First Baptist Herald- Online

First Baptist Herald- Online

A Special Litany for the Fourth of July

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.

Congratulations to Our 2020 Graduates!

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…

A Special Father’s Day Video!

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!

Face Masks Required to Enter First Baptist Church

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

New Secure Mailbox for First Baptist Church

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.

Youth Ministry Activities for May and June

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 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…

Announcing our YouTube Channel!

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!