First Baptist Church News

There's always something new and exciting happening at First Baptist Church! All news items and events are listed below. Please contact the church office by phone at 404.243.9288 or by email at

122nd Church Anniversary - Elder Jimmy Sypho Guest Speaker 10:30A
Sunday, October 22, 2017

122nd Church Annv Revival Rev. Michael C Harris- 7:00p
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

122nd Church Annv Revival Bishop G. T. Lewis - 7:00p
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Bishop G. T. Lewis, Senior Pastor - Guest Revivalist - Crown of Glory Church International, Decatur, GA
122nd Church Annv Revival Rev. Roi T. Johnson - 7:00p
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Rev. Roi T. Johnson - Guest Revivalist - New Springfield Baptist Church - Siloam, GA
Teen Forum - FBC Fellowship Hall 9:00A
Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mt. Hermon Mission Institute Retreat - Griffin GA 9:00A
Saturday, March 18, 2017

8th Pastoral Appreciation Celebration 10:30A
Sunday, March 12, 2017

New Year's Eve Service - 10:00P - 12:01A (Breakfast Served)
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Christmas Day Service 10:00A - 11:00A (Only)
Sunday, December 25, 2016

Children's Ministry "SOULFUL" Christmas - 6:30-9:00P
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Children's Ministry "SOULFUL" Christmas is Wednesday, December 21 starting promptly at 6:30p -9:00p. Dr. Gidron (Pastor "G") Coordinator
"COME" and "SEE" Day ' Ministry Fair - 10:30 A
Sunday, October 30, 2016

Annual OctoberFest/Health Fair 10:00A - 2:00P
Saturday, October 29, 2016

First Baptist Church Gresham Road, Inc. is continuing to "Sow Seeds in the Community." The Annual OctoberFest will include games, entertainment, food and fun. We will have Healthcare and Community Exhibitors. Please enter from Flat Shoals Rd. The Youth Ministry Trunk-A-Treat/Block Party will begin at 12:00p - 2:00p in the Upper Parking Lot
Trunk-A-Treat - 12:00P - 2:00P Upper Lot
Saturday, October 29, 2016

The Trunk-A-Treat will be from 12:00P - 2:00P in the upper parking lot. Please enter from Flat Shoals Road.
121st Church Anniversary - Guest, Rev. Dr. Jerry Alexander Athens, GA 10:30A
Sunday, October 23, 2016

Rev. Dr. Jerry Alexander and Faith Christian Church, Athens, GA will be our special guest
121st Church Annv Revival 7P
Friday, October 21, 2016

Rev. Timothy McDonald, III and the First Iconium Baptist Church - Atlanta, GA will be our special guest.
121st Church Annv Revival 7P
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Pastor Quincy Barnwell and the Grace Christian Church family from Conyers, Georgia will be our special guest.
121st Church Annv Revival 7P
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Rev. Michael Clayton Harris and the Acts of Faith Baptist Church Family from Stone Mountain, Georgia will be our special guest.
Founder's Breakfast - 9A-12P
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Pre-Church Anniversary Event - Saturday, October 15 from 9:00A - 12:00P
Worship in Pink - 10:30A
Sunday, October 9, 2016

Women’s Ministry “Worship In Pink” Service, Sunday, October 9, 2016 – 10:30A Speaker of the Hour: Sis. JaQuitta Williams, Media Mogul and Actress We still need 2 ladies who are willing to share their stories of survival or loss, or a caretaker during a 2 minute testimonial time frame each Sunday. Please contact the church office at (404) 243-9288.
Pastor Outing - Greater New Life Ministries - 7P
Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Fall Revival - Deacons are ask to help with Praise & Worship. The choir will sing before the message.
Teen Lock-in - 7p - 12a
Friday, September 16, 2016

Deacon/Deaconess Fellowship - 3:00-5:00p
Sunday, September 11, 2016

Tribe/Birth Month Evening - 6:00-8:00P
Saturday, August 20, 2016

Women's Day 2016- 10:30A
Sunday, August 14, 2016

Alpha & Omega Men's Day Celebration - 10:30A
Sunday, April 17, 2016

The Alpha & Omega Men's Ministry will celebrate Men's Day on Sunday, 4/17/16 @10:30a. The Guest Inspirational Speaker is The Honorable Michael L. Thurmond, Former Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner and Former Interim Superintendent, DeKalb County School District.
Quarterly Tribe Meeting - Fellowship Hall after 10:30 service
Sunday, April 10, 2016

Easter Services
Sunday, March 27, 2016

Sunrise Service 6:00A, Sunday School Easter Program 9:00A, Easter Service 10:30A
Palm Sunday
Sunday, March 20, 2016

7th Pastoral Appreciation Celebration 10:30A
Sunday, March 13, 2016

Pastor Norman H. Thomas, Jr. and First Lady Rondah Q. Thomas will celebrate their 7th Pastoral Appreciation at FBC. Dr. Phillip A. Braziel , Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of West Palm Beach, FL will be the guest inspirational speaker.
Presidential Preference Election 7A - 7P Church Office Closed
Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Black History Program 10:30A
Sunday, February 28, 2016

Children's Ministry Soulfood Christmas 6:30P
Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Sunday School Christmas Program 9:00A
Sunday, December 20, 2015

Teen Ministry Holiday Outreach 4:00-8:00P
Saturday, December 19, 2015

4th Qtr. Church Conference - 10:00A Fellowship Hall
Saturday, November 7, 2015

Rev. E. J. Jester Sr - Funeral Service 11:00A
Thursday, November 5, 2015

W. D. Lemon &. Sons Funeral Home, Inc. 300 Griffin Street McDonough, GA 30253 (770) 957-4337 (Dana Lemon is the contact person) Interment: Lincoln Cemetery, 2275 Simpson Rd., NW Atlanta, Ga 30314 Memorial Service: (Church open at 4:30pm for Funeral Home to place body in church for viewing) Wednesday, November 4th - 6:30pm - 7:30pm First Baptist Church 2394 Gresham Rd., Atlanta, GA 30316 (404) 243-9288 Funeral Service: Thursday, November 5th - 11:00am First Baptist Church, 2394 Gresham Rd., Atlanta, GA 30316
Election Day - Church Office Closed 7:00A - 7:00P
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Voices of Eloquence Toastmaster's 10:00A
Saturday, October 10, 2015

Will Convene in Sanctuary
LifeTouch Portrait Sessions Begin 1:00P
Wednesday, October 7, 2015

OctoberFest/Health Fair Cancelled Inclement Weather
Saturday, October 3, 2015

Worship Wednesday Service 7P
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

"One Hour of Power" - Associate Minister, Phillip Braziel II - Speaker
Deacons & Deaconess Day 3P
Sunday, September 13, 2015

Evangelism Day 10a-12p
Saturday, August 29, 2015

Worship Wednesday 7p
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Easter Sunrise Service 6:00am
Sunday, April 5, 2015

Sunday School Easter Program 9a
Sunday, April 5, 2015

Sunday School Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Ministry Officers Training 8a-4:30p
Saturday, January 24, 2015

MLK Holiday - Church Office Closed
Monday, January 19, 2015

MLK, Jr. Observance 10:30a
Sunday, January 18, 2015

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