Children’s Choir


Praise God from Whom all blessings flow... God truly blessed the 2012 Children’s Choir Spring Musical again, and again, and again! Thank you to everyone who participated in some way, including much needed prayer support! … [Read more...]

God created everything that is and is ruler over His creation.


God created everything that is and is ruler over His creation. These two statements are connected, but in reality the first one is key because if God created everything then He is the ruler over that creation. Today, there are primary views on how things came to be. 1) It all evolved, 2) God created everything in six 24-hour days, 2) God created everything through evolution. I believe 2) to be correct – God created everything in six days. This is not a conflict of science and the Bible, but is a question of how authoritative is the Bible and how confident can we be in popular … [Read more...]

“Have Thine Own Way, Lord”


Proverbs 13:12 says “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” Disappointments come to all of us in our lives, yet God can use disappointments for His appointments. Many times God helps us to re-focus on Him, to build our faith, and sometimes divert us to other opportunities. That was the situation that led to the writing of this great invitational hymn. Adelaide A.Pollard was born in Iowa during the Civil War. Her parents named her Sarah, but she did not like the name Sarah, and changed it to Adelaide. After attending the Boston School of … [Read more...]

Student Ministry

Our biggest spiritual event of the year, summer camp, is less than a month away!  Please pray for changed hearts and lives during our week together and those who already know Christ will be challenged to grow in their faith and share it with those around them.  The junior high will be gone June 17-22 and the high school will be gone July 1-6.  … [Read more...]

Sr. Adult 55+ Local Outing – June 22

Friday, June 22 Meet at the church at 12:00 p.m. for lunch. Leave the church at 1:30 p.m. for the Bashas’ Museum, tour the Bashas’ Museum 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Car pool or Private car. Signup sheets will be in the Sunday School classes June 10.  We will need to know by June 20. Call if you can’t go. Contact numbers 480-821-1540 – Katherine Gilstrap, or 480-987-9794 – Daisy Roberts. From Arizona Republic, March 17, 2012: At 3,000 pieces of art and growing, it's one of the most extensive such collections in the world. It includes work in oil, acrylics, pastels, charcoal and … [Read more...]

June 22-24 Retreat at Tontozona – Men’s M2 Ministry

Men’s M2 Ministry Guys, time is running out for you to reserve your spot for our Men’s Retreat to the beautiful cool mountains of Arizona. The Retreat at Tontozona is just east of Payson on Hwy 260. Join us on June 22-24 (Friday evening-Sunday morning). When we get closer to the date, we will arrange carpooling from the church. Kelly Doherty, from Texas, will be our speaker. The cost is only $75! Please sign up at the Men's Booth in the church lobby. The first 40 (age 12 and older males) that register will have a guaranteed spot. There are plenty of activities to do in the area. Any … [Read more...]

Melinda Fryrear – Bridal Shower

Bridal Shower

Please join us in showering Melinda Fryrear with love and best wishes at a party in her honor. WHEN: June 24, 2012 TIME: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. WHERE: First Baptist Church Chandler, 3405 S. Arizona Ave. in Chandler Melinda is registered at Target & Macys. They will also gladly accept gift cards to Home Depot, Lowe's, or CostCo in preparation of their new place together! Given by the FBC Choir & Orchestra … [Read more...]

Ladies Game Day

Thursday, June 28 10:00-2:00 p.m. Ladies! Join us for Game Day! You can play individual games, Dominoes - you choose, or bring your favorite game from home. We will play games that anybody can play, but…maybe you’re a Checkers champion ready to display your hidden talents! Bring a sack lunch and plan to spend some time visiting with friends, or making new ones. If you have any questions please contact Mary Brooks at 480-345-6283. … [Read more...]

Quilting Group


The Quilters will be taking the summer off.  They will be meeting again in September.  Enjoy your summer and keep on quilting! … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry – June Activities

Monday Lunch Bunch Monday, June 4, 11:30 a.m. at Chili’s, NE corner of Gilbert & Germann No Welcome Box Work Day Questions? Call 480-963-6989 No Women’s Ministry Meeting Quilting Group will resume Tuesday, September 18 at 2:00 p.m. at the church Thursday Lunch Bunch Thursday, June 21, 11:30 a.m. at Yummy Grill Buffet, 2100 S. Gilbert Rd. Questions? Contact Dorothy Daniel at 480-883-0426 Women’s Game Day Thursday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. Room #111-112 at the church Collect supplies for Mexico School Ministry June 1 - August 5 … [Read more...]