Practicing our Faith

Bible Verse of the Day

“For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it.”

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Symbols of Faith

Completed in 1965, First Baptist Church was designed by Harry Weese, a nationally prominent architect.  Among his many other notable projects, Weese also designed the Time-Life Building in Chicago, IL; the Mercantile Bank in Kansas City, MO; and the Healey Library at the University of Massachusetts--Boston.

The FBC sanctuary is the principal interior space of the building.  It is a windowless room, made up of simple elements that combine to create a space that is at the same time dramatic and serene.  Each element is a simple object--a brick wall, a beam, an opening, a skylight--but they are all exaggerated slightly in size, proportion, or height.  This unique church is included in the Columbus Architectural Tour which explains a number of religious symbols Weese incorporated in his design.  This link to "Symbols of Faith" also explains those religious symbols.


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New Opportunities

Inquiry Meeting

An Inquiry Meeting for those new to First Baptist is planned for Sunday, April 12th at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel.

This Inquiry Meeting is an informal gathering of discovery and discussion as the mission and vision of the church is shared, including mission priorities, and ministry opportunities. The event will be hosted by Pastor Cash and members of the Church Council.


April Revision Service

On April 12th at 6 p.m. our series for Revision worship services will conclude for the season with a focus on the theme "The Battle Within: Hook and Jab".  You are invited to join us for this time of informal and celebratory worship as we meet together in church fellowship hall.