Our FBC Spring Program begins this Sunday and will continue through Sunday, April 23! All bus workers and Sunday school teachers are encouraged to visit and inspire their riders and class members to bring family and friends to church! Many gifts and contests are available to promote success in this endeavor. Every church member is invited to get involved!
Congratulations to those who recently completed Level 1, 2, or 3 of the Foundations of My Faith Discipleship Program! This Sunday they will be recognized for their achievement. Each person will receive a Certificate of Completion after either service. The next cycle, beginning with Lesson 1 of Level 1, will start next Sunday, April 2.
Our 2017 FBC Ladies’ Conference, “Spring Cleaning Your Spirit,” will be Friday and Saturday, April 21 & 22. The conference will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Friday and will end at noon on Saturday. Register online by Tuesday, March 28, to be eligible to go to an away speaking engagement with Mrs. Wilkerson. Information and registration envelopes are in the pew bookracks. Registration is $25 for adults and teens, and $15 for junior girls thru Tuesday, March 28. There will be a nursery and playroom for children ages birth through five. You may register at the Courtesy Counter just west of the Grand Lobby after any public service beginning this Sunday.
Our FBC Men’s Basketball League has just finished its second week of games. The church family is invited to come out and enjoy watching some “mature and experienced” men play basketball! The games begin at 4:30 p.m. and continue until 7:00 p.m. each Saturday. Pizza, hot dogs, drinks, and snacks are available for purchase. All proceeds will go to support the Hammond Baptist sports program. If you would like a schedule of all of the games, simply follow “Hammond Baptist Mens Ball League” on Facebook.
FBC Little League registration will begin today and it will continue through Sunday, April 23. Boys who are five years old through the eighth grade are encouraged to play in our church league. Registration is only $20, and the total cost including registration will not exceed $60 per player. You may register online at fbcbaseball.com, at the Hammond Baptist Schools Business Office in Schererville during business hours, or on the church property at the West Courtesy Counter after any Sunday service.
FBC Little League is looking for sponsors to fund a little league team. Each sponsor will be announced on Facebook and their company name will be printed on the jerseys of their team. The cost to sponsor a team is only $500! One company may sponsor multiple teams. Any boy who submits an approved sponsor will receive his registration fee, league fee, and team uniform free of charge.
All teens in Grades 6-12 are invited to be a part of our annual “A” Youth Revival scheduled for Monday through Thursday, March 27-30. Bro. Charlie Clark, co-pastor of Solid Rock Baptist Church in Berlin, New Jersey, will be our guest preacher. The services will be held in the Don Boyd Auditorium on the campus of Hammond Baptist Schools. The revival will start at 5:00 p.m. and should end between 7-7:15 p.m. each evening. Transportation to the church will be provided following the revival. If you have any questions, you may contact Abdel Judeh at firstname.lastname@example.org or (304) 210-4146.
March 23-25 – HBJH & HBHS Rummage Sale
March 26 – Discipleship Graduation
March 27-30 – “A” Teen Youth Revival
April 2 – Monthly Singspiration
April 3 – Ministry In-Service Meeting / No school for CB & HB
April 5-7 – HAC Spring College Days
April 14 – Ministry Work Day at FBC
April 15 – Super Saturday Soul Winning / Deacons’ Meeting
April 16 – Easter Sunday / Easter Program
April 19 – Deacons’ Election
April 21-22 – Ladies’ Conference
April 23 – Discipleship Graduation
April 25-May 2 – HBHS Senior Trip
April 30 – New Cycle of Discipleship Program
Our program is for everyone – no tryouts or auditions needed. We would love for your young people to come and sing with us! Children and teen choirs meet every Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. in the Main Auditorium Building.
Beginner 1 (4-year-olds) – Beginner 1 Department, Third Floor, Center North Side
Beginner 2 (5-year-olds) – Beginner 2 Department, Third Floor, Northeast Corner
Primary 1 & 2 (1st & 2nd grades) – Primary 2 Department, Third Floor, Center North Side
Junior 3, 4, & 5 (3rd-5th grades) – Third-floor Fellowship Hall
Junior High (6th-8th grades) – East Overflow Room
High School (9th-12th grades) – Ray Boardway Choir Rehearsal Room
Sunday Choirs & Orchestra
Adult choir and orchestra meet every Sunday at 5:00 p.m. The Adult Choir meets in the Main Auditorium, Ray Boardway Rehearsal Room. The orchestra meets in the orchestra practice room.
The Transformers Kids’ Clubs will continue its winter session this Wednesday for children in the Beginner 1 through Junior High 8 Sunday school departments. Clubs will meet during the midweek service in these locations:
Beginner 1 & 2 – Beginner 1 Dept, Main Aud. 3rd floor
Primary 1 & Primary 2 – Regular departmental locations
Junior 3 – Main Aud. 3rd-floor Fellowship Hall
Junior 4 – Building Q, first floor
Junior 5 – Building S
Junior High 6-8 – Building P auditorium
All of our children’s choirs and youth choirs will still have their regular weekly rehearsals at 6:15 p.m. All children are welcome to participate!
First Baptist Church
473 Sibley Street
Hammond, IN 46320
Sunday School - 9:45 AM
Sunday Morning Worship - 10:45 AM