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A House Blessing

One way we can offer a blessing is with our presence, but not just our physical presence—which is important—but also with our attentiveness—our awareness. What happens in this place is sacred, amid the joys and the struggles, the laughter and the tears. We must live in the immediate moment, seeing the people that are in…

We Are God’s People

Hymn #255 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “We Are God’s People” [pullquote_center width=”98%”]We are God’s people, the chosen of the Lord, Born of His Spirit, established by His Word; Our cornerstone is Christ alone, and strong in Him we stand: O let us live transparently, and walk heart to heart and hand in hand.[/pullquote_center] Bryan Jeffrey Leech…

Waiting with Joseph

There is always some sort of jolt when we hear news about expecting a child or a family expanding, because it will change our lives in ways that we cannot expect. It begins to rewrite the story of our lives. [button link=”http://bit.ly/KeLKQ1″]Download MP3 Audio File[/button]

Middler Mashup!

This summer, students promoting to middle school have been attending Middler Mashup. During each meeting, we have discussed and studied a single topic (we’ve also had time for snacks, crafts, and fun!). Our topics this summer were Who Is Jesus?, What Is the Church For?, Where Do I Fit In?, and Family Traditions. During our…

Pastoral Candidate Weekend

Dear AFBC Members: Over the past several months, the Pastor Search Committee—a group of twelve members elected by the congregation—has worked to determine the most appropriate candidate for your consideration as the next pastor of Auburn First Baptist Church. We consider the task an honor, and we have worked without pause to narrow a strong…

Looking Ahead…

The weekend of July 19-21 offers our Family of Faith some wonderful opportunities for food, fun, fellowship, and a most interesting time of study with Dr. Fisher Humphreys. On Friday evening, our Children’s Committee is sponsoring a Picnic and Kickball at MLK park. Although especially planned for families with preschoolers, children, and youth, everyone is…

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…

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…

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