First Baptist Herald- Online (Page 4)
Dedication of First Baptist Church’s Historical Marker
On Friday, October 9, 2020, First Baptist Church dedicated a historical marker at our original location on the corner of Sixth and Chestnut streets in Downtown Winston-Salem. A video of the ceremony can be viewed below. We are also grateful to The Chronicle for covering the ceremony in its pages. Please click here to read this article.
“The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro” by Frederick Douglass
As we prepare to observe the Fourth of July holiday this year, we present Frederick Douglass‘s oration “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro” as we consider the current events around this nation. To download the complete speech, please click here.
New Secure Mailbox for First Baptist Church
We now have a secure mailbox at First Baptist Church! Thanks to Jerry Barnes, we can receive your cards and letters through a mail slot that is located at the side entrance of the church next to the parking lot. This is also a no-contact method if you would like to drop any messages at the church and not come inside. We’re thankful to Mr. Barnes for his work, especially during this era of the coronavirus.
Announcing Our YouTube Channel!
First Baptist Church, Highland Avenue is now on YouTube! We are pleased to expand our ministry online and we look forward to sharing more content with you! You can find our YouTube Channel at this link. See one of our recent services below, and be sure to like, share, and subscribe!
Find Us on SoundCloud!
We’re pleased to announce that we have a presence on SoundCloud! You can now hear past sermons and complete Morning Worship Services online- click below to listen and download!
Woodworking Exhibit by Member Ronald Fulton
Our own Ronald Fulton has an exhibit of his woodworking currently on display at the Paddison Memorial Branch Library in Kernersville! Our Senior Ministry visited the exhibit last week, and we hope that you’ll do the same!
Congratulations to Mae Timmons Moore, Ms. North Carolina Senior America!
We would like to congratulate our own Mae Timmons Moore, who was crowned Ms. North Carolina Senior America on Saturday, May 18! She will go on to represent North Carolina at the national Ms. Senior America pageant in October. Read more about Ms. Moore at this link, courtesy of The Pilot of Southern Pines!
Dr. Virginia K. Newell recognized!
The Chronicle recognized our longtime member, Dr. Virginia K. Newell, in this week’s issue! We’re grateful for her service and legacy in our community!
A Member of First Baptist Church in Action!
Our own Margaret Graham is participating in an important medical study about lowering blood pressure! See her photos, watch the videos and learn more about this important research at this link.
The Ties That Bind: First Baptist Church and the “Phantom Musician”
The First Baptist Church family warmly thanks our friends at the Winston-Salem Journal, especially reporter Lisa O’Donnell, for sharing this article about the connection between our church and the late musician Prince McCoy, whose contributions to the larger community have begun to come to light. Member Alma Peay shares several recollections in this story as well! Please click the image below to be taken to the story!