5.17.20 Sunday Gathering – Sermon, Announcements, and Resources


Worship Service May 17th, 2020

Worship will be led by Sean SullivanMessage from Pastor Bill Knopp

Posted by First Baptist Church of Corvallis on Sunday, May 17, 2020

Pastor Bill Knopp

“Why Is Life So Difficult?”

Romans 8:5-9 & Galatians 5:16-18







Offerings and Tithes This Week:
For the next few weeks, when we aren’t passing the plate in service, we will need to pay attention and plan ahead to give our tithes and offerings in an alternate fashion.
We have two options:
– By Mail: sending checks to “First Baptist Church Corvallis”, 125 NW 10th, Corvallis, OR 97330


Virtual Baby Shower:

Join us for a Baby Shower for Rachel Vogt on Saturday May 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM via Zoom. Come celebrate Rachel Vogt and her little boy named Adley in our virtual baby shower. This is their first baby and we really want to help bless and celebrate her. Check out all the details of the event at this page here!


Staying in Touch with FBC:

We would like to be able to stay in touch better with you! If you do not current get the emails from FBC throughout the week, specifically our family email sent every Friday, send an email to Brooke at email hidden; JavaScript is required and let her know so she can add you to the list serve! 


FBC History Document:
“The First Baptist Story, Vol. 1”
This book was written as a historical overview of the ministry and happenings of the first 120 years of our local church. It instructs and inspires us to see the Holy Spirit’s work of provision and redemption through ordinarily extraordinary people here in Corvallis, Oregon. Give it a read!


Love INC:

City Serve 2020 has been cancelled. BUT Love INC is looking for volunteers to help during this season. If you would like to help in this time just click this link and sign up to be a volunteer.

Love INC is looking for someone from FBC to help connect needs that come into the Love INC office that can not readily be met by the current gap ministries through Love INC. This volunteer would be called a Church Ministry Coordinator. A CMC knows the congregation, which people are available/gifted in different ways, and is a good communicator. Preferably this would be someone who is a current Love INC volunteer or has prior experience, but it is not required. If this sounds like something you may be interested in, sign up at the link above, Love INC will then contact you on next steps.




“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful” Colossians 4:2

Prayer for our supported Mission Agencies:

Our church not only supports individual missionaries (and their family) but also some mission agencies that serve our community. We’d like to highlight Interfaith Caregivers and We Care.

Interfaith Caregivers is a caring community of volunteers from any faith and age whose responsibility it is to work with, serve, and assist people in order that they may maintain their independence and dignity to the highest possible degree.

We Care is an organization that pools the resources of the community to meet one-time emergency needs of families and individuals such as rental assistance, utility assistance, therapy services, food, personal care items, and more.


  • that the individuals served by these agencies would see Jesus and draw near to Him
  • That volunteers would spread the light of Jesus in each conversation they have with clients


Prayer for our Church Family:

Pray for:

  • Our Church to grow in love and unity during this season.
  • Peace in body, mind, and spirit in this time of uncertainty.

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