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December 3, 2023
10:15 Service
“In Christ Alone”
“How Deep the Father’s Love for Us”
“My Savior’s Love”
“Because He Lives Amen”
Message Pastor Ben
“No Longer Slaves”
Closing Prayer


Packs of Love Meal Bags
Final Collection Day December 10 
*** Pick up your red bag from the
east side door or in the foyer.
*** Fill the red bag with the items
found on the list inside the bag
*** Return the filled bag to the
church office by December 10.

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering
We will be collecting for the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering now through the end of December. You can Give through the tithe envelopes in the pews or online by clicking here: GIVE

Lottie Moon Week of Prayer
Dec. 3-10
Day 1 :  We will reach the lost through obedience
Day 2 :  We will reach the lost through innovation
Day 3 :  We will reach the lost through research
Day 4 :  We will reach the lost through partnership
Day 5 :  We will reach the lost through church planting
Day 6 :  We will reach the lost through relationships
Day 7 :  We will reach the lost through discipleship
Day 8 :  We will reach the lost through commitment 

Youth Christmas Party
December 13 | 6:00pm
Youth Room

No Sunday School
Christmas Eve Morning
Sunday, December 24 | 9:00am

Child Dedication
Christmas Eve Morning
Sunday, December 24 | 10:15am
If you would like your child dedicated please contact the church office at 575-748-1308.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
& Communion

Sunday, December 24 | 6:00pm

Church Closures & End of the Year Giving
The church office & TLC will be closed Monday, December 25 - Friday, January 5.
If you would like your giving to be counted towards the 2023 year please: Give by clicking HERE by December 31. You can also mail a check to 322 W. Grand Ave., Artesia, NM 88210 (Must be postmarked by December 31). A check can also be dropped off in our black mailbox on 4th & Grand Ave.
Thank you for your faithfulness in giving!   

Hiring Nursery Workers
Want to work in our nursery and care for God's littlest Disciples? Find more information or fill out our online application here.


Please pray for the following:

Health: Mary King, Christian Bowen, Faye Hamner, Manny Barrera, Shelley Stickler, Sherrie Bratcher, Randy Waldrip, Suzie Harvey, Renee & Tanya Bussa, Jeanne Anderson, Sharon Northrip, Dottie Jenkins, Glenn Hinkle,  Benny Boyse, Steve Anderson, Taylor Avery, Judy WIllard, Gavan Vaughn, Culy Hawkins

Recovery: Cyndy Curtis

Missions: Tim Easley (November),

Please pray for the family of  Susan Jones with her passing

Please pray for the family of  Johnny Gibson with his passing

Please pray for Israel.

Please pray for those facing extreme weather challenges.

Giving opportunities

Vision 2020: our vision at First Baptist Artesia is to make disciples who make disciples. We are in phase 1 of updating our facility to be a place where we can train and equip believers to do just that. When you give towards Vision 2020 you are giving not only for those in this generation but for future generations as well.

Tinian Service Opportunity
Tinian Baptist Church had a fire and is in need of items of clothing and perishable food. Bring your donations to the TLC. You can also donate monetarily through our website or app by marking your donation "Tinian".

Ways to give: online, in the app, mail a check, give in the offering or place a check in the locked black mailbox on the corner of 4th and Grand Ave.
The Church wide discussion time on the latest CBL changes will be August 2nd at 6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. We will conduct a Special Called Business Meeting on August 6th to vote "yeah" or "nay" on the changes at the conclusion of the mornings service.


Did you make a decision in your faith walk today? We'd love to help you in your walk with Christ; fill out our response card here: