BLESS WEEK 2024 | June 2-8, 2024

Mark your calendar for First Baptist Plano's church-wide home missions week, June 2-8. During this week we will intentionally engage and BLESS the community surrounding the church. Opportunities for church-wide involvement are planned - this week is specifically designed for the whole church family to participate in a meaningful way.

We are so excited about Bless Week 2024.  Bless Week is an incredible time of service to the community and mission work right in our own city.  You don't want to miss out!

The Bless Week schedule will be uploaded to the First Baptist Plano website as events are finalized.  Look for specific details in May/June 2024.

  • Please wear a BLESS t-shirt to all Bless Week Events.  This is used as a form of volunteer identification for many of the places in the community where FBP will be serving this year.  
  • Post Bless Week pictures on social media using:  #blessweek2024 #FirstBaptistPlano

BLESS WEEK: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Sign-Up to Volunteer - You can volunteer for as many events as you would like!! (schedule below)

It is going to be an amazing week of community engagement!
Click to access our Sign-Up Genius page and secure your spot for Bless Week events.
If you signed up at the Bless Fair, you do not need to sign up again.

Click Here to Sign Up to be a Bless Week Volunteer


BLESS WEEK SCHEDULE:


BLESS WEEK: SPECIAL PROJECTS DONATE TO HELP

Agape Resource & Assistance Center

First Baptist Plano is collecting WALMART gift cards valued at $10-$25.
(*Agape requested small denominations.)
Please bring gift cards to the church office by Thursday, June 6.

The Agape Resource & Assistance Center in East Plano, TX helps women, moms, and their children facing situational homelessness. With the help of caseworkers and counselors, women and children typically stay with Agape from 6 months to a year, during which they gain the skills, strength, and stability for self-sufficiency.

Hunter’s Glen Clothes Closet

First Baptist Plano is collecting gently used summer clothing, toys, and linens to donate to the Hunter’s Glen Clothes Closet.
Please bring items to the church office by Wednesday, June 5 at 9:00 AM.


BLESS WEEK: EVENTS

Hymn Sing

Back by popular demand, our Hymn Sing is returning!

Join us for an evening filled with beautiful hymns led by soloists, our worship choir, and orchestra. Immerse yourself in music and cherished memories as we journey through the hymns that have touched our hearts over the years.

Invite your loved ones and neighbors to join in this unforgettable experience—it's the perfect way to kick off Bless Week with a heart full of praise and fellowship! 

Following the Hymn Sing, stick around for an Ice Cream Fellowship in the Commons.

Teddy Bear Tuesday

Join us for Teddy Bear Tuesday during Bless Week!
When: Tuesday, June 4th at 6:00 PM
Where: First Baptist Plano, in partnership with Lionheart Children's Academy

What's Happening:
We're teaming up with Lionheart Children's Academy to collect new bears or stuffed animals for the Children's Advocacy Center. This special event aims to engage children in a meaningful service project during Bless Week.

Storytime & Service:
Lionheart's Community Director, Shaina Ressler, will host a fun storytime featuring "A Bear to Share". Kids are invited to bring their favorite bear or stuffed animal to the storytime and bring an extra one to donate. Let's spread joy and love to those in need!

For the Whole Family:
This isn't just for kids and families with young children—it's for everyone in our church family! We want to set an example of giving and service for our youngest members.

Snacks Included:
Don't worry about getting hungry; snacks will be provided for everyone to enjoy during this heartwarming event.

Mark your calendars and join us for Teddy Bear Tuesday! See you there!

Student Event: ACTIVATE

Each year during Bless Week, the Student Ministry hosts a special outreach event for students that's a lot of fun and a great way to connect with the FBP Students community.

This is for all students who have completed 6th - 12th grades.

This year, we are meeting at Activate Dallas (5013 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, Texas 75093) from 7-8:30 PM for unlimited games and fun competition.

This event is totally free!

Just be sure to fill out the registration and waiver form by clicking on the link below.

Click Here to Register for ACTIVATE

Night at the Park: Family Picnic

IT'S FAMILY PICNIC TIME AT FIRST BAPTIST PLANO!

Please RSVP now using the link below.
(It is very important to have an accurate count for the picnic, so the team knows how much BBQ to prepare.)

Join us on June 6th from 6-8 PM at Bob Woodruff Park for "Night at the Park: Family Picnic!" We'll be serving up a delicious BBQ supper, while you enjoy games, laughter, and quality time with friends and family.

This event is open to all, so invite your friends and neighbors. If you're new to FBP or have been visiting, this is the perfect event to join us and make new friends and connections within the FBP family. Don't miss out on this opportunity to strengthen your ties with our community.

Click Here to RSVP for the Family Picnic

Senior Adult Open House

Let's come together as a church family to engage meaningfully with our senior neighbors at our Senior Adult Open House! Join us on Friday, June 7th at 2 PM for an event that's not just for seniors within our church—it's an inclusive gathering for everyone to connect, learn, and celebrate together.

As part of our commitment to holistic well-being, the Plano Wellness Center will be onsite to provide free, professional blood pressure checks. Additionally, attendees will explore booths showcasing the diverse ministries of our church. They will discover opportunities to get involved make a difference in our community, and enjoy refreshments, entertainment, and a warm atmosphere of fellowship.

Mark your calendars and be part of an afternoon filled with community, information, entertainment, and wellness at our Senior Adult Open House! Your presence will make this event even more special.


Watch the video below, Bless Week 2021, to view a sample of what the week is like!