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Welcome to Meeker First Baptist Church! We have many exciting ministry opportunities! If you want to be a part of building God's Kingdom, we would like to invite you to be a part of our church family! We have a place for you!!!

 

 

We have a bus ministry at our church. If you know of anyone who needs a ride on Sunday mornings to and from church (adults, students, or children), call Darla at the church office!!!

Contact Us  
Meeker First Baptist Church
625 Loy St.
P.O. Box 300
Meeker, Oklahoma 74855
Map  •   Directions
Phone 405-279-2254
Regular Schedule  
Sunday
  • 9:00 AM
    Praise Team Practice
  • 9:45 AM
    Sunday School
  • 10:50 AM
    Morning Worship
  • 5:00 PM
    Children's Classes
  • 5:00 PM
    Discipleship Classes
  • 6:00 PM
    Evening Worship
Wednesday
  • 6:15 PM
    Wednesday Night Meal (during school year)
  • 7:00 PM
    Adult Bible Study
  • 7:00 PM
    Mission Friends
  • 7:00 PM
    Girls in Action (1st - 5th)
  • 7:00 PM
    Boys for Christ (1st - 5th)
  • 7:00 PM
    Youth Bible Study
Affiliations  
Announcements
December Nursery Workers

Dec. 4 AM Service: Stephanie Nolen & Angella Dushack

PM Service:

Dec. 11 AM Service: DLisa Morris & Jennifer Gambrell

PM Service: 

Dec. 18 AM Service: Kelsey Badley & John Hankins & Elisabeth Jones

PM Service: Lisa Smith

Dec. 25 AM Service: Earlene Anderson & Susan Brown & Makenzie Mason

NO PM Service  

Children's Church

Dec. 4-- Darla Clark

Dec. 11-- Cliff & Alysha Fletcher

Dec. 18-- Tamera Jackson

Dec. 25-- Chris & Jackie Fletcher

Wednesday Meal-- Every Wednesday @ 6:15 PM

Our Wednesday Evening Meal crews are hard at work!

We serve meals every Wednesday during the school year @ 6:15 PM!!

If you would like to help serve on this ministry, see Rita Sing or Susan Brown!

We "CAN" do it!

We are collecting aluminum cans for missions!!! Crush your aluminum cans and drop them off on the north side of the bus barn or you can call Tim at 279-3045. Please leave a message. Every penny goes into our mission fund. Thank you for supporting this ministry!!!

FBC T-Shirts Available!

Our FBC logo T-shirts are IN!! If you ordered a shirt, please see Darla.

The cost for each shirt is $7 (XXL are $8; XXXL are $9).

 

Lottie Moon Post Office-- December 1-31, 2016

Our Lottie Moon Post Office will be open December 1-31, 2016. You may drop off your Christmas cards to church members in boxes provided by the church office. You may use the money you would normally spend for postage to give toward the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. This money goes to support foreign missions. Thank you for your generosity!!!!

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering 2016

Our church is collecting money toward the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering during the month of December. All the money that is collected goes to support missions and missionaries in foreign fields. Our church goal this year is $5000. Please pray about what God would have you to give toward this great commission opportunity!

Men's Breakfast-- Sunday, December 4, 2016 @ 8:30 AM

Mmmmmm... breakfast!!!! Hey guys! You are invited to our Men's breakfast on the first Sunday of every month at 8:30 AM!!!! If you are a man or a boy of any age, we hope you can join us!!!!

Hanging Of The Green Service-- December 4, 2016 @ 10:50 AM

It's time once again for our Hanging of the Green Service. We will be decorating the sanctuary and celebrating the birth of Jesus on Sunday, December 4 during the 10:50 AM service. There will be a Holiday Dinner after the service in the fellowship hall.

Church Teacher Appreciation Lunch-- December 4, 2016 @ Noon

We are having a Church Teacher Appreciation Lunch on December 4. If you teach Sunday School, Sunday Night Discipleship, Wednesday night classes, Children's Church, or help teach any classes in our church, we want to recognize YOU!!! Please plan on joining us with your families for dinner after church on Sunday, December 4. We really do appreciate all your hard work!!!

Ladies Cookie Exchange-- Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 @ 4:30 PM

The Ladies of Meeker FBC will be having a Christmas Cookie Exchange on Sunday, December 4, 2016 @ 4:30 PM.  Please bring 2 dozen of your favorite Christmas cookies to share and a few copies of the recipe in case others want to make them, too. Make plans to join us!!

Christmas Cantata Practice-- December 4 & 11, 2016, 5 PM

Our choir is hard at work preparing for our Christmas cantata! We will be presenting our cantata during the AM service on December 18, 2016 during the morning worship service at 10:50 AM. We meet Sunday evenings at 5 PM. Come make a joyful noise to the Lord and celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!!!

Christmas Parade-- Saturday, December 10, 2016-- 10 AM

Our church will be participating in the Annual Christmas Parade this year! We will meet at the high school parking lot at 9:30 AM. Students who would like to ride on our float need to see Phillip! Come represent Jesus and our church on Saturday, December 10, 2016!!! 

Children's Christmas Program: December 11, 2016 @ 10:50 AM

The children will be presenting their Christmas program on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 10:50 AM during the morning worship service! Hope to see you there!

Holiday Dinner, December 11, 2016 @ Noon

Our Holiday Dinner will be on Sunday, December 11 immediately following the morning worship service. The church will provide the turkey and dressing, ham, mashed potatoes and hot rolls. We are asking families to bring their favorite salad and/or desserts. Please join us for an awesome family time with good fellowship, food and fun!!!

Children's Christmas Party: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 @ 6:30 to 8:00 PM

Our children's ministry will be having their annual Christmas party on Wednesday, December 14 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM! Come celebrate with us!

 

The Childen's department needs 1/2 pint jars for their Christmas Party craft for their parents. They can be used or off-brand jars. We do not need the lids! You can put them in Darla's office if you have any. We will be using about 3-dozen jars. Thank you!

Youth Ice Skating-- December 17, 2016

Ice Ice Baby! Our youth grades 6-12th will be going to the Devon Ice Arena on Saturday, December 17 from 10:30 AM to 5 PM. The cost is $8 for skating plus money for a meal at McDonald's after we skate. Come join us and show us your spin moves!!!! 

 

Youth Breakfast-- Sunday, December 18, 2016 @ 9:30 AM

Hey Students! Join us on the third Sunday of every month for breakfast! Come to the youth building at 9:30 for pancakes, scrambled eggs, and BACON!!!! We will also have milk and juice. Right after breakfast stay for our Sunday morning Bible study!!!! Invite all your friends! There's plenty for all!! Mmmmmm.... BACON!!!!

Christmas Cantata-- December 18, 2016 @ 10:50 AM

Our church choir will be presenting their special Christmas Cantata on Sunday, December 18 during the morning worship service. Please invite people you know to come to this amazing performance in celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!!!!

Christmas Caroling: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 @ 6 PM

The VOICE??? No, just a great time to go sing Christmas carols in our community! Make plans to join us Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 6 PM. Dress warm!

Christmas Day Schedule

Christmas is on Sunday this year! Our church will have one service on December 25 @ 10:50 AM. There will be no Sunday School and No evening services on this day! Merry Christmas! Celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!!!

 

NO EVENING SERVICES-- Sunday, December 25, 2016; Wednesday, December 28, 2016; and January 1, 2017

There will be NO EVENING SERVICES on: 

Sunday, December 25, 2016.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 (and no evening meal).

Sunday, January 1, 2017.

Enjoy that time with your family and friends!!!

New Year's Day Schedule-- January 1, 2017

New Year's Day is on Sunday this year! Our church will have one service on January 1, 2017 @ 10:50 AM. There will be no Sunday School and No evening services on this day! Happy New Year!

Youth Evangelism Conference-- January 15-16, 2017

YEC is January 15-16, 2017 at Falls Creek!!! The cost is $30 per person if you buy your ticket on or before January 5, 2017.Tickets are $35 after that. You will need extra money for any snacks/souvenirs you wish to purchase at the conference. 

We will be staying overnight at a place TBD.  Come join us for the best conference of the year!!

YEC 2017 SCHEDULE:

January 15th, 2017
2:00pm On-Site Registration Starts (In the lobby of the Jordan Welcome Center)
2:00pm-4:00pm Youth Group Fellowship/Meeting Time/Settle in to Cabins/etc
4:00pm-5:15pm General Session 1 
5:15pm-6:30pm Dinner (Churches TBD)
6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout #1
7:45pm-9:00pm General Session 2
9:00pm-10:00pm  Breakout #2
10:00pm-11:00pm Free Time (West End Open)
10:15pm Coffee and Cookies with leaders (Missions Center)
11:00pm In cabin curfew
11:00pm-11:45pm Group Time (in cabin)

January 16th, 2017
7:15am-8:15am Breakfast (Churches TBD)
8:15am-9:00am Group Time (in cabin)
9:15am-10:30am General Session #3
11:00am-12:00pm Breakout #3
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch (Churches TBD)
1:45pm-2:45pm Breakout #4 *(Youth Group Vision/Planning Time)
3:15pm-4:30pm General Session #4 
4:30pm Dismissed

Breakout Sessions Include:

Apologetics – “How to Answer the Most Common Objections to Christianity” [Jim Burkett]
Youth Leader Training – “7 Values of a Gospel Advancing Ministry” [Greg Stier]
Cultural Engagement – “How to be Salt/Light in Times of Racial Tension” [Lee Roland]
Mission Trip Prep – “How to be Ready to Share the Gospel on a Short Term Mission Trip” [Walker Moore]
Campus Ministry – “How to Work with Schools to Reach Out to the Lost” [Tim Martin]
Social Media Outreach – “How to use technology and social media in Outreach” [Wil Wilson]
Confidence – “How to Overcome Fear and Share the Gospel with Confidence” [Brian Baldwin]
Conversational Evangelism – “How to Start and Hold a Conversation about the Gospel” [Cris Lowery]
Christian Worldview – “How to Understand what we Believe as Christians” [Todd Sanders]
Gospel Methods – “Practical Methods of Sharing the Gospel” [Mike Napier]
Gospel Encounter – “A Role Playing Experience to Start/Strengthen your Gospel Plan” [Andy Harrison]

Youth Super Bowl Party: February 5, 2017 @ 5 to 9:30 PM

Are you ready for some football? The Super Bowl will be on February 5! We will be meeting in the youth building to watch the biggest game of the year! There will be food, games, and door prizes! Plus, we will have a special halftime presentation that will rock your world! Down! Set! Hut!

Rose Day-- Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Rose Day: We will be going Wednesday, February 8, to the capital in OKC in order to deliver roses to our representatives and state officials to show our support for pro-life. If you would like to go with us, please sign up on the list by the church office when it is posted. We will be leaving around 8:30 AM and returning no later than 3 PM. You may also make donations toward the purchase of the roses. See Maria Mason for details.

Falls Creek-- July 24-29, 2017 (WEEK 8)

The dates for next year's Falls Creek are July 24-29, 2017!!!!

We will be staying in the OKC Dickson Baptist cabin once again!

The theme for next year's camp is REMNANT!

It's going to be an awesome week of camp!!!!

Mark your calendars and plan to go with us next summer!

There will be a parent/camper meeting on Sunday, July 16, 2017 @ 5 PM in the sanctuary!

Falls Creek is for students who have completed 6th through 12th grades.

Come join us for this CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION!!!  100 YEARS OF FALLS CREEK!!!