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
Mark Farnsworth: (970) 854-5123
Logan Krueger: (970)  854-5567
 
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
Chip Leitz: (970) 576-5324
Mike Frazier: (970) 854-3163
  
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
8:00am Prayer Time
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.

Prayer Time

Prayer is the foundation of our strength as Christians. In light of that, we would ask you to join us for prayer Sunday at 8:30 a.m. before our Sunday school begins. Join us for prayer as we worship God and bring our requests before Him.

 

Audio Teachings

 

Jul 9, 2017
Missions Month: Joe Wright, World Venture
By: guest
"07.07.17".
WatchNotesDownloadDateTitle
  • Jul 9, 2017Missions Month: Joe Wright, World Venture
    Jul 9, 2017
    Missions Month: Joe Wright, World Venture
    By: guest
    "07.07.17".
  • Jul 2, 2017The Call of Missions – Its beginning, its root, and how it is accomplished
    Jul 2, 2017
    The Call of Missions – Its beginning, its root, and how it is accomplished
    "07.02.17".
  • Jun 25, 2017A Winning Church… and strategies to reach outsiders (part 2)
    Jun 25, 2017
    A Winning Church… and strategies to reach outsiders (part 2)
    By: guest
    Series: no series
    "06.25.17".
  • Jun 23, 2017Anchored (2 of 3)
    Jun 23, 2017
    Anchored (2 of 3)
    By: guest
    Series: no series
    Cara Wilson speaks about anchoring your hope in the Lord.
  • Jun 23, 2017Anchored (3 of 3)
    Jun 23, 2017
    Anchored (3 of 3)
    By: guest
    Series: no series
    Minnie Rodriguez speaks about anchoring your love in the Lord.
  • Jun 23, 2017Anchored (1 of 3)
    Jun 23, 2017
    Anchored (1 of 3)
    By: guest
    Series: no series
    Jade Goldenstein speaks about anchoring your faith in the Lord
  • Jun 18, 2017The Present Father
    Jun 18, 2017
    The Present Father
    Series: no series
    "06.18.17".
  • Jun 11, 2017A Winning Church… and strategies to reach outsiders
    Jun 11, 2017
    A Winning Church… and strategies to reach outsiders
    "06.11.17".
  • Jun 4, 2017A Winning Church… and the practices that make it thrive
    Jun 4, 2017
    A Winning Church… and the practices that make it thrive
    "06.04.17".
  • May 7, 2017Gifted: Rage Against the machine – Part 2
    May 7, 2017
    Gifted: Rage Against the machine – Part 2
    Series: Gifted
    Fighting for a Healthy Church
  • Apr 30, 2017Gifted: Rage Against the Machine – Part 1
    Apr 30, 2017
    Gifted: Rage Against the Machine – Part 1
    Series: Gifted
    "04.30.17".
  • Apr 23, 2017Gifted: How God displays his glory to the world
    Apr 23, 2017
    Gifted: How God displays his glory to the world
    Series: Gifted
    "04.23.17".
  • Apr 16, 20175 Reasons We Celebrate Today
    Apr 16, 2017
    5 Reasons We Celebrate Today
    Series: no series
    Link to video "He's Still Risen" attached
  • Apr 9, 2017The King Who Came
    Apr 9, 2017
    The King Who Came
    Series: no series
    The King Who Came
    who was everything you never dreamed of
    Matthew 21:1-11
  • Mar 19, 2017When We are in Trouble
    Mar 19, 2017
    When We are in Trouble
    Series: no series
    "03.19.17".

FBC will be having a family night starting March 23 for six weeks from 6:00 – 8:00p.m.  On Friday, March 30th we will be having a Good Friday Service & potluck.

There will be a Red Cross blood drive held here at the church on May 1st from 9:45a.m. – 6:00p.m. For more information, please contact Sara Krueger at (308) 201-0519 or by e-mail, sarakkrueger@gmail.com.

AWAKEN Ministry – Desire to see a deep spiritual change in Holyoke? Do you recognize the spiritual battle being fought for this town? Come join us in corporate prayer at FBC every other Thursday from 6-7:30p.m. Our next meeting will be on March 1st. We will be praying over the town, community, and church as a unified body of believers. Contact Mike Frazier 719-648-7469 for more info/dates! Matt 18:20
 

The Financial Peace University class begins on March 4th and continues every Sunday evening (skipping Easter) from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. for nine weeks. Contact Logan or Sara Krueger for more details and to register at (970) 520-5567 or kruegerlogan@hotmail.com or you can register online at https://fpu.com/1059945 Childcare will be provided most nights.

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
 
Youth Challenge is hosting Archery Nights at Camp Machasay. The dates for the event are February 4th & 18th, and March 4th from 3-6 p.m. There is a $5 per night donation to help with equipment costs. The fun includes: open and competitive shooting-indoors, families welcome, bring your bow or borrow ours. For more information please call Mike Frazier at (719) 648-7469.
 
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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

Reconciling God’s Love and Wrath

A few days ago I shared the following verse on Facebook:

Exodus 34:6-7, “He passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, ‘The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion, and sin.'”

I shared that verse because one of the things I have run into quite frequently among friends, family and c …


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New Year, New You

            As the New Year starts, this is the time of year when many of us are thinking about setting new goals. Reflecting back on the previous year might bring us a sense of gratitude for all that the Lord has accomplished in us. Or it might make us feel indifferent as we are uncertain of how meaningful life seemed to be. Maybe we did not lose that 10 lbs. we w …


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Running to Win

Thanksgiving is now behind us and Christmas is straight ahead. I pray that you experienced rich blessings as you gathered together to celebrate God’s blessings in your life. For many of you, it was indeed a time of great blessing. Bellies were full, company was sweet, and traditions were a delight. However, for others, this may have been a time of great discouragement. Maybe your celebrations were not all that you lo …

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Hold Fast: Clinging to Jesus in the Storm

Hebrews 10:23-25

23 Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. 24 And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, 25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

 


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Promises

We are in the midst of a season when political candidates make bid on specific promises in order to both garner support from their constituents and to build a strong base so that they might obtain or retain political privileges and power. In the coming months, we will only see this competitive furry increase within the parties. Yet, what is remarkable is just how much anxiety and frustration these seasons cause, …


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Preparing Your Horse For Battle

Prov. 21:31 A horse is prepared for the day of battle,
but the victory is from the LORD.

I love verses like this one because it is a reminder of two important facts
about success in life.

First,

As individuals we have a tremendous responsibility to prepare for battle.

Especially, in Christian circles there is often this notion that if we want
to be successful, then we need to pray mor …


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Transformation through Suffering

Recently, my wife and I have been trusting the Lord for the sale of our
home in Dallas. Sometimes we find ourselves wondering why it hasn’t sold
yet. Are we going to miss the market? Will we be OK financially? There are
a thousand thoughts that can consume us if we let them.

The truth is that in light of the world’s problems, our problem is small.
And our God is bigger than we can imagine! Yet, we know that God cares
about our concerns no matter how large or small they are.

You and …


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Great Faith

Great Faith
by Jeremiah Krieger

Back when I was in college I had the tremendous opportunity to listen to
some of the best and brightest minds of Christianity during our chapel
service at Liberty University. While sitting in the seats three times a
week, I often wondered how the likes of Jerry Falwell got to be such
spiritual giants of their time. These people of great faith were
untouchables to me. Great faith, to me, seemed nearly unachievable and
distant.

Often, this is the same feel …


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Transitions

*Transitions*

*The Inevitable Cycles of Life*

Transitions are an inevitable part of life. Beth and I have been reminded
of that truth just this Christmas. All of our children and grandchildren
gathered together with us in Holyoke. We enjoyed a tremendous time of
fellowship, joy, reminiscing and eating. Our family experienced a wonderful
season of family!
Beth and I used to play the role of parents. Now we play the role of
grandparents. After two of our children and their crew departed f …


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A Living Hope

A Living Hope

The resurrection of Jesus Christ fundamentally changes everything about
life, both the present and the future. Here are a few areas impacted by the
resurrection:

· The ultimate defeat of death and Hades (1 Corinthians 15:55).
· The promised destruction of Satan and his hordes (Revelation 20:10).
· Christ’s presentation of gifts to people (Ephesians 4:11)
· The promised resurrection of all people from the dead, both believers and
the lost (Daniel 12:2).
· Power for liv …


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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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