August 6, 2017

August Memory Verse:

· Joshua 1:9 “Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Take the Plunge!!! Read the Bible in a Year:

· 3 Chapters a day and 5 Chapters on Sunday, or 1 Chapter a day for the New Testament.

Membership Class:

· Began July 9th at 9:30am in the Choir Room. This class is open to all ages.

Outdoor Baptism:

· Outdoor Baptisms are being planned for August 27th at 5pm. Talk to one of the Pastors if you are interested.

Help Needed:

· Help Don and Clara move this afternoon from 2:00 – 5:00pm. Their address is 1405 East 42nd St.

Prayer at East Campus:

· Today at 5pm

Israel Trip Team Meeting:

· Today at 5pm

Senior Adult Walk:

· Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:00am

Ladies Prayer Time:

· Monday mornings at 9:30am

Men’s Basketball:

· Monday and Friday at 12:00 noon.

Church Night Activities:

· Adult Study, Daughters of Christ, Care Group, Youth Group, Children’s Activity, Nursery available. Join us!

Women’s Bible Study:

· Thursday at 9:30am

Sr. Adult Ice Cream Social:

· Thursday, August 10th at 3:00pm at the church.


· “Finish” meeting on Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:00pm at the Church. This is a Christ centered, biblical, 12-Step Program for ANYONE that wants to seriously work through any hurt, habit, or hang-up that is impacting their relationships with others, and with God. Please contact Roger or Pat Anderson with any questions.

Meeting Night:

· Thursday at 6:30pm. Advisory Council and Trustee Meetings.

Men’s Retreat:

· Save the Date: August 18th and 19th at Camp Merrill – “From the Heart

Ice Cream Social:

· Neighborhood Ice Cream Social, Wednesday, August 30th from 6:30-8:00pm at First Baptist Church.

Virtuous Women:

· Bible Study starting in the fall – “Between a Rock and a Grace Place”. Watch for more info.

· Bible Study starting in the fall – “Grace is Greater”. Watch for more info.

Notice to Parents:

· Parents need to provide the guardian receipt when picking up children from the nursery.

Kearney FB Missions: · Visit to see how we are involved in serving God locally and globally.

Valet Parking:

· Please know that valet parking is available before and after both services. Whether young or old, the Valet Team is here to help you!

· If you are 19-59, we would love to have you join the Valet Team! Please call Jessica 293-0833 or Terri 627-7954.

First Baptist Cares:

· Please join us to encourage others in our church family and enjoy some fun fellowship. We meet in the Library, Wednesday nights at 7:00pm.

· First Baptist Cares is seeking Military addresses of your loved ones. They can be state side or overseas. We also want e-mail addresses if you have them. We would like to encourage those who bravely serve our country. Thanks!!!

Christian Counseling:

· First Baptist Counselor, Angie McDermott, holds a Master’s degree in Counseling and is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner. She has been with the Church since January of 1997. You can set up an appointment with Angie by calling (308) 293-2220


· If you need to add a loved one to the prayer chain please call Krystal Arehart at 308-293-0645 or email to

Videos of the Service:

· Please note that you may now WATCH the worship service. It will be online by Sunday afternoons. Go to then go to video library and choose the service you desire.

Sunday School Hour:

· Friends Class: Meets in the Friends room and studies a variety of topics.

· Saints Alive Class: Meets in the Saints Room. Studying The Books of Galatians and Ephesians.

· Servants and Friends: We meet at the end of the west hall downstairs.

· Truth Seekers: We meet in the North East Quad Room.

· Faith Builders Fellowship Group: We meet in the East Doubles Room.

· Unshackled: We meet in the SW Quad.

· Agape Sunday School Class: John Arnold is teaching about Mark. Join us!

· Partners With Christ Class: We are studying “1st & 2nd Samuel”. Join us!!!

· Rooted: Join us for an hour of fellowship and study. We meet downstairs in the old youth room.

· Woman’s Sunday School Class meets in the Conference Room. For more info contact Stacie Vance at 308-529-2976 or Victoria Du Preez at 402-413-8811.

· Spanish Bible Study: Begins at 10am