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Sunday School: All Ages – 9:00 AM to 9:45
Downstairs: Three classes for children ages 2 through 12.
In the Sanctuary: Jr. and Sr. High, and adults with David Ferkaluk.
In the “over flow room”: Ladies Class with Christine Ferris.
Please note that Deacon and Sunday School Teacher, David Ferkaluk, has recorded his teaching sessions and the most recent are posted on this home page.
Sunday Worship Service: 10:00 AM in the sanctuary and over-flow room. Nursery is provided.
M4M (Monday’s for Men): Meet at the church each Monday morning at 9 AM.
Pastors’ Office Hours:
Pastor Bill – Mondays after M4M through 3:00 PM.
Associate Pastor Sean – Wednesdays 3:30 – 6:30 (and later if needed)
Joy Club for ages 3 – 12 meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 7:30 PM for a time of music, bible story, snack and crafts.
Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Our mid-week service meets Wednesdays at 6:30 at the church Please send prayer requests to Diane prior to Wednesday to be included on the prayer sheet. Prayer requests may also be sent at any time to Diane who will start the email prayer chain. Please contact her at: email@example.com
Moms and Munchkins – meet 10 AM the 2nd Tuesday of every month – See Lisa Haber for more info.
Women’s Bible Study – last Thursday of each month 10 AM at the church.
Choir – Choir rehearsal meets after the Coffee Fellowship on Sundays
See our Facebook Page for any last minute changes to this schedule
As of Jan 1, 2024, this website will be updated monthly instead of weekly.
Maundy Thursday Seder is coming up soon! Please let Pastor Sean know if you are able to help in any way (food, set up, etc.) Please sign up if you are planning to attend. Seating is limited.
SACANDAGA BIBLE CONFERENCE: Is beginning to gear up for their upcoming Summer Season! Please be in prayer for their outreach to college campuses searching for summer staff, and for local people to help with spring cleaning and also housekeeping during the summer. Many thanks to those of our church who have taken on this responsibility in past years.
GRIEF SHARE has plans to return to First Baptist this spring.
COFFEE (AND TEA) FELLOWSHIP: For regular Coffee and Tea Fellowship, please sign up on the bulletin board if you plan to provide snacks like bagels, muffins, crackers and cheese, fruit and veggies, cookies or little sandwiches and soup, chili, etc. after church on Sunday. If you have NOT signed up but wish to share, please contact Christine or Melissa to see if there is an opening or if you can work with another person to share in the fellowship time. Once a month, the after church fellowship committee would like to have a luncheon and a special sign up sheet will be provided.
LYFE Living Your Faith Everyday – Conference for Women On-Campus housing for this conference is now closed. However, many women will be staying at local hotels that are listed on the LYFE website. The date is June 6, 7, 8 – 2024. Meals, beginning with lunch on Friday and ending with lunch on Saturday are included,, as are Break -Out “snacks.” For more info, click on the word, LYFE.
CHOIR – Love to sing? Can you carry a tune in a bucket? That’s all that’s needed to be in our worship choir! All voice parts are needed at this time. You do not have to be a church member to be in the choir. Rehearsal is after church fellowship for 1 hour during times of special music throughout the year. See Lynette for more details.
Help is needed…
to take over the operation of this website. Please see Peggy Pitcher if you are interested.
to substitute teach for Sunday School. Our lessons are easy to follow; no special training is needed; just a willing heart and a love for children! Age groups: 2 – 3, 4 – 7, and 8 – 12. Please see David Ferkaluk. THANK YOU to those of you who have stepped up to take on a teaching role!
to volunteer in the Nursery on a rotating schedule. Please speak to Lisa or Emily if you would like to volunteer. Thank you VERY MUCH to those of you who have already volunteered.
to assure a smooth operation of our equipment each Sunday. None of our equipment is hard to learn! We have two teenagers and a few adults who have already volunteered, however we need more people who are not in choir. If this sounds interesting to you, please speak to Lynette, Peggy, Emily or David.
We are still online with FACEBOOK LIVE . You can ignore the prompt for logging in if you do not have a Facebook page. Scroll down to find the LIVE video. The service is uploaded to YouTube at a later time and can be accessed from our webpage: https://www.fbcamsterdam.com
FEELING OVERWHELMED? Call the BGEA Prayer Line 24/7 at 888-388-2683 A special 24 hour phone number that will connect you to someone from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. This has been an unprecedented time in our history with fear and frustration being very real for many. Here is a link to his page: where you can click on https://billygraham.org/story/franklin-grahams-message-for-such-a-time-as-this/ “Get real resources for such a time as this.”
A Message from the Pastor regarding an e-mail that he received January 6, 2020 from Governor Cuomo’s office. Click on the blue link for access.
Here is something that may be of interest to our families: https://www.namb.net/seeing-jesus-through-the-uncertainty/
International Mission Board
Southern Baptist Convention
Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
Sacandaga Bible Conference & Retreat Center
Alpha Pregnancy Care Center