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An Oral History of Auburn First Baptist

In March 2004, John H. Jeffers (1921-2008), Pastor of AFBC from 1958 to 1986, presented three informal talks on the history of Auburn First Baptist Church. The Church’s 175th Anniversary Committee is pleased to make these recordings available for download using the links below: Oral History: Part 1 Oral History: Part 2 Oral History: Part…

Pastor Search Committee Survey

Dear Auburn First Baptist Church Family and Friends: The Pastor Search Committee is requesting your feedback in a survey to provide us with information as we begin our search for a new pastor. You may complete the survey in one of two methods (please choose only one method): Online at the following link: PSC Survey. Through a printed…

Looking Ahead…

Just in case you have been out of town for several weeks and have not kept up with events here at Auburn First Baptist, there is a lot happening! We are excited that our Pastor Search Committee is not only in place and have elected their co-chairs—Pooie Cantrell and Mark Wilson—but they have diligently begun…

An Update from Your Pastor Search Committee

The Pastor Search Committee has begun its work, and all AFBC members are an important of this process. On Sunday, February 17, a brief questionnaire will be distributed in the worship service and through email to solicit input related to the desired qualities of our next pastor. In addition to the questionnaire, the PSC will…

Auburn First Baptist Church Celebrates 175 Years

As we celebrate Auburn First Baptist Church’s 175th Anniversary, we hope to make this coming year—as we look to our past and anticipate our future—a year of celebration and renewal. Since the time of First Baptist’s founding in 1838, certainly one aspect of who we are today as a congregation stems from the lives and…

Looking Ahead: The Journey Is Our Home

On January 24th, at our quarterly Business Meeting, our church elected the Pastor Search Committee. It is an exciting time as we realize that, after months of waiting, that the search process will now begin. These twelve individuals are Pooie Cantrell, Oyette Chambliss, Alison Crosby, Lavaughn Johnson, Mike McClanahan, Chad Parish, Kelly Meeks, Andrew Smith,…

College News

This semester our college group is using as a guide during our Tuesday Night Bible Study the Brian McLaren book, Naked Spirituality. We have had two excellent Bible studies to date, marked by spirited conversation, small group study of Bible passages, and reflection. Our group doesn’t shrink from honest, deep thinking when it comes to studying the issues of our time and…

Brotherhood in Action

The men’s brotherhood group of AFBC is now back in action. Brotherhood in Action (BCA) has now met twice on the second Sunday of the month and have had a great time of breakfast, fellowship, and devotions. Our first work project was completed recently and we ask for your input for future projects, members of AFBC or non-members. A brief…

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