Wednesday Evening

Wednesday Evening

The Congregation of Richmond’s First Baptist Church meets on Wednesday Evenings for food and fellowship. After supper is served, our evenings feature engaging guest speakers and programs that supplement our Sunday morning worship. Youth Group activities and choir practices are also held. Child care is available after supper.

Schedule

  • Supper Served 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Flamming  Hall
  • Prayer Time 6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. - Flamming  Hall
  • Small Groups (discipleship, missional, interest) 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
  • Catalyst Prayer - Adams Room 6:00 p.m.
  • TOGETHER on Wednesdays Program (see below) 6:15 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Youth Activities (grades 6-12) 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Children's Choirs (3 years - 5th grade) 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
  • Children's Missions (3 years - 5th grade) 6:45 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Church Choir Rehearsal 7:15 - 8:45 p.m.

Supper Menu

The food service team serves supper in Flamming Hall on Wednesdays from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

October 17, 2018

  • Pot Roast with Carrots, Potatoes, Celery and Onions
  • Buttermilk Biscuit
  • Caesar Salad
  • Choice of Dessert: Chocolate Bread Pudding, Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce, Cookies or Fresh Fruit Cup

Snack Meal: Hot Dog, Baked Beans, Mandarin Oranges and Dessert off the line

October 24, 2018

  • Baked Spaghetti
  • Stewed Apples
  • Breadstick
  • Layered Salad
  • Choice of Dessert: Red Velvet Cake, Coconut Cake, Cookies or Fresh Fruit Cup

Snack Meal: Baked Spaghetti (Same as Adults)

October 31, 2018

  • Pork Tenderloin with a Corn Relish Sauce
  • Brown Rice
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Wheat Roll
  • Choice of Dessert: Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie, Cookies or Fresh Fruit Cup

Prices

  • Adult meal/salad bar - $7.00
  • Snack meal - $5.00
  • Family maximum - $20.00 (living in same household)

Please call for reservations and dietary needs at 355-8637.

  • We serve iced tea and decaffeinated coffee with these meals. Unsweetened tea is on the serving line; sweetened tea is available on request.
  • Weekly option: salad bar with dessert and beverage included

Worship & Programs

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Our TOGETHER on Wednesdays programs are from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. in Flamming Hall unless otherwise noted.

October

  • October 17 - “Whosoever:” Fueling the Body of Christ with Global Dexterity to Reach “Whosoever” - Karen Shelton Williams, guest workshop leader

    • Small group option - GO: Guys only! Gentlemen, we invite you to join Rev. Dr. Sam James, citizen of the world, pastor, educator and missionary to Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa, in Suite 280D, from 6:15-7:00 p.m., as he shares his journey of being formed by God into a servant leader. Dr. James’ most recent book, The Making of a Servant, is the resource for our dialogue together.
  • October 24 - The Advent Conspiracy: Can Christmas Still Change the World? - Jim Somerville, 6:00 p.m. - The wonder and whirlwind of Advent and Christmas preparations are only weeks away. Join our pastor as we explore together the big question, “Can Christmas still change the world?”

    • Small group option - GO: Guys only! Gentlemen, we invite you to join Rev. Dr. Sam James, citizen of the world, pastor, educator and missionary to Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa, in Suite 280D, from 6:15-7:00 p.m., as he shares his journey of being formed by God into a servant leader. Dr. James’ most recent book, The Making of a Servant, is the resource for our dialogue together.
  • October 31 - Quarterly Business Meeting and New Member Celebration;
    No Youth or Children’s Activities

November

  • November 7 - Will the Real Baptists Please Stand Up? Controversies and Contexts That Have Shaped Us, Rev. Nathan Taylor, Executive Director, Virginia Baptist Historical Society. Join us as we consider the theological diversity and historical realities that have given shape to how Baptists understand themselves and how they are understood by others. If you have ever wondered “how we got that way,” you will not want to miss this conversation.

  • November 14 - The Problem with Charity - Steve Blanchard
    For years the church and other compassionate entities have attacked poverty by giving those in poverty what we think they need. However, the poverty rate continues to soar. Is there a better solution? We look at the problem with charity as it stands and also discuss better ways of being compassionate.

  • November 20 (Tuesday) - Thanksgiving Meal and Service (No Wednesday night supper or activities)

  • November 28 - Advent Contemplative Service

December

  • December 5 - Week of Prayer for International and Global Missions speaker

  • December 12 - First Family Around the Fireplace Christmas Celebration

  • December 19 - Service of Remembrance, Chapel (No Supper or other activities)

  • December 26 - No Supper or Activities, Merry Christmas!
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