ANNOUNCEMENTS

GATHERING: On Campus – 8:45 & 10:30 a.m. – Online – 10:30 a.m.
We gather on Sundays with two worship services to provide plenty of physical distance.
    • One service begins at 8:45 a.m. and concludes by 10:00 a.m.
    • A second service begins at 10:30 a.m. and concludes by 11:45 a.m.
To learn what you can do to provide a safe place and the changes we have made to provide a safe place, read our Regathering Safely information.
 
If you prefer to watch our online services, click the button below.
The following resources are updated each week to download and use while watching our Livestream services or for parents to use with their kids:
 
2021 BIBLE READING PLAN AND SCRIPTURE MEMORY:
We’ll encourage one another to read through the entire New Testament in chronological order 5 days/week, journal 3 days/week, and memorize one Scripture a month. Pick up or download your copy of the 2021 Bible Reading Plan, Scripture Memory Plan, and THINK Journal to guide you on your journey: Learn more.
Reading: Week 9 – Beginning Monday, March 1
M – Matthew 17; T – Mark 9; W – Matthew 18; Th – John 7; F – John 8
Scripture Review: John 15:5, 15:10
Scripture Memory: John 15:7 (ESV) “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.”
 
CHILDREN & STUDENTS SUNDAY REGATHERING: Sundays, 10 – 10:20
Children begin to meet on Sundays in the fellowship hall and students will meet in the Gathering Room from 10 – 10:20 am for a weekly devotional time.
 
DISCIPLESHIP BIBLE STUDY: Sundays, 4:45 p.m.
Men, women, adults, and students can join us for a 6-week study on the Disciple-Makers Cross followed by a 6-week study on the Holy Spirit led by the pastor.
 

M3 LIFE GROUP: Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

AUTHENTIC MANHOOD: Wednesdays, 6 – 7:15 a.mWe will begin Series 6, A MAN AND HIS FAMILY, on Wednesday, March 10, 6 a.m.
 
ANNIE ARMSTRONG PRAYER WEEK: March 7-13
 
MINISTRY SAFE TRAINING: Sunday, February 28, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Sexual Abuse Awareness Training is expected for every deacon, teacher, or anyone who leads a ministry, group, or committee in our church. All leaders will go through a background check. Those who specifically work with minors will also go through Skillful Screening (Application, Interview, Reference Checks) and commit to abide by MinistrySafe policies and procedures in order to work with our children or students.
MinistrySafe 5-Part Safety System
1.  Sexual Abuse Awareness Training
2.  Background Checks
3.  Skillful Screening (Application, Interview, Reference Checks
4.  Policies and Procedures
5.  Monitoring and Oversight

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
We need additional volunteers to help with children on Sundays. All volunteers will be required to participate in Ministry Safe Training.
 
ESL (English as a Second Language) CLASSES
Classes have been postponed because of Covid 19.  We plan to restart in September 2021.
 
SCHEDULE OF WEEKLY EVENTS:
Worship Service – Sundays, 8:45 & 10:30 a.m. (on campus) & 10:30 a.m. (Facebook livestream)
Children & Students Sunday Devotional – Sundays, 10–10:20 a.m.
 
Ladies Bible Study – Sundays, 4:45 p.m.
Discipleship Bible Study – Sundays, 4:45 p.m.
M3 Life Group – Adults – Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Men’s Discipleship – Wednesdays, 6 a.m.
Worship Practice – Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
 
GIVING OPTIONS:
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Or, you can MAIL your tithes to First Baptist Church, 800 North Murphy Road, Murphy, TX 75094.
 
 
 
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