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Apr 2017


Hats on for Hope

Grab your favorite hat and save the date! Hope Network is hosting a dessert fundraising reception on Thursday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Atrium. Don your favorite headwear and prepare your palate for delicious desserts! Whether your hat is a fancy peacock inspiration or a baseball cap, everyone is welcome. There...


Preschool & WAM Choir Program

Come see our Preschool Praise’ntations and WAM Choirs present a night of music and cuteness on Sunday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m. in the Worship Center. The preschoolers will perform songs from Hillsong Kids, The Donut Man, and Preschool Praise'ntations. And our 1st-6th graders will perform their spring musical, Star Quest...

May 2017


National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer is Thursday, May 4. Please take the time to pray for revival and spiritual awakening in our nation. Join us in the prayer room next to the Atrium (Bride’s Room) between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for come and go prayer for our nation. Prayer guides will be available.


Women on Mission

Dr. Rodney Hammer, Blue River-Kansas City Associational Director, will speak at Women On Mission on Thursday, May 4, at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The meeting will be followed by a salad luncheon. Those attending are asked to bring a salad to share. Bring individually-wrapped snacks (candy bars, cheese &...


Man Talk

Man Talk is a men’s discussion group that meets the first Thursday of each month. The next Man Talk is Thursday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Auditorium for a special guest speaker. Dinner will be served for $5. Questions? Contact Discipleship & Groups Pastor Ron Haley at 778-1152 OR 778-1119 or rhaley@...


Women's Salad Luncheon

The annual women’s spring salad luncheon, “Bloom Where You’re Planted," is coming up on Saturday, May 6, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. We’ll have a great guest speaker, beautiful table decorations, delicious salads, and a lot of fun. Admission to this favorite event is a salad to share and toiletries of any kind to be...


Student Choir-Led Worship & Prayer Gathering

The Student Choir will lead us in our next Worship and Prayer Gathering on Sunday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Worship Center. These monthly events are a great opportunity for the whole church to come together to worship the One True God and lift up His church and the world around us in prayer.


Special Vote

There will be a special vote on Sunday, May 7, at the close of each of the three worship services to vote on a unanimous recommendation made by the Leadership Team, Rebranding Committee, and Multisite Team that the church vote to give our church a unifying name across all present and future campuses by voting for your...


Parent-Child Dedication

If you would like to commit your family to the Lord, our next Parent-Child Dedication will be Sunday, May 14, during the 9:30, 11:00, and 5:00 worship services. This is a wonderful time to be surrounded by family and friends as you reflect on your commitment to raise your child in a Christ-centered home. A required...


The WORD Alive Launch Party

The WORD Alive with Lysa TerKeurst is coming to FBR this September, but you are invited to join us for a special The WORD Alive Raytown Launch Party on Tuesday, May 16, at 7:00 p.m. at FBR. You will be able to hear more about the event and how you can be involved. Plus, just for attending, you will be entered to win a...


Cropping with JOY

Scrapbookers, card makers, and paper artists, join us for a FREE all day (9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.) ladies event - Cropping with JOY - on Saturday, May 20. Bring your own tools, supplies, paper and projects. You can share ideas and show off your creative layouts in a fun atmosphere with Christian music to crop by. Feel free...


Graduate Recognition Sunday

On Sunday, May 21, there will be a special bulletin insert with pictures of the high school and college graduates. To be included, submit your pictures to the church office or email them to Joanna Goforth at jgoforth@firstbaptistraytown.com no later than Sunday, May 14. High school graduates, please include your name,...


Lee's Summit Campus Launch Team Lunch

We are having a vision-casting lunch on Sunday, May 21, for the fall launch of our Lee’s Summit Campus. We are hoping to have around 180 people from the Raytown Campus help launch the Lee’s Summit Campus. If you are interested in being a part of that launch, we invite your family to stay after church and have lunch...


Starting Point: New Member Class

Starting Point is an opportunity for new members, and those thinking about membership, to spend time with Pastor Brandon and other staff members and learn who FBR is and what we believe. It will also help us get to know you and help make you feel at home. Individuals who join FBR remain associate members until their...


The FerVent Tour w/ Priscilla Shirer & Anthony Evans

The FerVent Tour with Priscilla Shirer and Anthony Evans is coming to FBR on Thursday, May 25, at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. This event will last about 2.5 hours. Childcare is not available.

Ticket Information

The VIP Package – $70 Includes a Meet & Greet at 5:15 p.m., premium seating, a...


Coffee with a Coach

Coffee with a Coach is an opportunity to connect with a trained LifeCoach, learn about the powerful discipleship app, meet Discipleship & Groups Pastor Ron Haley, and take the next step in becoming a disciple that makes disciples! We will also be having good coffee as we hear more about your spiritual journey and...

Jun 2017


Rugged Faith Men's Retreat

Men, join us for the Rugged Faith Retreat at Rockford Grange Bear Hollow Ranch in Washburn, MO, June 23-24. It'll be a weekend of adventure! Activities include: ATV tour, archery range, skeet shooting, kayak/canoe, handgun range, fishing, geocache content, and campfire. The Rugged Faith Retreat is for men ages 13 and...

Jul 2017


Houston Project – Student Camp/Mission Week

This summer, the FBR Student Ministry will be combining a mission trip and camp into one week! Students and adult leaders will be in Houston, TX, serving in different aspects within the city July 8-15. Students will be challenged in serving, prayer, worship, and much more. Houston Project is a week that will change your...

Sep 2017


The Word Alive with Lysa TerKeurst

Join Lysa TerKeurst and Ellie Holcomb for a two-day virtual sojourn in a setting where the Bible comes to life September 22-23 at First Baptist Raytown.

The Word Alive with Lysa is an immersive, hands-on event that will leave women thirsting to read and study truth by experiencing God's Word rather than just...

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