Celebrate with powerful music that tells the story of Easter

It is Rev. John Herring’s hope that “everyone who comes will worship the Lord and recognize in a fresh way the sacrifice that Jesus made at Calvary.”

“Music is such a powerful tool to share the gospel, because it touches the very depth of our soul and emotions,” Herring said.

Herring is the minister of music and associate pastor at First Baptist Church of Eupora, and director of the 2017 FBC Eupora Easter Cantata. The event is set for 6 p.m. April 9 in the sanctuary of FBC Eupora. Continue reading

Webster-Choctaw County D-NOW set for this weekend

20170110162025_00001Students will be able to tell this year’s Disciple Now (D-NOW) Weekend will be different almost immediately.

Cody Robertson, youth minister at First Baptist Church of Eupora, said FBC Eupora will be partnered with multiple churches and will not hold services in Eupora. D-NOW will be Feb. 10-12.

“We plan to spend Saturday afternoon involved with mission work, intentionally reaching out to areas of poverty in Choctaw and Webster County,” Robertson said. “With a large number of churches involved, we can expect everything to be done on a larger scale. Worship service, recreation, even eating will all be done with every church that is involved.”

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Duncan to discuss the art students at EXPRESS Yourself at the JOY Club potluck

3936315_origJudy Gibson Duncan loves her job–“Everything we do at the T.K. Martin Center makes someone’s life better.”

“The purpose of every service is to make individuals, both children and adults, more functional in their lives and assist them in gaining more independence,” Duncan said. “There is nothing more rewarding than to serve those in need and see them gain independence.”

Duncan will return to her home church and will share her passion for her work at the upcoming JOY Club potluck luncheon, set for 11:30 a.m. Jan. 31 at First Baptist Church of Eupora’s fellowship hall. Bring a dish and learn more about Duncan’s work as a case manager for Assistive Technology and “tracker” for the EXPRESS Yourself art program at the T.K. Martin Center on the Mississippi State University campus. Continue reading

Santa visits FBC Eupora Preschool #Christmas Party

 

Remembering their sacrifice — honoring their service

2015-05-21 15.52.35Since First Baptist Church of Eupora doesn’t have a “memorial” or “Homecoming” services, we are “Remembering  their Sacrifice — Honoring their Service” on Memorial Day weekend. We have placed flags along the wall in the hall along with photos of servicemen who are no longer with us. Not all of them died during combat, but all served their country and today we remember them. Some of them attended this church, while others were loved by current members of FBC Eupora. On this Memorial Day, we remember Dubb Barnett, W.H. Bland, “Inkspot” Brown, John Oliver Cooper, Justin Cooper, Earl Pryor Doolittle, James C. Herrod, Jerry Elkins, Ralph Hodges, “Snook” Johnson, Lansing Lamb, Willis Morgan, Ed Morrow, Welty Oliver, William Rogers, Edwin Ross, Bill Seaborn, Russell Shaw, Edmond Shumpert, Upton Sparkman,Glen Sturdivant, Jack Turner, John Walker, O.L. Waits and W.O. Wilson.

Hardin to serve as a summer missionary in Maryland

IMG_1481Mississippi State University student, Colton Hardin, has been selected to serve as a summer missionary with Central Atlantic Leisure Ministries (CALM), associated with the Baptist Convention of Maryland and Delaware and Ocean City Baptist Church.

Hardin is the son of Kent and Lesa Hardin of Eupora and a member of Eupora’s First Baptist Church. At MSU, he is active in the Baptist Student Union. The Mississippi Baptist Convention Board commissioned Hardin as one of a six-member team of students from BSU’s across the state to serve in Maryland. The trip begins June 3 and will continue through July 19. Continue reading