First Baptist Herald- Online

First Baptist Herald- Online

2021 Martin Luther King Celebration!

We are proud to join the 2021 Martin Luther King Celebration on Monday, January 18 at 7:00 P.M.! This virtual event is sponsored by the Ministers’ Conference of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Vicinity and will stream live on their Facebook page!

Our New Year’s Eve Service!

We invite everyone to join us for “A Service to Celebrate New Year’s Eve” on Thursday, December 30 at 6:00 P.M. on Facebook and YouTube! Please find the Order of Service below! The Watch Night Litany, Litany #104 from the African American Heritage Hymnal, is found below. To download a copy of the litany, please click here. Please click below to view this service from our YouTube Channel. An audio version of this service is available from our archive on…

Our Christmas Revival Service!

We are celebrating the arrival of Christmas tonight with our Christmas Revival Service! The speaker of the hour is Rev. James Cook, Senior Pastor of St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church here in Winston Salem. Rev. Cook will be preaching on “Riches to Rags,” taken from Luke 2:1-7. You can view the service below, via our YouTube channel. An audio version of this service is available on SoundCloud.

Samaritan Ministry Penny Campaign 2020

The First Baptist Youth Ministry is participating in the Samaritan Ministry Penny Campaign 2020! The campaign will end on Thursday, December 31. Donations may be made by:1. Dropping off your coins and/or cash to the church — collection canisters are available.2. Dropping off or mailing your check to the church. Checks are to be made payable to “Samaritan Ministries”. For more information, please contact Pam Dockery-Howard at 336-778-0736 (home) or 336-918-1943 (cell).

Church Anniversary Litany 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.

Our 2020 Gold Star Members!

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…

Dedication of First Baptist Church’s Historical Marker

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.