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THIS WEEK

March 1-7

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Come join us for one of our 3 services each Sunday, Celebration at 9:00 AM in the Sanctuary and Genesis at 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM in the Hangar. Come and bring a friend! Overflow spaces are available. At First Baptist Spartanburg, we are working in accordance with CDC and DHEC regulations to ensure that you and your family have the safest and best possible worship experience. We look forward to seeing you this Sunday!

If you need to stay home, we hope you'll tune in and worship live with us this Sunday from your home. The live streams and broadcast will not go away! Our prayer is that you will take every opportunity to connect with others through the technology we are so blessed to have so readily at hand.

We are resuming most of our weekly meetings. Keep checking our social media and the content blocks above for updates from our different ministry teams.

We're taking every measure to stay connected with you over video, phone, and email! Click here to connect with staff phone/email contacts.

Activities NOT meeting this week:

 Hour of Encouragement

MPACT Kids

M&M Preschool

Our Weekday Preschool Program is now open. Contact the office at 864.699.4219

We are offering both in person and online counseling. You will find more details here www.fbs.org/newday. If you have any questions feel free to call our office at 864.699.4290 for more information.

During this special time, we have decided to make some changes to the Bridge Operating Hours. We are giving out food at The Bridge on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 am to 12 noon. Our Wearhouse is open on Monday and Wednesday Mornings from 9-12 for clothing. For Financial Assistance please visit our website to watch an informational video on how to apply. Clothing donations including shoes, belts, purses, etc. are accepted at the bridge Monday through Thursday from 8am-6pm.

We are meeting on campus but observing extra cleaning protocols in order to make sure the facility is is clean and safe for you and your family. We are strongly encouraging masks and social distancing throughout the campus. We observe these precautions for those most vulneable among out church family., but we are Back to Life! Come Join us! 

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    THIS WEEK'S NOTES

    Sermon Notes

    The World is Watching – Ephesians 5:1-18

    Rev. Seth Buckley | 9:00 AM Celebration Service

    The Challenge? - Be Imitators of God
    1 - We imitate the one we love and the one that we spend the most time with (1-2)
    2 - Your actions display your devotion (3-7)
    3 - Light casts out darkness and reveals evil intentions. (8-14)
    • Personal Integrity
    • Moral Courage
    • Godly Character
    So How Should We Live?
    4 - We must repent of our casual Christianity and live with intentionality
    1. Carefully –
    a. Honor
    b. Purpose
    c. Courage
    2. Wise
    a. Sensible
    b. Intelligent
    c. Discerning
    5 - We must focus on Christ Alone
    • Romans 12:2
    • Philippians 4:8
    • Colossians 3:2-3
    • Hebrews 4:12
    • Philippians 2:5

    PAST MESSAGES

    Join the Journey - New Series

    When All is Said and Done
    February 21, 2021
    Dr. Don Wilton

    As we go through life, some things become less important and meaningless to us. Other things come to the forefront and we realize their significance to our lives and we come to appreciate them more. As we look back over our journey of life, what legacy will we leave when all is said and done.

    Dr. Wilton shares 8 essentials for life and he invites us to trust Jesus, acknowledge Him and depend on Him totally in every aspect of our lives. Sometimes this is very hard to do in our society since His ways are not our ways.  Our relationship with others is a vital need and God puts many people in our pathways that will bless Him and us. Although these are important, the most important need in our lives is our relationship with Jesus Christ.

    As you listen to the message and take a look at your life, what is important when all is said and done? God has a purpose for our lives and He invites us to accept this purpose and engage in His plan. He invites us to come to Him “Just as I am” with all our mistakes, struggles, successes, addictions and blessings. How wonderful to know that He will accept us just as we are.

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