First Baptist Church

53 East Main Street
Peru, Indiana


~ Sunday School Classes and Small Groups (All Ages) at 9:30 am ~
~ Sunday Worship Services and Children’s Church at 10:30 am ~
~ Youth Group Meetings – Sundays at 5:30 pm ~
~ Wednesday Prayer Meetings – 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm ~
~ Thursday Bible Study – 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm ~


* There will be a special Movie Night Sunday, December 17 at 6:00pm. We will watch “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” and make Nativity Scenes as a craft. Refreshments will be served. Please sign up in the Welcome Center if you plan to attend. Contact Katie Beth Richardson with questions.

* Scholarship recipients must turn in their first semester transcripts before second semester begins to receive their second semester scholarship money. Contact Sarah with questions.

* There will be no mid-week Bible study on December 14 or December 28. Please plan accordingly.

* The 2023 Annual Reports are due by January 21, 2024.

* Pastor Josiah holds a mid-week bible study on the Gospel of John Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:00 pm. (Exceptions are noted in annoucements.) All are welcome. Feel free to invite a friend!

* Mike Saine is leading a weekly prayer meeting in the Chapel on Wednesdays from 12:10 pm to 12:50 pm. All are welcome to join in!

To volunteer in the Nursery, see Leah Starkey.
To join the funeral visitation rotation, see Nancy Masten.
To take communion to our shut-ins, see Leadership Team.

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