School Donations Tally


Thanks to all that generously donated supplies to Molly Stark and Bennington Elementary!

Church members donated:40 notebooks, 5 packages of loose leaf paper, 53 glue sticks, 3 glue bottles, 160 pencils, 4 boxes of markers, 20 boxes of colored pencils, 42 boxes of crayons, 56 theme folders, 8 'Sharpies', 6 mini tissues, 25 pairs of girls socks, 24 pars of girls underwear, 26 pairs of boys underwear, 66 pairs of boys socks, 3 pairs of unisex socks, 2 boxes of rulers and one back pack.


Our Fall Tag Sale is Coming!


 Friday October 4th: 3pm to 6pm and Saturday October 5th 10am-1pm

 Now accepting donations of reusable items welcome now until October 1.  Items needed are: cookware, plates, household items, sundries, books, DVDs/CDs/8-track cassettes,  and especially any FALL/ WINTER clothing and accessories. Please make sure donated clothing is clean and ready to wear. No TV’s please. Home pick-up available. Questions? Call Grace Wilson & Lisa Flynn or contact the office. 



Church Picnic 

Our Church Picnic will be held August 25, 2013 at Lake Paran. Set up will begin at 11pm. Food will be served around 12:30pm; cleanup will start around 2:30pm. Hamburgers, hotdogs, paper products, lemon-aide, and ice water will be provided by the church.  Church volunteers are needed to bring main and side dishes,  and to help set up and to clean up; The church is also requesting volunteer  “grill masters”  who will  cook the hot dogs and hamburgers. A sign up sheet  will be available during church coffee hour.   For more information contact the Church Life Board or the office.   



Pancake Breakfast during Bennington Car Show weekend


The First Baptist Church of Bennington, Vermont, invites you to a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday September 15, 2012, from 7am to 11am.  The breakfast will be held at First Baptist, 601 Main Street in downtown Bennington.   Come join us for breakfast before enjoying our community’s great Car Show event! 

The breakfast tickets cost $6 for adults, $4 for children, or $20 for the whole family.  Tickets are available at the door.  All funds raised at this event benefit facility upgrades at First Baptist, where non-profits and civic groups find a welcome space for collaboration, organizations dedicated to meet basic human needs, and various activities.

For more information about First Baptist, visit www.fbcbennington.org or contact the church office via 802/442-2105 or fboffice@sover.net.


First Baptist hosts Hymn Sing & Ice Cream Social on Sunday, July 8, 2012

On Sunday, July 8, 2012, the First Baptist Church of Bennington, Vermont, will host a hymn sing as part of its 9:30 AM weekly worship.   The hymn sing is a venerable tradition among many Christians as worshipers gather to share their favorite hymns and join voices together.  The service will be led by Marion Riddle and other lay leaders along with Charlotte Knighton, organist.  After the morning worship, a special “Make your own sundae” ice cream social will be held during the weekly coffee hour.   The congregation gratefully acknowledges the donation of ice cream and toppings from Stewarts’ Shops.

The First Baptist Church is “a place for healing, community involvement and spiritual grounding”.   Worshipping and serving since 1827, the congregation welcomes all to join in the ministry and mission of First Baptist.  To learn more, visit www.fcbennington.org or call 802/442-2105.