Posts from 2020
Happy Birthday to our members celebrating a birthday in December 2020!
Happy Birthday to our members celebrating a birthday in November 2020!
The litany for our 141st Anniversary Service on Sunday, October 25, 2020, is found below. It is Litany Number 58, taken from the African American Heritage Hymnal.
First Baptist Church recognized its Gold Star Members during our Founder’s Day Service on Sunday, October 18! These are individuals who have been members of First Baptist Church for fifty years or more: Congratulations to our newest Gold Star Members! Mrs. Frances Bowen Mr. James Bowen Mrs. JoAnn Brown Rev. Jocelyn Foy Mrs. Darlene Stephenson We would like to recognize Mrs. Annie Pearl Wilson with 81 years of membership and our oldest Gold Star Member, Dr. Virginia Newell, who is…
On Friday, October 9, 2020, First Baptist Church dedicated a historical marker at our original location on the corner of Sixth and Chestnut streets in Downtown Winston-Salem. A video of the ceremony can be viewed below. We are also grateful to The Chronicle for covering the ceremony in its pages. Please click here to read this article.
Happy Birthday to our members celebrating a birthday in October 2020!
As we prepare to observe the Fourth of July holiday this year, we present Frederick Douglass‘s oration “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro” as we consider the current events around this nation. To download the complete speech, please click here.
Please enjoy this video for Father’s Day, featuring artwork by the Youth and Children’s Ministry and artist Ron “Bro” Williams! This video was assembled by the Vibe Funktion Organization; please support their work in the Winston-Salem community!
Effective immediately, face coverings are required to enter our church. Thank you for your cooperation on this matter of safety during the COVID-19 emergency as well as CDC guidelines. Coronavirus
We now have a secure mailbox at First Baptist Church! Thanks to Jerry Barnes, we can receive your cards and letters through a mail slot that is located at the side entrance of the church next to the parking lot. This is also a no-contact method if you would like to drop any messages at the church and not come inside. We’re thankful to Mr. Barnes for his work, especially during this era of the coronavirus.