"2015 First Baptist Church Fall Revival"
will begin on Monday, September 21st through  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."

The Concerned Black Men of Petersburg and FBC will present a "Let's Get Focused" Forum, on September 24th from 6-8 p.m. at FBC.  The entire community is invited.  Details are on the church bulletin board or call, Wade T. Watkins, 804-862-1627 or 804-586-5877

Women's Day Scarves are still available for sale or order. Ask any one of the sisters on the Women's Day Committee how to get yours. 

The Women's Day Committee will host a "Coffee and Praise" on Saturday, September 26th from 2:00 -- 5:00 p.m.  We are asking all women of First Baptist to come and fellowship. Please bring your favorite coffee/tea mug.

The 2015 Walk Against Hunger will be held on Saturday, October 3rd.  The walk is a 10k.  We are looking for walkers and sponsors.  All monies will benefit The Hope Center.  Contact Deaconess Tracy Hayes-Leeks at 804-943-5564


 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.  

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


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.


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:

"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 schedule is as follows:  Every fourth Sunday from 8:50--9:50 a.m. during Sunday School; Thurday classes will be held every other Thursday from noon until 2 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon.  Classes will be held during the months of September, October, & November--No Classes in December. 


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 psbarnes@firstbaptistpetersburg.org

                  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: