overlook

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Come worship with us! Our Sanctuary Orchestra will lead a time of music at the Overlook Stage of Smothers Park this Sunday, July 16th at 6 PM. Our orchestra will play songs such as In the Garden, Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus, How Firm a Foundation, and more! This concert will take the place of evening worship. We hope you will join us!

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madams <![CDATA[Promotion Sunday: August 13th]]> http://www.fbcowb.org/?p=12474 2017-07-19T18:45:56Z 2017-07-03T20:26:31Z more: Promotion Sunday: August 13th

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Kindergarten Parent Meeting
August 6th at 11 AM

Parents of children promoting to Kindergarten are encouraged to attend a parent meeting on August 6th at 11 AM in Room 300. At least one parent is encouraged to be present. Contact Suzie with any questions.

Promotion Sunday
August 13th

Children and students will promote to their new classes on August 13th. Please note, our promotion policy mirrors the Public School System, in that in order for a child to promote to Kindergarten, the child will need to turn five on or before August 1st. If you have any questions, please contact Suzie or Will.

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madams <![CDATA[Wednesdays in July]]> http://www.fbcowb.org/?p=12464 2017-06-30T17:41:54Z 2017-06-30T17:38:35Z more: Wednesdays in July

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July is here, and we have an amended Wednesday schedule. We’re giving Mrs. Barbara and the kitchen crew a break in July, so no meals will be served. Noon prayer lunch will still meet. Bring your own lunch and join us for a song, prayer, and devotional from Bro. Paul! Lunchtime meals will return on Wednesday, August 2nd.

Wednesday evening activities will continue their summer break in July. All evening activities will return on Wednesday, August 16th. We’ll have more details soon on what will be happening, including our fall Open Bible Study for adults! If you are looking for something to do on a Wednesday evening, our Christian Life Center is open until 9 PM. Stop by for a workout or a game of ping pong!

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madams <![CDATA[Minister On Call List: July 2017]]> http://www.fbcowb.org/?p=9485 2017-06-30T15:04:41Z 2017-06-30T05:00:23Z If you need to speak with a minister after hours or on the weekends, you can call 270-683-3505 and press 9 to be directed to the minister on call.

June 26–July 2: Derry Billingsley
July 3–9: 
Will Smith
July 10–16: Wesley Dunn
July 5–11: 
Suzie Horner
July 12–18: 
Paul Strahan
July 19–25:
 Bob Farmer

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madams <![CDATA[Lunch Menu: 06.28.17]]> http://www.fbcowb.org/?p=2097 2017-06-27T19:22:59Z 2017-06-27T05:00:12Z more: Lunch Menu: 06.28.17

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Wednesday evening activities are on summer break and will return on August 16th. On Wednesdays in June, we will serve noon prayer lunch only. There will be no meals served in July.

Lunch Menu:

Chicken Salad on Spring Greens
Fresh Fruit
Bacon-Cheese Muffins
Brownies with Ice Cream

Prices: $5 per adult / $1 per child / $12 for a family of 4 or more

Are you seeing last Wednesday’s menu? Check back later! We usually post each week’s menu the Tuesday before it is served. You can also find Wednesday’s menu posted each Wednesday morning on our Facebook page.

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madams <![CDATA[To Whom We Belong by Derry Billingsley]]> http://www.fbcowb.org/?p=12425 2017-06-08T20:52:14Z 2017-06-08T20:52:14Z more: To Whom We Belong by Derry Billingsley

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Memories are powerful. They remind us of who we are and to whom we belong.

I have fond memories of reunions with my family. We’d have a huge meal, including Papa’s camp stew and Mema’s butternut cake. At some point after the meal, we would gather around the piano. Mema, my aunts, and cousins would take turns playing as everyone sang from hymnals (the ones with shape notes). When I was younger, I didn’t want to stop playing games to sing. Now, I see the importance of the tradition. Singing with my family is part of the fabric of who I am.

I have an unpleasant memory of being in a car accident with Papa and my cousins. I recall the scared feeling of seeing Papa unconscious, and how stressed my cousins and I were. He recovered from the incident, but it was a hard time on the entire family. As I look back, I am thankful that things didn’t turn out worse than they did.

These and many other experiences with my family have shaped me into the person I am. My memories remind me of who I am and to whom I belong. Remembering Christ does the same.

As our Savior and His disciples were observing the Lord’s Supper on the night before His death, He gave an instruction: “Do this in remembrance of me.” Jesus wants us to remember Him. We are to remember not only His body broken for us, but also the miracles performed, His instruction on daily living, and the love He showered on all he met. As we drink of the cup, which is the new covenant in His blood, we are to recall His birth, example, death, and resurrection. Also, we are to be mindful of how Christ has revealed himself to us in our lives.

On Sunday, June 11, we will observe the Lord’s Supper during both morning worship services. Come prepared to recall His sacrifice, and remember His life and love shown to us on Calvary.

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madams <![CDATA[Bluegrass Sunday on June 4th]]> http://www.fbcowb.org/?p=12399 2017-05-30T19:01:09Z 2017-05-31T17:00:01Z more: Bluegrass Sunday on June 4th

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Join us this Sunday, June 4th as we worship to bluegrass music in both morning services (8:30 & 11 AM)!

Featuring Richard Clark on bass, Chris Joslin on dobro and banjo (not simultaneously!), Annabelle Watts on fiddle and vocals, and Derry Billingsley on acoustic and vocals. We will also be joined by guest speaker and new mission partner from Calgary Alberta, Chris Flora.

RSVP on Facebook

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