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Children and Youth Christmas Music

Children and Youth Christmas Music

Wednesday, December 6, at 6:45 p.m.

Join our church family for a special evening of worship on Wednesday, December 6, at 6:45 p.m. in the sanctuary. The children, preschoolers, and youth will share with us the music of Christmas.

Tavernsong

Tavernsong

Sunday, October 29

Tavernsong, a hymn sing at Bearfoot Tavern in Macon, is a great time to sing, eat, drink, and connect with people in our community. The next Tavernsong event will take place on Sunday, Sunday, October 29, at 6:00 p.m. at Bearfoot Tavern. We are excited about offering these events, so invite your friends to come. Seating is in the outdoor patio area and people can enjoy entrees and beverages, dutch treat, while singing hymns together.

For more information about Tavernsong events, click here.

New Orff Instruments Coming to Children’s Choirs

New Orff Instruments Coming to Children’s Choirs

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There is something new and exciting coming to our Children’s Choir this fall. Through the generosity of a donor, we have been able to purchase a set of Orff Instruments. These new instruments include a variety of percussion/rhythm instruments, soprano glockenspiel, alto glockenspiel, alto xylophone, soprano metallophone, timpani drum, hand drum, and
tambourine. The Orff approach to teaching music is very child-centered. It allows children to feel comfortable learning new music skills, offers greater exploration of music, and employs fun and play into the curriculum. With these instruments, our children are going to have some new ways of learning and exploring music.

As is our usual Highland Hills practice, we want to offer quality programming that helps children grow in their faith, that teaches them to express themselves through music and praise, and molds children into faithful disciples. Our Preschool and Children’s music program is open to children from 4K through 6th grade. If you know a child who would enjoy being a part of our choral and instrumental program, please feel free to invite them to join us. Choirs meet at 5:00 p.m. each Wednesday and will begin on Wednesday, September 6.

Tavernsong

Tavernsong

Sunday, August 20 at 6:00 p.m.

Tavernsong, a hymn sing at Bearfoot Tavern in Macon, is a great time to sing, eat, drink, and connect with people in our community. The next Tavernsong event will take place on Sunday, August 20, at 7:00 p.m. at Bearfoot Tavern. We are excited about offering these events, so invite your friends to come. Seating is in the outdoor patio area and people can enjoy entrees and beverages, dutch treat, while singing hymns together.

For more information about Tavernsong events, click here.

Valentine Concert at Jim Dandies

Valentine Concert at Jim Dandies

Tuesday, February 14

Claude Hicks will present a special Valentine's Day concert at the Jim Dandies' February meeting on Tuesday, February 14. The group will meet at 11:00 a.m. in the Great Room for a time of fellowship, a delicious meal, and entertainment by Claude. Please make reservations by calling the church office.

Opportunities for the Week — February 12 - 19, 2017

Opportunities for the Week — February 12 - 19, 2017

Sunday, February 12
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship / Baptism / Communion
12:00pm Deacons' Meeting

Tuesday, February 14
11:00am Jim Dandies
6:00pm Mourning Joy

Wednesday, February 15
8:00am Men’s Prayer Breakfast
5:00pm Children’s and Youth Choirs
Happy Hour
Sole Hope Ministry
5:50pm Family Night Supper
6:20pm Children’s Missions
6:30pm Prayer Service
LIFE on Mainstreet
7:10pm Sanctuary Choir

Sunday, February 19
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship
7:00pm Tavernsong: Beer & Hymns at Barefoot

Men's Day at Highland Hills

Men's Day at Highland Hills

Sunday, February 5

On Sunday morning, February 5, we will observe Men’s Day, when the men and youth boys of our church will gather for breakfast and lead us in worship. Breakfast will be at 8:00 a.m. in the Great Room. Those who come are asked to contribute $5 for the meal.

The featured speaker will be Sheriff David Davis, who has been sheriff of Macon/Bibb County since 2013. Sheriff Davis and his family attend First Baptist Church of Christ. Rehearsal for the Men’s Day Choir will follow at 9:00 a.m. Then, Jake Hall will preach, Jim Netherton will lead the music, and our Men’s Day Choir will lead us in worship at 11:00 a.m. Guys, make plans to attend and be a part of this special day.

Opportunities for the Week — February 5 - 12, 2017

Opportunities for the Week — February 5 - 12, 2017

Sunday, February 5
Men's Day
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am Men's Choir Rehearsal
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship
Children's Worship
6:00pm Super Bowl Party

Monday, February 6
11:00am Women InterFaith
Group Meeting

Tuesday, February 7
10:00am WOM
7:00pm PIM

Wednesday, February 8
8:00am Men’s Prayer Breakfast
5:00pm Children’s and Youth Choirs
Happy Hour
5:50pm Family Night Supper
6:20pm Children’s Missions
6:30pm Prayer Service
LIFE on Mainstreet
7:10pm Sanctuary Choir

Sunday, February 12
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship/
Lord's Supper/ Baptism
12:00pm Deacons' Meeting

The Jubilate Festival Singers in Concert

The Jubilate Festival Singers in Concert

First Baptist Church of Christ, Macon, Sunday, June 5, 6:00 p.m.

The Jubilate Festival Singers, that big youth choir that our youth are a part of, will be in concert at FBCX Macon on Sunday evening, June 5, at 6:00 p.m. This concert will be part of the Jubilate summer tour from June 4-9. Throughout the week they will also be singing at Smokerise Baptist Church, Atlanta; The Stewart Center, Atlanta; FBC Aiken South Carolina; and the Birchwood Juvenile Detention Center, the Westminster Retirement Community and First Baptist Church, all in Greenville, South Carolina.

Jubilate is comprised of five youth choirs from around the southeast. The visiting choirs will need to be housed overnight following the June 5 Sunday evening concert in Macon. If you can house any of the traveling youth or adults, please contact Cass. Make plans to see the Jubilate Festival Singers in concert. You won’t want to miss it.

Opportunities for April 3-10, 2016

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Opportunities for April 3-10, 2016

Sunday, April 3
9:45amSunday School
11:00amMorning Worship Children's Worship     

Monday, April 4
7:00pmHandbells
 
Tuesday, April 5
10:00amWOM
7:00pmPIM

Wednesday, April 6
8:00amMen's Prayer Breakfast
5:00pmChildren's & Youth Choirs
  Happy Hour
5:50pmFamily Night Supper
6:20pmChildren's Missions
6:30pmPrayer Service
  LIFE on Mainstreet
7:10pmSanctuary Choir

Sunday, April 10
9:45amSunday School
11:00am  Morning Worship
  Communion
12:00pm  Deacon's Meeting
  Children's Choir Bonus Rehearsal

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Opportunities for the Week — January 24-31, 2016

Opportunities for the Week — January 24-31, 2016

Sunday, January 24
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship

Monday, January 25
7:00pm Handbells

Wednesday, January 27
8:00am Men's Prayer Breakfast
5:00pm Children's & Youth Choirs
Happy Hour
5:50pm Family Night Supper
6:20pm Children's Missions
6:30pm Prayer Service
LIFE on Mainstreet
7:10pm Sanctuary Choir

Sunday, January 31
Men's Day
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am Men's Choir Rehearsal
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship

Opportunities for the Week — January 15-24, 2016

Opportunities for the Week — January 15-24, 2016

Friday, January 15
4:30pm Jubilate Retreat

Sunday, January 17
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship
6:00pm Youth return from Jubilate

Monday, January 18
Church Office Closed

Tuesday, January 19
7:00pm Taize Service

Wednesday, January 20
8:00am Men's Prayer Breakfast
5:00pm Children's & Youth Choirs
Happy Hour
5:50pm Family Night Supper
6:20pm Children's Missions
6:30pm Prayer Service
LIFE on Mainstreet
7:10pm Sanctuary Choir

Sunday, January 24
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship

Opportunities for the Week — December 6-13, 2015

Opportunities for the Week — December 6-13, 2015

Sunday, December 6
Second Sunday of Advent
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship
6:30pm Deacons' Banquet at Woodruff House

Tuesday, December 8
11:00am Jim Dandies

Wednesday, December 9
8:00am Men's Prayer Breakfast
5:00pm Children's & Youth Choirs
Happy Hour
5:50pm Family Night Supper
6:45pm Children's Christmas Music Program
7:10pm Sanctuary Choir
7:15pm Boston Butt & Turkey pickup

Sunday, December 13
Third Sunday of Advent
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship
7:00pm Live Nativity: A Child is Born
Fellowship Following

Opportunities for the Week — October 18-25, 2015

Opportunities for the Week — October 18-25, 2015

Saturday, October 24
8:30am-Noon
Grounds Workday

Sunday, October 25
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship
2:30pm Youth Outing to the Rehbergs' Pond

Sunday, October 18
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship
4:00pm Fall Family Fest

Monday, October 19
7:00pm Handbells

Tuesday, October 20
7:00pm Taize

Wednesday, October 21
8:00am Men's Prayer Breakfast
5:00pm Children's & Youth Choirs
Happy Hour
5:50pm Family Night Supper
6:20pm Children's Missions
6:30pm Town Hall Meeting
LIFE on Mainstreet
7:10pm Sanctuary Choir
*Turkeys/Butts to be given
out in the youth room
kitchen following the Town Hall Mtg.