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On Wednesdays, we come together from different backgrounds and with a variety of experiences; each bringing a story or history to our gathering. In comfort, we share our own thoughts, beliefs, and interpretations because as American Baptist we take seriously the right of “soul freedom” and freedom of expression. Our Wednesday studies include:

  • Bible Study
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Taizé Worship
  • Book/Discussion Topics
  • Videos
  • Biblical Archeology
  • Guest Speakers/Professors
  • Intergenerational Learning/Activities

On our schedule:

The Study of the Book of Ruth

September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29.

Rev. Ken and Marica McCarthy will lead us in a study where Ruth shows
the kind of love God wants us to share with all, no matter our cultural differences.
Brown Bag Supper 5:45 PM
Study begins at 6:15 PM

Continuing our study in the Book of Revelation

October 29: The Church in Smyrna
November 5: The Church in Thyatira
November 12: The Church in Sardis

Pastor Cliff Houston will continue each week looking at one of the seven churches of revelation to learn what we might understand about our world and our church today.
Brown Bag Supper 5:45 PM
Study begins at 6:15 PM

Childcare is available by reservation for all Wednesday Programs
by contacting Janet Richardson in advance.

What we have done:

DATE TIME TOPIC LEADER INFORMATION
May 28 6:15 PM Feedback and Planning
Cheryl Frank If you have ever participated in one of our study sessions, we would lobe your feedback and help with new topics.
May 14 and 21 6:15 PM The Exile
Dr. George Heyman Looking at the Exile period of the Israelites and how it shaped the culture and their beliefs.
April 23, 30, and May 7 6:15 PM Intergral Life Practice according to the Gospel of John
Cheryl Frank Altitudes of Spiritual Awareness, Shining the Light to Reveal our Shadows, and Jesus us Calls us to be ourselves.
April 16 No Study See You tomorrow
Maundy Thursday - April 17 A light Agape Meal with Tenebrae Service.
April 2 and 9 6:15 PM A Study of Bach's St. Matthew Passion Ed Schweibacher A continued study istening to The St. Matthew Passion in two-parts.
March 26 6:00 PM Meditation
6:30 PM Service
Lenten Taizé Service
Worship Team A Mediative Worship experience with scriptures, meditation, music, and prayer.
March 12 and 19 6:15 PM A Study of Bach's St. Matthew Passion Ed Schweibacher What’s A Passion?
and Johann Sebastian Bach: Music’s Master, God’s Servant.
To be continued in April.
February 19 6:00 PM Potluck Dinner
and Section Leader Concert
accompanied by David Labman A real treat as all the section leaders sernade us with a few favorite songs.
February 12 & 26 6:15 PM The Parables of Oppresion in
Biblical Times and Today
Dr. Ken and Sally Dodgson A look at various parables of Jesus and how he shared his thoughts on oppresion and poverty.
January 8, 15, 22, & 29 6:00 PM The Seven Letters of Revelation
to the Churches of Asia
Pastor Cliff Houston How can the "Church" learn from these letters, and what can we take away from what we learn to prepare us for our future.
Dec. 18 6:15 PM Coping with Loss during the Holidays Pastor Cliff Houston A discussion on how we can learn ways to cope with loss, especially during the Holidays, and how we can care for people who are experiencing losses.
Dec. 11 6:00 PM Before Jackie: The Negro Leagues, Civil Rights and the American Dream with authors Mary E. Corey and Mark Harnischfeger A discussion with the authors of this book addressing the Social, Economic and Political History of the Negro Leagues Era.
Dec. 4 6:00 PM
Meditation
6:30
Service
Advent Taizé Service Sally Dodgson and Cheryl Frank A reflective service with song, prayer, scripture, silence, and time to reconnect with God.
Oct. 30, November 6, 13, & 20 6:15 PM Life Lessons from Romans Reverend Ken McCarthy and Marcia McCarthy A study on what Paul shares with the Romans that we can apply to our lives today.
Oct. 16 & 23 6:15 PM The Resurrection of Health Care Reverend Ivan Marable A Theological Perspective of Mission, Service, and Healing
Sept. 25, Oct. 2 & 9 6:15 PM Adaptive Change according to the Gospel of Mark Reverends Peg and Ken Williams Come and learn how Jesus led the disciples and his followers through a transformation in faith in the Gospel of Mark.

Contact Us

Office Hours, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Monday-Friday

Address:175 Allens Creek Road, 14618
Phone: 585 244-2468
FAX: 585 244-2469
E-mail: fbcroffice@frontiernet.net


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