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OUR 2019 GOLD STAR MEMBERS!

First Baptist Church recognized its Gold Star Members during our Founder’s Day Service on Sunday, October 20. These are individuals who have been members of First Baptist Church for fifty years or more: Congratulations to our newest Gold Star Members Mr. William Dean, Ms. Linda Ledbetter Glenn, and Mr. David Peay, each at 50 years!  And we would like to recognize our oldest Gold Star Member, Dr. Virginia Newell, who is 102 years young! We also celebrate the memories of the First…

140th Anniversary Events

We are observing our 140th Anniversary in October, and we hope that you will be able to share our it with us! On Saturday, October 19, we will celebrate with our 140th Church Anniversary Banquet with guest speaker Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr., Senior Minister Emeritus, Riverside Church in New York City. More information is available at this link! Our Founder’s Day Celebration will be held during our 10:00 A.M. Morning Worship Service, where our guest speaker will be…

Woodworking Exhibit by Member Ronald Fulton

Our own Ronald Fulton has an exhibit of his woodworking currently on display at the Paddison Memorial Branch Library in Kernersville! Our Senior Ministry visited the exhibit last week, and we hope that you’ll do the same!

Congratulations to Mae Timmons Moore, Ms. North Carolina Senior America!

We would like to congratulate our own Mae Timmons Moore, who was crowned Ms. North Carolina Senior America on Saturday, May 18! She will go on to represent North Carolina at the national Ms. Senior America pageant in October. Read more about Ms. Moore at this link, courtesy of The Pilot of Southern Pines!

Dr. Virginia K. Newell recognized!

The Chronicle recognized our longtime member, Dr. Virginia K. Newell, in this week’s issue! We’re grateful for her service and legacy in our community!

A Member of First Baptist Church in Action!

Our own Margaret Graham is participating in an important medical study about lowering blood pressure! See her photos, watch the videos and learn more about this important research at this link.

The Ties That Bind: First Baptist Church and the “Phantom Musician”

The First Baptist Church family warmly thanks our friends at the Winston-Salem Journal, especially reporter Lisa O’Donnell, for sharing this article about the connection between our church and the late musician Prince McCoy, whose contributions to the larger community have begun to come to light. Member Alma Peay shares several recollections in this story as well! Please click the image below to be taken to the story!

Reverend Paul Robeson Ford on Social Media!

Follow our Senior Pastor, Reverend Paul Robeson Ford, on social media! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/paul.r.ford Instagram: http://instagram.com/paulrford LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rev-paul-robeson-ford-308b093 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/revprf

Announcing our Eleventh Senior Pastor!

We are pleased to announce the eleventh Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church!   Reverend Paul Robeson Ford joined us on November 1, 2017. We look forward to his leadership and service as he guides our congregation on our pilgrimage of faith!   “… But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” -Isaiah 40:31

AmazonSmile and the Health and Wellness Ministry

The Health and Wellness Ministry qualified for a partnership with the AmazonSmile charity program.  Church members with an account at Amazon.com can participate, and qualifying purchases will have a portion of their price donated back to Health and Wellness Ministry programs at First Baptist Church. To activate this service, church members should visit smile.amazon.com and search for “First Baptist Church Winston-Salem.” On the next screen, select “First Baptist Church” and AmazonSmile is ready to go.  For all future Amazon Purchases,…