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Mission Council Report

Mission Council Report

FBC Griffin supports a variety of ministries that serve the Griffin community. In the February 5th Mission Council meeting, these ministries reported on their work from the fourth quarter of 2023. Here's a brief summary of what your tithes and offerings contribute to...

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Grace 127: Help for Foster Children

Grace 127: Help for Foster Children

During the month of February, we turn our attention to a special ministry to foster children and their families. FBC volunteers provide comforting gifts for children who are going through a life change that is often frightening and uncertain. When children have to be...

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This Sunday

This Sunday

We welcome Troop 2 Scouts in Celebration Worship this Sunday to celebrate Scout Sunday. Scouts will take a leadership role during the worship service. Our Orchestra will perform, along with our Sanctuary Choir. This Sunday, we have more to celebrate as two individuals...

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Camping/Glamping Trip

Camping/Glamping Trip

Let's Go to Jack Hill (Gordonia) State Park! FBC families and friends are heading to Jack Hill (Gordonia) State Park on Saturday, February 17th through Tuesday, February 20th of 2024. (You can come earlier or stay later than those dates.) Try your Foot Golf game out...

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Your Giving in Action

Your Giving in Action

Your regular contribution to the budget (your tithe) makes ministries of First Baptist possible. We have highlighted these ministries once a month throughout the year. Refreshment for Body and Soul In the heart of our vibrant church community, there exists a tapestry...

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Journey in Grace

Journey in Grace

     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...

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GriefShare

GriefShare groups are led by people who understand what you are going through when you experience loss. They want to help. By participating in this group you will gain valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your...

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End of Year Giving

End of Year Giving

     As 2023 draws to a close, this is a natural time to look back with gratitude at the way God has been faithful to us and the priorities that have guided us. First Baptist Griffin has been so generous throughout the year as we’ve responded to numerous needs in our...

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Christmas Eve Service

Christmas Eve Service

This Christmas Eve (December 24), bring the kids early in their pajamas and enjoy a cinnamon roll fellowship at 9:45 a.m. before our One Church service at 10:30 a.m. Later in the day, we invite you to participate in our special family tradition as we anticipate the...

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Memory and Thankfulness

Memory and Thankfulness

By Steven Norris      “Take care that you do not forget the Lord your God…” (Deuteronomy 8:11). I don’t know about you, but I am a chronic forgetter. I make lists, use special apps on my iPhone, fill my desk with multi-colored Post It notes, have people remind me of...

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Christmas Toy Shop

Christmas Toy Shop

The time is here for us to rally together in support of the Christmas Toy Shop. This ministry affords families (who otherwise couldn't) an opportunity to provide each of their children with two Christmas gifts. Your generosity and volunteer support shares the love of...

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Fall Festival

Fall Festival

FAMILY. FRIENDS. FUN. FBC'S FALL FESTIVAL at Tobesofkee Farm brings us all together for a special evening filled with laughter, cake walks, chili competition, hayrides, candy, and games! Tobesofkee Farm is a beautiful event center located in Barnesville, Georgia. Join...

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Amani Sasa Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser

  Our Friends from Amani Sasa would like to invite you to join them for a celebration!   The Amani Sasa Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser will take place on Sunday, September 17th at Second Ponce De Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta. It will be from 5-7pm. There...

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Build a Classroom

Build a Classroom

We invite you to join this project in partnership with Home Depot to build an outdoor classroom at Moore Elementary in Griffin. The event takes place on October 12, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You can sign up to volunteer using the button below. For more...

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Partners in Education Golf Tournament

Partners in Education Golf Tournament

We invite you to play for the First Baptist Griffin team at the 2023 Partners in Education Golf Tournament, a charity event  to benefit our school system. The tournament takes place at City Golf Course (Griffin) on September 29, 2023, starting at 8:30 a.m. We can...

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Building up our next generation

Because of your faithful giving to our budget our children are experiencing hands-on mission opportunities, inviting friends to fun fellowship events, and hearing and experiencing the gospel every week. Our Minister to Children and Families, Lori Welborn, works with...

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Sweet Hour of Worship at The Woods

Where is your money going? Your regular tithe (budget offering) supports a worship ministry at the assisted living facility called The Woods, located in Griffin. Led by our Minister of Pastoral Care, Ron Murray, this worship service features music performed by...

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Feeding the Community through Five Loaves and Two Fish

Your contributions of time, talent, and money (through the regular budget) help support critical ministry efforts in Griffin, including the Five Loaves and Two Fish Food Pantry. Thank you for being the hands and feet of Jesus in our community. Volunteers serve on the...

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LifeSong Sparks Renewal in Women’s Lives

When you give to the regular budget at FBC Griffin, your money supports vibrant and life-giving ministries within our church. One such ministry is LifeSong. LifeSong Ministries strives to help women who desire to improve their job skills and life situations. LifeSong...

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Servant Hearts Always at Work

When you contribute to the regular budget at FBC Griffin, you are supporting vital ministries that impact both our church and our local community. One such ministry is the Levite Ministry, which provides help with small household repair and building projects for...

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Thank you for supporting Adult Missions

Your regular budgetary offering (also known as your tithe) supports so many valuable ministries across our church. One of those ministries is Adult Missions. While most of the funds allocated for Adult Missions goes to send members to the mission field locally,...

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The McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University

The McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University

The school continues to welcome a diverse group of students, many of whom are now intending to prepare for bi-vocational and multi-vocational work. As such, their curriculum has become more person-and congregation-focused. In fact, they have established a Center for...

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Weekday Welcomes 175 Children

Monday, August 7 was the first day of school for the FBC Weekday program. Our enrollment this year is the largest we have had in many years—175 children and 24 adults on staff. It is a blessing and pleasure to work with these little ones. The program is a true...

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Women’s Prayer

Women’s Prayer

Ladies are invited to join other women at the sanctuary altar for a sweet hour of prayer on Sundays from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Ellee Hilley.

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Let’s Pop into Fall!

Let’s Pop into Fall!

We are excited to announce our fall season's Wednesday Night Kick Off! Join us for hamburgers, hotdogs, popcorn, and a preview of fall activities. The festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. in Morgan Hall. Students (including children) will find games and inflatables to...

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The Tech We Take for Granted

The Tech We Take for Granted

     One person’s vision really can create lasting change. When Dave Bowden formally began the television ministry in February of 1994 at First Baptist Griffin, he wanted to provide access to the worship service for people who were unable to leave their homes. He was...

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Semester at a Glance

(Click on the image to view full screen) All of the "back to school" events are just around the corner. We are excited to announce our Wednesday Night Programs Fall Kick-Off Event on August 9 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.! We invite you to join us in Morgan Hall for hot...

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KIDMIN Summer Fun

Hey Kids (and Parents)! What are you doing this summer? Let's get together for some EPIC fun at FBC! Mark these dates on your calendar and invite your friends—it's going to be a summer to remember! Be sure to register for these events to help us plan. 

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Unexpected Family Reunions

Unexpected Family Reunions

By Steven Norris      It is amazing how you can meet a perfect stranger and, within a very brief time, connect with them on a profound level. When my family traveled to Uganda last summer to work with one of our church’s mission partners, I had just such an...

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XYZ Peach Trip

XYZ Peach Trip

It's peach season again! That means it is time for our senior adult ministry's annual Peach Trip to Dickey Farms in Musella, GA. If you would like to ride in the church van for for this trip on July 13, please contact the church office (770-227-5517) asap to reserve a...

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Wild Life Safari Reading Club

This summer from June 18 through July 30, children may visit the church library (before and after Sunday school, both worship services and each morning during VBS) and sign up for the Wild Life Reading Safari. Each child signing up will receive special reading safari...

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Basecamp

BaseCamp is a summer camp experience designed around the way climbers summit Mt. Everest. No one goes right to the top, there are basecamps all along the way. These camps help you acclimate to the elevation so that you can reach the next section of the mountain....

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Church Missions

Pray for Local Mission Efforts     The month of May is the annual time for FBC Griffin’s Church Mission Offering. This is one of the primary sources of funds used to support local mission projects in the church, city, and state. In the past, we have used this money to...

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Book Club Discussion

Grab your copy of Resident Aliens by Hauerwas and Willimon and mark your calendar for a discussion of the book on May 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Cheatham Room with our pastor, Steven Norris. The evening will kick off with a potluck meal, so we would like to ask that...

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Children’s Litany

On Children's Sunday, May 7, during Celebration Worship, our children led us in worship through song and readings. This litany, in particular, reminds us to celebrate our children as they are, as God's children.

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Donation to Fund Shelter for Homeless Veterans

The First Baptist Griffin community presented Dr. Randall Peters, the Chair of the Griffin-Spalding Military Affairs Committee, with a check in the amount of $50,000 during the Sunday worship service on April 23. This money was donated over a six-week period around...

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Base Camp

Students, get ready for an amazing summer camp experience at Base Camp at Rock Eagle! Registration is now open for July 17-21, 2023. Just click on the image below to sign up. Contact Seth Brown if you have questions.

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One Church

One Church

Let us all worship together in the Sanctuary, where we will participate in The Lord's Supper and celebrate Baptism together on Sunday, April 16th at 10:30 a.m. Our special guest for this service will be Paul Baxley, Executive Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist...

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Holy Week

The Community Egg Hunt is now an Egg Grab! Our local forecast is predicting rain, so they are moving our egg-stravaganza INSIDE Historic City Hall. Join us and our local church partners for Easter-themed arts and crafts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and a gigantic...

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Words from the Rubble (Meditations)

Welcome to this sacred space. For Christians, the Easter story reminds us of a central teaching in the life of Jesus: new beginnings are possible. In the face of death, Easter insists that death is not the end of the story. Take some time to listen. Amid the rubble,...

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Called Church Conference

Following each worship service on March 19th, 2023, we will hold a called church conference to accept nominations from members for the First Baptist Church Endowment Foundation Board of Directors and to take a vote on the nomination of Curtis Hardwick for Church...

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Founders Day

Founders Day

     FBC Griffin was founded on March 7, 1841. We will observe Founders' Day during our worship services on March 5, 2023. During this special service, we recognize those individuals who have been members of our church for 50 years. Each 50-year member will receive a...

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Grace 127 Gotcha Bag Goods

During the month of March, we invite you to join us in preparing "Gotcha Bags" for children who are taken into foster care without much notice. This ministry offers a small token of love to children during a particularly vulnerable time in their lives. Please scroll...

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Words from the Rubble

Words from the Rubble

On January 12, 2023, devastating tornadoes tore through the state of Georgia. According to the report at Weather.gov, Griffin and Spalding County were impacted by two EF2 tornadoes, one EF3 tornado, and one EF1 tornado. Over 500 homes were deemed “uninhabitable” as a...

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First Steps

First Steps

It is exciting the a child trust Jesus and follows Him. Becoming a Christian is a decision that affects every other choice they make. Given the importance of that decision, we want to invite parents and their kids  to be part of a discipleship process that will...

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Attire

Attire

Share your love of our church wherever you go! These comfortable and stylish clothes sport a First Baptist Griffin logo. Available in a variety of sizes and colors, these articles of clothing wash well (without shrinking) and hold up over the long term. Our logos are...

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