BRATTLEBORO -- Worship begins at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 17, at the First Baptist Church, 190 Main St. in the center of Brattleboro. Sunday School for all ages is at 10:15 a.m.
The service begins with the congregation’s passing of the peace and the reading of Psalm 126.
On this, the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Pastor Suzanne Andrews’ gospel message is "Mary Shows True Love." The Scripture is taken from John 12: 1-8. Soloist Lura Jane Bacon will sing "What Wondrous Love Is This!"
The Brattleboro Pastoral Counseling Center is located on the third floor of the church. It is supported by several area churches. For information, call 802-254-9071. Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held every day at noon at the church.
Grace’s Kitchen is held Wednesdays between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. at the church. Donuts ‘n Coffee are available every Sunday from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. and is co-sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church and First Baptist Church.
Upcoming services include: Palm Sunday, March 24, 10 a.m.; Maundy Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m., reading of Scriptures and Tenebrae; Good Friday Services, March 29, noon to 3 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 161 Western Ave.; and Easter Sunday, March 31, 10 a.m., Blooming of the Cross.