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Couples Group

Here is the plan for the Couples Group going forward: – We will plan to meet four times a year, around the change of seasons – All couples are welcome (if you are 21+ and you are dating or married you are invited) – Babysitters will be available for the young ones The Couples Group […]

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Run/Walk for Hunger

First Baptist Church and the Children’s Center are excited to be part of the Hunger Network’s Run/Walk for Hunger this year. Saturday, June 5th, 2021 Feeding our Communities’ Future! What Join us for the 33rdAnnual Walk for Hunger & 5K Run. Participants may join virtually or in person as we take steps towards a world […]

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Welcome Back

Livestream Worship continues on Sundays at 10:00 AM Council voted to start our in-person worship on May 9th at 10 AM on Mother’s Day. We will continue with Christian education classes and most small groups in a virtual setting. Check our calendar or the updates page for the current schedule. All of our plans may […]

Church Schedule Updates

Visit our YouTube LIVE channel at 10:00 AM on Sunday mornings. Pastor Kregg Burris will deliver his message. We are all suffering from the impact of the COVID-19 isolation, shut-downs, stock-declines, and/or possible sickness. Christianity has a unique “theology of suffering” which is distinct from other world religions. We are called to support each other, take due care, […]

Spiritual Gifts

God calls us as believers to discover and use our spiritual gifts in order to grow the Church in Spirit and in numbers. FBC needs your gifts. Join us online for an in-depth study this Spring during our “Lenten Celebration of Spiritual Gifts.” We offer eight weekly classes online for your convenience — Examine the […]

MOPS at FBC (Mothers Of PreSchoolers)

Mondays via Zoom at 8:00 pm MOPS (Mothers Of PreSchoolers) is a group for mothers of young children to come together and support each other through bi-monthly meetings.  Childcare is provided. To The Full from MOPS International on Vimeo. What is MOPS? MOPS groups gather and support moms. We believe in the simple but revolutionary […]

Kairos Prison Ministry

Thank you, once again, for your partnership and support. I thought I would provide some snippets from Trumbull Kairos #35: We once again had a great, Spirit-filled time.  Hearts are absolutely moved and changed!   We covered a great deal culminating with a Forgiveness Ceremony where the participants were able to begin to release hurts of […]

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Bell Choir

BELL RINGERS NEEDED! This spring we are bringing back the Bell Choir, one of Bob Schneider’s favorite music-making ensembles here at First Baptist! But we can’t do bell ringing justice without bell ringers. For a variety of reasons the ranks of the Bell Choir have been reduced, so we are looking for dedicated individuals, preferably […]

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Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministers are First Baptist Church members who have received special training to provide individual Christian care to those who are experiencing life challenges such as death, grief, divorce, job loss, etc.  Stephen Ministers have been serving in this caring mission at First Baptist Church since 2002. Stephen Ministry is confidential and free. Stephen Ministries […]

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Cleveland Life Institute

Our Leadership Program Cleveland Life Institute Uniqueness- Interactive, socially conscience, community active, experiential, practical, and powerful. Uniquely Designed Education Successful leaders know their value lies not only in managing teams and running organizations, but in inspiring others, setting purposeful goals, executing strategic visions, and creating cultures of excellence. Our program is designed to challenge your current […]

Clusters

Clusters are small groups that meet regularly to help define the activities of the church. They typically meet at the church. To find out about joining a cluster, contact the church office at 216-932-7480 or click on the cluster to contact the Lay Leader for that group. Children’s Center: Frank Marino Communication & Outreach: Debra […]

East Side Ministry

  This group meets at FBC each Sunday from September – May. In 1975 the first East Side Ministry Class started with Jim Cumming and Jennifer Rich as young students. Eventually, there were four Sunday morning classes on the east side of town. In recent years FBC has hosted the only remaining class. The class […]

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Mission Outreach Opportunities

There are literally dozens of other opportunities for people to serve. If you have a desire to be actively involved in the work of the church, please contact the church office at (216) 932-7480 or by email. Serve a Meal to the Homeless Participate in Faith in Action Sunday Join others on the first Sunday […]

Bethany Baptist Hunger Center

Help deliver food to the Hunger Center at Bethany Baptist Church at 1211 East 105th Street in Cleveland. By collaborating with local agencies to maximize community resources. The Hunger Center Ministry provides food and household supplies free of charge to needy families on the fourth Saturday of each month. For more information on helping with the […]

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Men’s Study

The Men’s Study group meets Wednesdays at the church from 7:00 am – 8:00 am in the Fireside Room. Primetime offers a spiritual break mid-week – a chance to refresh your spirit and continue life-long learning.  This fall, three classes will be offered on Wednesday evenings for your to enjoy in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. […]

Serve a Meal to the Homeless

On the fourth Friday of each month, volunteers from FBC prepare and serve a meal to Cleveland’s homeless population at New Life at Calvary church on Euclid at E.79th street. You can help by preparing food in advance, or joining the team as they cook and serve.  For more information contact Tina Marr through this […]

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Hunger Garden

Each year the church plants a hunger garden. Our vegetable garden, located on the Shelburne side of our building, was started in 1992. In 2010, we opened the gardens up to our local community. Each gardener is responsible for their own plot and a portion of the weekly pickings will be delivered to the Heights […]

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Chancel Choir

If you would like to sing in the Chancel Choir led by Stephanie Price, they rehearse Thursdays from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm in the Sanctuary and in the Choir room. Check the calendar to verify dates and times. If you would like to join or need more information about the Chancel Choir contact Stephanie […]

Praise Team

Praise Team

If you would like to sing with the Praise Team they rehearse at the church from Saturdays from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm in the Sanctuary. Check the calendar to verify dates and times. If you would like to join or get more information about the Praise Team contact Dr. Bob Schneider through the form below. [contact-form to=’schneider.cleveland@gmail.com’ […]

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Handbell Choir

BELL RINGERS NEEDED! This spring we are bringing back the Bell Choir, one of Bob Schneider’s favorite music-making ensembles here at First Baptist! But we can’t do bell ringing justice without bell ringers. For a variety of reasons the ranks of the Bell Choir have been reduced, so we are looking for dedicated individuals, preferably […]

Monday Afternoon Group (MAG)

The Monday Afternoon Group is a service club of women that meets the first Monday of each month in different members homes. If you are interested in joining the MAG group or need more information contact Fran Leanza through the form below.

Spirit Gifts

WOULD YOU LIKE TO • spread the work of ministry beyond the “faithful few’’? • nurture and empower individuals for leadership? • enable persons to name, claim, and use their spiritual gifts? • match church members with ministries that fit their gifts? • help persons to discover God’s direction for their lives? • increase the […]