First Baptist Church
Gather With Us:
1000 E. Johnson St. Holyoke, CO 80734 | 970-854-2452
Sunday School: 9:30a | Worship 10:30a | Vida Abundante 5:30p

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: (308) 882-4987
Cell Phone: (970) 580-1195
Email: aida@chase3000.com
 
To Contact the Deacons:
Imer Rodriguez: (970) 520-2064
Jim Kienholz: (970) 466-0406
Mike Frazier: (970) 520-2504
 
To Contact the Trustees:
Israel Rodriguez (970) 571-3619 
Ron Koch: (970) 854-4040
Aaron Powell: (970) 854-5178
Ivan Wiebke: (970) 854-5361
Mike Frazier: (970) 854-3163
Jason Frost: (970) 580-3360
Erik Robledo (970) 580-4728
Alberto Ramos (970) 520-8379
Brant Sisseck (970) 520-0877
 
  For information about our Children’s Ministries: Contact Ron Lock: (970) 580-3054
 
For information about our Youth Ministries:
Contact Mike or Micaila Frazier: (970) 520-2504
 
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
 
 

Recent Sermons

 

Nov 3, 2019
The Incomprehensible Love of Christ, Part Two: Matthew 26:14-29
Series: Matthew
November 3, 2019
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  • Nov 3, 2019The Incomprehensible Love of Christ, Part Two: Matthew 26:14-29
    Nov 3, 2019
    The Incomprehensible Love of Christ, Part Two: Matthew 26:14-29
    Series: Matthew
    November 3, 2019
  • Oct 27, 2019How to Better Serve Jesus: Matthew 26: 6-13
    Oct 27, 2019
    How to Better Serve Jesus: Matthew 26: 6-13
    Series: Matthew
    October 27, 2019
  • Oct 20, 2019The Incomprehensible Love of Christ: Matthew 26: 1-5
    Oct 20, 2019
    The Incomprehensible Love of Christ: Matthew 26: 1-5
    Series: Matthew
    October 20, 2019
  • Oct 13, 2019The Apocalypse: Two Big Questions that Jesus answers for your benefit; Part Five: Matthew 24:1-25:46
    Oct 13, 2019
    The Apocalypse: Two Big Questions that Jesus answers for your benefit; Part Five: Matthew 24:1-25:46
    Series: Matthew
    October 13, 2019
  • Oct 6, 2019The Apocalypse: Two Big Questions that Jesus answers for your benefit; Part Four: Matthew 24:1-25:46
    Oct 6, 2019
    The Apocalypse: Two Big Questions that Jesus answers for your benefit; Part Four: Matthew 24:1-25:46
    Series: Matthew
    October 6, 2019
  • Sep 22, 2019The Apocalypse: Two Big Questions that Jesus Answers to for Your Benefit, Part 3: Matthew 24:1-25:46
    Sep 22, 2019
    The Apocalypse: Two Big Questions that Jesus Answers to for Your Benefit, Part 3: Matthew 24:1-25:46
    Series: Matthew
    September 22, 2019
  • Sep 15, 2019The Apocalypse: Two Big Questions that Jesus answers for your benefit; Part Two: Matthew 24:1-25:46
    Sep 15, 2019
    The Apocalypse: Two Big Questions that Jesus answers for your benefit; Part Two: Matthew 24:1-25:46
    Series: Matthew
    September 15, 2019
  • Sep 1, 2019The Apocalypse: Two Big Questions that Jesus Answers to Your Benefit: Matthew 24:1-25:46
    Sep 1, 2019
    The Apocalypse: Two Big Questions that Jesus Answers to Your Benefit: Matthew 24:1-25:46
    Series: Matthew
    September 1, 2019
  • Aug 25, 2019The Battle for Spiritual Vitality: Matthew 23: 1-39
    Aug 25, 2019
    The Battle for Spiritual Vitality: Matthew 23: 1-39
    Series: Matthew
    August 25, 2019
  • Aug 18, 2019The Unsurpassable Wisdom of Christ: Matthew 22:15-46
    Aug 18, 2019
    The Unsurpassable Wisdom of Christ: Matthew 22:15-46
    Series: Matthew
    August 18, 2019
  • Aug 11, 2019Where to Look When There is Spiritual Failure: Matthew 21:23-22:15
    Aug 11, 2019
    Where to Look When There is Spiritual Failure: Matthew 21:23-22:15
    Series: Matthew
    August 11, 2019
  • Aug 4, 2019Exodus 17: 8-15
    Aug 4, 2019
    Exodus 17: 8-15
    Series: no series
    August 4, 2019
  • Jul 28, 20196 Effects of Unbelief: Mark 8:14-21
    Jul 28, 2019
    6 Effects of Unbelief: Mark 8:14-21
    Series: no series
    July 28, 2019
  • Jul 21, 2019Mephibosheth: From the Margins to the Mansion
    Jul 21, 2019
    Mephibosheth: From the Margins to the Mansion
    Series: Matthew
    July 21, 2019
  • Jul 14, 2019Faith That Works: Matthew 21: 18-22
    Jul 14, 2019
    Faith That Works: Matthew 21: 18-22
    Series: Matthew
    "7.14.19 for July 14, 2019".
Wednesday nights have changed to a new program!
B.A.S.I.C. Training Youth Nites will be Wed nights from 6:30-8pm. Registration is still open. You may call the church for more information, 854-2452. The Youth Nites for February are the 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th. We hope you can join us!
 
The Tuesday Morning Ladies’ Bible Study led by Sue Cooper has begun the Beth Moore study, “Beloved One”. Please consider joining us. We meet at FBC from 9:30-11:30am on Tuesday mornings. 
 
February 16th B.A.S.I.C. Training Meeting: If you are a leader for B.A.S.I.C. please plan to stay for the Leader’s Feedback meeting after Service on the 16th to discuss end of year plans and to give feedback, express concerns, ask for changes and provide solutions to those changes. If you cannot attend the meeting, please contact Mike (970-520-2504) and email him at managermike2009@gmail.com what your feedback is from this year’s lessons, game time, story time, song time or any other part of B.A.S.I.C. so we can share it at the meeting. More information is located on the welcome cart.
 
Overtime@ FBC February 14th: If you would like to volunteer in any way with this ministry that allows older youth a fun, safe place after the games, please call Mike Frazier:
 
Archery Nights at Camp Machasay: Camp Machasay is offering their Archery Nights from 3:00-6:00pm on February 2nd, 16th, and March 1st. The cost is $5 a night. They offer open and competitive shooting indoors, families are welcome. Bring your bow or you can borrow one of theirs.
 
Do you wish to share a prayer request? Please utilize the church website or app to submit prayer requests.
Submitting your requests online will help keep the information accurate and ensure that it is sent out to the right people. It will help us to be more efficient in getting the needs out to the congregation too. If you have any requests to share, they may be submitted though any computer or mobile device. To submit a request, please visit: http://www.holyokefbc.com/prayer. All requests will immediately go to the pastor, all the deacons, and the church secretary. The requests will then be shared with the prayer chain. If you have any questions about how to submit requests online, please let pastor know or any of the deacons or the church secretary. We will be happy to help.
 
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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
 
 
 
 

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Blog

A Trade You Will Love

March 2019
Jeremiah Krieger
 
Back in the summer of 2003, I found myself driving through Richmond, Virginia when I saw a sale sign for a car dealer. The green paint had faded on my 1997 Pontiac Bonneville and the clear coat was chipping away. The headliner inside the car had detached from summer heat and hung down so that it brushed against the top of m …

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Consumed by People Pleasing

February 2019
Samantha Krieger
 
Consumed by People Pleasing? Live for This “Yes” Instead.
 
Recently, a friend who I admire, and respect asked about my interest in helping with a project. After we talked a bit, I knew i …

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Running Together

January 2019
Jeremiah Krieger
 
Col. 3:12 Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, 13 bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 14 And above a …

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5 Areas to Overspend On Christmas and Not Feel Guilty

December 2018
Jeremiah Krieger
 
This year has already been different for our family as Christmas season has kicked off. Usually, we have a good chunk of our gifts purchased by now, and the lights are hung on the house. None of that has started yet. It will eventually get done though.
 
The Saturday after …

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Enjoying the Blessing That Belongs to You

November 2018
Jeremiah Krieger
 
“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
 

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

September 2018
Samantha Krieger
 
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 …

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How to Bloom Where You Are Planted

August 2018
Jeremiah Krieger
 
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 …

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The Need for Follow Up

July 2018
Jeremiah Krieger
 
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 …

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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.”
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