News at First Baptist 

FBC Supports Mission

Recent reports from the office of American Baptist Mission Support indicated that First Baptist Church, Hamilton was listed as NINTH in total mission support among 273 local churches in New York State! Thank you to every supporting member and friend of FBC for your thoughtful generosity.

RMMO (Retired Ministers' and Missionaries' Offering) was the largest in over a decade.

     During December, our congregation gave $1,500 in support of the RMMO. Your mission board thanks every member who contributed their loving support to this love gift offering. Well done!

International Ministries names new Executive Director

     The Rev. Sharon Koh, a gifted leader with an enormous passion for faith in Jesus Christ, has been called to succeed Reid Trulson as the new Executive Director International Ministries.

American Baptist Home Mission Societies elects new Executive Director

     Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Haggray has been appointed Executive Director of the Home Mission Societies of ABC, USA. He comes to this leadership position from his Executive Ministry position with the District of Columbia Baptist Convention (surrounding the nation's capital district).

America for Christ Offering coming in March

     The 2017 AFC Offering "Cultivating Leaders, Healing Communities" will be received during the third month of the new year. Based on Luke 4:18-19, this year's theme reminds us of our vital ABC, USA legacy dating back to 1824. 

F.B.C. Trustees in need of a lawn mower to use for the season at the church parsonage

Please help if possible.

Summer Supplemental Food

at the Hamilton Food Cupboard​First Baptist friends were asked to donate peanut butter and jelly, fruits, and vegetables (apples, oranges, carrots, celery) throughout the summer months to the Hamilton Food Cupboard to ensure lunches for children who have received them during the school year and may not always have regular lunch time during the summer.

   Last day for collection at F.B.C.: Sunday, August 19th

Baptism on Sunday, March 12, 2017

The manifestation of God's love and these young ladies' commitment to Jesus Christ deeply enriches our lives.

Men's Breakfast a Hit!
Up to 21 men attend the Men's Fellowship Breakfast. Even though the tables are filled, they still don't run out of pancakes! The fellowship and devotion time is meaningful and the men look forward to sharing again. Men from other churches are very welcome to come to the breakfast.

Men's Breakfast meets the third Saturday of each month at 7:30 am.

Youth Group Activities
There is a youth group with youth from multiple churches around Hamilton.

  • ​Mini Golf Outing
  • "Love Thy Neighbor" Valentine Dinner raised over $400 for the Hamilton Food Cupboard
  • Frisbee Golf in April
  • The Birthday Bag Project for the Hamilton Food Cupboard 
  • Fun meetings at local churches and the public library
  • Gospel Fest at Colgate Univ.
  • Caroling at Madison Lane Appartments

International Student Fellowship
The Friday evening Fellowship Dinners are a wonderful time for the international student community. Sixty students, teaching interns and fellows from Colgate and over twenty members and friends of First Baptist Church come for food and fellowship. It is an amazing time! 

First Baptist Church

27 Broad Street, Hamilton, NY 13346    315-824-2780 

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