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Benevolence Offering

One of the traditions that we have here at First Baptist is to take up a special offering on “5th Sundays” and following “Communion Sundays.” 100% of this offering goes to benefit the benevolence work that we do here at FBC Griffin, ministering to needs in and around...

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One Church and World Communion Sunday

October 6 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary The first Sunday in October is designated as “World Communion Sunday,” which celebrates our oneness in Christ with all our brothers and sisters around the world. In John 17, Jesus prays for the disciples, preparing them for his...

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Sanctuary Choir Bonus Rehearsal

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols Presented by the First Baptist Griffin Sanctuary Choir  December 8, 2019, 11:00 a.m. Bonus Rehearsals Saturday, September 28, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, 7:0--8:30 p.m. We would love to have you join us in the...

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Journey in Grace – Missions Class

September 18 and 25 FBC Griffin is a “community of grace.” However, we recognize that grace is a journey, not a destination. As with any journey, there are often unexpected twists and turns in the road. Whatever your journey has been to this point, we are thankful...

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Labor Day Closings

Monday,September 2 The Church offices and buildings are closed Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day.

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Tacos and Hymn Sing

Friday, September 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the Family Life Center Join us for a shared meal and an evening of worship together! We'll provide the drinks and ground beef taco meat. Bring something that fits the taco...

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First Grade Bible Recognition

August 25 in all 11:00 a.m. services Our church family will celebrate the ways in which our first graders are growing in wisdom and faith with the presentation of a Bible during our 11:00 a.m. worship services. Parents will be asked to stand with their child and join...

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Women on Mission Recycling Project

August 25- September 8 It's recycling time again! Look for collection bins in the Welcome Center on Sunday, August 25, September 1, and September 8. We are collecting used Sunday School quarterlies, Christian Literature, Bibles, DVDs, CDs, tapes, etc. for both adults...

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Communion Sunday

Come partake in the Lord's Supper with us this Sunday in all services. 8:45 a.m. Chapel Worship11:00 a.m. Connexion Worship11:00 a.m. Celebration Worship Children will worship with their families for the entirety of the 11:00 a.m. services. All of our Communion bread...

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Wednesday Night Activities Resume

Wednesday night fellowship and activities resume August 7. Menu: Fried Chicken, Cream Potatoes, Green Beans, Salad, Biscuits, Strawberry Shortcake The Deeper Connexions and Pastor's Bible Study groups will meet together August 7. Dr. Hardee's book study group will...

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Promotion Sunday with Sixth Grade Recognition

What does Promotion Sunday mean for my family? If you have a sixth grader this school year, that child joins our Student Ministry today! Students meet in the Basement under the Sanctuary for Sunday School and Wednesday nights.If you have a first grader this school...

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Journey in Grace – Membership Class

FBC Griffin is a “community of grace.” However, we recognize that grace is a journey, not a destination. As with any journey, there are often unexpected twists and turns in the road. Whatever your journey has been to this point, we are thankful that God has led you to...

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Sandra McCracken: Open Hearts, A Celebration of Grace

A FREE women's event at FBC Griffin's Morgan Hall August 24 10:00 - 12:00 p.m. Sandra McCracken is a prolific singer-songwriter and modern-day hymn writer whose songs like “We Will Feast In The House Of Zion,” "God’s Highway" and “Thy Mercy My God” have settled into...

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Children’s Summer Events

Children's Ministry July 24: Cookie Baking & Delivery, Begin with potluck at church 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 25-28 - Passport Kids @ Converse College, Spartanburg, SC We have five campers going to Passport at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC. Pray for Ava, Colin, Jack,...

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Celebrating Sarah Murray’s Ministry, 5 Years

On Saturday, July 27th, Rev. Sarah Murray will celebrate her 5th anniversary with us.  Sarah has been a tireless worker and has taken on significant new responsibilities in the last two years.  Just a few of the hats she wears are: leading our children’s ministry,...

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Ryan Cummings, Guitarist in Concert at FBC Griffin

July 21 at 6:00 p.m. in the Bramblett Chapel Ryan Cummings is a classical guitarist and native of Griffin, Georgia. After receiving his first guitar as a gift at the age of 13 Ryan dedicated himself to the relentless pursuit of wonderful musical experiences. Over the...

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Summer Camps

Children's Ministry Missions Camp Monday, July 8-Friday, July 12 Please be in prayer for our missions campers this week as they explore local hunger related ministries and learn to be good stewards of God’s blessings. Pray for Ava, Harrison, Jake, JE, Laine, Lucy,...

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Lunch and Lyrics

Enjoy a potluck lunch for choir members, and their families/guests following the Celebration Service in the Music Suite.  After lunch, join us for Rehearsal of Summer Choir Anthems in the Choir Room lasting until around 2:15...

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Pool Parties and Other Water Events Today!

Children's Ministry: June 26 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hot Dogs and drinks provided. Please bring a side to share. Kindergarten and younger: Crider Home, 690 E. College St.Grades 1-5: Pugh Home, 261 Hutchinson Farms Rd. Student Ministry: If you have children in both groups,...

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Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly Report

Nine members of First Baptist Griffin had the wonderful opportunity of attending the annual meeting of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's General Assembly which met in Birmingham, Alabama on June 19-21. We were inspired and challenged in the worship services and...

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River Baptism and July Fourth Picnic

June 30 at Camp Thunder We are excited about those in our congregation who are coming forward to publicly proclaim their faith in Jesus and to follow him in baptism. As a community, we celebrate what God is doing in these lives. We invite you to join us on Sunday,...

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FBC Weekday Summer Camp

June 24-28 9:00 a.m. to noon. For ages 2-6 (Rising first graders) Fee is $85 due by June 24. Call 770-228-7880 or email weekday@fbcgriffin.org. Register...

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Summer Film Study

“It is always true to some extent that we make our images of God. It is even truer that our image of God makes us. Eventually we become like the God we image.” (Brennan Manning) If the above statement is true, then we might do well to ask, where do we get these images...

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Vacation Bible School

June 3-6 Monday, June 3-Thursday June 6 5:30 PM Supper 6:00-8:00 PM ROAR Join us this summer for fun and friendship as we journey through the African savannah and the stories of Joseph! Whether life is unfair, scary, changing, or good, God is good! Open to ages three...

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Celebration of Hope @ Smoke Rise

The Celebration of Hope May 31st event at Smoke Rise Baptist benefits the ministry of Missy Ward Angalla one of our church's mission partners. If you are interested in attending please purchase your tickets by May 24 online at https://amani-sasa.ticketleap.com/atl/....

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Medicine Drive for Children

First Baptist is sponsoring a one month long drive to collect children's medicines for Missy Ward Angalla. Missy runs a refugee center where there are extreme needs for children's medications. We are an encourager church for Missy and Francis's CBF Ministry in Uganda....

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Endowment Foundation Election Results

Congratulations to Scott Bailey who was nominated by the foundation board and affirmed by the congregation on February 24, 2019. He will complete the three year remaining term of Curtis Hardwick. Curtis was elected Church Treasurer and remains on the board as an...

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First Impressions Team Recruitment

The First Impression Team would love for you to join us as we reach out to guests at First Baptist, seeking to make them feel right at home. Below, you find a list of areas where you can be a part of our First Impression Team: Parking Team Greeter Team Welcome Center...

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Election for Directors of First Baptist Endowment Foundation

A called Church Conference will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019, during all worship services Members will vote, via written ballot, for two (2) persons to fill the vacancies on the Endowment Foundation Board of Directors, created from the rotation of Nancy Blake and...

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Welcome, Erin!

We're excited begin the Easter season by welcoming our newest minister, Erin Clarke! Erin's first Sunday is April 28.

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Church Directory Sign-Up

April 30-May 4 and May 7-11, sessions available 1-8 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturdays. Having your picture in the directory helps us all put names and faces together as our church family grows. Make sure your household is included by registering for...

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One Church

Join us as we worship together in one service at 11:00 a.m. in Morgan Hall next Sunday, April 28. We are looking forward to celebrating Erin Clarke’s first Sunday as Minister of Music and for the ways grace might surprise us as we worship...

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Easter Schedule

Wednesday, April 17 (6:00 p.m.) - Easter Egg Hunt Thursday, April 18 (7:00 p.m.) - Maundy Thursday Service led by the Sanctuary Choir Friday, April 19 (10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) The Chapel is open for prayer Friday, April 19 (7:00 p.m.) - Good Friday Service (Student...

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A Celebration of Chauncey “Champ” Stinson

Our own Champ Stinson will be honored on Sunday, April 14 in the 11:00 a.m. Celebration service. Champ has been a blessing to us for 22 ½ years now, taking care of our facilities, setting up chairs for innumerable events and worship services, and helping members with...

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Construction Update

We have chairs! We are excited to announce that the new upholstered chairs for Morgan Hall have arrived. For now, they are stored in the closet (see picture below). We will be unpacking those after the Rotary meeting on Thursday and will be able to enjoy them for the...

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Call Weekend for Minister of Music Candidate Scheduled

The search committee has identified a candidate to be our next Minister of Music, and we have set aside March 23-24 as the weekend when she will come in view of a call. Please mark your calendars and plan to participate in the following: · Wednesday, March 20: The...

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Preschool Pajama Party

Saturday, March 16 5:00-6:30 PM Three-year-olds - Kindergarten and their families Breakfast Supper, Bedtime Stories, and Fun Bring your second favorite stuffed friend to spend the night! Register...

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Ash Wednesday Service TONIGHT!

The season of Lent begins this Wednesday, March 6 with Ash Wednesday. We take time during the six weeks between Ash Wednesday and Easter to reflect on our journey with Christ, often with a repentant heart. Many people choose something to take away (fast) and/or...

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Grace 127: Help for Foster Children

We are continuing to collect items for children in foster care through Easter Sunday. We would like to thank everyone who has donated so far. We were able to give our first 10 bags to DFCS and they have already given out two of the bags. If you have not donated or...

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