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A Message From Travis Collins

“Fifty-two weeks ago we revealed the grand total of pledges for our GENERATIONS campaign – a total that exceeded both our goal and our dreams… pledges that made possible the entire funding of the building and furnishing of a premier kids space.” – Travis Collins, Pastor.

Hoppe Family

Our family joined First Baptist in August of 1991.  Our two little girls, Katie age 6, and Emily age 4, immediately became part of the children’s ministry and took part in all of the wonderful activities which were under the ministerial leadership of Tina Newberry.  I was very happy to find a place of service …

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GENERATIONS Reveal 1 Year Anniversary Before & After Updates

Happy 1st Anniversary! These past 12 months have been remarkable in more ways than one! We have seen continued build progress on our new and renovated spaces and a higher than average percentage of contributors and participation towards our GENERATIONS Building and Renovation Campaign. The transformation of our campus, the flexibility of our staff, and …

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Leaving More than Grass Stains

One Sunday morning, as we were working Extended session with some preschool kids in the courtyard, Bill remarked about how when he was a kid, he loved to roll down the grass embankment leading to the play area.   I mentioned that I bet almost every child that has been involved in any of the …

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For All Generations

First Baptist has been our church home since very early in our marriage. We began our journey here in a newlywed class where we were mentored by great teachers.  We met many couples in those early days that have become lifelong friends. We were blessed with three children who grew up in the nurture of …

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Members, Staff, Now Members Again

Our journey at FBC by Joy and Michael Moore On a Sunday in August 1971, a young couple parked in front of First Baptist Church and walked into the building bringing their 10-month-old daughter with them. They are uncertain which door to come in but are greeted by a woman who welcomed them warmly and …

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Blessing Others in Our Community

Howdy! We’re the Schoenert family, Eric, Katie, Cooper (7) and Jordan (3). We moved to Huntsville in July of 2019 from College Station, Texas! Not too long after our move, we started visiting FBC Huntsville regularly. We quickly got involved and enrolled our youngest in the WEE Ministry and started enjoying YA Girls and Guys …

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Growing & Returning Generations

We are Brady and Emily Buford. I (Brady) have been going to FBC since I was born, and Emily has been attending since 2018 and has felt welcomed and at home. We met at a campus ministry at the University of Alabama, and after we both graduated college, we needed to find a church home …

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GENERATIONS for Jesus

It has been said that Christianity is only one generation away from becoming extinct. Because our world is becoming less Christian, this emphasizes the importance of the Generations campaign. This building project is aimed at the furtherance of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to our younger generation and their training in the faith that we …

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All we have is God’s.

I came to First Baptist in 2008 as Associate Minister of Music/Organist and Wayne joined six months later after he retired from 41 years as a minister, most of it as a pastor. I retired in 2012 and although we live in Guntersville, we love this church and want to remain active as long as …

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GENERATIONS…Five of them!

We moved to Huntsville October 6, 1989, Phillip was returning to Alabama after 7 years and I was a new transplant from the mid-west.  Phillip’s aunt, Doris E. Roberts, had been on staff with FBC for many years and Phillip has had family attending FBC since before the 1900’s.  Phillip’s grandmother, Zora Dilworth Roberts was …

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Back to the Future

We have dubbed this entry to the blog “Back To The Future.”  To best understand the O’Dell’s support of the children’s ministry capital campaign we call “GENERATIONS,” one must travel back in time more than 35 years.  In 1984 we were members at the church in northwest Huntsville where Nannette grew up.  In fact, her …

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