First Baptist Herald- Online
For our Morning Worship Service on Sunday, July 5, we will be reading a special litany in place of our Call to Worship. This litany appears as the 79th Litany in the African American Heritage Hymnal. To download a copy of this litany, please click here.
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.
Congratulations to all of our 2020 graduates! High School Graduates Najashi BelcherWalkertown High School,Walkertown, NCAttending the University of San Francisco in the fallNajashi is the son of Mr. Nathan and Chrystal Belcher. His grandmother is Ms. Gloria Caldwell. Jaelyn Elizabeth BrownR.J. Reynolds High School,Winston-Salem, NCAttending Howard University in the fallJaelyn is the daughter of Ms. Joya Brown and Mr. Juan Davis. Her grandmother is Mrs. JoAnn D. Brown. Ayanna Pinkston-FordClassical High School,Providence, RIAttending Howard University in the fallAyanna’s parents are…
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.
Happy Mother’s Day from First Baptist Church! Please enjoy this video by members of the Youth Ministry!
Please note the following upcoming activities of the Youth Ministry! Artwork and Poetry for Mothers and Fathers Please celebrate our mothers and fathers either by drawing or painting a picture and/or writing a poem for both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Your work may be displayed online for all to see! Email your work to firstname.lastname@example.org or text it to 336-462-8672. Be sure to include your name! The deadline for online display is Thursday, May 7 at 9:00 A.M. for mothers. For fathers, the…
First Baptist Church, Highland Avenue is now on YouTube! We are pleased to expand our ministry online and we look forward to sharing more content with you! You can find our YouTube channel at this link. See one of our recent services below, and be sure to like, share, and subscribe!
Please see the following statement by Reverend Ford regarding steps being taken to maintain the safety of our Church family and friends during the situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This announcement is effective March 27, 2020.