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Community of Faith

The word community is quite powerful! In these days, where we have had to say the word cancelled, abandoning in-person gatherings, we have focused on the word connected. As we talk about the community of faith in the absence of gatherings, we are reminded of its deep value! We carry the connections of the community…

A Different Schedule

With both unprecedented and changing circumstances before us regarding the concerns of the Coronavirus, we are unable to foresee what the schedule of the church will look like in the short-term. Throughout this newsletter, our plans remain subject to change, but we will continue to communicate updates to the congregation. It is difficult not being…

Coronavirus Concerns

the Sunday 11:00 a.m. service will broadcast on WAUD AM 1230 and available via streaming at Auburnfbc.org/live. Out of an abundance of caution, we are taking proactive steps regarding the coronavirus. We are in conversation with Pat Randle, Parish Nurse; Mark Wilson, Chair of Personnel; and Jan Thornton, Chair of Deacons. We are also talking…

Sabbath Study Leave

After every six years of ministry, Auburn First Baptist offers its ministerial staff the opportunity to take a Sabbath Study Leave. It is a kind and thoughtful gift, providing support for study and renewal. I am thankful to have the opportunity for a Sabbath Study Leave this summer. In conversations with the Personnel Committee and…

Global Ministries Offering 2020-2021

Each year, Auburn First Baptist makes a commitment to its Global Ministries Offering, which begins each March. It is an annual offering above and beyond the church’s budget, focusing on local, regional, and global needs. The church will vote to approve its GMO budget for March 2020-2021 on Thursday, February 20 at a special-called Business…

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