Posts by AFBC

Why We Do What We Do

On Saturday, June 18, our families and children will restock shelves and tend to other tasks at the Community Market for a Family Day of Service. It is an extension of Vacation Bible School, where we talked about our calling to become Partners with God. The words of VBS will become the actions of Saturday…

Past Due: How Medical Debt Impacts Families and Communities

Thousands of families in our community are burdened by insurmountable medical debt, contributing to other dilemmas such as ruined credit, bankruptcy, and homelessness. On Sunday, April 24, 2002, we hosted a panel discussion on this dilemma. In 2019, AFBC started a discussion with East Alabama Medical Center and other churches about the possibility of a…

Vacation Bible School: Partners with God

One of the projects of our Life is Calling Committee has been commissioning a Vacation Bible School curriculum written specifically for Auburn First Baptist on calling. The Reverend Julie Long wrote the curriculum, entitled, Partners with God. We are excited for VBS on June 6-9, and we are thankful for our Directors, Cathy Summers and…

Sabbath and Scripture

In her book, This Here Flesh, Cole Arthur Riley observes, “It seems like anytime God is talking about salvation in the Bible, [God] makes a point to name rest. ‘I’ll refresh tired bodies’ (Jeremiah 31:25, MSG). ‘Find rest for your souls’ (Matthew 11:29). And, in Psalm 23:2, we have “He makes me lie down.” What…

Anniversary

On May 9, 2017, we were thankful that Kristina Hickman became the Office Manager at Auburn First Baptist.  This May, we now wish her a wonderful five-year anniversary at the church!  We are grateful for the many ways she serves this congregation. Over the course of five years, the church has navigated a great deal…

Medical Debt Forgiveness

One of the projects the Life is Calling Committee has been planning is on the impact of medical debt in people’s lives. Thousands of families in our community are burdened by insurmountable medical debt, contributing to other dilemmas such as ruined credit, bankruptcy, and homelessness. On Sunday, April 24 at 5:00 p.m., the Life is…

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