2018 – January

Still Burning January 14, 2018 Sheila Ahlbrand 1 Samuel 3:1-10 English Language Sermon. Scripture is read in both English and Karen to accommodate many members from Burma. The Calm in the Center January 21, 2018 Sheila Ahlbrand Johan 3:1-4, 10 English Language Sermon. Scripture is read in both English and Karen to accommodate many members […]

2017 – December

Hopes and Fears December 3, 2017 Reverend William Englund John 1:1-4 English Language Service. Scripture is read in both English and Karen to accommodate many members from Burma. Hearing the Love Song December 10, 2017 Reverend William Englund John 1:5-13 English Language Service. Scripture is read in both English and Karen to accommodate many members […]

2017 – November

  The Oil in Your Lamp November 12, 2017 Reverend William Englund Matthew 25:1-13 English Language Sermon. Scripture is read in both Karen and English. Talented Servants November 19, 2017 Reverend William Englund Matthew 25:14-30 English Language Sermon. Scripture is read in both Karen and English. Give Thanks November 26, 2017 Reverend William Englund Psalm […]

2017 – October

Rejoice October 15, 2017 Reverend William Englund English language sermon. Scripture is read in both English and Karen to accommodate many members from Burma. Glimpses of God October 22, 2017 Reverend William Englund English language sermon. Scripture is read in both English and Karen to accommodate many members from Burma. Our Dwelling Place October 29, […]

News from Burma 2nd Week

April 22, 2018 Dear FBC, Has winter finally gone and are you seeing signs of spring? Wish we could send you some of this tropical heat. Even the native people are suffering and saying that this April is hotter than last year. We’ve had NO rain showers to give a short reprieve from the high […]

News From Burma

April 9, 2018 Hello FBC and KFBC friends We have settled in to living and teaching at the Christian Education Center (CEC), Dawei Some of us feel the weather is very hot. However, I have finally thawed out from MN winter. Various shades of green vegetation is everywhere and flowers are blooming in brilliant colors. […]

April 8, 2017

It’s Saturday and we celebrated completing our first week of teaching! Tamla Htoo took us sightseeing to some elaborate Buddha shrines in the morning and in the afternoon to Maungmangan Beach on the beautiful Andaman Sea. Today is hot and sultry, but we were driven to the beach in an air-conditioned van. A curvy mountain […]

Dawei Myeik Karen Baptist Association Churches

We have completed our first morning of teaching. The day began with an Opening Ceremony. Hera Htoo, Leadership Director, introduced us to the students and other school leaders.  Two hundred ninety students, grades 5 to college. sat quietly on the floor as the school program was explained. The students sang a song they had prepared […]

2016 Annual Report

166th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA, SUNDAY, February 7th 2016   Margaret Lovejoy from the Family Place, offered her appreciation of FBC in the on-going support they have received the past 10 years. She gave a brief summary of what has happened this past year and what plans will […]

A Brief History of the First Baptist Church of St. Paul

The First Baptist Church of Saint Paul was organized on December 29, 1849 by twelve persons who had recently arrived at this frontier village on the upper Mississippi River. A Sunday School had begun two years earlier, led by Harriet Bishop, Minnesota’s first public school teacher. She invited the children who attended her first week […]