Welcome to the First Baptist Church of Norwich
239 West Main Street Norwich, Connecticut 06360
Phone: 860-889-0369
E-mail: fbcnorwich@gmail.com
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Worship Service
on Sunday Morning
at 10:30 AM
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gift to the ministry of
First Baptist Church

Send it to
First Baptist Church
239 West Main St
Norwich, CT  06360

Designate it for;

* Ongoing Ministry
* Local Missions
* Because We Care Team
* Decan's Fund
* Youth Ministry
* Mission Trip
* New Kitchen Fund
* Camp Wightman    
Scholarships
* College Scholarships
* Food Pantry
A Quick Look at Upcoming Events

Sunday Morning at First Baptist Church
Join us for Sunday Morning Worship at 10:30
AM, and Sunday School at 9:15 AM.


Our Food Pantry Needs Your Help
The First Baptist Church food pantry is in need
of non-perishable food items!   The food pantry
serves 8-10 local families in need.  Each month
we have a different food item which we will ask
for, helping us to build up the supply of the
most in-demand items.  

Church Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday through Friday
9 AM - 1 PM
Tuesday 1 PM - 5 PM
Reverend Sam Chesser

Out pastor at First
Baptist Church is
Rev. Sam Chesser

He is compelling
and energizing

For more info on
Pastor Sam
click here
Schedule of the Church
   for the week of
 February 23, 2014

           Tuesday
7:00 PM- Choir Practice

         
 Wednesday
5:30 PM - Brownies
7:00 PM - Ecumenical Weds.
  Night Lenten Service at       
  Central Baptist Church

Sunday - Second Sun. of Lent
9:15 AM - Sunday School
10:30 AM - Worship Service
7:00 PM - Bible Study
Ethnic and Cultural Ministries

Iglesia Hispana De Norwich
Las Buenas Nuevas
Sundays at 1:00 pm
Worship in Spanish

Unity In The Trinity Haitian Baptist Church
Sundays at 6:00 pm
Worship in Creole
Check out Our Youth and Family Ministries

Our Sunday School Program meets weekly at
9:15 AM for all ages.

Nursery Care is provided during worship. The
children in third grade and under will be able
to leave for the nursery following the
Children's moment. We are always looking for
volunteers to help out in our nursery, if you
are interested please call the church office.

Our Mission Work at the Interfaith Luncheon
On the third Sunday of each month, we cook a
meal for between forty and eighty needy people
at St. Mark's Lutheran Church. It is a great
ministry and the people are so appreciative. We
are always looking for help with set up and
serving. If you are interesting in giving us a
hand, please speak to Cynthia Strouse.
Tell Me the Stories of Jesus
Ecumenical Wednesday Night Lenten
Worship Series








February 25th
Central Baptist Church
The Dishonest Manager, Rev. Hugh
James preaching

March 4th
Christ Episcopal Church
The Sower, Rev. Nancy Forsstrom
preaching

March 11th
First Congregational Church
The Mustard Seed, Rev. Sam Chesser
preaching

March 18th
Park Congregational Church
The Persistent Widow, Pastor
Jacob Juncker preaching

March 25th
Lee Memorial United
Methodist Church
The Prodigal Son,
Rev. Sara Ofner-Seals preaching

All services are at 7pm with
fellowship and refreshments following
the service

In the event of inclement weather,
please check the website and/or
facebook page of the host church for
cancellation notices.
  Camp Wightman Pasta    
Fundraiser RESCHEDULED
            to March 8
Join us after church Sunday,
March 8, as our Camp
Wightman youth prepare and
serve a pasta luncheon.  Campers
will also be speaking about their
experiences at the camp.  Tickets
are $5.  If you can help with
donations of food or beverages,
please contact Pastor Sam.

            Easter Flowers
Each year members of the
congregation purchase spring
flowers to beautify our sanctuary
for Easter morning.  Please use
the Sunday bulletin insert for
ordering flowers.  
All orders are
due  in to the church office by
Sunday, March 15.
 Please make
checks payable to First Baptist
Church and note "Easter
Flowers" on the memo line.  
Orders may be placed in the
offering plate or in the Flower
Committee mailbox outside the
office.