March 25, 2020
Greetings, Church Family! Your staff met yesterday, some in person and some by phone, and we were talking together about how we’re doing ministry in this new context. Of course, one of the questions that came up for us is probably the same one that you’re all asking around your tables and living rooms and text messages: How long will we have to do this? None of us has a crystal ball to see the future, but nevertheless we’re all trying to make sense of things. For me personally, I’m listening to information from the CDC, Tennessee Health Department, and the Oak Ridge School System …
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March 19, 2020
Greetings from First Baptist Church! Social distancing can be isolating and… boring, if we’re being honest. In this post, we wanted to give you some resources and ideas how to keep sane while we all keep each other safe.
Spirituality: Oddly enough, we might find that this time of keeping physical distance might just create some otherwise rare space and time to tend …
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COVID-19 Protocols thru March 31
March 17, 2020
Greetings from First Baptist Church! I know you’re probably getting overloaded with emails from everyone everywhere about what’s closed or different because of COVID-19 and the social distancing that is rightly being encouraged out there. Your church family wants you to be connected, especially in times like these. For that reason, this email will be the first in what will probably be a steady stream of information that will be broadcast across several platforms …
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March 16, 2020
FBC is putting a hiatus on meeting on the church campus until April 1 (TBD after that). For your convenience, there’s an easy link directly on the home page – Watch Live Services – where you can virtually attend Sunday and Wednesday evening services.
Stay tuned to this News page for updates.