Announcements

Fall 2020 Children’s Ministry Schedule

Fall 2020 Children’s Ministry Schedule

Our children's ministry will be continuing virtually throughout the fall, with some opportunities to gather in-person at a safe distance. I am excited for our children and families to have the chance to connect on the computer and in-person as we continue to learn...

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First on Fifth Seeks Interim Minister for Youth

First on Fifth Seeks Interim Minister for Youth

First on Fifth rejoices to start again our search for applicants for an Interim Minister for Youth position. Click HERE for Job Profile. All cover letters and resumes should be directed to Pastor Emily Hull McGee at ehullmcgee@firstonfifth.org. To be considered for...

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Drive-through Communion, September 6

Drive-through Communion, September 6

All First on Fifth folks are invited to celebrate communion in the confines of your car! Next Sunday, September 6, from 5:00-6:00pm in the back parking lot, all our ministry staff will be present to share communion in a safe yet sacred way with the wonderful people in...

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Fall Preaching Series

Fall Preaching Series

Once Defined, Always Defining: Fall at First Baptist on Fifth The Book of Exodus has been called the defining story of the people of Israel, their narrative of life told through the leadership of Moses and his people’s movements of enslavement and liberation, of law...

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Apple Pick-up – September 17

Apple Pick-up – September 17

Thanks for the work of our own Paul McCraw, apples will be available for pick-up in the back parking lot at church (near the playground) on Thursday, Sept 17 from 10:00 - 11:00am.  This will be a drive-by pick-up only.  Vendors will be wearing masks and we ask you to...

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“Raising White Kids” Study

“Raising White Kids” Study

Do you find yourself wondering how you can more thoughtfully equip the young people in your life to engage matters of race with honesty and awareness? Come and join members of our ministry staff and other parents, grandparents, teachers, and loving folks in the...

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Spiritual Direction Opportunities

Spiritual Direction Opportunities

Are you seeking to grow in your relationship with Christ and looking for someone to help you on your spiritual journey? Joani Hughes, educator, deacon, and certified spiritual director and David Hughes, former pastor, conference leader, and Ambassador and Resident...

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Mark Your Calendars!

Mark Your Calendars!

As is our custom, we will gather to do the regular business of the church in the month of July for our Quarterly Church Conference. But unlike our usual customs, we’ll be doing so virtually as we practice healthy distance during this time of pandemic!  Our Coronavirus...

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Connect with Each Other

If you’re one who is settling into a new rhythm for your days and wanting to find ways to connect with your church family, here are a smattering of regular options for you to do so!   Sign up for First Words, a weekly devotional email from a member of your...

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Have a Prayer Request?

We know in this season that there is much to pray for. Without the weekly times to talk together in person to share these requests, we wanted to make widely available the opportunity to let us know of your request. You can now simply fill out this form, and the...

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Easter Worship – Connecting Beyond the Walls

Easter Worship – Connecting Beyond the Walls

  A blessed Good Friday to each of you! As we travel together through this most unusual Holy Week, we pray that the familiar rhythms of reflection on Jesus’ last days are guiding your experience this week. We hope you have found our Daily Dose reflections and the...

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First on Fifth Announces COVID-19 Precautions

Dear First Baptist on Fifth family, In these days where news of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is dominating our shared spaces for information, I wanted you to know the precautionary measures your church is taking so that our common gathering and worshiping life together can...

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This Is My Body: Lent at First on Fifth

This Is My Body: Lent at First on Fifth

When we gather at Christ’s table each month, we hear again the words he used to connect experience and memory: this is my body, given for you. For in one body, God became flesh, love found the highest expression, and eternal reconciliation to God was made possible for...

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Carols & Candlelight for All Ages

Carols & Candlelight for All Ages

We invite all children and their families to join us for a special Christmas Eve service at 5:00pm.  This is always a beautiful time to gather with our faith community as we receive the Christ child among us.  This year, our children's ministry team...

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Helping “Neighbors Beyond Our Walls”

In October, we have several unique opportunities in which our members can engage. From serving the homeless to reaching out to our friends at Forest Park Elementary to providing support to those in eastern NC who have been impacted by Hurricane Florence, we are able...

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Church Votes to Approve Phase One

Church Votes to Approve Phase One

In Sunday's Called Church Conference to hear the recommendation from the Special Committee regarding  Phase One of our building project, the congregation voted to proceed with the substantial first phase of our work. The motion passed overwhelmingly with 90% of voting...

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