Thinking About Jesus’ Resurrection

Is the fact of Jesus’ resurrection a front-thought, an after-thought, or not-a-thought in your spiritual life? Be honest with yourself, which “thought” describes the place given to Jesus’ resurrection in your spiritual life? Notice I wrote “Jesus’ resurrection”, not “the resurrection.” Why is it important to be thinking about Jesus’ resurrection in itself in addition […]

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Lent Season

Lent Season Dear FBC Church family, This is the second year that we are observing Lent as a church.  “Lent” is a foreign concept to many of us and many have never observed it.  Others have for years.  We all have different journeys that have brought us to be in community here in Corvallis. The Background of […]

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Elder Refection

Elder Reflection  As I look back on 6 years and many 100’s of hours of “eldering” the first word that comes to mind is THANKFUL.   I am thankful for a church family that is quick to serve, generous in giving, faithful to the Word of God, dependent in prayer, open to new people and […]

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Elder Candidate Q&A next Sunday 1.20.19

Dear church members, The January congregational meeting is an opportunity for you to elect new elders. The treasurer and moderator are also elected at the January meeting. This January Jeff Harris will be completing his second 3 year term and going off of the elder board. Please take a moment to thank Jeff for serving! […]

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Advent Project

Dear Church Family, Whether Christmas is the “most” wonderful time of the year, or the second most wonderful time of the year (Easter), is an open question. Regardless, Christmas is an incredible time of year. A time to reflect on God’s faithfulness and grace. And a time to reconsider our lives in light of Jesus’ […]

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Life Groups

Life Groups @ FBC Dear church members, I asked Matt Robinson, our Life Group Ministry Leader, to introduce himself and share his heart for Life Groups. Below are some of his thoughts about Life Groups.   Greetings Church Family! Life Groups are actively meeting and growing at First Baptist. Life Groups are an opportunity for […]

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Site Manager

Site Manager Brothers and Sisters, Together with the business management team the Elders are excited to inform you that we have hired Dave Geiman (resume attached) to be our Site Manager starting Jan. 1st!  We would like to thank the interview team for serving during this process (Roman Gillen, Daryl Anderson, Brooke Staples, Joe Harman and Daniel Peterson). This new […]

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Communication Commitments

Communication Commitments Dear church members, Following our latest congregational meetings, your elders have been collecting feedback from different areas of our congregation.  The picture that is emerging is one where reliable and consistent communication would help us all to get on the same page.  This is a two way street, will you journey down it with […]

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