Stained glass window in balcony of the First Baptist church of Rutland Vemont
The Holy Bible and other preaching reference books in the First Baptist Church library
child's hands in payer

Coming Events

Human Trafficking Awareness Discussion

Thursday May 28, 2015, 12:30-4:30 PM


At the Alliance Community Fellowship, Howe Center, 1 Scale Ave. Rutland

Hosted by Rutland City Police Department

Presenters include:

• Representatives from the US Attorney's Office and the Vermont Attorney General's Office to educate us about the Human Trafficking Task Force

• Edith Klimoski, (Give Way to Freedom) an overview of Human Trafficking in America

• Jasmine Marino, a survivor of human trafficking will share her story.



Dwelling in the Word

May 28, 6:00 PM


Join our pastors for a workshop designed to give you a fresh way to encounter the scriptures over summer break. It will be a fun, interactive, and informative two-session conclusion to our winter/spring Bible Study & Prayer times. Dwelling in the Word will help to prepare you for summer weekly worship and for the return of weekly Bible Study in September.  Hope to see you there!



Women’s Annual Retreat

June 30 beginning at 1:00PM through 3:30PM


 American Baptist Women’s Ministries of Vermont/New Hampshire:

at the Hotel Coolidge, White River Junction, VT. Registration Deadline is June 20, 2015. Registration forms are in the back of the Sanctuary. Cost is $104 (includes overnight accommodation and 3 meals) plus $11 for Retreat Registration. Total cost for event is $115. Please let Pastor Patti know if you plan to attend.


 One Great Hour of Sharing


FBC will collect funds to support disaster relief on Sunday, June 14. In doing so we join with 8 other Protestant denominations so that we might have at the ready financial resources for quick response when disaster strikes. For more information or to give on-line


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“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?”

            - Isaiah 43:19

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