Entries by Greg Beckner

Sweeney Todd presented by Happy Ending Lyric Players

March 29th – April 7th In the original version of the tale, Sweeney Todd is a barber who dispatches his victims by pulling a lever as they sit in his barber chair. His victims fall backward down a revolving trap door into the basement of his shop, generally causing them to break their necks or […]

Jazz-Poetry Night Returns!

  7:30 PM Friday, February 15, 2019 Yes, we are bringing back the very popular Jazz-Poetry Night to First Baptist. The original format of alternating poetry readings with jazz numbers related to each poem performed by the Demetrius Steinmetz Jazz Trio will be followed again. Goodies will be provided at the event by our own […]

Church Security

We now have a new Security Ministry lead by retired police officer Monroe Goins. We have several security measures already in place like lighting, video recording and controlled access to children’s areas but we are always looking to improve. If you have a minute to answer just ten questions it will help us judge how […]


Gospelcise is a combination of and line dancing and routine aerobics to gospel music with instructor Belinda Haywood. Each dance is paired with a specific song to provide a spiritually uplifting cardio workout. All you need to enjoy this low impact workout is comfortable clothes and a bottle of water. Classes are only $5 each […]

Exciting, New Display of FBC Fairmount Gallery

Works by Jeff Gordon’s Parents About the Artists Duane Gordon and Barbara Loughlin Duane and Barbara are the parents of FBC’s Associate Pastor, Rev. Jeff Gordon. Be sure to visit the Fairmount Gallery to see this special exhibit! Duane’s background was in the field of design. He received a degree in Fine Arts from USC, […]