Sponsor a Poinsettia

During our Christmas and Advent Season, Poinsettias will fill the sanctuary. You can place an order to sponsor a poinsettia in honor or in memory of a loved one. Each poinsettia is $25.

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COVID-19 Updates

First Baptist Church Wilmington offers weekly online and in-person worship services. Please scroll down for the latest updates regarding the virus. UPDATE NOVEMBER 12, 2021 Dear First Baptist Family, On November 12, 2021 the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board voted to lift the countywide mask mandate effective immediately....

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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 – – December 2 – “New”: My siblings have labeled me the “most traditional”” member of the family.  In many ways that is true. I believe traditions – especially...

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Wholly Devoted – Weekly Blog

It has been said that life is a cycle of happiness and sadness, clarity and confusion, and all the emotions that propel us in between.  We share experiences, wonderings, and reflections in the cycle of life. May we grow together toward being wholly devoted to Jesus Christ.

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Tiny House in Eden Village in Memory of Henry Simpson Jr.

Henry Simpson was born and raised in downtown Wilmington, served in Vietnam as a member of the US Army, was employed as a maintenance worker by the New Hanover County schools for many years, but his mental illness caused him to become homeless until he found our downtown campus to be...

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Pastor Transition News

Times of transition can be unsettling with many questions still to be answered.  But they can also be rich times of trusting in God and watching his plans and provision unfold.  Let us look to the future together with hope and confidence that God has great things in store for First...

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A Message For This Week

April 26 – Meditation on Joshua 3 & 4 | Rev. Jayne Davis – There are times when it has felt like wandering – with uncertainty, frustration; I heard a podcaster say – Be patient with me; this is my first pandemic – And we know how he feels.  We’ve sort...

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2021 Spiritual Leadership

Spiritual leaders help us become like Jesus. They look where Jesus is leading, listen to His voice, and try to become like Him; then they invite us to do the same. 

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Staff Chat

Watch Staff Chat to hear from our FBC Staff Ministers. Share with us topics or ideas for our next staff chat (Click HERE). Staff Chat Episode 25 — It has been a busy Spring filling empty positions around our office. Retirements, career changes and going back to school left us with vital...

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