Nicaraguan pastor visits FBC Eupora


His passion and his energy drew in the crowd at First Baptist Church of Eupora.

With the help of interpreter Shawn Moore, Pastor Miguel Mena served as the guest speaker at FBC Eupora this Sunday, sharing his passion for saving the lost and touching lives for Jesus Christ.

Mena is the pastor of the church in Nicaragua that the mission teams from FBC Eupora have worked with for the past two summers. Mena was visiting family in the United States and stopped by to pay a visit to meet the church family that has been such a big part of his ministry to the people of Nicaragua over the past two years.

“It was great to have Pastor Mena with us for the weekend,” said Rev. Travis Gray of FBC Eupora. “Although we speak different languages, his love for Jesus is still contagious.” Continue reading

Decorating the Christmas tree…


2014-12-04 11.42.22Preschool Director Anita Russell helps Chloe Bass place her “Froot Loop” garland on the Christmas Tree today at First Baptist Church of Eupora’s Preschool.

 

See this photo in the December 10, 2014 edition of The Webster Progress Times at http://websterprogresstimes.com/2014/12/11/decorating-christmas-tree/

See this photo in the December 11, 2014 edition of FBC Eupora’s newsletter at BR Newsletter 12-11-14

Eupora’s Trunk or Treat set for Oct. 31


Trunk or TreatIt’s an occasion where chocolate makes everything better.

The sixth Annual Community Trunk-or-Treat event is set for 6-7 p.m. Oct. 31 in downtown Eupora. Trunks full of candy will be lined up along the “high side” of downtown Eupora for children to trick or treat in a safe, family friendly environment. The event will be held in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church of Eupora in the event of rain.

Members from each church as well as several businesses, churches and organizations throughout the community will have their vehicles decorated for a “family-friendly” Halloween event. First United Methodist Church of Eupora and Eupora’s First Baptist Church will provide hot dogs and sodas for children attending. Major sponsors for the event include North Mississippi Medical Center, Bank of Kilmichael, Sonic Drive In, Golden Living Center and the City of Eupora. Continue reading

Get ready for Eupora’s TRUNK OR TREAT!


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Anita Russell is gathering some of the candy donations that we will need to help resupply the trunks for the 2014 TRUNK OR TREAT event set for 6-7 p.m. Oct. 31 in Downtown Eupora. Come join the fun! First Baptist Church of Eupora and Eupora’s First United Methodist Church will provide hot dogs and sodas for the event.

 

See this photo in the October 22, 2014 edition of The Webster Progress Times at http://websterprogresstimes.com/2014/10/23/trunk-or-treat/

See this photo in the First Baptist Church of Eupora’s newsletter in The Baptist Record for October 23, 2014 at BR Newsletter 10-23-14

FBC Eupora member to serve as summer missionary to Africa


1006101_518142368292363_6169230223468133395_nFor Emily Russell, the summer mission trip to Africa is “a great opportunity to reach out to those who don’t know the good news of Jesus Christ.”

Russell has been appointed through the Mississippi Baptist Student Union and the International Mission Board as a 2014 Mississippi BSU Summer Student missionary to Zimbabwe.

Russell said her trip is the chance “for the Lord to work through her and her teammates to further His kingdom.”

“Not only that, but it is the opportunity for the Lord to grow me in my own spiritual walk, to build faith and trust in him above all else,” Russell said. “It is also the sweet opportunity to love on some children who have nothing else in this world.” Continue reading