News and Events


Sunday July 25, 2021, 11:30—1:30

Front Lawn of First Baptist Church

Our Community is Invited (We Love Rochester, Indiana!) ———

Come enjoy free hot dogs and Flagpole ice cream!

Everyone is Welcome to join us for food, and conversations, with others from our
great community!

Summer Splash!

Children and families are invited to an evening of outdoor games, ice cream and Jesus at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 23 at the Johnsons’, 4200 N 100 W, Rochester. Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets, and a towel.

Children’s Sunday School 

Kids may attend a Sunday school class at 9:15 a.m. in the elementary SS room. It includes devotions from the New City Catechism and a weekly video, “What’s in the Bible with Buck Denver.” For a Zoom link for the first part of the class (30 min), contact Rhonda, 574-721-8544.

Camp Tippy News

– Camp Tippy will have workdays beginning at 9 a.m. May 8 and 22. Tasks will include cleaning, painting, carpentry items and more. A prayer time is at 9 a.m. and lunch is provided. Call the camp at 574-834-4184 to rsvp for lunch.

-A drive-through only fish fry will be 4-7 p.m. May 15 at the camp, 6 EMS Lane T52A, North Webster. Cost is $8 for children up to age 10, $10 for age 11 through adults.

– Open beach days are scheduled for some afternoons in June and July. Cost is $5 per person to swim 1-4 p.m. Dates are available online at and on the camp dis- play board at church.

– Family camps are offered June 10-13, 17-20 and 24-27 from 7 p.m. Thursday through 11 a.m. Sunday. Cost is $20 per day for 3– and 4-year-olds, $45 per day for 5-year-olds through adults. Age 2 and younger attend for free. To learn more or register, call 574-834-4184.

– Weeklong camps are offered for middle and high school stu- dents. Registration opens 3 p.m. May 16 online at Here are the schedules and cost:

Sr. High July 4-10 Grades 9-12 $275

Challenge July 18-24 Grades 6-8 $275

Pastor’s Lunch

Come, bring your lunch. You are welcome to come meet in fellowship hall for lunch with Pastor Mark. These will take place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday’s of each month.