Worship at Greenwood First Baptist

Worship has always been important at Greenwood First Baptist. The common experience of worship is one of the major components in the identity of the church. It is also rather unique, particularly in Baptist life. In some ways the worship is very traditional, including Bible-based preaching and well-loved Baptist hymns. In some ways the worship is very liturgical, including the architecture of the sanctuary, following theSanctuary 013 liturgical seasons, and incorporating the banners and stoles appropriate to each season. In some ways the worship is very spiritual, with a significant emphasis on reverence and the grandeur of music, both classical and modern, which may be best described as “exciting and worshipful.” In some ways the worship is very joyful, including warm fellowship and appropriate laughter. As one member said, “I have a hard time describing it to others, but once they experience it, they know why I love it so much.”


We welcome all to our services of worship. Sunday morning worship begins at 10:55 am with announcements, followed by the chiming of the hour and the procession of the Chancel Choir. 


Childcare (Extended Session) is available each Sunday for newborns through age 4.  A Time for Children is part of our worship service most Sundays, after which K5 children and younger are invited to leave for Children’s Church in room 117. For additional information about childcare, please contact Claudia Burch.

Worship Bulletin

Greenwood First Baptist is proud of its worship.  The following is a link to the weekly order of worship.  Please click on the date of the worship bulletin of interest.

December 14, 2014  (PDF)

December 7, 2014  (PDF)

November 30, 2014  (PDF)

November 23, 2014  (PDF)

November 16, 2014  (PDF)

November 9, 2014  (PDF)

November 2, 2014  (PDF)

October 26, 2014  (PDF)

October 19, 2014  (PDF)

October 12, 2014  (PDF)

October 5, 2014  (PDF)






Worship Service Podcast

Greenwood First Baptist is excited to be able to provide a podcast of its weekly worship service.  Please click on the date of the worship service of interest.  The service is streaming audio.

The Scripture quotations used in worship at Greenwood First Baptist Church are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1989 by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Meditations on the Nativity - (December 14, 2014) - Chancel Choir Christmas Music composed by Dr, Ron Davis

Glorifying God - (December 7, 2014) - Second Sunday of Advent

Hanging of the Greens - (November 30, 2014) - First Sunday of Advent

Giving Thanks - (November 23, 2014) - Christ the King Sunday, Diaconate Installation and Ordination

That All May Hear - (November 16, 2014) - Missions Emphasis

Redeeming the Time - (November 9, 2014)

These Things I Know - (November 2, 2014) - Dr. Chuck Moates - All Saints' Sunday

Feeding the Children - (October 12, 2014) - Children's Sabbath Observed

The Way of Jesus - (October 5, 2014) - Rev. Blake Kendrick - World Communion Sunday

Walking with God - (September 28,2014)

When Older Means Better - (September 14, 2014) - Senior Adult Sunday

Baptism (September 7, 2014)

Sermon Series on the Life of Joseph

                    The Life of a Dreamer  (August 3, 2014)
                    The Brothers’ Revenge  (August 17, 2014)
                    Faithfulness  (August 24, 2014)
                    More Dreams for Joseph  (August 31, 2014)
                    Joseph's Family Reunion (September 21, 2014)
                    Happily Ever After  (October 19, 2014)
                    The God Who Works for Good (October 26, 2014)

Living without Enemies - (August 3, 2014) - Rev. Blake Kendrick