First Central Baptist Church
Weekly Update Newsletter

Church Business

Tickets are available for Rev. Carolina's 15th Pastoral Anniversary Banquet in the Church Lobby every 2nd & 4th Sunday until December. In January and February, tickets will be available every Sunday.



  • September 18th @ 7:00 p.m. -- Wednesday Night Worship. MIT Margaret Harper, MIT Kesean Connor and Min. Donegan will bring the Word.

  • September 20th -- Music Ministry Concert

  • September 22nd -- Millennial Sunday

  • September 22nd @ 3:30 p.m. -- Rev. Carolina is preaching at Bethsalem Baptist Church, Jamaica Queens for their Pre-Men's Day Celebration

  • September 28th @ 3:00 p.m. -- Praise Dance Ministry's 4th Annual Praise Dance Celebration


  • October 6th -- Hour of Power Fellowship after 11:00 a.m. service

  • October 12th @ 10:00 a.m. -- Church Conference

  • October 12th (directly after church conference) -- Joint Board meeting

  • October 12th -- Christian Education, In-house retreat

  • October 13th -- Scholarship Service

  • October 16th -- Wednesday Night Worship.

  • October 19th -- Support Member Kishaa Foster for the MS Walk. Click on link to donate:

  • October 20th -- Women's Ministry Breast Cancer Walk. For information about walking or making donations, please see Min. Donegan.

  • October 23rd -- Rev. Carolina preaching at Brighton Heights Reformed Church for their mid-anniversary service

  • October 27th -- Millennial Sunday


  • November 3rd -- Daylight Savings Time Ends

  • November 3rd -- Hour of Power Fellowship after 11:00 a.m. service

  • November 9th @ 10 a.m. -- Church Conference

  • November 17th -- Church Anniversary

  • November 24th -- Millennial Sunday

  • November 28th -- Thanksgiving Day

Bible Study/Sunday School/New Members Class

(Come out and be blessed!!!)

  • Every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. -- Sunday School and New Members classes are held

  • Wednesdays @ 7:00 p.m. -- Bible Study

General Announcements

  • The Singles' Ministry meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 7:00 p.m.

  • The Nurses' Ministry is looking for new members both male and female. If you are interested, please see Sis. Tiffany Washington.

  • If anyone knows of someone who is sick, please notify the church so that we can offer support and visit if desired. We can only do what we know to do. Please see a deacon or call the church office.

  • The Usher's Ministry is recruiting. Please see Arneatha Harper-Brown or Deacon LaWanda Hines to join. Male and female ushers are needed.

  • The Security Ministry is recruiting. Please See Min. Dale Smith, if you are interested. Both men and women are invited to join.

  • The Praise Dance Ministry is looking for new members. If you are interested, please see Min. Daughn Davis.

  • To have the Mass Choir participate in your service, it is important to speak with MIT Larry Desilva in a timely manner.

  • If you are interested in joining the Mass Choir, please see Sis. Teresa Dowtin or Sis. Robyn Piper.

  • If you are interested in joining the Praise Ensemble, please see Min. Daughn Davis.

  • Come out to Noon Day Prayer every Wednesday hosted by Sis. Lana Johnson

  • The Amsterdam News is available in the church lobby for a donation of $1.S