One Cry

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Our church will be launching OneCry, a 8-week focus on praying, during April 24-June 5, 2016. What is OneCry? Our nation has not experienced a mighty spiritual awakening in over 100 years. OneCry is a nationwide call for spiritual awakening. OneCry is not about politics, programs, or cultural changes. It is an eight-week focus on praying that Christians walk closer to God and non-Christians become followers of Jesus. Throughout history great moves of God have come after His people have cried out to Him in desperation. OneCry Schedule at FBC 8 week focus on praying: April … [Read more...]

The Ostriches are Coming!

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Friday, March 11 –Sunday, March 13 What? The Chandler Ostrich Festival began in 1989. The event has grown to become one of the premier festivals in the southwest, with 250,000 to 350,000 people attending the 3-day celebration each spring. The popular festival is based on Chandler's colorful early history of ostrich ranching, which included raising these unusual creatures for their stylish and expensive plumes. Where? The festival takes place at Tumbleweed Park, on the southwest corner of McQueen and Germann roads, featuring live ostrich races and ostrich-themed activities, … [Read more...]

New Parenting Class for 2016

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Beginning Wednesday, January 6, Tonya Lawson will lead a weekly Parenting Class using the book How to Raise a Modern-Day Joseph, by Linda Massey Weddle. We will meet in Rooms A126/A127 from 6:30 – 7:30. Childcare is provided for children younger than Kindergarten, and Missionz Kidz is available for Kindergartners – 6th grade. Missionz Kidz will meet in the Café for a fun cooking program called Cooking with Jesus, taught by Debbie Belote. Books are $18.32, but if you prefer a digital copy, you can purchase one at Amazon.com. Don't confuse the title with Raising a Modern-Day … [Read more...]

Annual Super Sunday Tailgate Party

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Countdown has officially begun for the FBC Super Sunday Tailgate party!  (Sunday, February 7 , 2016 at 1 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., so you have plenty of time to head home for the game.) Hey, everyone, wear your favorite team jersey to promote your team (except the New England Patriots!) and enjoy some pre-game fellowship time! There will be fun to be had by all: Games for children and youth Flag football for the youth Balloon art Bouncy houses for the kids Game of Washer for mature youth! Music and more! Chili Cook-off - Now is the time to get out that favorite chili recipe to … [Read more...]

Walk Through Bethlehem 2015

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Friday, Saturday & Sunday December 18, 19 & 20, 2015 6:00—8:00 p.m. (FREE!) … [Read more...]

Operation Christmas Child 2015 at FBC

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Our church has been doing Operation Christmas Child for a few years. It is a whole church mission project to send the love of Jesus Christ to the needy kids around the world.  Everybody is encouraged to pick up a few shoe boxes at church, fill them up and return by November 15. … [Read more...]

Bible Study Classes

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We have Bible Study (Sunday School) classes for every member of your family on Sunday at Hamilton High School. Please note that the times of the classes will change to 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. beginning June 7, 2015. … [Read more...]

Annual Sweetheart Banquet

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Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. Final plans are being made, but we want you to reserve this date! Tickets will go on sale starting January 18. The event, which will take place at the church, will include entertainment, dinner, a speaker and other surprises. Child care will be provided at the church. The theme is masquerade, so this should be a lot of fun! … [Read more...]

Upcoming Events for the Men’s Ministry

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Monday, August 4 at 6:00 p.m. Men's Ministry presents "Family Fun" night at The Main Event in Tempe. Calling all men to join us with their families on Monday, August 4 at 6pm for a night of bowling, laser tag, arcade games and more. Please check out the website mainevent.org to see all that is available. Saturday, August 16 at 8:00 a.m. "Get Connected" breakfast with guest speaker, Dr. Keith Henry, Ministry Leadership Facilitator for the Arizona Southern Baptist Convention. Men of FBC, please come and join us for prayer, the Word, the connections and of course...some food.  … [Read more...]

Upcoming Events for the Men’s Ministry

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-Monday, July 21: Fun event for men and youth at the Main Event in Tempe -Saturday, August 16: Men’s "Get Connected" Breakfast with speaker Dr. Keith Henry from Golden Gate Seminary. -Saturday, September 27: Volunteer event at Feed My Starving Children in Tempe at 9:00 a. m. Golf Outing planned for October, venue TBD -Tuesday, October 14: Men’s Conference, theme Act Like Men. This event is for men and youth. -Saturday, November 15: 1st Annual Operation Christmas Child packing party. -2nd week in December: Operation Christmas Float. … [Read more...]