Welcome to First Baptist Springfield!!

Come worship with us!!

165 years old and still going strong!!

 
ChurchFBCApril15Welcome! We are so glad you found us! It is our sincere desire at First Baptist to serve the Springfield community by uplifting Jesus as the one and only Lord of life! Our prayer for all believers is that you will be blessed and strengthened in the Spirit, Grace and Power of the Lord; that through Him you will find a life of abundant peace, spontaneous joy, and unending passion. First Baptist is a growing fellowship of Spirit filled believers coming together to declare the awesome glory of the Lord and to celebrate Jesus as King. We study the Word, practice what we learn and in the process grow together. Visitors are always welcome! We hope that you will come join with us in humble praise and joyous celebration of the risen Lord!
 
For Full schedule of Worship times click here -> SERVICES
 
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Special events for Palm Sunday through Easter:Palm Sunday
Services will be:
Palm Sunday: March 29th – 10:45 am
Good Friday: April 3rd 6:30 pm
Easter Sunday: April 5th – 10:45 am
 
David HowardPalm Sunday March 29th – Dr. David Howard will speak during the Sunday Morning worship service. Dr. Howard is the Director of Missions for SBC churches in Springfield and the surrounding areas. He also serves to direct the CCBA Disaster Relief Illinois and is active in international missions and church planting.
 
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April 5th – Special Easter Concert with:
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April 5th – Special Speaker:
Dr. Nate Adams, Exec. Dir. IBSA
 
NateAdams21_smDr. Adams currently serves as Executive Director of the Illinois Baptist State Association. He has authored four books, served on the North American Mission Board, and was VP of publishing operations for Christianity Today.
 
We are very happy to have both Dr. Howard and Dr. Adams as our special speakers for the resurrection season!
 
 
Looking Ahead
 
Friday April 17th “Gospel Sing!”
This event occurs every third Friday. Time slot is changing! The meal will be served at 5:30 pm and the singing and praise will begin at 6;30 pm! All are welcome!
 
 
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earth space5Download the New FREE EBOOK!!! 25 Reasons to Believe

In conjunction with Business Men In Christ and our Tuesday Morning Men’s Bible study we have written a booklet that helps all people, especially teens and young adults, to understand, defend, and share their faith. The 30 page booklet is FREE TO ALL. Pray for it to traverse the world. We are asking that people download a copy then either forward it to everyone you know and post a link to it everywhere you can all to the glory of God!! There is no authors name on the outside of the book. It can also be used as a help for parents who are struggling with telling the children about God. May the Lord bless this apologetical work to His glory!!

Bible Studies and Worship

Men’s Tuesday Morning Bible Study- 6:15 am
“A Man and His Marriage”
 
There are many important relationships in a man’s life and none deserve more care, focus and investment than his relationship with his wife. Volume 5 lays out an inspiring picture of God’s vision for marriage that will change everthing for those of you who are “stuck” and encourage those who are thriving. – http://www.authenticmanhood.com/catalog/33volume5
 

 

Angels - Who They Are and How They Help Study GuideLadies Bible Study every Tuesday Morning!

 

Join Joyce Mancke and a host of ladies for “Angels” By David Jeremiah Tuesday Mornings at 10:30 am! People have long been fascinated by stories of angel sightings, yet many contemporary beliefs about angels are based on misconception and myth. In Angels, Dr. David Jeremiah uses Scripture to unveil the remarkable truth about these agents of heaven and their role and work in our world. Dr. Jeremiah’s book will capture the attention of readers of all ages who seek a broad and thorough survey of Scripture that clearly separates fact from fiction as it relates to angels. Answers these questions: What are angels? What is their role in God’s plan? Are they present? Do they appear? Do they give us personal insight? All ladies of all ages are welcome to attend. For more information contact the church office at 217-523-7731

Bible Studies: Fresh Start Discipleship

Sundays at 6:30pm – The Sr. Pastor, Michael Henderson leads a class entitled “Fresh Start” for all believers. The class is geared toward growth “In Christ” and is ideal for those who would like a refresher in the foundational Biblical Studies found in Scripture. The is is a must class for all who desire to draw closer to God and understand Him on a deeper level.
 

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Gospel Sing every third Friday! Free Meal 5:30 pm with singing at 6:30 pm

Beginning with a meal at 5:30 pm with a meal singers from as far south as Edinburg and as far north as Atterberry will be gathering every 3rd Friday of 2015 with their musical talent to sing for the glory of God! It will be a fun night as well as a worshipful one with song and testimony as we all come together to sing out to the Lord in uplifted praise! The event is free to the public. All you have to do is show up! See you there!

Saturday Evening Worship, Concerts, & Films , Saturdays at 7:00 pm!

Saturday 7:00 pm weekly Worship and fellowship. Working on Sunday mornings? No problem. There is plenty of opportunity to lift praises to God in song and testimony on Saturday nights! We are inviting you to come, share, and join in  in celebrating what our AWESOME GOD is doing in our lives. The Bible tells us we are not to forsake the assembling of ourselves together, (see Heb. 10:25). Please make every opportunity to attend. Sometimes we have a concert, other times a movie, but we always are doing something to lift up the name of Jesus. Many in the community have said they cannot come on Sunday Mornings so this is your opportunity to Worship the King during the evening. We are here to serve the Lord and in doing that serve you! Remember John 3:16, For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him may have eternal life! Find new life in Christ at FBC!