ADULT DISCIPLESHIP

Adult Sunday School

At First Baptist we value continuous spiritual growth. We have Sunday School classes for all ages, year round. Pick a class that seems to be the right fit for you and jump in! You can join a class at any time. New classes start periodically.

9:45-10:45 AM - Sundays

  • CHRISTIANITY EXPLORED (Co-ED - ALL AGES)

    West Overflow (Room 100) 

    Christianity Explored, by Rico Tice

    Co-Ed, All Ages

    Led by Nathan Huss

  • The Gospel Project  (CO-ED - ALL AGES)

    East Overflow (Room 101) 

    The Gospel Project - Old Testament

    Co-Ed, All-Ages

    Led by Jim Sprague

  • Christianity Explored (Young Families class)

    Fireside Room (Room 111)

    Christianity Explored, by Rico Tice

    Young Married & Families

    Led by David Williamson

  • HONEST EVANGELISM (WOMEN's class)

    Conference Room (Room 118) 

    Honest Evangelism, by Rico Tice (and other materials)

    Women's Class

    Led by Pam Jacobson

    Starting Oct. 20, 2019

  • Kings and Prophets (College and Career) 

    College & Career Room (Room 122)

    For Young Adults Graduated from High School

    Led by Ross Sprague

Devoted Retreat

October 26, 10am - 5pm

All Day Ladies Retreat


Location: Tea Trade Café @ Woman At Risk International


What to Expect: Worship time, workshops about discipleship, lunch/snacks and a fun group activity at The Great Escape Room! 


Price: $55/person

*This price includes: lunch, the workshops and your spot at The Great Escape Room.


After the event: If you would like to stay, we will be having dinner as a group at a local restaurant. This will be a “pay on your own” meal. 


*Carpooling/buses will be available for those who choose to stay through dinner

*Meet at First Baptist Church at 9:30am

Women's Ministries

Bible Study

The women have Bible studies throughout the school year. Childcare is available for both AM and PM. 

  • Wed. AM - God of Covenant by Jen Wilkin. Wednesday mornings from 9:15-11:15 AM
  • Wed. PM - God of Covenant by Jen Wilkin. Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 PM

Our women's ministry is also active with other events throughout the year. We have women's retreats, Christmas party, baby showers, bridal showers, tea party and planting party just to name a few. 

Men's Ministries

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 8:30 in Room 101, the East Overflow. You are welcome to join in at any time! 


This year we started with a 6-week series called "Tactics" by Greg Koukl. After Tactics we will study the book of Hebrews for the rest of the program year. 


For Hebrews we will start together and than break into smaller groups for discussion.

  • Oct. 16: Hebrews 1:1-4
  • Oct. 23: Hebrews 1:5-14
  • Oct. 30: No Bible Study (Prep for Trunk or Treat Outreach, Oct. 31)
  • Nov. 6: Hebrews 2:1-9
  • Nov. 13: Hebrews 2:10-18
  • Nov. 20: Hebrews 3
  • Nov. 27: No Bible Study (Thanksgiving)
  • Dec. 4: Hebrews 4:1-11
  • Dec. 11: Hebrews 4:12-16
  • Dec. 18: Hebrews 5:
  • Dec. 25: No Bible Study (Christmas)
  • Jan. 1: No Bible Study (New Year's Day)
  • Jan. 8: Hebrews 6:1-12
  • Jan. 15: Hebrews 6:13-20
  • to be continued...

Retreats and other events:

  • The QUEST Men's Retreat was Sept. 27-28 at Lincoln Lake Camp.
  • Other events TBA

Prime Timers (55yrs. old and better)

Prime Timers is our fellowship ministry for adults ages 55 and better! They plan many activities, adventures, and fellowship together. See the bulletin and calendar page for upcoming events. 


Upcoming events:

-Trip to Mullet Lake Oct. 9th - Oct. 11th. Color tour through the "Tunnel of Trees" and dinner in Cross Village. Only cost is for your dinner at Cross Village. Sign up at the Welcome Center.

-Christmas Play & Amish Dinner in Shipshewana on Nov. 12th. The price for both is $56.95 per person. Must be signed up and paid by Oct. 6th at the Welcome Center.


Pickleball: Men and Women age 50 and older are invited to the Willis Center on Monday mornings from 9am-Noon for Pickleball. Pickleball is a game resembling tennis in which players use paddles to hit a perforated plastic ball over a net. The court is smaller than a tennis court. Come and check it out! They would be happy to teach you how to play!