First Baptist Church

Holyoke, Co

Sunday Service Times:

Sunday School – 9:30am
Worship Service 10:30am 
Vida Abundante 5:30pm
 

 

Welcome

 
ABOUT
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
 
OUR MISSION
Sharing Christ & Building Believers

OUR VISION
First Baptist Church strives to be a community where, in Christ, we pursue a better way to live, where outsiders seek to belong, and where everyone is equipped and encouraged to fully trust Jesus and serve Him.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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HOLYOKE FBC * HOLYOKE | 1000 E. Johnson St., CO 80734 | info@holyokefbc.com | (970) 854-2452 | 2015. Copyright. All Rights Reserved.
 

 

 
 

About Us

OUR MISSION 
Sharing Christ & Building Believers
 
OUR VISION
First Baptist Church strives to be a community where, in Christ, 
we pursue a better way to live, where outsiders seek to belong,
and where everyone is equipped and encouraged
to fully trust Jesus and serve Him.

 

OUR PURPOSE

The Purpose of Holyoke First Baptist Church is to glorify God through: Evangelism, Worship, Fellowship, Edification, and Service.
 
OUR CORE VALUES
We unashamedly and uncompromisingly strive to be:

Biblically Based – God’s Word is our guide, authority and conscience in everything. We stand firm where Scripture stands firm and remain flexible where it is flexible. It is through the teaching and preaching of God’s Word where we have knowledge of the Gospel, where sinners are convicted, where hearts repent, and where people are moved to serve Jesus Christ (2 Timothy 3:16).

Passionate About Prayer – We believe the attitude and action of prayer is essential to everything we do as individuals and as a corporate body. Nothing of eternal significance or value is ever accomplished apart from prayer. It is through our prayers that we align our hearts to listen to God’s Spirit, we declare the goodness of God, give God thanks, seek forgiveness, find supplication and abide in His presence (Psalm 45:18, Jeremiah 29:11-13, Matthew 6:9-13, Colossians 4:2).

Committed to those far from God- We believe that lost people matter to God; therefore, they matter to us. Jesus came to seek and save the lost and has left us here, in part, to do the same. Our individual lives and corporate efforts will reflect this conviction to pursue the dead churched, de-churched, and unreached in our community and beyond with the love of Jesus Christ and the hope of the Gospel (Matthew 28:18-20; Luke 19:10, Rev. 2-3).

Invested With Our Gifts – We believe that each believer has been employed by the Holy Spirit with at least one spiritual gift and many God given talents in order to serve the body of Christ. Believers are called to be good stewards of the manifold grace of God. Spiritual giftedness and maturity determines where and how a believer serves. We believe excellence honors God and reflects His character. We strive for excellence without compromise in all areas of our ministry and lives. (1 Peter 4:10; Colossians 3:17).

Committed To Community – Belonging to our community requires a commitment to being intentionally involved with others in accountable, encouraging relationships. We believe life-change happens best in the context of abiding relationships that together are pursuing spiritual growth in Jesus Christ. In clusters of caring people, participants share and encourage each other toward spiritual growth. (Hebrews 10:24-25).

Relevant in Ministry – We believe that to be biblical we must be traditional. We also believe that to be effective in our ministry, we must share those traditions in a manner that engages our culture and in a way that they understand. The Bible does not tell us to use only certain styles of music, or to present our message only through words. The Bible does make it clear, however, that we are to find ways to effectively bring the message “into all the world” in order to make disciples. We believe this will require careful scrutiny of everything we do – new practices and old – and a willingness to change when necessary within biblical parameters, in order that we, “by all possible means might save some.” (1 Corinthians 9:22; 2 Thessalonians 2:15, 3:6; Ephesians 4:11-16).

Acts 2:42 And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the
breaking of bread and the prayers. 43 And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and
signs were being done through the apostles. 44 And all who believed were together and had all
things in common. 45 And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing
the proceeds to all, as any had need. 46 And day by day, attending the temple together and
breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, 47
praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by
day those who were being saved.

 

Contact Information

Please feel free to come by the church during office hours Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
 
First Baptist Church
1000 E Johnson St., PO Box 465
Holyoke, CO 80734
Office Phone: (970) 854-2452
Email: info@holyokefbc.com
 
To Contact Pastor Jeremiah Krieger:
Office Phone:  (970) 854-2452
Email:  pastor@holyokefbc.com
 
To Contact Pastor Ismael Lopez:
Home Phone: (309) 882-4987
Cell Phone: (970) 580-1195
Email: aida@chase3000.com
 
To Contact the Deacons:
Imer Rodriguez: (970) 520-2064
Logan Krueger: (970)  854-5567
Mike Frazier: (719) 648-7469
Mark Werts: (970) 854-2452
 
To Contact the Trustees:
Israel Rodriguez (970) 571-3619 
Ron Koch: (970) 854-4040
Aaron Powell: (970) 854-5178
Lisa Werts: (719) 480-0561
Ivan Wiebke: (970) 854-5361
Mike Frazier: (970) 854-3163
Harold Seeley (719) 241-4682
  
For information about our Children’s Ministries: Contact Jade Goldenstein: (970) 854-6300
 
For information about our Youth Ministries:
Contact Mike or Micaila Frazier: (719) 648-7469
 
For information about our Adult Ministries/Small Groups:
Click here to go to our Adult Ministries Page
 
 
Para informacion cerca de nuestro Ministerio Espanol/Vida Abundante:  Haga clic aquí para ir a nuestros Ministerios Españoles

Services

Sunday
9:30am Sunday School 
10:30am Sunday Service 
5:30pm Vida Abundante (Spanish Service)

 Sunday Morning Worship Service

Our Sunday Morning Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. is a great time of fellowship and worship. The music is based upon the great hymns and songs of the faith, and the preaching is from the solid foundation of God’s word. Come join our praise team of choir members and pianists for a great time of worship with us on Sunday morning and a time of refreshing, Biblically solid teaching.

Vida Abundante

On Sunday night at 5:30 p.m. join the Spanish service for guitar-led worship and a beautiful time of fellowship and praise, which carries a latin feel and wonderful Bible-based preaching in Spanish.

 

 

Audio Teachings

 

Nov 11, 2018
Inside Out: The Irony of Intimacy with Jesus – Matthew 12:46-50
Series: Matthew
Nov 11, 2018
WatchNotesDownloadDateTitle
  • Nov 11, 2018Inside Out: The Irony of Intimacy with Jesus – Matthew 12:46-50
    Nov 11, 2018
    Inside Out: The Irony of Intimacy with Jesus – Matthew 12:46-50
    Series: Matthew
    Nov 11, 2018
  • Nov 4, 2018Freed From Sin, Captured By Grace – Matthew 12:38-45
    Nov 4, 2018
    Freed From Sin, Captured By Grace – Matthew 12:38-45
    Series: Matthew
    Nov 4, 2018
  • Oct 28, 2018Did You Hear about the Fake News of the False Prophets That Led to a Fatal Future? Matthew 12:22-37
    Oct 28, 2018
    Did You Hear about the Fake News of the False Prophets That Led to a Fatal Future? Matthew 12:22-37
    Series: Matthew
    Oct 28, 2018
  • Oct 21, 2018Fierce Confidence: Matthew 12:15-21
    Oct 21, 2018
    Fierce Confidence: Matthew 12:15-21
    Series: Matthew
    Oct 21, 2018
  • Oct 14, 2018Relationship & Religion: Valuing What is More Important & Giving Up What Doesn’t Really Matter – Matthew 12:1-14
    Oct 14, 2018
    Relationship & Religion: Valuing What is More Important & Giving Up What Doesn’t Really Matter – Matthew 12:1-14
    Series: Matthew
    Oct 14, 2018
  • Oct 7, 2018Trusting God’s Divine Prerogative in the Election of His Saints – Matthew 11:25-30
    Oct 7, 2018
    Trusting God’s Divine Prerogative in the Election of His Saints – Matthew 11:25-30
    Series: Matthew
    Oct 7, 2018
  • Sep 30, 2018Did You Hear About the People Whose Defining Moment Did Nothing? Matthew 11:16-24
    Sep 30, 2018
    Did You Hear About the People Whose Defining Moment Did Nothing? Matthew 11:16-24
    Series: Matthew
    Sept 30, 2018
  • Sep 23, 2018Have You Heard about Who Is Supposed to Be Happy Through Adversity? Matthew 11:1-15
    Sep 23, 2018
    Have You Heard about Who Is Supposed to Be Happy Through Adversity? Matthew 11:1-15
    Series: Matthew
    Sept 23, 2018
  • Sep 9, 2018World Changer: Living a Life That is Meaningful and Really Matters – Matthew 10:1-42
    Sep 9, 2018
    World Changer: Living a Life That is Meaningful and Really Matters – Matthew 10:1-42
    Series: Matthew
    Sept 9, 2018
  • Aug 26, 2018The Scent of Christ: 2 Corinthians 2:14-17
    Aug 26, 2018
    The Scent of Christ: 2 Corinthians 2:14-17
    Series: no series
    Aug 26, 2018
  • Aug 19, 2018The King in God’s Kingdom and How He Wants Us to Trust Him – Matthew 9:18-38
    Aug 19, 2018
    The King in God’s Kingdom and How He Wants Us to Trust Him – Matthew 9:18-38
    Series: Matthew
    Aug 19, 2018
  • Aug 12, 2018Hungering for God: What Jesus Taught about Fasting – Matthew 9:14-17
    Aug 12, 2018
    Hungering for God: What Jesus Taught about Fasting – Matthew 9:14-17
    Series: Matthew
    Aug 12, 2018
  • Aug 5, 2018Building Bridges: How an Outsider Became an Insider with God – Matthew 9:9-13
    Aug 5, 2018
    Building Bridges: How an Outsider Became an Insider with God – Matthew 9:9-13
    Series: Matthew
    Aug 5, 2018
  • Jul 29, 2018“The Power of Forgiveness” Matthew 9:1-8
    Jul 29, 2018
    “The Power of Forgiveness” Matthew 9:1-8
    Series: Matthew
    July 29, 2018
  • Jul 22, 2018Jesus the Deliverer Who Turns Chaos into Order: Matthew 8:28-34
    Jul 22, 2018
    Jesus the Deliverer Who Turns Chaos into Order: Matthew 8:28-34
    Series: Matthew
    Jul 22, 2018
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox national collection week is Nov. 12-19. Pre-printed shoe boxes are available in the fellowship hall to pick up. Shoe boxes will be collected at FBC and taken to our local drop-off location (Imperial Berean Church). There will be a packing party at 2p after the church leaders meeting on Nov. 18. All are welcome!
 
Dave Ramsey’s Smart Money Event: In November, we’re excited to be hosting a free livestream of Dave Ramsey’s Smart Money event here at FBC. Dave Ramsey has spent over 25 years teaching his program Financial Peace University, hosting the third largest talk radio show in the country, and helping people find hope and change their family trees. Dave and Chris Hogan will take the stage on November 15 in San Antonio, and we will stream the event live at 5:30p. Childcare will be provided. You can RSVP by calling the office @ 854-2452, e-mail at info@holyokefbc.com, or online at https://fpu.com/1077305
 
Help FBC sponsor a table for A Caring Pregnancy Resource Center Annual Banquet Jan 26th at the Phillips County Event Center. Dinner will be at 6p followed by the program at 7p. To sponsor a table, please sign up on the welcome cart. There are 8 individual slots open. The tickets are $35.
 
Church Leaders Meeting: After the First Responders potluck on Nov. 18 from 12:30p-1:30p we will be having a church leaders meeting.
 
First Responder Sunday: On Sunday, Nov. 18, FBC will be honoring and recognizing the first responders from our communities for the hard work and service they provide on a daily basis. This will be at our regular service time @ 10:30a with a recognition of first responders followed by Randy Green from Peace Officers International as the speaker. Following the service @ 11:30a, there will be a potluck lunch.
 
Sunday school: The middle school class has been combined with the high school class until further notice. If anyone is interested in leading the middle school class, please contact Ron Lock

Re:generation Recovery ministry has launched and meets Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. at the Highline Community Room. Please contact Sheryl Farnsworth if you’re interested in joining this group or for more information: 970-520-6213

 
 
 
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AWANA meetings are held Wednesday nights from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. During inclement weather, Awana follows the school schedule. Please continue to pray for this ministry, for our leaders, and new families.
 
Submit your prayer requests online. You can now go online and submit prayer requests. If you would like prayer, as an additional option to calling the church office or sending email, you may visit holyokefbc.com/prayer
 
 
 

Monthly Newsletter

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Blog

Enjoying the Blessing That Belongs to You

November 2018
 
“So Joshua said to the people of Israel, “How long will you put off going in to take possession of the land, which the LORD, the God of your fathers, has given you?” (Joshua 18:3 ESV)
https://accordance.bible/link/read/ESVS#Josh._18:3
 
When I graduated from nursing school and pas …

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Why it’s Actually Okay to Release Control of Your Life

September 2018
 
Earlier this year Jeremiah and I embarked on a 3-day cruise to celebrate our 12-year anniversary. On the first night in our cabin, intense fear woke me up in the middle of the night. As I looked out our window I could barely see the ocean waves. I was worried the ship would sink and rehearsed the emergency exit plan in my head.
 
The lack …

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How to Bloom Where You Are Planted

August 2018
 
Acts 28:30:31
 
Acts 28:30 He lived there two whole years at his own expense, and welcomed all who came to him, 31 proclaiming the kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance.
 
Ever sin …

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The Need for Follow Up

July 2018
 
Acts 15:36, “And after some days Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us return and visit the brothers in
every city where we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are.”
Last fall something quite amazing happened. William kept coming up to me and begging me to
take his training wheels off his bike. I would consistently re …

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Waiting On God

June 2018
 
By Jeremiah Krieger
 
“This is the one who was in the congregation in the wilderness with the angel who spoke to him at Mount Sinai, and with our fathers. He received living oracles to give to us. Our fathers refused to obey him, but thrust him aside, and in their hearts they turned to Egypt, saying to Aaron, ‘Make for us …

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Confident In the Gospel

May 2018
 
By Jeremiah Krieger
 
Rom. 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. 17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.”
&nbs …

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When you get angry, you might be struggling with this problem:

April 2018
 
By Jeremiah Krieger 
 
I scooted up to the table to begin my morning routine. Coffee house jazz played quietly on Alexa. Steam wisped away off my oatmeal and coffee. The sunlight reflected off the worn pages of my bible. I couldn’t wait to have my morning of solitude and prayer.
That is, until my son John kept saying …

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Why the Church and Its Members Cannot Be Even One Degree off Course

March 2018
 
By Jeremiah Krieger
 
In our world today, many simple tasks are completed thousands of times per day with exact precision. One of those tasks that we might not even think about is flying. Many of us fly to different cities on a fairly regular basis. We probably don’t think much about the logistics of how we get from place to place. That’s what we pay the Captain for when we buy our a …

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Following Our Commander

February 2018
Pastor Jeremiah Krieger

“But the one who hears and does not do them is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. When the stream broke against it, immediately it fell, and the ruin of that house was great.”(Luke 6:49 ESV)

As the Civil War was reaching its final days of battle, C …


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Cross-Training for 2018

Hebrews 12:1, “let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,”
 
January 2018
Pastor Jeremiah Krieger
 
Running is one of my least favorite activities in the world. In fact, I know that I am highly allergic to running. Every time I do it, my face turns red; I sweat profusely, and I have a hard time breathing. In the medical world, we call these si …

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Church Information

 
Please feel free to come by the church during office hours
8am-4pm Monday-Friday
 
Mailing:
PO Box 465
Holyoke, CO 80734
 
Physical Address:
1000 E. Johnson St.
Holyoke, CO 80734

Office Phone: (970) 854-2452
Email: info@holyokefbc.com

To Contact Pastor Jeremiah Krieger:
Office Phone: (970) 854-2452
Email: pastor@holyokefbc.com
 
To Contact Pastor Ismael Lopez:
Home Phone: (309) 882-4987
Cell Phone: (970) 580-1195
Email: aida@chase3000.com
 
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