Archive: First Baptist Church Richardson

Pretty Baby Hunts Easter Eggs

Posted on: Apr 7, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: 4 comments
First Baptist Church Richardson held a Hop and Hunt celebration.  There were cupcake walks, bounce houses, cookie decorating, trampolines, face painting, and more available for the children of the church and the neighborhood to enjoy.  At the end of the event, all the children were invited to an Easter Egg Hunt.  There were different areas […]

FBCR’s Estate Sale and My Lamps

Posted on: Mar 8, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: 6 comments
The kind lady who left her home and contents to First Baptist Church Richardson’s Building Fund would be so pleased.  Ann and her crew of lay people (women and men) spent countless hours preparing and manning the sale.  When the dust settled, I believe the total for the sale was almost $40,000, and they still […]

First Baptist Church Richardson’s Estate Sale

Posted on: Feb 26, 2015        In: Out and About        With: One comment
A kind lady left her home and its contents to First Baptist Church Richardson.  On Thursday February 26th there will be an estate sale with the proceeds of the sale going to the church’s building fund.  The volunteer church ladies and gentlemen have worked hard to prepare the sale. This dear lady had beautiful things – quality […]

May We Serve You?

Posted on: Jan 13, 2015        In: Gatherings        With: 2 comments
The Living Stones wanted the retirement reception for Candy to have the feel of a “proper” reception.  With this in mind, we decided to walk around with the hors d’oeuvres on trays and serve them to the guests. Each member of the class donned black aprons over their black pants and white or black tops. With […]

A Reception to Honor Candy

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015        In: Gatherings        With: 3 comments
The Living Stones Bible Fellowship Class was honored to be asked to host a church-wide reception for Candy Smith our Learn Pastor who is retiring.  Every member of the class wanted to be involved with the  reception.  Their willing spirit and dedication was amazing.  I am so proud to be part of this group of […]

A New Season of Basketball

Posted on: Jan 6, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: One comment
It is basketball season for Hot Rod again.  We have attended his first game of the season. First Baptist Church Richardson partners with the YMCA to offer basketball for these kids. Hustle! Run! Block!  As in years past, his strong suit is  defense. Yea!  He cheers when they score.  In some ways, he is a […]

Welcoming Christmas at Round Table

Posted on: Dec 4, 2014        In: Gatherings        With: One comment
If you need menu and decorating ideas for a December luncheon, this blog is for you.  The hostesses for the monthly Round Table meeting at First Baptist Church Richardson created a lovely nativity themed luncheon.  We had a delicious food, and enjoyed a delightful speaker. Author Wanda Vassallo Griffith shared thoughts about the characters in the […]

Celebrating First Baptist Church Richardson’s 150th Anniversary

Posted on: Nov 19, 2014        In: Life and Love        With: One comment
I can not resist the urge to give a shout-out to something exciting happening at First Baptist Church Richardson. In 2015 First Baptist Church Richardson will be 150 years old.  I have mentioned that on Lanabird before, and it is a BIG DEAL.  Not many churches survive 150 years.   The beginning of the celebration […]

Trunk or Treat

Posted on: Oct 29, 2014        In: Gatherings        With: 2 comments
Halloween is near. If you are like me and you love seeing little goblins as they trick or treat this is for you. Recently we enjoyed pre-Halloween fun at Northrich Elementary in Richardson, Texas. First Baptist Church Richardson partners with our neighborhood elementary school (Northrich) to lend our love and support to the students and […]

Senior Challenge

Posted on: Sep 7, 2014        In: Life and Love        With: One comment
It sounded like something fun to do.  Senior Adults were to meet at the Activities Center of First Baptist Church Richardson for the “First Annual Senior Challenge”. The Senior Challenge was a way to have fun and t0 be introduced to the programs offered at the Activities Center. Senior Adults came to participate in seven different […]