Practicing our Faith

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“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

Cross Connections Begins

Our 2014-15 Cross Connections ministry will begin on Wednesday, August 20th.  Two six-week adult learning opportunities open the first session of Cross Connections: The Daniel Plan and a Bible Study on I Corinthians, led by Pastor Dan Cash.  A weekly Fellowship Meal is offered at 5 p.m. (cost by donation) with adult education opportunities at 6 p.m.  Childcare is available

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Faithful at 50 Project Updates

As a result of our May 18th "One Day Giving Challenge" several projects related to our Faithful at 50 emphasis are underway.  Click here for an update on the various projects: Latest Project News

 

 

SEEDS of Love 5K

The SEEDS of Love 5K is drawing near.  There is still time to register and/or make a donation to Love Chapel.  Participants can register online or by printing and submitting the following form to the church office:  SEEDS of Love 5k 2014 Entry Form

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