Ruth Mooney presents special gift to First Baptist Church

Thursday, September 13, 2018.

Ruth (left) presents plaque to Betty Mode (right).

Ruth is a Special Interest Missionary from International Ministries. Her ministry is theological education. She lives in Costa Rica, where she serves on the faculty of the Latin American Biblical University (UBL), a seminary founded in 1923. This university prepares pastors and leaders to serve in churches throughout Latin America.

Ruth teaches the Christian Education courses as well as courses on communication and university-level writing skills. She also serves as campus pastor. In this capacity, Ruth welcomes new students, resolves conflicts, plans recreational outings, and provides spiritual development activities for students. Ruth also serves on the Scholarship Committee.

First Baptist Church of Sullivan provides financial support for

Missionary Ruth Mooney.


Click HERE for Pictures of Our 135th Anniversary Celebration on September 9, 2018

First Baptist Church is fully handicap accessible.

First Baptist Church celebrates 135 Years in 2018.

We Are American Baptists

We Want To Know More About God Each and Everyday.

Jesus is Lord and Savior.  We are guided by God's Word through the Holy Spirit.

We Are People of Faith

We Want To Make Him Known To Everyone.

We are called to evangelism (Matthew 28: 19-20)
We celebrate two ordinances:  Baptism and The Lord's Supper open to all of the Lord's redeemed.

We Are People In Mission

Through Worship, Witness, Nurture, and Ministry We Shall Serve God.

We are congregational in polity.  We are committed to mission in our own community, in our nation, and throughout the world.


Updated: September 18, 2018


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World Mission Offering Recognition
American Baptist International Ministries celebrated 200 years of ministry in 2015. Organized in 1814, as the first Baptist International mission agency in America, International Ministries began its pioneer mission work in Burma and today works in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas serving more than 1,800 long-term and short-term missionaries. Its central mission is to help people come to faith in Jesus, grow in their relationships with God and change their worlds through the power of the Holy Spirit. International Ministries (IM) works with respected partners in over 70 countries in ministries that meet human need (IM, 2014).

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