News (Page 23)

Looking Ahead…

I am so excited about the College Choir Reunion weekend, May 24-26. We have over 90 former participants in our college ministry returning to our church from as far away as Washington State and California. They return because of what they experienced here at Auburn First Baptist. They return because of what they felt here…

Looking Ahead…

Today, prior to looking ahead, I would like to “look back” on the past three Sundays. GMO Sunday was a wonderful combination of the spoken word and the sung word. Ronnie’s Brewer’s message and Kate Campbell’s music fit so perfectly together, reminding us of our Christian duty to care for the “least of these.” (By…

Building the Body of Christ at Auburn First Baptist

If I. T. Tichenor was the flaming comet shooting across Auburn skies in the 1870s, leaving in its wake both solid ecclesiastical and educational institutions, Patrick Hues Mell, Jr., and C. E. Little were the smaller, more enduring, and perhaps in the long run more important meteors trailing behind. As impressive as Tichenor’s denominational influence…

Looking Ahead…

In the middle of our 175th anniversary, Auburn First Baptist is exploring our past while looking to the future. I think all are enjoying the historical essays written by Wayne Flynt. We have also enjoyed the display in our foyer outside the sanctuary. And, although reading about our church’s history and looking at pictures of…

Dale Peterson’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

On June 23, the AFBC family is invited to join in a day of celebration as we honor Dale’s 40 years of ministry (1973–2013). We will honor him in the worship service and join together for lunch following morning worship to share in a time of thanksgiving and reflection. Dale joined AFBC in 1973 when…

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