The Season of Advent

This Advent is unlike any in recent memory.  If you are looking to find a sense of peace and calm this season, we hope that you will join us for the Advent activities listed below.  Our worship services will remain online only, and we have taken special precautions to not only make this season meaningful, but also keep people safe.  If you are looking for a church this Advent and Christmas season, we hope that you will join us at First Baptist Bristol.

2020 Advent Calendar

Sunday, November 22:  Chrismon Drop-Off

Drop off your homemade Chrismons, pick your Advent Devotional book, and grab cookie (or two) to go.  We'll be in front of the breezeway from 2-3:30 PM to greet you, take your picture with your ornaments, and give you a holiday treat.


Sunday, November 29:  1st Sunday of Advent

Join us online for a modified Hanging of the Greens service at 11 AM.  In this service we will highlight some of our sanctuary decorations and explain the meaning behind them.


Sunday, December 6:  2nd Sunday of Advent

Join us online for a modified Service of Lessons and Carols at 11 AM.  This service will showcase the musical gifts of numerous church members as they lead us in some of the music that makes this season so special.


Sunday, December 13:  3rd Sunday of Advent

  Join us online for a special Advent service at 11 AM, and don't miss the premiere of our Kidz Christmas Movie that evening!  We will also have our annual churchwide Christmas dinner that evening.  The meal won't be quite as formal and we won't have our usual warm fellowship, but we will have to-go plates that you can pick up for dinner.  Information on how to sign up for dinner and on how to watch the Kidz Christmas Movie will be sent to the congregation via email.

Sunday, December 20:  4th Sunday of Advent

Join us online for a special Advent service at 11 AM.

Thursday, December 24:  Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

 Join us for our annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 5:30 PM.  Our service is a parking lot service.  You can pick up an Order of Service, communion kit, and candle in front of the breezeway.  Be sure to bring something you can use to light your candle.  We'll have luminaries in every other parking spot, so everyone can be physically distanced from those in other cars.  If you aren't able to join us in person, we'll record our service and add it to the website, our YouTube channel, and Facebook page shortly after the service has concluded.