September 12 –13 Rally Day Weekend

September 12 (rain date September 13) 3:00pm - 6:00pm a "Kick Off to Rally Day": will include a hay ride at the Kachmar farm and then bible stories and s'mores shared around the campfire. The Church Life Board will provide hot dogs, chips, hot chocolate, and apple cider. Volunteers are wanted to assist with setting and cleaning up. 

September 13 “Rally Day”:  The Church Life Board will provide goodies for coffee hour and get the children signed up for Church School. 




FBC Fall Tag Sale

Friday Oct 2nd 11am to 4pm                            

Saturday Oct 3rd 10am to 1pm                                                 

 Saturday Oct 3rd is $3.00 bag day. Admission is free both days. The tag sale features fall and winter clothing, household goods, children’s toys, books, fabrics, etc.  Donations are welcome until Wednesday Sept. 30th. Please make sure that all items are clean and usable. No TV please. Drop-off times are Monday- Thursday from 9:30am to 2:30pm and Friday from 9:30am to 2pm. First Baptist is located at 601 Main Street in Bennington.  Home pick up is also available. Call 442-7970 for more details.


Potluck August 16th

A Battle Day potluck will be held after service on August 16th. I f you would like to bring an item, please contact  any of the following members of the church life board: Jean Hoag, Carol Morin, Anne Rockwell, Rhonda Harmon, Allyn Lindsey, or Aleta Bryant-Boutin.


School Supply Donations

School supply donations are being accepted through August 23rd. You can bring supplies to worship on Sunday or to the office during the week. Items most needed are sprial notebooks, composition books, blue or black pens, #2 pencils, colored pencils, erasers, crayons, glue and glue sticks, backpacks, boys socks and underwear, and girls socks and underwear.


American Baptist Women Spring Assocation Gathering at First Baptist Tuesday April 14th.

First Baptist ABW members will host the American Baptist Women of the Southwest Association on Tuesday, April 14th, beginning with coffee and fellowship at 9:30am, followed by the meeting and program at 10am. The event takes place in Colgate Hall.

 The speaker, Sandra Hasenauer, Associate Director of ABW Ministries, USA will focus on “Missions in our Neighborhood”, discerning how God is leading us forward into even more meaningful engagement with women and girls in our neighborhoods and around the world. Rev. Hasenauer will lead the group in an interactive Bible study, prayer experience, and discussion. 

 Lunch will be served by ABW-FBC members. Please join us for this gathering.