News (Page 2)

News (Page 2)

Support the Winston-Salem State University Choir

Funds are being raised to assist the Winston-Salem State University Choir, under the direction of Maestra D’Walla Simmons-Burke, in going to Carnegie Hall to perform with the inaugural Carnegie Hall Mass HBCU Choir next Easter (April 9, 2023)! Please donate at this link: https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/22CHOIR

Updated Church Hours

Starting on Wednesday, April 13, the Church Office will be open on Thursdays! The new weekly hours for the Church Office are: Wednesdays, 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.Thursdays, 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.Fridays, 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

FBC Reopening Update

Thank you for your patience and diligence with our COVID protocols over the last two years! Our Trustee Ministry has carefully monitored our county’s active COVID cases and with guidance from the CDC, we can eliminate some of our restrictions for in-person services and meetings. The changes listed below are effective as of Wednesday, April 13. Worship Services Discontinue temperature checks and registration process for Wednesday services, Sunday services, and funerals. Wednesday noonday bible study will remain virtual. Continue to…

Congratulations to Tavis Garlington!

We would like to congratulate Tavis Garlington, son of John-Troy and Crystal Witherspoon, on his accomplishment at Hampton University!

Lenten Meditations from the Assistant Pastor

During this Lenten Season, Rev. Glenn Pettiford will share meditations about the occasion with the congregation. The collection of those meditations will be shared here. Friday, April 1 Psalm 1:5 “Therefore, the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous;” There is a difference between the fate of the righteous and the fate of the wicked. Follow the advice of the wicked, take the path of sinners, sit where scoffers sit and you…

Interim Pastor Subcommittee Update: Listening Sessions on Wednesday, February 23

This announcement is regarding First Baptist Church’s initial Listening Session scheduled on Wednesday, February 23 at 6:00 P.M. Dr. Tony Barr, our Interim Pastor Consultant from the General Baptist State Convention, will lead the Listening Session. In preparation for this time together, please read the following document outlining the “Purpose of the Listening Sessions.” You may join in person in the sanctuary or via Zoom:If you plan to attend in person, please register using the following link: https://forms.gle/Kr5n65c22YDTvXW38.If you plan…

Bible Study with Rev. Dr. Tony W. Barr, Sr.

We were happy to have Rev. Dr. Tony W. Barr, Sr. of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina for Bible Study on Wednesday, February 4! You can view Dr. Barr’s presentation below. To view or download the slides from his presentation, please click here.