to Sep 2

Summer Sundays 2018

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Beginning July 1 through September 2 we will have one worship service at 10:00 AM.  Our summer worship will include great music, faith stories and inspiring messages about One Anothering.  This summer is about seeking to be shaped into the extraordinary, exceptional, uncommon community that Christ desires us to be!

Join us in worship!

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8:30 AM08:30

2018 Serve Saturday April 21

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Let’s come together on Saturday, April 21, to serve others, support our youth as they raise funds for the Belize mission trip, and enjoy one another's company. 

Here is the plan for Serve Saturday 2018:

8:30-9:45 AM
Pancake Breakfast, with fruit, sausage, juice and coffee.  Free will offering to raise funds for the youth mission trip to Belize.

9:45 to Noon
Pick a project from the below.  Advance sign up sheets are in the church narthex or contact the church office (336-0966).  

  • Clean the toys in the Nursery
  • Lowell Elementary Project (working on the details yet)
  • Family Project The kids will make cards, decorate some pictures, and put together treat packages and then bless some of our senior adults with a visit and treats.  Addresses will be provided, along with some talking points to help facilitate the visit.
  • Church Landscaping and Spring Cleaning (wear or bring work clothes and bring rakes, yard tools) and indoor projects yet to be identified.
  • Collect & distribute items for specific charities:  Philips Home, The Banquet, Veterans Outreach, and Arise! Ukraine.  Click here for the list of items being collected.
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to Feb 12

Unleashed & Financial Peace University


Get ready to be Unleashed:
Set Free to LIVE, GIVE and SERVE!  

Being a follower and disciple of Jesus calls us to manage our live--our talents, our time, our resources--in ways that allow us to live fully and freely for Christ.

First Baptist UNLEASHED will begin January 14, 2018.  The UNLEASHED adventure begins with each of us participating in a nine-week Financial Peace University (FPU) experience.  FPU will be offered several times during the week to make is accessible for all.

Meeting day and time (classes meet for 9 weeks):
Sundays 10:00 AM (begins Jan 14)
Mondays 6:30 PM (begins Jan 15)
Wednesdays 6:30 PM (begins Jan 17)
Thursdays 9:30 AM & 6:30 PM (begins Jan 18)
Saturdays 9:30 AM (begins Jan 20)

The participation fee is $100 per individual or couple.

To register for a Financial Peace University course at First Baptist Church, Sioux Falls CLICK HERE or contact the church office 605.336.0699

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7:30 AM07:30

Men's Ministry Kick-Off

Join the Men's Ministry as they kick-off their new season.  They will be using Andy Stanley's series called "David."  This study starts September 16, 2017 at 7:30 am with breakfast and fellowship!  All ages of men are welcome!  Hope to see you there.

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9:00 AM09:00

Kick Off Sunday

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Join us on Sunday, September 10 for a morning of celebration!  We will be starting fall Sunday School classes, worshiping together, and then having a party.

9:00 AM: Sunday School for all ages
10:00 AM: Combined Worship Service, Sanctuary
11:15 AM:  Block Party with food, inflatables, ice cream truck from East River Treats, games, face painting, and fellowship! 

It's going to be a blast!  Please consider joining us for this great day.  

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6:00 AM06:00

One Student Ministry Valley Fair Trip

One Student Ministry will be going to Valley Fair.  Why?  Because it's fun!  Rollercoasters, water rides, and more!   All middle and high school students are invited.  Cost will be $60.  Contact Pastor Ryan for more information.

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6:30 PM18:30

Family Fun Night!

Join us at McKennan Park for a pot luck meal, fellowship  and games!  We will provide the main course, paper products and water.  

Contact the church office for more information at 605-336-0966.

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to Jun 22

Vacation Bible School 2017!

You are invited to join us for Gadgets and Gizmos Vacation Bible School!  We will explore how we are uniquely wired and wonderfully made over the time we have together!

Click the image below to go the Vacation Bible School page.  A registration form is on that page.

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to Jun 3

Rummage Sale

Come one, come all to our great rummage sale! You never know what you are going to find!  There is something for everyone.   This will be held in the Family Life Center.  All proceeds will benefit our Go 4th Campaign.  

No clothing will be sold at this rummage sale!  


Friday, June 2:  8 am to 7 pm

Saturday, June 3:  8 am to 2 pm

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6:30 PM18:30

Family Movie Night!

First Baptist Church is hosting a Family Movie Night on March 10 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM in the Family Life Center. We will watch Disney's Finding Dory and eat popcorn and drink lemonade! Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, or cushions to relax in!

Here's a short description about Finding Dory:
The friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

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3:00 PM15:00

Memory Service

The Memory Service brings us together to remember the people that have died in the last year and to acknowledge the hurt that their death has caused in our lives.  As we remember those that have gone, we place the hurt we feel in the hands of Christ and are comforted by him.  Time is tentative.

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6:00 PM18:00

Advent Workshop

What is Advent Workshop?  It is your Christmas present workshop!  Purchase tickets to make Christmas presents for family, teachers, friends, and more!  You will have a blast.  

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to Dec 22

Advent 2016

Advent Sunday Worship Services
November 27, December 4, 11, 18
8:45 AM Traditional Worship   11:00 AM Contemporary Worship

Advent Workshop
November 30, 6-8 PM
A Wonderful Craft Workshop for Children

Memory Service, Remembering Our Loved Ones
December 4, 3:00 PM

First Baptist Children’s Center Preschool Program & Reception
December 8, 6:30 PM

 Jingle Jam
December 14, 6:00-7:30 PM
Christmas fun for all ages, supper will be served

Children & Youth Musical—The Christmas County Spelling Bee
December 18, 4:00 PM

Christmas Eve Worship
December 24, 4:00 PM

Christmas Day Worship
December 25, 10:00 AM

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to Sep 24

American Baptist Church of the Dakotas Regional Biennial


13th REGIONAL BIENNIAL, September 23-24

First Baptist Church

306 E Divide Avenue

Bismarck, ND 58501



“This will continue until we all come to such unity in our faith and knowledge of God's Son that we will be mature in the Lord, measuring up to the full and complete standard of Christ.” (Ephesians 4:13, NLT)

The 13th Regional Biennial of the American Baptist Churches of the Dakotas will celebrate the theme of “Unity and Maturity.” Our speaker will be our Executive Minister, Rev. Randy Rasmussen. Randy has been our Executive Minister since September 2013. The speaker for the Men's Breakfast will be Jim Wiegner from International Ministries. The speaker for the Women's Breakfast will be Kate Ulmer from First Baptist Fargo, who took part in the national ABW Mission trip to the Philippines earlier this year. Children's programming will be provided during the biennial and nursery is available. (Contact First Baptist Church Bismarck, for more information about children's programming.)

REGISTRATION: Please fill out the registration form (click here) and return it to First Baptist Church, Bismarck, by September 13". FBC's phone number is: 701-223-8614 and the email address is: firstbaptistbis@q.com. Registration will open at 4:00 PM at First Baptist Church on Friday, September 23rd.

SCHEDULE: Friday, September 23"

4:00 PM; Registration at First Baptist Church

5:15 PM: Catered meal for Pastors and their families at FBC, sponsored by MMBB.

7:00 PM.: Evening Session at First Baptist Church

 Saturday, September 24"

8:00 AM: Men's' & Women’s' Breakfasts & Speakers at the Ramada Inn

9:30 AM: Morning Session at First Baptist Church

12:30 PM: Biennial Banquet at the Ramada Inn


This year we are introducing a new schedule/format to accommodate those who need to return home for Sunday morning services. The Biennial will conclude early Saturday afternoon, following the banquet.


LODGING: The blocks of rooms are reserved under the First Baptist Church, Bismarck.

Ramada Inn: Rooms $92.00, 1400 E Interchange Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501        Phone 701–258–7000 (Deadline–September 9")

Comfort Inn: Rooms $82.00, 1030 E Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501           Phone 701-223-1911


Please contact the Event Coordinators with any questions:

Ruth Skar                                                                             or Cheryl Wiebers

24300 128"Ave Nw                                                                    22729 171” Ave

Berthold, ND 58718                                                                   Owanka, SD 57767

Phone: 701-453–3568 Fax: 701-453-3139                                  605-798-5544

ruthskar@abc-dakotas.org                                                         cwiebers@gwtc.net

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