Explore First | March 26

Sunday, March 26  |  Following Worship Interested in learning more about the life of First Baptist? Come to Explore First! You'll have the opportunity to: Share a meal with our pastoral staff Learn more about the past and present of First Baptist Find ministries where...

Giving Up Your Own Way

Sermons for Lent “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross, and follow me. If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save it." Matthew...


Monday, March 13, 20, 27  |  6–7:30 p.m. For a spring mini-semester, Dr. Jason Myers, assistant professor of biblical studies at Greensboro College, will be our guest speaker. Dr. Myers graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary with a PhD. His dissertation focused on...

Voices of Lent

Wednesday Night Lenten Series     Wednesday Evenings  |  6:15 p.m.  |  Fellowship Hall Lent is the liturgical season where we reflect on the journey of Jesus to the cross in anticipation of Easter resurrection. This Lent, take some time to share a meal and...

Family Lenten Workshop

Sunday, March 26  |  5–7 p.m.  |  $6 per person Join us for Mythos dinner and a Family Lenten Workshop! Parents will lead their children through a SENSE of the RESURRECTION as they will SEE, SMELL, HEAR, FEEL, and TASTE the many parts of Holy Week! Sign up by March...

Joining Sunday | March 19

Sunday, March 19 You can become a member of First Baptist Church any Sunday, but if you're interested in joining as part of a larger group, we invite you to participate in our spring Joining Sunday. You can either sit in the designated rows in the middle section for...

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About FBC

First Baptist is a church that emphasizes worship, spiritual development, fellowship and ministry to our city and our world.

Amendments to the Bylaws

At the May 15 Church Conference, the membership approved the changes to the Bylaws as presented by the Bylaws Committee consisting of Jill Pegram, Judyth White, Cooper Harrell, Robb Wells, and Jack Swanson.

Committee on Committees Nominees

At the May 15 Church Conference the  membership approved the nominees presented by the Committee on Committees for Deacon, Finance, Church Moderator and Trustee for the Endowment Trust.

Church Moderator: Scott Culclasure

Trustee for the Endowment Trust: Brandon Walters

Finance Committee: Gary Cole, Tom Cornett, Brandon Harris, Monica Vaughn, Rob Young

Deacons:  David Angel, Janet Caldwell, Laura Cashwell, Jim Clontz, Jack Foxworth, Cathy Isom, Cliff Lowery, John Markham, Jody Moore, Brenda Porterfield, Gary Upchurch, Gayle Wiley.  The Deacon’s provided a short bio to their nomination (link below).