(click on Media Center above for Service Recordings)First Baptist was founded in 1827 as the Granville Street Baptist Church (renamed First Baptist Church in 1886) and is a member of the Halifax Region United Baptist Association as well as the Canadian Association for Baptist Freedoms (formerly the Atlantic Baptist Fellowship). We are intentionally ecumenical and inclusive in our services (Sundays at 10:30 a.m.) and programs.
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In Memory of Dr. Arthur H. Shears
We extend sincere sympathy to the family and friends of the late Dr. Arthur H. Shears who died on May 22nd and whose Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 25th at 10 a.m.
In Memory of Gloria Lorraine Quigley
We extend our sincere sympathy to the family and friends of the late Gloria Quigley who died on May 10, and whose Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 24 at 11 a.m.
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Last Sunday the Diaconate released two documents on the proposals re: the appointment of a Faith Development Director to be voted on at the May 26, 2013 congregational meeting. They can he accessed here and here.
Last week's Plant Sale was a great success - follow this link for pictures.
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First Baptist Featured in New Resource
The story of how First Baptist voted by 93% not to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation is told in a newly released international resource for Baptist congregations seeking to take the journey towards the full inclusion of GLBTQ folk. A copy of Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth is available in the Church library, or for purchase as a download ($10US) here.
Our new elevator was dedicated on Sunday, February 24. See pictures here.
Check It Out!
On Sundays @11:45 am in the Church Hall it's rehearsal time for our youth choirs! Marshmallow Choir check here; Songsters check here and parents, for additional information check here.
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