The Wednesday night Bible Class will begin the summer session. The time has changed to 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Each week an Associate Minister will teach. Dr. Tillman will teach on July 2nd.
Organizations/Ministries:  Please submit your voucher for the 2014 Mid-Year Contributions from Organizations to Katrina Hayes-Peerman or  Deacon Crawley by Thursday, July 10th.  The donations will be reported to the church on Sunday, July 13th.  Thank you for your cooperation.  Katrina, Financial Secretary.

The Deaconate Ministry is looking for new Deacons. If God has placed this ministry on your heart, please see Deacon Joe Moore.
On Sunday July 20th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at FBC, the Sunday School Youth Ministry and the Children’s Hospital of Richmond will sponsor a “Lemon Aid” stand. The stand will be located outside.  The purpose is to raise awareness for childhood cancer, please support this project by purchasing a cup of lemonade.

Summer Camp at FBC will be held from June 23rd thru August 14th.  The sponsor is The Petersburg Parks and Recreation.  Registration forms will be located on the bulletin board in the Education Building starting May 25th.

A walk through history:  The Youth Ministry has planned an outing to Pamplin Park in Dinwiddie, VA on Sat. July 12th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is free for (ages 6 & under); $6.00 (ages 6-12); $10.50 (13 & older). Lunch and transportation will be provided. Please sign up in the Fellowship Hall today with the youth leaders.

Applications for the John J. Ridley Book Award for 2014-2015 may be obtained from the church office or from Mrs. Doris H. Ridley.  The 2014 High School Graduates of FBC are eligible to apply.  Deadline for submission is June 13th.

Scholarship Opportunity: 2014 high school seniors who are graduating and have decided to attend Virginia State University, or are interested in attending, please email Trustee Kanney directly at

The Rosa D. Bouldin Academic Scholarship is open to any FBC graduating high school senior attending a four-year accredited college or university in the fall of 2014.  Your cumulative GPA must be 2.5 or higher. Applications can be picked up from the church's office during operating hours. Application deadline is July 31.

The Baptist Children's Home serves a delicious buffet from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sundays for $11.00.  Bring your church bulletin and get $1.00 off.

Second Sunday Emphasis – In an effort to honor the Great Commission, we are asking that on Second Sundays the congregation invite a guest to church. This will be a continuous effort that will ensure that First Baptist Church is known by the love it shows to the community. Thank you, Pastor Tillman & the Evangelistic Outreach Ministry

Youth, Teens and Young Adult information Forms:
Rev. Jackson and the Board of Christian Education are requesting that Young Adults and parents or guardians complete an updated information form. Forms will be located in the Education Building near the entrance. This information will assist us in compiling data for our ministries. 

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Come and be  part of the FBC Prayer Warriors' Walking Club.  We walk each Saturday (weather permitting) at 12:00 noon.  For more information on this wonderful Health and Wellness Program,  please contact Florence Jones-Clarke at:  804-530-4684 or Deborah Cunningham at: 804-512-9597. 

The Senior Missionary Circle is collecting Disposable Diapers of all sizes (infants and adults) for the Capital Diaper Bank.  The Capital Diaper Bank is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing diapers to families in need.  Receptacles are located in the church vestibule and education building.  If you have questions, call Mrs. Constance Easter, 804-732-8838.  

2014 Events Date Request Forms are ready. Please check your mailbox and the bulletin board.
Program Coordinators.



The FBC Tree Of Life --Remember, Honor, Immortalize those you love, and raise funds for the church.  The tree is located across from the Church Office.
         Leaf -- $ 250         Acorn -- $350         Stone -- $450        Mini Tree -- $ 500
The price includes engraving.  Make checks payable to first Baptist Church. Fax or email the information you would like placed on the tree to :


THE FBC CHURCH CHRONICLE - The church can use you if you have an interest in helping with our church newsletter. If you are interested in serving in this ministry, or if you have newsworthy information, articles of interest, or original work you want to submit, contact Rev. Belinda Todd at


The FBC Girl Scout Troop meets each Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall from 6:00-7:00 p.m. All girls ages 5-15 years are invited. Please contact Troop leader: Mrs. Gloria Miller or 862-2282


Are you ready to tackle those unwanted pounds? Come and join The FBC Aerobics Class on Tuesdays Roache’.

Sunday School Designed For You! (Young Adults 18-25) God has a plan for you! Come out on Sunday mornings at 8:50 a.m. and find out God’s purpose for you.

(Jeremiah 29:11)  - “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.


The Fourth Sunday of Each Month, the church attire will be causal. (Please see the Sunday bulletin or call the church office for more details).