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Seeking Coordinator for Senior Fellowship Program

 Senior Fellowship Coordinator, First Baptist Church of Pendleton FBC Pendleton is accepting applications for the part-time position of Senior Fellowship Coordinator, a position which requires approximately 8

Church Office Hours Jan 8-17

THANK YOU to our volunteers for helping in the church office during our Office Manager's medical leave. Please note church office hours for Wednesday, January 8 though

New Year’s Week Office Hours

Our church office hours will be adjusted the week of New Year's due to staff vacations. THANK YOU to our volunteers for helping in the office this

Christmas Week Office Hours

Church Office Hours December 23 - 27  Monday, Dec 23   8:30 am - 6 pm (closed 12-1 for lunch) Tuesday, Dec 24  8:30 am

Christmas Eve

The Christmas season can be an especially meaningful time to worship. Whether you are looking to continue or begin a special family tradition, to escape the chaos

Operation MAGI

Operation MAGI is the ecumenical Christmas ministry led by the Pendleton United Methodist Men since 2003. Together with fifteen other churches, last year 287 children from 102 families

An Ongoing Story

Since September, our Sunday morning sermon series has taken us through many stories of the Old Testament. We began in the Garden of Eden, God’s perfect creation. We

Current Food Needs at Clemson Community Care

Help a Neighbor - Donate a Turkey Clemson Community Care will be starting its annual holiday food distribution on November 11, 2019. We are asking everyone to please remember to

All Saints Day

During worship on Sunday, Nov 3, we will observe All Saints Day. This is a day on which we remember and give thanks for the “saints” in our

FBCP Fall Work Day

Thank you to everyone who came out on or before October 19, 2019 to help with various important projects around the church. First Row L-R: Marlena Dixon, Keleigh

Trick Or Treat So Others May Eat

Thank you to all the children, youth, and adults who participated in Trick Or Treat So Others May Eat (TOTSOME)! Pictured are the volunteers who helped deliver the bags of groceries

Seasons of Life, Seasons of Worship

Now that it is officially mid-October, the weather has (finally!) turned cool enough to qualify as “fall,” the leaves are changing colors, and pumpkins are appearing everywhere. In

“Young” Adult Game Night

Our October Game Night is coming up this Sunday, October 6 from 4-8. As always, bring yourself, your children, games to play, and your competitive spirit! For childcare

Vote for Our Scarecrow!

The 2019 Fall Harvest Festival will be October 5 in Historic Downtown Pendleton, SC.  There will be great music, food, and craft vendors and children's games. There will

Wednesday Night Adult Bible Study

A new Wednesday Night Adult Bible Study is beginning in October. Join us for Stranger Danger, an exploration of Old Testament stories of God’s people encountering strangers and the surprising revelations uncovered

Worship Theme: Tell Me a Story

On September 1, we began a narrative journey through Scripture, hearing some of the familiar stories of our faith and discovering how they fit together to tell a

New Devotional Materials Available

New issues of Reflections, Prayers of the People, and Open Windows are now available on the literature rack outside the church office. All three publications are dated to

From Townville to Townsville

Pancake Supper Fundraiser to Benefit Spencer Willoughby's Mission Trip to the Land "Down Under" I am so excited to be able to share with everyone that I will be

Clayton Davis Honored at McAfee

Congratulations to Clayton Davis, recipient of one of McAfee School of Theology’s first alumni awards! Clayton was awarded the Imagine Award at Founders Day on August 20, 2019.

PASSPORT by the Numbers

First Baptist Church of Pendleton was one of the churches which participated in the 27th summer of PASSPORT camps. In 2019, PASSPORT welcomed 5,058 participants who invested in

TOTSOME Volunteers Needed

Children’s Ministry needs volunteers to drive for Trick Or Treat So Others May Eat on Sunday, Oct 20. We will meet at the church at 3:30 and plan

Staff Evaluations

As required by our Church By-laws and Personnel Policy, it is time for the annual evaluation of our church staff. The Personnel Committee asks for your help in

Tell Me a Story

One of my children's most frequent requests is "tell me a story." They seem to especially enjoy stories of things that happened when they were younger or before

Back-to-School Fun at FBCP

Please mark the following dates for activities in our children's ministry: Sun, Aug 18 @ 10:45 ∙ Backpack Blessing Sun, Aug 18 @ 5:00 ∙ Deacon Ice Cream

Church Garden Notes

The church garden was formally installed and blessed on Saturday, June 1. Thanks to the rain, we are pleased to report that seedlings are sprouting enthusiastically. We have pole

Backpack Blessing ∙ Sun, Aug 18

On Sunday, August 18 (the day before ASD4 goes back to school!) we will have a backpack blessing for all students and teachers returning to school as well

Games, Backpacks, Ice Cream and Jesus

You have probably heard the adage that if you want to know what someone’s priorities are, look at their checkbook and their calendar. I think this is probably

“Go and Do” And “Sit and Listen”

We recently used the story of the Good Samaritan from Luke 10:25-37 as our primary Scripture text for a Sunday morning worship service. After telling the story, Jesus

Go and Do Likewise

This past Sunday morning, we read the story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) and were reminded of Jesus' instructions to "go and do likewise." One of the

Ice Cream Social

Save the date for our annual Ice Cream Social, hosted by our deacons on Sunday, August 18 at 5 pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Nominating Committee Report

The Nominating Committee report is available on the table outside the church office or you may download it here. This includes lists of committee members and church officers

Church Picnic at Twin Lakes

Sun, July 14 @ 4:30 pm at Picnic Shelter 2 The church will provide chicken, drinks, and paper goods. Please bring a side or dessert to share and

Summer Goodness

I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait

Wednesday Night Bible Study

A new study, Psalms: Songs from the Heart of Faith, began May 29. Adult Bible study meets in room 306 from 6:30-7:30 and is led by Pastor Jennifer Rygg.

Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Join the Wednesday Morning Bible Study Group, led by Rev. Richard Hawk, as they study 1 Corinthians -- "The Royal Road." The group meets weekly in Room 103

Ladies Lunch

Ladies Lunch meets the fourth Tuesday of the month from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. Special date for July: fifth Tuesday (July 30) from 11:30 am - 12:30

Youth Attending PASSPORTchoices Camp

Members of the FBC Pendleton Youth Group will be away at PASSPORTchoices Sunday, June 30 - Friday, July 5 at Greensboro College in North Carolina. PASSPORTchoices is a

3B Ladies

You are invited to join the 3B Ladies (Bojangles Biscuit Bunch) at Bojangles in Pendleton on the last Saturday of the month (Jul 27 at 9:00 am) for

Clemson Community Care

Clemson Community Care has a shortage of the following food items: oatmeal, grits, cereal, crackers, pork and beans, juice, canned meat, and dry pasta. Our clients have a

Youth at Frankie’s Fun Park

Our Youth enjoyed a trip to Frankie's Fun Park on June 17, 2019. Thanks to our chaperones, Rev. Chris Cottingham and Becky & Wyatt Westmoreland. Click on the

VBS a ROAR!-ing Success

We finished up VBS 2019 on Saturday, June 15 and invited everyone to join us in Sunday morning worship (wearing their VBS t-shirt!) to hear some of the

USDA Summer Meal Program Available Locally

The USDA Summer Meal Program provides free breakfast and lunch to all children under 18. No registration, qualification, or specific school attendance is required. Local sites include: Pendleton

Camp Prism Fundraiser

Thank you for supporting our Camp Prism fundraiser. We raised $582.57 to help with the cost of our children's summer camp. We hope that you enjoy the greeting cards. The campers

Adult VBS ∙ Running concurrent with ROAR!

ADULT VBS June 12-15 ∙ 6:45 – 8:15 pm  Adults are welcome to attend: ∙ Supper (5:45-6:15) ∙ VBS Opening Assembly (6:20-6:45) ∙ VBS Closing Assembly (8:15-8:30)  Give thanks

Celebrating 20 Years of Senior Fellowship

Past and present Senior Fellowship Coordinators. Pictured: Diana Parson, Diane Scott, Laina Calhoun (current), Beverly Corder. Click on the image to see an album  of photos from

Summer at FBCP

Summer is always a busy time at FBCP! Be sure to save these dates on your summer calendar! Check the online church Calendar for more details and additional events and

Mission Partners

Supporting mission work is an important part of our church's identity.  We support a variety of organizations who are committed to caring for those in need, making disciples,