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Introducing Morris Driggers

Auburn First Baptist Church is delighted to announce Roy “Morris” Driggers, Jr. has been called as Associate Pastor for Music. Originally from Dothan, Alabama, Morris began his studies at Auburn University — where he participated in the Marching Band and Concert Choirs — before moving on to earn a Bachelor of Church Music from Samford…

Kneeling in Bethlehem

On Sunday morning, 9 December 2013, the Sanctuary Choir presented Kneeling in Bethlehem, a service of Christmas music. We hope that you will find it a most meaningful experience of worship. You can listen to selections from this service, in the form of MP3 audio files: Advent is Waiting —Dale Peterson In Search of A…

Sing in Harmony

Now we can certainly talk about finding the image of God in every individual—that God’s fingerprints are on each and every person as a child of God—but we can also talk about the image of God that is revealed in the community of faith. [button link=”http://bit.ly/1gWE2rA”]Download MP3 Audio File[/button]   You may also wish to…

Looking Ahead…

Christmas is Here! Well, not quite… but the Sanctuary Choir has begun rehearsing its Advent/Christmas Music! If you enjoy singing and would like to get “in the spirit of Christmas” than you are cordially invited to participate in the Sanctuary Choir. We rehearse each Thursday from 6:45-8:15 PM and childcare is provided. Now is a…

This Is My Song

Hymn #697 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “This Is My Song” [pullquote_center width=”70%”]This is my song, O God of all the nations, A song of peace for lands afar and mine. This is my home, the country where my heart is; Here are my hopes, my dreams, my holy shrine; But other hearts in other…

Sing, Church!

We are to allow music to say things that sometimes words cannot, and God hears those utterings expressed in music. And, we’re to focus our hearts and our heads on the music and not on our feelings while we worship. We’re not to be so committed to preferences and things that we like to sing…

When in Our Music God Is Glorified

Hymn #309 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “When in Our Music God Is Glorified” [pullquote_center width=”60%”]So has the Church, in liturgy and song, In faith and love, through centuries of wrong, Borne witness to the truth in every tongue: Alleluia![/pullquote_center] I will admit it… I’m partial. I believe that the most enduring, penetrating, impacting method…

College Choir Reunion

Recorded during Morning Worship at Auburn First Baptist on 26 May 2013, this video features the 40th Year College Reunion Choir and the Sanctuary Choir, with Roy Wylie on piano and Bryan King on organ. Note that, due to time constraints, this version has been edited to remove narration.

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