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.

6:30 pm18:30

Jingle Jam

Jingle Jam is a time of fun, music, and celebration for the whole family!  Join as we share food, laughter and the true meaning of Christmas.  More details to come!

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.

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.  

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

3:30 pm15:30

Hymn Sing - Soup & Pie Supper

We will be joining together on November 6 at 3:30 pm for a hymn sing! 

Following the hymn sing, we will be eating soup and pie together in the Family Life Center!  

If you are able to bring a pie, please contact Michelle at

8:30 am08:30

First Baptist Church Leadership Retreat

This retreat is for all elected and appointed team members.  It is also open to the congregation as we explore how God calls us to pray in this season of transition.  Our conversation will be around the book "The Circle Maker" by Mark Batterson.  

6:30 pm18:30

American Baptist Women Missionary Speaker

You are invited to a women's night with a missionary from Beirut.  She will update us on God's mission work with the women.  Fellowship time will follow the missionary's presentation.  Please RSVP to Michelle at 336-0966 by September 22.

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: 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                                               

5:45 pm17:45

Wednesday Evening Activities Resume

We love hump day!  Our activities involve every family member and refreshes for the rest of the week.  Call the church office for more information!

4:30 PM:  Karar Dance Ministry

5:30 PM:  Jubilation Ringers (Bell Choir)

5:45 PM:  Family Meal (Coordinators Needed!)

6:30 PM:  Adult Bible Studies, Lil' KidZone, KidZone, One Student Ministry (Youth), Intercessors

6:45 PM:  Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

9:00 am09:00

Encore Bible Study

Everyone deserves an encore!  Encore Bible Study is for  Senior Adults and is led by our Pastor of Congregational Car, Pastor Vic.  Join us each week as we go deep in the Bible and grow in our relationship to God and to others!

9:15 am09:15

Kick Off Sundy

Join us as we kick off our fall activities!  We will have a time of fellowship, Sunday School, worship, and a block party!  There's something for everyone from Lil' KidZone to One Student Ministry to Senior Adult Sunday School.  Pastor Warren will kick-off the fall series on Joshua and the block party will be a blast!  See you there.

6:45 pm18:45

Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal Resumes

The Sanctuary choir will resume rehearsals on August 31 at 6:45 pm in the Sanctuary.  New singers are welcome!  Contact the church office at 336-0966 for more information.

5:30 pm17:30

Men's Fall Gathering

Hey Men, our fall gathering will be on August 24th at 5:30pm. Our topic will be “Keeping company with God” held at Robin and Lori Miller’s home. Plan to attend and invite a friend. Contact Jeff Aegerter or Robin Miller for more information.

Aug 20

High School Youth Worlds of Fun Trip

The High School Youth will be going to World's of Fun for fun, fellowship, and adventure!  Spots are limited, so sign up soon!

The World's of Fun website says:

At Worlds of Fun, there are rides for everyone from thrill-seekers to families.  If speed and adventure are for you, there's our THRILL RIDES like Patriot, Mamba, and Prowler. If slower speeds are for you, the FAMILY RIDES like the Grand Carrousel or Worlds of Fun Railroad will be perfect. 

Contact Youth Pastor Intern Ryan for more information or to sign up!

8:00 am08:00

Middle School Youth Valley Fair Trip

Join the Middle School Youth while they burn all their energy at Valley Fair.  Spots are limited, so sign up soon!  

The Valleyfair website says: 

At Valleyfair, there are rides for everyone from thrill-seekers to families.  If speed and adventure are for you,   there's our THRILL RIDES like Wild Thing and Steel Venom.  Don't miss them.  If slower speeds are for you, the FAMILY RIDES like the Minnesota River Valley Railroad and Snoopy's Rocket Express will be perfect.  

Contact Youth Pastor Intern Ryan for more information or to sign up to go!

6:00 pm18:00

Youth @ Thunder Road

The youth will be meeting at Thunder Road.  Middle School and High School students are invited!  More details to come!

6:30 pm18:30

Hawaiian Luau on the Prairie - Family Fun Nite

We will be having a Hawaiian Luau on the Prairie at Rick & Heather Gray's acreage on Wednesday, August 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.   Wear your Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts and bring your lawn chairs.  Last name starting with A-M bring a dessert, N-Z bring a salad or side dish.  Pulled pork sandwiches, beverages and paper goods will be provided.  

Rick & Heather's address is:

26536 461st Ave, Hartford, SD

Rides available from First Baptist Church at 6:00 PM.

Jul 30

Camp Judson Senior High Camp

The High School Youth will be going to Camp Judson's Senior High camp.  The week will be filled with fun, adventure, growth, and new friendships!  

For a registration form, click here or pick up one in the church office.

Contact Youth Intern Ryan for more information.