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Reflections on Vogel Alcove

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

In late October several women from First Baptist Church served on a mini-mission trip to Vogel Alcove, a center for homeless children in Dallas that serves 200 children and their families daily. During the mission trip, the women provided a snack station, game time and crafts for homeless...

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Thanksgiving Basket Party Donations needed

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

On November 19 at 6:00 p.m. the Family Life Center will be filled with games and fellowship for our annual Thanksgiving Basket Party. This will be the seventh year that First Baptist has provided Thanksgiving baskets to the community. "We provide a free family meal, time in our gym and game...

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Register today for Upward Basketball

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

Registration has begun for the Upward Basketball 2019 season at First Baptist Church. Early registration cost per child is $110; after November 12, the cost is $125. The cost does include a uniform, T-shirt, water bottle, and end of year award. Player evaluation dates are 6:00-8:00 p.m. on...

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Encountering God

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

David Garland writes, “while many receive healing in their lives, only a few encounter God in their healing.” Have you encountered God in your journeys of healing?  In Luke 17 we read the story of Jesus healing 10 lepers, but only one encountered God. The lepers stood at a...

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Service of Hope, Lord's Supper set

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

      The Stories of Healing worship series will conclude on October 28 with Service of Hope and the Lord's Supper during 10:30 a.m. worship. The service allows the congregation to remember those who have passed over the last year and allows us to recognize that healing...

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Funny Face Festival Sunday!

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

• Volunteers, baked goods needed The Funny Face Festival is all set to invade the parking lots of First Baptist on October 21 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. "There will be something at the Funny Face Festival for all ages. Wear your funniest face, invite a friend and join us," Vickie Riggs, Minister...

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Operation Christmas Child Collection Continues

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

The arrival of October means that the holiday season is quickly approaching. In preparation, First Baptist Church is announcing Celebrate His Gifts as a way for us to respond in gratitude to the ultimate gift of Jesus.  Each year FBC gives generously to support several holiday ministries...

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Register now for Fall FallOut

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

One of the best fall traditions in Norman for youth has to be heading to Falls Creek for a weekend of fun and fellowship during Fall FallOut. This year's Fall FallOut will be October 12-14. "With our theme being Follower: Living an Authentic Faith, I hope our youth will learn practical ways to...

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The Bell Rings

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

John Donne, a 17th century poet, cleric and dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London from 1621-1631, wrote “never send to know for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee.” Donne is reflecting on the use of bells to announce the death of a fellow-citizen, reminding us that the...

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It’s Football Time in Oklahoma!

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

The start of a new school year means the start of a new football season. The Crosstown Clash between Norman High and Norman North kicks things off next Thursday at Owen field and the Sooners begin their quest to return to the College Football Playoffs next Saturday at Owen field as well. The...

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