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Looking Ahead…

My hopes and prayers for our church: Well… no pressure at all! Just write one last article for First Connections which summarizes everything you have experienced in the last forty-one years. Of course, that’s impossible! Know that I have enough wonderful memories, experiences, and feelings to last the remainder of my life. As I say…

Looking Ahead…

You may have already read “Reflections” by our new pastor, Dr. Tripp Martin. His arrival surely fulfills much of my “Looking Ahead.” Tripp and I have had the opportunity to spend several hours together both before and since he was called as our next pastor, and I must tell you I am so excited! One…

Looking Ahead…

Words are so very inadequate to express all my feelings relating to Auburn First Baptist and the 40th Anniversary of my service here. Preparing for the Reflections on Forty Years presented last Thursday evening was emotionally packed for me. I was glad to have the opportunity of sharing some of those memories… both serious and…

Forty Years of Memories

On Thursday evening, 20 June 2013, in Coleman Fellowship Hall, Dale Peterson shared some of his cherished memories from forty years as Minister of Music at Auburn First Baptist. Special thanks to Mark Wilson for providing an impromptu recording of this unique event, now available for download using the link below.

Looking Ahead…

Today, I hope you will allow me to look back prior to looking ahead. Our 40th Reunion was, in my opinion, Glorious! The returning alumni and their families had a wonderful experience visiting with each other, visiting with you, worshiping together on Sunday, and enjoying that “feast of a meal” you provided following the service.…

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…

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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