Tag Archives: The First Baptist Church in the City of New York

Ancient Wisdom, Present Mission

Today we celebrate the 125th anniversary in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The cornerstone of this building was laid 25 September 1891, and for the past century and a quarter we’ve called the UWS home. But Moses tells us … Continue reading

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New Song: Light of the World

Our church’s theme for 2016 is Light of the World. It stems from the remarkable promise in Isaiah 49 made by the Lord to his Servant: 5 And now the LORD says—he who formed me in the womb to be his servant … Continue reading

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We Met Our Match!

To God be the glory! Through your fervent prayers and generous giving, we have met the challenge given to us by a sister church. They gave us a $25,000 matching gift to our boiler fund—and by God’s grace we’ve matched … Continue reading

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A Mission of Mercy

This summer our church enjoyed a wonderful series of guest speakers who challenged us to share the mercy of Christ given to us with our surrounding neighborhood. I led off with a sermon on the Good Samaritan, and there followed a … Continue reading

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Update on Boilers (3.6.14)

Dear First Baptist family, I hope you are doing well and rejoicing in our great Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. He is the humble One, the gentle One, the patient One, the enduring One who laid down His life for … Continue reading

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