News

New Small Groups Start August 3rd

The first Sunday in August begins a new year in all of our small groups. Children and students get promoted to the next grade. High School seniors join the college group. This is a time of new connections¬†for our children and students, but also can be for our adults. If you haven’t found a small group to do life and learn the Bible with then check out our list of small groups or have us help you find one here.

Street Shoe Sunday

August 3rd at 11a, we are going to go out and meet people in a couple of the neighborhoods around Cookeville. Join us as we find out specific ways that we can pray for them and minister to them as well as invite them to join us from worship. This is a great opportunity to be engaged on mission here in Cookeville. We will then gathered back at the church at noon for lunch. Don’t miss this great outreach on August 3rd.

Youth Night at the Ballpark

Students bring your families and friends out to the ballpark with us. On July 25th, we are going to a Nashville Sounds game. It will be a great time of fun, fellowship, and fireworks. Tickets only cost $5, all we need you to do is sign up using the form below.

Church Volleyball League

Registration is on August 19th from 6:30-7:30p in the First Baptist Family Life Center. Each team’s roster and registration fee of $110 is due at this time. Rosters and fees cannot be accepted before or after this time. Games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday nights with the possibility of Monday nights. Download your roster form here.

Team Divisions
Youth Beginner- 7-10th grades
Youth Experienced- 7-12th grades
“C”-Beginner players
“B”- Players with Some Experience
“BB”-Experienced Players
“A”-Competitive Players

Senior Pastor Search Committee Named

On May 7th, the church unanimously approved the Senior Pastor Search Committee that was proposed to the church. The Senior Pastor Search Committee is made up of the following seven people:
Jim Viar (Chair)
Greg Steeves
John Zhu
Andrew Hetzel
Sue Boyd
Bethany Timmerman
Tara Masters

Please be in prayer for this committee as they begin the search for the next Senior Pastor to lead First Baptist.

Church Governance

The church governance team assembles to discuss the current way the church is making decisions and their effectiveness. All members are welcome to offer input. The team gave an update to the church on their progress on March 2nd. You can download a copy of their presentation here.