The An Altar in the World Book Discussion Group will be meeting at Buck and Cindy Shupp's house at 7:00 PM on the following dates, covering the mentioned chapters. New participants are always welcome! Jump in and enjoy great conversation!
Tuesday, July 28th: Chapters 7 and 8; Tuesday, August 11th: Chapters 9 and 10; Wednesday, September 2nd: Chapters 11 and 12.
August 23 - Putting a ‘Spin’ on FBC Fellowship!
The FBC Men’s Fellowship is pleased to invite THE ENTIRE First Baptist Church family to a day at Lelacheur Park in Lowell on Sunday, August 23rd at 3:00 PM to watch the Red Sox farm team, the “Lowell Spinners” play the New York Yankees’ farm team the "Staten Island Yankees"! Tickets are only $9 each, which is just a frac-tion of what you will pay three or four years from now to watch these same kids play each other at Fenway Park or Yankee Stadium!
Monday, August 31 - Interfaith Contemplative Paddle
FBC and Temple B’nai Abraham are teaming up for another shared paddle on Chebacco Lake in Essex. Join us on Monday, August 31st from 6:30—8:15 PM. We invite you to sign up as there are limited spaces for this event. Six boats (kayak or canoe) are available for each community. A limited number of kayaks and canoes available for loan from the church, or feel free to bring your own boat. Join Rabbi Alison Adler and Pastor Kent Harrop as we host this second shared paddle. We are inspired by the prophet Isaiah: ‘Listen, and your soul will live’. To reserve your spot, please email Kent at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave your name with Office Manager Pat Haight in the church office.
September 13th-20th, 2015 is the next Family Promise guest week at First Parish Church. Bobbie Grant has taken over as Family Promise coordinator for FBC Beverly and could use 2-3 more volunteers as some people have moved away. Please let Bobbie know if you are willing to volunteer. All volunteers will be receiving more information soon. The link for volunteering is http://volspt/iiRHYH. Thank you to everyone who has and continues to volunteer for this vital program.
FBC Beverly will be putting on its party clothes the evening of Saturday, October 24th, 2015. Join us for a catered meal and multimedia entertainment — starring the FBC Family, both new and old! Look for more details in upcoming Bulletins!