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First Baptist Church
16Jan

Lenten Small Group Dialogue, led by Dr. Paul Baker

The Christian Education Committee will be offering a Lenten study led by Dr. Paul Baker. Listed below are the dates and topics for dialogue. Dialogue...

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First Baptist Church
16Jan

Souper Bowl Chili Cook-Off

A fun time of sharing and sampling some wonderful soups after 11am worship at  First Baptist Church. The top voted soup will win bragging rights...

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First Baptist Church
31Dec

Judson Campus Ministry Update 2019

First Baptist Church is one of the supporting partners of the Judson Baptist Fellowship, an American Baptist Campus Ministry at Illinois State University. Here are...

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First Baptist Church
10Dec

December 14 – Frosty’s Popup Gift Shoppe

We are excited to host a one day Gift Shoppe on Saturday, December 14 10:30 am to 1:00 pm First Baptist Church of Bloomington For...

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First Baptist Church
09Dec

Celebrating a Year of Ministry Together

We celebrate the 1-year anniversary of Pastor Brian and Gabrielle coming to First Baptist Bloomington.  Among the many meetings, visits, times of sharing, (and more...

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First Baptist Church
21Nov

Thanksgiving Community Meal – Monday Nov. 25

All friends and members of First Baptist Church are invited to share in the Thanksgiving Meal hosted by Judson/AGAPE Fellowship, our American Baptist Campus ministry...

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First Baptist Church
13Nov

Participating in Christ – Chapter Five

Apocalypse -- what comes to mind when we hear the word?  The end of the world?  The whole genre of post-apocalyptic movies, literature and games...

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First Baptist Church
05Nov

Participating in Christ – Chapter Four

If Philippians 2:6-11 is a central description of what God's cruciform love looks like in the person of Jesus Christ, the introductory verse of Philippians...

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First Baptist Church
30Oct

Sharing our stories around the table

Come share a good meal and conversations that help shape our ministry. Next meal will be at noon on November 3 at First Baptist Church. ...

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First Baptist Church
24Oct

Participating in Christ – Reflections on Michael Gorman’s book

Michael J. Gorman's book Participating in Christ is a fascinating exploration of a phrase we encounter time and again in Paul's writings, yet perhaps without considering...

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