Sunday, January 23, 2022
Third Sunday after Epiphany
Scripture includes: Nehemiah 8:10 and 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a
We welcome Dr. LaTonya N. McIver Penny as our Guest Preacher this morning! Dr. Penny is a native of Leasburg, NC. She holds a B.S. in Communications from NC Agricultural & Technical State University, an M.A. in Teaching from East Carolina University, an M.Div. from Wake Forest University, and a D.Min. from Campbell University.
Dr. Penny joins us as part of the “Respite for Revs” initiative to support local clergy through providing respite care through preaching or teaching respite supply at no cost to local congregations. Sponsored by various Baptist organizations, Dr. Penny joins us from the Thriving Ministry program at Wake Forest Divinity School. Learn more about Dr. Penny at her website: https://www.drlatonyampenny.com/
This Sunday is the Third Sunday After Epiphany in the Christian year. Epiphany (January 6) celebrates the manifestation of God in Jesus Christ. The Season of Epiphany continues this emphasis, calling attention to the words and deeds of Jesus’ earthly ministry. The liturgical color is green, representing new life and growth.
Giving of our Resources
Please continue to give generously to the ministries of our church in 2021, whether in-person or online here – or mail / drop off your tithes and offerings to the church office. Your gifts help us to continue to minister through in-person and virtual church services, Bible studies, ministry to the community, and more.
Thank you for providing for the mission and ministry of First Baptist Church!