2017 Event Archive
December Holiday Events
Saturday, December 2, 6pm
Sing Christmas carols. Light refreshments served in Wilson House
Sunday, December 10, after worship
OPEN HOUSE AT THE PARSONAGE
Wednesday December 13, 5-7pm
CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT REHEARSAL
Saturday, December 16, 1-3pm
DRESS REHEARSAL FOR CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT
Sunday, December 17, 11am
JOINT WORSHIP SERVICE WITH MISIÓN BAUTISTA
Children's Christmas Pageant, live Nativity, catered luncheon for everyone after the service.
Sunday, December 24, 10:30am
Sunday, December 24, 7pm
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE
Saturday, November 18, 2017, 10am-1pm
First Baptist Church of White Plains
HARVEST THE KNOWLEDGE FORUM AIMS TO REDUCE HUNGER
“Harvest the Knowledge” is a free, community forum designed to educate and mobilize participants around the goal of reducing food insecurity in Westchester County.
Local experts will examine lack of access to nutritional facts and foods, holistic approaches to nutrition, community gardens, and strategies for encouraging new leaders and empowering youth.
Panel and discussion with potluck lunch, opportunity to network, and community tables with pertinent program information and materials. Childcare provided—including themed activities—for Westchester’s youngest advocates.
First Baptist Church of White Plains
456 North Street, corner Bryant Avenue
White Plains NY 10605
Free parking in the church lots.
Harvest the Knowledge is supported by First Baptist Church of White Plains, Sun & Moon Yoga, Volunteer New York!, Westchester Junior Youth Council (Family Services of Westchester), Tower Garden and Whole Health Whole Home.
Sign up to attend:
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 1–4pm
TRUNK OR TREAT! HALLOWEEN PARTY
A free community event
Dress up your kids in their Halloween costumes for our third annual Trunk or Treat! Halloween party. Festivities include decorated cars with candy for trick-or-treaters and Moon Bounces to play in. Outdoors in the church circle. Plenty of parking in the church lots. For more information contact office manager Lucia Gold at 914.949.5207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, October 1–Sunday, October 29, 2017
FOOD DRIVE FOR "PUTTING FAMILIES FIRST"
Receive your special grocery bag during worship or from office manager Lucia Gold. Fill it to the brim with healthy food items for our church mission, Putting Families First: Food, Faith & a Future.
Sunday, October 1, 2017, 10am
BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
A free community event for pets of all religious backgrounds and their owners—in partnership with the Humane Society of Westchester.
All your pets—whether they purr, bark, fly, or slither—are welcome. This special ceremony takes place in the church sanctuary. Each pet will receive an individual blessing and a treat from Rev. Tim Dalton.
Please bring either pet food or a monetary donation for the Humane Society of Westchester, and meet some of their adoptable shelter pets.
For more information, contact Lucia Gold in the church office: 914.949.5207.
“Then God said, ‘Let the earth bring forth living creatures of every kind’ …And God saw that it was good.” (Genesis 1:24-25)
Sunday, September 10, 2017
RALLY DAY: WORSHIP, BLESSING OF THE BACKPACKS,
AND CHURCH COOKOUT
Come celebrate the beginning of the new church year with good fellowship and food. Hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages provided by First Baptist. Bring a dish to share. Sue Rochon is monitoring a signup sheet so that we will not have duplication of dishes. The sheet is posted in Wilson House lobby. Please sign up there or email Sue at email@example.com.
Friday June 30, 2017, 6pm
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION AND FIREWORKS
Cookout on the lawn behind Wilson House begins at 6pm. Fireworks by the City of White Plains next door at White Plains High School start around 9pm. Bring a dish to share. Hot dogs, hamburgers, buns and beverages provided by the church. Play lawn and board games or just enjoy good conversation and a colorful display of fireworks.
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 6pm, Wilson House
DAVID MANIERRE SCHOLARSHIP FUND BENEFIT DINNER
Come, join us for a fun-filled evening and help the cause! Order your tickets today. Live music. Raffles for cash and prizes, which include a child's guitar, a professional car detail, artworks, dinner for two at a local restaurant and much more.
Best of all, you will be helping a student pay part of the cost of college. Co-hosted by First Baptist Church of White Plains and Iglesia Misión Bautista.Hispana de Westchester.
Tickets are $25 each for adults. Journal ads range from $25 for a "Friends" listing to $100 for a full page or $50 for a half page. To buy tickets, raffles and ads contact either Alta Casilla (Misión Bautista) at 914.498.1620 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Lucia Gold (First Baptist) at 914.949.5207 or email@example.com.
For more information about the fund visit our Scholarship page.
Saturday, May 20, 2017, 1-4pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017, 1-4pm
There are seedlings in the greenhouse eager to be transplanted into Margaret's Garden, Time to dig in the soil. Stop by to help any time between 1 and 4pm. This is the first of two "Planting Days." The second will be held on Saturday, June 10th, same time.
Sunday, May 14, 2017, 10am
BLESSING OF THE BIKES (AND SKATEBOARDS!)
Stop by on your motorcycle—or your bicycle or skateboard! We are hosting this free, non-denominational, community event for bikers, skateboarders, and their friends and families.
Senior Pastor, Rev. Tim Dalton, will conduct a short service and ask God to bless each rider and bike or skateboard to be safe for the upcoming riding season.
Meet in the church circle. Free parking in the church lots on Bryant Avenue.
For more information, contact Lucia Gold, Office Manager, at 914.949.5207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, April 16, 2017, 11:45am
ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT
A free community event
The Easter bunny has hidden over 1,000 eggs on our campus for children ages 2-12, so hop on over to the hunt. Assemble on the front and back lawns at 11:45am. The hunt starts at noon. To add to the fun, a face painter will be onsite in Wilson House. There is plenty of free parking in the church lots along Bryant Avenue. For more information: contact Lucia Gold at email@example.com or 914.949.5207.