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

The Daniel Plan

The Health Ministry Team is offering a six-week video based study, "The Daniel Plan", that aims to combine physical and spiritual health together.  The study will be offered during Cross Connections beginning August 20. 

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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

 

Focus on Romans

Our next several summer Sunday's will include worship and preaching themes from the New Testament letter of Romans.  You are invited

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