Children’s Church for the  Kindergarten through 3rd grade   If you are interested in volunteering to help on either the 3rd or the 4th Sunday and are in the ninth grade and above (including older adults), please see Sis. Tillman.

Children's Church for children who are now attending kindergarten through the third grade will resume again the 3rd Sunday in September

The Joint Board will meet Tuesday, September 8th, at 7:00 p.m.  The Church-Wide meeting will be Monday, September 14th, at 7:00 p.m.

Pastor and Sister Tillman will be celebrating their 16th Anniversary at First Baptist Church  on Sunday, September 13th.


If you have announcements for your members and want them to be placed on your choir's website page, please drop them by the church office or see that Sister Tillman receives them for posting. Thank you.

"2015 First Baptist Church Fall Revival"
will begin on Monday, September 21st ---- Wednesday, September 23rd, at 6:45 p.m.  The Guest Revivalist is Dr. Robert Scott, and the Minister in Music will be The Reverend Phillip Knight.  We will have a guest choir each night. 
Psalm 99:9 -" Exalt the Lord our God, and worship at his holy mountain; for the Lord our God is Holy."

"Faith Forward, Praying As We Build For the Future."  Sunday, August 9, 2015 , is Harvest Sunday.  This is the time to bring your special contribution for our building campaign.  Please wear your "Faith Forward" Polo or T-Shirt on this special Harvest Sunday.

"Becoming A Contagious Christian" classes will resume in September.


The church nursery is open every Sunday for children ages infant to 4 years.  We are still seeking volunteers with childcare experience.  Please consider joining our team; all interested parties can contact Kim Hardy at:  804-240-3051

Reserve This Date - June 24-25, 2016, for a bus trip to see the play "SAMSON". Contact Deacon Charles Nicholson for more information.


Needed:  Members willing to help publish the "Chronicle."  If interested, please call The Reverend Belinda Todd at:  804-73-3463.

Do you have an upcoming program? Please submit your information to the office at least two weeks in advance. Information can always be added. Thank you Ms. Barnes


Minister of Music: This position is for an experienced musician/director. The person chosen will be responsible for the total music ministry of First Baptist Church. If you are interested in this career opportunity please send your resume to: First Baptist Church, ATTN: Human Resource, 236 Harrison Street, Petersburg, Virginia, 23803 or e-mail to: The deadline for receiving resumes is June 30, 2015.

Youth Church for Children, ages 8-12 (4th Grade through 7th grade)  has begun. See Mrs. Claudine Clark.

                  TREE OF LIFE FUNDRAISER

Immortalize those you love, and raise funds for the church. 
Leaf---$250    Acorn---$350    Stone---$450   Mini Tree ---$500
The price includes engraving.Make checks payable to First Baptist Church. Fax or email the information you would like placed on the tree to: