May 13, 2021 Newsletter

Hey Church! 
Beginning Sunday, May 9, we will not be starting a new sermon series. Instead, we will have 4 weeks of stand alone messages. That simply means that each week will have a message that is unique to itself and will not build on a theme, topic, or the previous week’s message. These messages will still be Biblically based with clear application that points to obeying Jesus in our everyday lives. Each week is a brand new opportunity to bring someone to church with you to encounter God through worship, community, and His Word!  
Our congratulations go out to the class of 2021:
Alex Lopez
Aubrey Warden
Charlee Cochran
Colby Louderback
Jack Maxwell
Jacob Sautter
Kylie Regier
Logan Dodge
Neveah Hickey
Reece Hay
Yazmin Carrasco

Please join us in a

Graduation Celebration…

You have known her since she was seven years old. You have seen her grow up into the woman that she is today. You have prayed for her through the difficult times and celebrated with her during the good times. Thank you for being such an amazing church family to raise our children in the faith. We would like to invite you to join us Saturday, May 15 for a Come and Go Reception at FSBC from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Then on Sunday, May, 16, 2021, we would invite you to either the 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. Church Service for Senior Recognition. Then, at 2:30 p.m. at Liberal High School Redskin Field, please join us for Logan’s graduation. Thank you for everything and we ask for your continued prayers through Logan’s new journey at Seward County Community College where she will begin her education to become an Occupational Therapist.
VBS 2021 Destination Dig – – Volunteer Applications Being Accepted

Please mark VBS on your calendar for July 18-22, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m for VBS Destination Dig. VBS is for kids who are 4 years old by September 1 through 8th grade. We would love to have your children and teenagers join us for this huge evangelistic event. We need volunteers for the following areas: teachers, cooks, security, registration, missions, crafts, recreation, music, prayer team, and more.  To join the VBS Crew, click on this link and complete the information needed. You may also reach out to Norma Jean Dodge at for any questions. VBS Volunteer training begins on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, from 6:15-7:15 p.m. 
                       VBS Musical

Who: Children entering grades K – 6th
When: Wednesday evenings 6:15pm – 7:15pm beginning                May 19th
Where: FSBC Children’s Church Room
What: Singing, Dancing, Acting….FUN!
If you couldn’t make it to the kickoff meeting, there’s still time to join 1to1! Email or contact Shandon Classen at (620) 655-0535 to get more information. We will make sure you get paired up with a 1 that you can get to know better, discuss spiritual growth with, and talk through life with on a regular basis.

1 to 1 is:
  • a relationship-building group to connect churchgoers
  • a regular spiritual and emotional check-in with someone else at FSBC
  • a chance to get to know someone you don’t already know
  • a consistent opportunity to disciple and be discipled with other Christians

1 to 1 is not:
  • a mentorship program
  • a large time commitment
  • difficult to participate in
Hey Church!
We know that Summer is a crazy busy time for so many of us with vacations, camps, family events, and more. With that in mind, we wanted to let you know in advance what we’ll be doing on Sundays for June and July. 
Beginning Sunday, June 6, we will start a new teaching series called, “Snapshots of a Changed Life”. We’ll examine the lives of 8 Biblical characters whose lives were radically changed through an encounter with God. In addition to looking through the stories of these people, we will also begin working towards equipping FSBC as a whole to begin sharing their life change story with others! We can’t wait to see how God is going to use this for His glory and our good! We hope you’ll make plans NOW to be a part of as much of this teaching series as possible! 
— Pastor Mark
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You now have many safe and secure options for your giving towards FSBC, you may:

1. Drop off contributions on Sunday or church during office hours.

2. Mail contributions to –
    First Southern Baptist Church
    621 N Western
    Liberal, Kansas  67901

3. Use our NEW Online giving! You can do so from desktop or mobile devices        here:, or you can download our          new Church Center App 
   Congratulations to the 3 ladies who won the          Mother’s Day gift bundle:
      * Deborah White
      * Sarah Ulery
      * Elizabeth Denoyer

  We hope you enjoy your special gifts!
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Offering required weekly $11,374.03 
Offering received for May 9, 2021 – $7,819.56
Year to date budgeted $216,106.57    Year to date received $184,410.32
Christian Light Foundation – $150.00
Bill Koehn Offering – $465.38