• Our kids had a great time this week during Terrific Tuesday at Just Jump. If you haven’t signed up to attend, the next one is June 27 at 9 a.m. We will visit Bright’s Zoo. It is sure to be a great time! The cost is $15 per child. You may download the forms on our website or see the church office to sign-up. If you have questions, please contact the FBC office at 276-669-8191 or


  • SAVE-THE DATE - Church-wide family picnic at Steele Creek Park Shelter G, Sunday evening, July 9, 5 to 8 p.m.!!! Activities for all ages! Dinner begins at 6 p.m. The shelter is reserved all day; you’re welcome to come any time. Make sure you have it on your calendar. *Please note, we are in the same shelter as last year.


  • Friendly reminder, the church office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. Also note, there will be no Wednesday night services on July 5.


  • Christmas in July – Communities in Schools, an organization which supports Bristol, VA students, has requested that we join them in providing school clothes. Please contact Bev Bowers at 276-466-8187 or, if you are interested in adopting a student. Monetary donations are also appreciated. The deadline is July 25.


  • If you would be interested in attending a CPR Class or a Diabetes Education Program to be held at First Baptist Church, please email our parish nurse, Marcine Robinette,  at or contact the church office at 276-669-8191. Dates and meeting times will be determined based on responses to the classes.


  • Youth Summer Camp – “Unidiversity 2017” July 17-22 at University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Registration Information: Total cost per person is $200; however, we are having fundraising events to offset the cost for each student. Although the deadline has passed, if interested there may still be an opening. Please speak with Ben Ondrak if you would like to attend, but are not currently signed up to go.