The Diaspora Times

Welcome to the Diaspora Times, a specially published communications piece to keep you, the FBCR community, informed during our pandemic related diaspora.

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Easter Egging

Easter Sunday Fun! In case you missed it we have posted here the egging Pastor Brent endured following the children finding all the hidden Easter eggs in the Easter Sunday […]

2021 ABC USA Biennial Mission Summit – and Preview

ABCUSA has announced a preview of Biennial Mission Summit to occur on April 20, 2021. Reserve your spot for this sneak peek here. What to Expect at the 2021 Biennial […]

Easter 2021 Outtakes

Here they are! In case you missed the outtakes reel run at the end of Easter Sunday’s service, here they are to view at your leisure.

What If ?… Update

In the spring we get to see what has been unseen but percolating under the snow all winter.  The same is true of our missional life.  Two First Baptist “What […]

Climate Benefit Concert

ABC Earth Care Benefit ConcertApril 8th, Thursday, 7:00-8:00pm online*A free concert of secular and sacred music celebrating hope for the future of our natural world.*With classical, folk, and popular music, everyone […]

Stations of the Cross

View the digital Stations of the Cross, a series of images depicting the last day of Jesus Christ on the day of his crucifixion. Through these images and accompanying devotions […]

Holy Week Tenebrae Service

One of the hardest principles in Christianity to embrace is the reality that redemption comes through suffering. That is to say we cannot have Easter without Good Friday. We will […]

America For Christ Offering

FBCR will participate in the America for Christ Special Offering in the month of March which is sponsored by American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) of ABC-USA. ABHMS connects various […]

Lenten Literary Pilgrimage

Even in the midst of a pandemic FBCR will mark our journey to the cross through the season of Lent with a kind of pilgrimage. On Wednesday, February 24, 2021 […]

Christian Faith and the LGBT experience

For many years, Lake Ave.has helped support a lecture series called “Christian Faith and the LGBT experience.”  In the past, these presentations took place at Lake Ave. or another area […]