First Baptist Church of Columbia
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Operation Christmas Child Does Make A Difference!
... so don't miss the Packing Party!
THIS FRIDAY at 6:00p in Ellis Hall
Each year we have a Packing Party where we pack Operation Christmas Child Boxes together. We would Operation Christmas Child love for you to participate in this day, so mark your calendar for November 13!  Help us pack as many boxes as possible in 2015!

Come enjoy a pizza supper at 6pm in Ellis Hall. RSVP, now! Following dinner ... 
The 28th Annual Columbia Christmas Pageant ... tickets are going fast! Get your complimentary tickets now!
December 11-13
Tickets for this year's Columbia Christmas Pageant are available in the Ticket Office M - Th, 9a to 3p and Fridays, 9a to Noon. Or pick up your tickets in the Washington Street lobby this Sunday immediately following the morning worship service.

Plan now to invite coworkers, friends and family to be your guests!

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Parents ... it's time to sign up your child to be a part of Upward Basketball!
Upward Sports is a positive sports experience that offers both parents and kids exactly what they want in a sports league. It's not too late. Register today!

Cost: $85/player
For Boys & Girls grades 1-4. 

Note: Grades 3 & 4 is a competitive division. Scores will be kept.

Register | Pay Online
Online Giving
It's so convenient to stay current with your tithe.

Volunteer to Help at The Thanksgiving Day "Feed The Hungry"
Thursday, November 26
Carolina Coliseum
This is the 25th year that First Baptist Church and St. Peter's have provided a Thanksgiving meal for Columbia's hungry at the Carolina Coliseum. 

FBC Coordinator Ron Paull needs your help: 
(1) Cash donations to purchase turkeys and sides;
(2) provide dessert; 
(3) set up, serve, break down/clean up. 

Give online or place monetary donations in the offering plate (designate "Thanksgiving Day Feed The Hungry"). 

To volunteer contact Ron  (803.361.8450).

Share Your Holiday Food Drive 
Thursday, Dec. 3
6a - 7p
to aid  Harvest Hope Food Bank to feed hungry
people in the Midlands.

Voting & Elections
If you are registered to vote there will be a voter registration desk in the Washington Street lobby following the worship services each Sunday thru November 22.  It is important that Christians participate in the Democratic process.
It's time to purchase a
Christmas poinsettia "in honor of" or "in memory of" a loved one. Order forms are at all Welcome Centers and in the church office. Cost: $10 each. Deadline: December 7.

Pick up a form at one of the Welcome Centers. Use your Debit/Credit card by calling 803.256.4251.
First Baptist Church | 803.256.4251 | |
1306 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29201

First Baptist Church | 1306 Hampton Street | Columbia | SC | 29201