Welcome to the First Baptist Church of Littleton
  ~~  Journeying to God's Sacred Beat
461 King St. Littleton, MA
Handicapped Accessible
Air Conditioned 
978-486-4660
office@fbclittleton.org

COMMON THURSDAYS


Come join an open community gathering starting with soup and bread at 5:45 pm, followed by discussion or activity at 6:15 pm - 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall.

 

If you want to join the pastor in making soup or bread, and for conversation, kitchen office hours are 12 pm - 2pm on the following Thursdays:

 

Singing Makes Community

Singing together is one of the oldest and most powerful ways to build community and just to feel better. Learn music from communities around the world.

  • Thursday, Apr. 12 - Songs of Nature and Creation. What songs can we/do we sing to celebrate new life, resurrection, and God’s creation?
  • Thursday, May 10 - Songs of Hospitality and Welcome. What songs do we sing/can we learn to show how and that we welcome people among us?

 
Practices of Prayer
Prayer is more than words and sometimes prayer doesn’t come as words. It often helps to pray together. We’ll explore different practices of prayer, and pray together.

  • Thursday, Apr 19, Praying for God’s Creation, using readings and prayers from Earth Gospel by Sam Hamilton-Poore.
  • Thursday, May 17, Blessings. An exploration of the traditions and rituals of blessing, and an opportunity to create our own blessings.

 
Asking the Hard Questions
We don’t necessarily have the answers, but we want to engage the hard questions from a spiritual and faith based perspective.

  • Thursday, Mar 22 - Aging. How do we age well and make plans for and have conversations with family about aging and dying? 
  • Thursday, Apr 26 - Creation Care. Are we to care for or have dominion over the earth? How do we live this out in everyday life? 
  • Thursday, May 23 - Domestic Violence. What are the signs of domestic violence? How can we support healthy relationships and prevent or protect people from domestic violence? 

 


Soup and bread at 5:45, discussion or activity at 6:15 p.m.-7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, First Baptist Church of Littleton, 461 King St.
If you want to join the pastor in making soup or bread, and for conversation, kitchen office hours are 12-2 on the following Thursdays: 
Singing Makes Community
Singing together is one of the oldest and most powerful ways to build community and just to feel better. Learn music from communities around the world.
Thursday, Feb. 8 Spirituals. In honor of Black History month, songs from the African-American slavery experience.
Thursday, Mar. 8 Songs of Faith by Women. In honor of Women’s History month, we’ll explore old and new favorites by women composers and text writers.
Practices of Prayer
Prayer is more than words and sometimes prayer doesn’t come as words. It often helps to pray together. We’ll explore different practices of prayer, and pray together.
Thursday, Feb. 15 Seeds of Prayer: Gardening as Prayer. We’ll start seeds together, and understand how gardening can be prayer.  
Thursday, Mar. 15 Prayers for discernment, using Clearness committees, a modified Quaker tradition. 
Asking the Hard Questions
We don’t necessarily have the answers, but we want to engage the hard questions from a spiritual and faith based perspective.
Thursday, Feb. 22 Racial Justice. What does it mean to be white when considering racial justice? A book discussion: Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving
Thursday, Mar. 22 Aging. How do we age well and make plans for and have conversations with family about aging and dying?
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, Mar. 29 A Maundy Thursday service of music and meditation.
The Stone Soup Pot
Your contribution to the meal, if you can: Either bring ingredients to the church kitchen on Sunday,  or between 12-1 on Thursday, or bring ingredients at 5:45 that we can use for next time. We’ll prepare a vegetarian soup, so bring boxes or cans of vegetable stock; onions, potatoes, carrots, other root vegetables, greens, farm stand produce, cans of beans, bags of lentils or beans; flour, yeast, oil, butter or honey; tea bags; condiments such as Indian or Asian sauces to spice to taste would be great too. We’ll have at least one bread machine and a crock pot and an Insta-pot cooker. 
Soup and bread at 5:45, discussion or activity at 6:15 p.m.-7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, First Baptist Church of Littleton, 461 King St.
If you want to join the pastor in making soup or bread, and for conversation, kitchen office hours are 12-2 on the following Thursdays: 
Singing Makes Community
Singing together is one of the oldest and most powerful ways to build community and just to feel better. Learn music from communities around the world.
Thursday, Feb. 8 Spirituals. In honor of Black History month, songs from the African-American slavery experience.
Thursday, Mar. 8 Songs of Faith by Women. In honor of Women’s History month, we’ll explore old and new favorites by women composers and text writers.
Practices of Prayer
Prayer is more than words and sometimes prayer doesn’t come as words. It often helps to pray together. We’ll explore different practices of prayer, and pray together.
Thursday, Feb. 15 Seeds of Prayer: Gardening as Prayer. We’ll start seeds together, and understand how gardening can be prayer.  
Thursday, Mar. 15 Prayers for discernment, using Clearness committees, a modified Quaker tradition. 
Asking the Hard Questions
We don’t necessarily have the answers, but we want to engage the hard questions from a spiritual and faith based perspective.
Thursday, Feb. 22 Racial Justice. What does it mean to be white when considering racial justice? A book discussion: Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving
Thursday, Mar. 22 Aging. How do we age well and make plans for and have conversations with family about aging and dying?
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, Mar. 29 A Maundy Thursday service of music and meditation.
The Stone Soup Pot
Your contribution to the meal, if you can: Either bring ingredients to the church kitchen on Sunday,  or between 12-1 on Thursday, or bring ingredients at 5:45 that we can use for next time. We’ll prepare a vegetarian soup, so bring boxes or cans of vegetable stock; onions, potatoes, carrots, other root vegetables, greens, farm stand produce, cans of beans, bags of lentils or beans; flour, yeast, oil, butter or honey; tea bags; condiments such as Indian or Asian sauces to spice to taste would be great too. We’ll have at least one bread machine and a crock pot and an Insta-pot cooker.