EDMOND'S FIRST NEWS

Ask the Pastor

Ask Pastor Blake Gideon questions about the Bible. Follow social media and the website as questions are answered online. Learn more and submit your questions by visiting:

ASK THE PASTOR
SUNDAY BULLETIN

Available each week, download the most current Sunday bulletin PDF:

Sunday, April 11 BULLETIN PDF

NEXT STEP CLASS

Sunday, Apr 25 | 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM | Room 110
Are you ready to take the Next Step? Whether you are a new member at Edmond’s First Baptist or have just been visiting. Come find out how you can connect and be a part of our Family of Faith.

This will be a time to learn about ministry opportunities, Connection Groups and have your questions answered, all in a relaxed environment.

Registration is encouraged but not required. We look forward to taking the next step with you. Learn more at NEXT STEP

REGISTER
STREET MINISTRY THURSDAYS

Join us as we leave from the Church Office on Thursday mornings at 8:30 AM to head to the Oklahoma City Abortion Clinic. Come with a willingness to listen and visit with people in tough situations. Then be ready to step into uncomfortable situations and share the Gospel with raw honesty as we minister to the homeless of Oklahoma City. For questions or more information, contact Jonatan Miles, 405-726-9764, jmiles@fbcedmond.org. Follow the missions SERVE web page for more information.

SERVE
GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

Sunday, April 18 | After 11:00 AM Worship Service
We will have a Christian Counseling Clinic Ground Breaking Ceremony for our on site Counseling Clinic. Please join us for this occasion.

LIFE+ MINISTRY: A FIESTA WITH EDGAR CRUZ

Friday, April 30 | 6:30 PM | Fellowship Hall
The Fiesta will include a great Fajita dinner from Alvardo's and entertainment by Edgar Cruz. Look for tickets in your Connection Group folders. $15 per person. For questions or more information, contact Larque Piatt, 405-650-6060.

CHILDCARE AVAILABLE NIGHT (CAN)

Friday, May 7 | 6:15 PM - 9:15 PM | Children's Wing
For birth through 5th grade, drop off your little ones for an evening of games, movies, and fun with friends. Sign ups are available in your Connection Group, at the Preschool Welcome Desk on the first floor of the Children's Wing, or you can email the Preschool Ministry, gclark@fbcedmond.org. Sign up deadline is Sunday, April 25.

FORMATIONS: ON WEDNESDAYS

Wednesday evening Bible opportunities for the entire family! Follow the Formations web page for a listing of adult Bible studies. Opportunities include:

* Fellowship Meal at 4:45 PM
* Overview of Bible with Pastor
* Explore the Bible with Jerry Miller
* Disciplines of a Godly Man with Men's Ministry
* Matchless with Women's Ministry
* Emerging Adults Midweek Refresh (College/Young Prof)
* Students Midweek Worship (6th-12th)
* Children's SUIT UP (1st-5th)
* Preschool CLUB 252 (three years-kindergarten)
* Worshipcare Ministry (birth-two years)

FORMATIONS
WEDNESDAY FELLOWSHIP MEAL

Wednesday, Apr 14 | 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM | Fellowship Hall
Register in advance online. $6.00 per person and complimentary for first time quests. Multiple payment options available, online registration closes at midnight the Tuesday before. Enter from the east Fellowship Hall entrance.

MENU: Earl’s Rib Palace pulled pork, BBQ beans, potato salad, dessert, tea, and water.

REGISTRATION
WOMEN'S MINISTRY

We are excited about what God is doing in our midst, anticipating His best as we see His hand moving, His Spirit leading, and His Son, Jesus, reaching out with open arms to those who seek Him. All ladies, college age through senior adults, are welcome to participate in everything we do!

Opportunities Include:
* In Person and Zoom Bible Studies
* Spring Retreat and Watch Party at Edmond's First

WOMEN'S MINISTRY
MEN'S MINISTRY

Our goal is to challenge each other to be the men God created us to be, fulfilling our purposes within our families, on our jobs, and in the church. In addition to that we are always mindful that we are an integral part of our community and our state.

Opportunities Include:
* Spring Retreat and Watch Party
* Tuesday morning Prayer Time
* Wednesday evening Bible Study
* Thursday noon Prayer Time

MEN'S MINISTRY
SUNDAY NO CONTACT CHECK IN

For birth - 5th grade, check in online for the Sunday Connection Groups and WorshipCare beginning at 8:00 AM on Mondays and closing at midnight on Thursdays. Registration labels will be printed ahead of time and ready for pick up in two locations to avoid congestion. Visit:

CHECK IN
2021 MISSION TRIPS

Follow the "Serve" web page for updates and more information on the upcoming 2021 mission Trips!  

Louisville, Kentucky
July 11-17: Family Trip
Bronx, New York
October 10-15: Emerging Adults, College and Young Professionals
India
October and January: pray for this group                    

SERVE

CHURCH PLANTS

Welcome Inspiring Hope Church located in Cincinnati, Ohio, with Pastor Ben Mangrum. They are praising God for meeting needs and for Him to guide them in how to invest this support into their ministry.

VISIT CHURCH PLANTS
BAPTIST MESSENGER SUBSCRIPTION

If you are a member of a Southern Baptist church in Oklahoma your subscription to the Baptist Messenger is being paid for by Oklahoma Baptists through the Cooperative Program. Subscribe by visiting subscriptions.

If you are not a member of a Southern Baptist church in Oklahoma please call 405-942-3000 ext. 4361 to complete a subscription.

SUBSCRIPTIONS
HOW DO I GIVE?

Give humbly acknowledging that everything we have belongs to God and we are to follow His example.

Edmond's First has multiple opportunities for giving including online, mailing, and dropping off at the Church Office which is open Monday - Thursday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

GIVING