Favorite & Funny Moments from The Wilds Couples’ Retreat   

The Wilds Couples’ Retreat is “an incredible opportunity to get away from the routine to enjoy a weekend of renewal physically, emotionally, and spiritually.” Led by Gary & Sherry Goodson, fourteen couples drove to the NC mountains this past October. Gary is a long-time teacher of the Couples for Christ ABF (Adult Bible Fellowship). Todd […]

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I Love a Good Mystery

Nov 11, 2022, Church Events

written by Cheryl Boehme “How many more minutes until we get there?” “We seem to be going in circles.” These are questions you would expect to hear when you have children in the back seat on a long car ride. Children were present on this trip; however, the questions came from – the ADULTS!! September […]

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Friendship Ladies Encouraged at Fall Fellowship

In early October, Friendship Baptist ladies of all ages gathered over sweet and savory fall treats – encouraged not only by conversation and fellowship but through exhortation to use their gifts and testimonies for God’s glory. “God is excited when we replicate our faith to others,” said Rose Song, the church’s sent missionary to South […]

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Friendship Kids Winning the Race

Written by Nate Black It All Starts with a Block of Wood Each spring, one of the big events in the Friendship Kids Club is the Grand Prix race. This is similar to the Pinewood Derby race in which Boy Scouts or AWANA clubbers compete. Each clubber starts with a block of wood, four metal […]

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More Blessed to Receive? 2022 Missions Conference Recap

Apr 27, 2022, Church Events

Written by Pastor Kris Wilder Pastor Vradenburgh has frequently said that our Missions Conference is the highlight of Friendship’s church calendar. As a former missionary himself, Pastor has faithfully led Friendship to know the blessing of giving to and praying for “God’s choice servants.” This year’s conference was no exception as several people commented that […]

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FBC Ladies Challenged to “Press Toward the Mark” during Annual Brunch

Mar 25, 2022, Church Events

“Our Christian life can’t be static,” speaker Beth Lynch advised, encouraging a group of nearly 90 ladies to press on toward their heavenly prize during Friendship Baptist Church’s brunch on February 12. Using Philippians 3:13-14 as her text, Beth said believers should live a life of growth “forgetting what lies behind and straining toward what […]

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Love Your City

Written by Brent Brondyke, Music Pastor If you have attended or watched any of our services over the last few months, you have heard about the “Love Your City” project with which we have been involved since early April. In partnership with the Raleigh Dream Center, we have distributed around 7100 school lunches. Pastor Jan […]

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Testimonies of God’s “Sustaining Joy” Highlight Ladies Brunch

More than 130 ladies gathered on January 18 for the “Joy in the Morning”-themed brunch to hear testimonies on how to tap into God’s boundless joy while waiting for morning to come. They swapped stories of God’s faithfulness over scones with clotted cream, fresh fruit, tea sandwiches, and twinkle lights. During the brunch, ladies heard […]

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Favorite Memories: Celebrate Friendship Baptist Church’s 53 Years on Sept. 9

More than 50 years ago, five men, their wives and young families put their faith to the test when they felt led by God to begin a new church in North Raleigh. With the blessing from their pastor and home church in Rolesville, these believers began their search for a new pastor and a building […]

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Ladies’ Bible Study Preview

Whether you’re a veteran Bible study attendee or someone who has been pretty sure that a ladies’ Bible study isn’t really your “thing,” you probably have some clear associations with the whole idea that either pull you in or push you away. As we prepare for our winter ladies’ Bible studies, we want to give […]

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Our purpose is to make much of our Lord Jesus Christ and His gospel through the preaching of His Word and the making of disciples. At Friendship Baptist Church (FBC) we teach the Bible in order to facilitate spiritual growth in all of God’s people and to provide opportunities for Christian fellowship. God has graciously used Friendship to further His work both locally and across the globe since 1965.