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The World Turned Upside Down

Pulpit guest: Joe Karnes Economic volatility brought on by massive unemployment, a roller coaster stock market and recession. Many people are anxious, uncertain and fearful of what is to come. They feel isolated and powerless to change what is going on. Into this bleak and troubling world comes the promise of hope from our New […]

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Blest Be the Tie

Rev. Nathan Huguley Matthew 14.13-21 Please allow me to start by sending our greetings to Orlinda, TN, where my mom and her parents are worshipping with us this morning. Today is Paw Paw’s 87th birthday, and when I had to leave his bedside on Friday, I promised I would wish him a happy birthday this […]

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What is Your Dream?

I Kings 3:5–12 Rev. Jennifer Schneider, guest preacher Video includes entire worship service. Bulletin   Solomon, David and Bathsheba’s son, became David’s successor after a bitter fight in which Solomon forcibly suppressed a faction led by his brother, Adonijah.  During his early reign, he built up a strong army and created a vigorous economy by […]

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Where Do We Go From Here?

In this 10-minute video, Pastor Matt considers the question, “Where do we go from here?” and shares what he has been doing in his own life in response to the cultural unrest and protests resulting from systemic racism. Here are a couple of links he mentions toward the end of the video: 1. His 7/5/2015 […]

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Hope and Promise

by Dava Cooper, FBC Intern for Youth Spiritual Formation Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Good morning, it is wonderful to be here with you today to share a message of Hope and Promise, even if it is electronically. I do have Pastor Matt and Rev John Williams here and if that’s not intimidating then I don’t know […]

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Maundy Thursday 2020

This is FBC’s Thursday, April 9 virtual Maundy Thursday observance. Joanna Gillette leads us in Taizé-style worship and Pastor Matt Sturtevant brings a message of remembrance of the last night Jesus shared with His disciples before His death, and the meal He shared together with them.  

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Youth Sunday: “Commitment to God is a Daily Calling”

January 12, 2020 was Youth Sunday, when the FBC youth lead us in worship on the theme “Commitment to God is a Daily Calling.” The video includes: The call to worship (Caleb Lord) The baptism of Sam Ferris by Pastor Matt Sturtevant Scripture reading, Romans 12:1-2 from The Message Bible (Ethan Sturtevant) Moment for Message […]

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