(at Lake Manitou Spillway) 7:44am



In case of rain Boat Church will be cancelled and we will worship together at 10:30am at the Church.


Nursery Hours (June and July)
The nursery attendants will be taking June and
July off. The nursery will be open, however, there will not be an attendant on duty.

Board of Christian Education Meeting
The board of Christian Education will meet at
6:30 pm on Tuesday, July 17th.

The Fellowship Guild will be participating in a sponsor night at Dairy Queen on July 25th. Please plan to stop by Dairy Queen and see our guild ladies from 4:00 pm until closing that evening. 10% of that night’s sales will go to mission projects.


JOIN THE FUN AT TIPPECANOE CAMP & RETREAT CENTER - Register for church camp through 1st Baptist Church and we will pay half of your child’s camp fee. Scholarships are available for the family’s portion of the fees.
Dates, Camp, Grade, entering Fee
June 10-14 Explorer 1st—2nd $195
June 10-16 Leadership 9th—12th $265
June 15-16 First Timers K—1st $70
June 17-23 Trailblazer 5th—6th $265
June 18-22 DAY Camp 1st—6th $135
June 24-29 Princess Girls 5th—7th $265
July 1-7 Senior High 9th-2018 grads $270
July 8-14 Challenge 7th—8th $265
July 15-21 Discovery 3rd-4th $265
July 29-Aug 2 Heroes Boys 5th-7th $265

Help us meet our goal of sending 35 campers
to camp this year! Invite friends, neighbors, grandchildren...registration materials are available in the narthex.

HELP NEEDED - For those who love working in the garden, we could use a little help with our landscaping. Weeds are growing, and some dead branches need trimmed off. If you would like to help please let us know, or stop by at your convenience. If you need community service hours — here is a great opportunity. Thanks!


FREE MEAL - First Baptist will be hosting the Free Meal at Grace United Methodist Church on Wed., July 18th. Thanks to everyone that provided groceries and came to help in June. This is an outreach mission that continues to grow. We always need additional volunteers to support this important ministry. We sincerely appreciate everyone’s help and financial support. If you would like to make a monetary donation, checks can be written to First Baptist Church with Free Meal written on the memo line.

KOINONIA FAMILY PICNIC - The Koinonia Class will have their family picnic at Long Lake on July 8th. Please bring a chair per person and one dish to share. We will eat at 1:00 pm. If you have any questions please call Denise and Braden Chandler at 223-2367.

MEN'S PRAYER GROUP - Men of Rochester, you are
invited to join us for men’s prayer group! We will be meeting Monday, July 9th at the First Baptist Church at 7pm. Any man who has an interest in praising God and being encouraged in their faith should attend! Contact Braden Chandler, 223-2367 if you have any questions.

JULY MISSION FOCUS: THE EDNA MARTIN CHRISTIAN CENTER - “The Training Ground for Generations of Strong Families.” This is the focus of the Edna Martin Christian Center which in 1946 became a home mission of the American Baptist Churches, USA. As we think of our July 2018 mission focus for this Indianapolis Facility, let us remember their concept of “Empowering, Encouraging, Engendering a Vision of Hope.” As you consider giving this month know that your gift will go towards ministry programs for children, adults, seniors and community residents for direct assistance in their lives and to achieve their potential. If you are able to provide a financial offering, please make your checks payable to the church and mark “Edna Martin Christian Center” on the memo line during the offering. Let’s remember to keep this important facility and meaningful mission in our prayers this month and always.




  • Wednesday, July 4th
    Independence Day
  • Thursday, July 5th
    Executive Committee Meeting 7:00pm
  • Sunday, July 8th
    Koinonia Family Picnic on Long Lake Eating at 1:00pm

  • Monday, July 9th
    Men's Prayer Group 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, July 11th
    Morning Bible Study 10:00am; M&M's 11:30am
  • Sunday, June 17th
    Fathers Day
  • Tuesday, July 17th
    Christian Ed Board Meeting 6:30pm; Fellowship Guild 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, July 18th
    Morning Bible Study 10:00am; Free Meal at Grace
  • Wednesday, July 25th
    Morning Bible Study 10:00am; Fellowship Guild DQ Sponsor Night 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Saturday, July 28th
    Men's Fellowship Breakfast 7:00am

Contact Information...

First Baptist Church of Rochester
1000 Main Street
Rochester, Indiana 46975