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Daily Prayer Guide


Pray for the Outreach of our church. We want to be a church that exists primarily for those who aren’t here yet. Pray that our people will be living examples of the love and message of Jesus Christ. We will be a multi-generational church that focuses on the missing generation.


Dr. Brandon Park receives award from Raytown School District

On Sunday, April 6, Dr. Allan Markley, Superintendent of Raytown Schools, presented Senior Pastor Dr. Brandon Park with a plaque to recognize his leadership in the church as First Baptist Raytown opened its doors to Raytown students.

A Simple Act

You might think you have nothing to give to make an impact in someone’s life, but these sweet thank you notes say the opposite is true. In the last few months our widows and homebound members received handmade Valentines from our deacons and their wives; handmade ornaments, a group photograph, and a Christmas card from our 7th and 8th grade girls; and care packages at Christmas hand delivered by sweet volunteers.

Give YOUR Way

Tithing is one of those "churchy" words, but what is it exactly, anyway? Dictionary.com defines the word tithe as:

the tenth part of personal income set apart as an offering to God or for works of mercy, or the same amount regarded as an obligation or tax for the support of the church, priesthood, or the like.

Protecting Freedom While Walking in the Freedom of Christ

This time last year, our church family was actively collecting toiletries, batteries, books, socks, ziplock bags, candy, snacks, and basically anything else soldiers could use when everything had been lost.

On April 15, 2012, during a six-month deployment to Afghanistan, Sgt. 1st Class Alex Worth was 90 feet away from the VBIED (vehicle borne improvised explosive device) that attacked his unit’s base, injuring many and destroying everything.

Happy Create-A-Campers

Just Like David Danced

Several students from FBR’s dance academy, A Time to Dance, returned from their April competition in Omaha, Nebraska with not only a long list of accolades, but also the knowledge that they had fulfilled a greater purpose as they danced.

Megan Buck, Director of ATTD, is proud of all of her students and of all the accomplishments that took place at the competition. But as with every practice, performance, and competition, she knows there’s a higher purpose.

Top 10 Reasons You'll Love the New Website

Last weekend, we launched our brand new FBR website. There are so many great things about the new FirstBaptistRaytown.com, but here are my top 10 reasons why you will love our new site:

1. The Search Field

Check out our live webcast on Sunday mornings at 9:30 & 11:00. You can now watch on your computer, tablet or phone.

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