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Deadline nears for Peru sign-up

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In 2018, First Baptist Church will partner with Operacion San Andres (OSA) by sending a team of high school youth for the third time. The deadline to sign up for the mission trip is Nov. 19 and the deposit is $200. Avery Taylor plans to make another trip to Peru, and she's pretty excited about...

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Basket Party makes impact on community

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On Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. Hallock Hall will be one big Thanksgiving Basket Party as FBC provides a free family meal, games and crafts, and a basket of food to take home for Thanksgiving for 50 families with children under 18. "It’s a wonderful opportunity to connect with young families in our...

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Community Ministry Offers Help to Those in Need

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Every first and third Sunday from 4-5 p.m. FBC serves a free hot dinner to people of the community in Hallock Hall. A rotation of six to eight volunteers from our LifeGroups serve the meal and others are always welcome to serve and pray with our guests. The Clothes Closet is open on the first...

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Parent's Day Out offered three days a week

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First Baptist Church offers a Parent's Day Out Program three days a week. PDO has been a part of FBC for more than 25 years and ministers to pre-k children and their families throughout the school year and eight weeks in the summer. PDO is offered from 9:05 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and...

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Grant offers infant formula for CCFI

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  Thanks to a $5,000 grant from Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Ministries Council, First Baptist Church has been working with Center for Children and Families to provide baby formula for the organization’s Bringing up Babies program.“The program is a voluntary in-home visitation...

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CenturyMen

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     The CenturyMen, a men’s chorus of professional Christian musicians who are ministers of music, concert artists, college faculty members and state music leaders from across America, will perform in Norman for the first time in several years. The CenturyMen...

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Jim Stewart reflects on 30 years at First Baptist before retirement

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When Jim Stewart was about 12 or 13, his grandmother told him he was going to be a minister. “I just laughed,” Stewart said. “Over 40 years later, here I am.” Stewart’s ministry will come to a close at First Baptist Church on December 31 when he retires as...

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Vickie Riggs celebrates 30 years with FBC

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Vickie Riggs doesn’t hesitate when she says that the last 30 years of her life have been nothing but a blessing.During her time at First Baptist Church as the senior adult minister, Riggs has enjoyed traveling, building new friendships and enriching the lives of others.“I think what...

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