“Be Still and Know”

The FBC Sanctuary will be open for prayer and meditation every Thursday beginning August 6, from 9am to 1pm. While It is true that the people, not the building, make up a church — it is also true that some spaces are sacred to us and help us as we strive to...

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A Message For This Week

August 11 – Unsettling but Hopeful — August is the month that brings us hot days, humid nights, severe thunderstorms, and the potential for hurricanes. We experienced all of these and an extra little shake from a nearby earthquake last week. Our congregation has been shaken by the tragic death of...

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Staff Chat

Watch Staff Chat to hear from our FBC Staff Ministers. Staff Chat Episode 10 — Dr. Mike Queen, former pastor of First Baptist Church for 25 years, joins Staff Chat and shares words of encouragement not only for our staff but for each of us as followers of Christ. Staff Chat Episode...

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Coronavirus Updates (COVID-19)

As Coronavirus (COVID-19) recommendations change, we will continue to make decisions in the best interest of our church and community. We are making every effort to keep you informed and will post updates via our website and social media accounts and send email updates as needed.

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Karen Ministry Volunteers Needed

Be a Karen Family Helper … Can you imagine the difficult task of navigating school information that our Karen parents are feeling right now? These parents need help with the start of school, including any parent meetings which may be held. We can assign you to assist one of our Karen families...

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Alderman Elementary Mission Opportunities

For the past NINE years, FBC has partnered with our neighbor, Alderman Elementary, by providing: school supplies for children who financially struggle, tutoring buddies for Kindergarteners learning to read, and prayer partners for teachers and faculty who would desire prayer support. This mission partnership has allowed our church to use the...

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Stained Glass Reflections

Stained Glass Reflections are meditations written by a member of our church reflecting on one of the four stained glass windows in our chapel. We invite you to create a mosaic of your own. This could be from broken tiles, rocks, beans, strips of paper or whatever you have on hand....

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Hunkered Down Homilies

Writings and things to ponder by Dr. Jim Baldwin, Minister to Senior Adults, during this time of COVID-19. Enjoy!! This week’s Homilies – – August 13 – “A Good Day”: As we made our way back up I-40 toward home, Suzy said, “You know, a bad day at the beach is...

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Tuesday Night Feeding Ministry Update

Our Tuesday Night “reduced size” cooking team is back in action and serving food while practicing “social distancing” when distributing meals. Encouraging words of support, love and gratefulness are exchanged. Dinner is provided at FBC Downtown, as well as the Greenfield Lake and Carolina Beach campground locations. A door has opened up...

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Love Does…

Fruit, Vegetables … and Meats! We have two more weeks of NC Baptist on Mission FOOD BOX distributions. The hurricane caused some minor damage to the Carolina Beach Family Campground, one of our distribution locations.  There is talk of the campground being sold which would mean that all 95 permanent residents at...

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