February 5, 2023
Thank you for worshipping with us today! We hope you feel welcomed and will come back to visit again soon.
Our various ministries are designed to build community and growth specific to your stage of life. We desire to serve you and serve with you.
Our staff is always here to help if you have any questions or specific prayer needs. You can learn more about information about FBJ, Sunday School, upcoming events, ministries, staff, and more, here on our website.
We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Chip Stevens, Senior Pastor
Pastor Chip Stevens begins a new sermon series from 1 Peter called Inexpressible Joy, where we will see that living life with an inexpressible joy has everything to do with the lens through which you see it.
Jesus Saves (We Have Heard the Joyful Sound)
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
I Speak Jesus
February 5 • 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Whether downtown or in your town, church is about community. Gather and get to know other FBJ people that live in your neck of the woods for a quick time of fellowship and food at our first ever Community Nights meetup. Host homes will be scattered throughout Madison, Ridgeland, Flowood, Brandon, Clinton, and Jackson so we can simultaneously gather as a church family in our very own neighborhoods. Sign you and your family up today!
February 19 & 26
Register today for Starting Point – a two-week class for guests, new members, and anyone who would like a “refresher course” of FBJ. In this class, you will take a tour of campus, learn about the various ministries and opportunities to serve, meet the staff, find out all the ways to get connected, and hear a special word from Pastor Chip Stevens and other ministers. Trust us, you don’t want to miss.
Don’t miss DNOW 2023 at First Baptist Jackson! Neil Tullos, senior pastor at FBC Wiggins, will be speaking! Be sure to register and bring a friend.
DIXIE NATIONAL RODEO PARADE HOSPITALITY TENTS
February 11 • 10:00 a.m. – Noon
The Dixie National Rodeo parade route will come by the FBJ Campus and we will have stations with volunteers set to offer water and a book to parade viewers.
DIXIE NATIONAL RODEO
February 3-4, 6-10 (no service on Sunday, February 5)
Two-hour shifts from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Two-hour shifts from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FBJ is once again partnering with the Mississippi Department of Evangelism and other churches in Mississippi to staff a shared evangelism point on the Mississippi State Fairgrounds during the Dixie National Rodeo.
The ministry point will be manned from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11) Serve once or serve every day – all volunteers are welcome!
If you are looking for a way to make an eternal difference in the lives of all those who will attend this rodeo, this is a simple way to do it.
The South Warehouse
Join us Friday, February 17, at The South Warehouse for a night of dancing, dessert, and fun for ages K4–6th grade.
Moms and sons in grades 1-6, don't miss the fun mischief and making memories at our night of Mom Son Fun!
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m,.
Fellowship Hall West
FBJ Women are invited to this monthly meeting to hear about what God is doing here at home and around the world.
Catered meal available for $10.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall West
Connection Cafe is a monthly luncheon for women that offers a place to meet new friends, hear from excellent speakers, and enjoy a wonderful meal together.
Invite your friends, neighbors, and co-workers, and don’t miss Connection Cafe!
Childcare available for birth through K5.
Home of Beth Fisher in Canton
This is a great opportunity for FBJ Women to hear testimonies from other women in our church while enjoying coffee and dessert (please bring a dessert to share). We’ll go deeper into the question of “How are you?” and go Behind the Fine.
Wednesdays, beginning February 8
10:00 a.m. – Noon
CLC DIning Room
How can we hold onto assurance of our faith? How can we discern the truth from a lie? How can we know God loves us? In these three short letters, the apostle John reminds an early church facing division, deception, and doubt to hold fast to what they know and to live like they believe it. And he reminds us, as well. In this 10-session Bible study on the letters of 1, 2, and 3, John, Jen Wilkin helps you see how two thousand years later, his words call to Christians in similar challenges to recall a great salvation and to abide in the truth.
Lunch available beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Teaching begins at 12:15 p.m.
Fellowship Hall East
Pastor Chip Stevens will lead a study on Leadership Lessons from Nehemiah.
This study is also being taught on Wednesday nights at 6:00 p.m.
Get your Midweek refresh on Wednesday nights with supper starting at 5:00 p.m., a selection of studies for adults, choir and orchestra rehearsals, and programs and activities for preschoolers, children, students, and college students.
Family Supper in Fellowship Hall East
Students (through college): $7
Family Maximum: $35
Adults Studies beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Men’s Bible Study led by Chip Stevens
Leadership lessons from Nehemiah
Ladies Bible Study led by Melodie Tunney
Sermon Notes: A Study of the Sermon on the Mount – Some of Jesus’ Most Important Words
Financial Peace is a nine-week class that gives you the tools to take control of your finances.
Parenting and Marriage Series
Throughout the winter and spring, various parenting and marriage topics will be covered looking at topics that influence and impact our families today.
Wellness Class led by David Nichols and Robbie Stroud
Stay true to your New Year’s resolutions and join us for the Run for the Son Wellness Class every Wednesday night!
Mark your calendars for February 19 when Sunday Nights in the Spring begins. Each week Pastor Chip Stevens will talk with leaders from FBJ’s partner ministries, giving us all an opportunity to learn more about those we serve alongside. Also happening on Sunday nights: Tom Washburn will be leading Sunday Night Classics; students will have a time of bible study and discipleship, while children will have a worship time in KidsJam. Dive in the Hive gives our preschoolers a time of games with purpose and diving into God’s truth.