Past Events

Sesquicentennial Celebratory Concert

“SING for JOY” ***New Date*** For 150 years, people have been making music at First Baptist Church. Join us in celebrating our great anniversary with a concert featuring the First Baptist Church Choir, Jubilee Bells, FBC Worship Team, a joint community choir, and current and former FBC musicians performing favorites from our past.

Classical Concert

The Gould Piano Trio: violin, cello and piano plus guest clarinetist, Robert Plane. From their home base in England they perform worldwide-England to United States, Europe to South Aerica and New Zealand and Australia. Early in their career they won the Melbourne inaugural International Chamber Music Competition. They coach and teach at the Royal Northern […]

Contemporary Concert

The Humlie Family – We Three: Joshua, Bethany and Manny on electric and acoustic guitar, upright and electric bass, drums, keyboard, and mandolin plus vocals by all three performers. They are part of the Humlie School of Music in McMinnville which, serves all ages from pre-school to adults. About their music they wrote: “We are […]

Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert: “We Have Seen a Great Light” A concert featuring the talented musicians of First Baptist Church. Join us to celebrate the season of Christmas through music. Concert repertoire ranges from classical to contemporary and includes performances by the First Baptist Church Choir, Jubilee Bells, FBC Worship Team, Ukulele Ukestra and many other FBC […]

Jazz Concert

Darrell Grant Trio: piano, bass and drums plus guest vocalist Marilyn Keller. Grant has produced many critically acclaimed albums including “Black Art” which was chosen as one of the top 10 jazz albums by New York Times. He is Professor of Music at Portland State University, directs the Leroy Vinnegar Jazz Institute at Portland State, and […]

Organ Concert with Trumpet and Piano

Featured in this concert will be the renewed Pipe Organ and Chimes played by Paul Klemme, Director of Music Ministries and organist at St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Salem, faculty member at Willamette, performer and conductor at Oregon Bach Festival and active recitalist throughout the U.S. Joan Paddock, who will play trumpet, is Professor of […]

Storytelling Starter Workshops

The Portland Story Theater is coming to FBC! They’re offering two sessions of their Storytelling Starter, a workshop designed to give you a taste of the fabulous art form of storytelling in less than two hours. It’s interactive. Fast-paced. Fun! Their approach teaches participants to trust the story and speak extemporaneously from the heart. You’ll […]

Summer Sermon Series

Begin with Beauty June 12, 19, and 26 July 3, 10, 17, and 24 Join us for worship this summer. Erika’s sermons and our reflections will explore what beauty can do – heal our wounds, upset our privilege, revive our imaginations, challenge our ignorance, restore our communities, and point us toward God. What beauty will […]

All Church Campout

All-Church Campout at Silver Falls State Park July 22-24 Nestled in the foothills of Oregon’s Cascades is Silver Falls, 9200 acres filled with hiking and biking trails, breathtaking waterfalls, a rocky canyon, charming creeks, and so much to explore. Join with other FBC friends for a weekend of fun and fellowship in a spectacular setting. […]

End of School Extravaganza

June 18, 6-8 pm End-of-School Extravaganza! All youth and children are welcome to this celebratory event with face-painting, water balloons, basketball, board games, art, and a ritual to welcome the summer. Bring a friend and clothes that can get wet or messy!