An American Baptist Church
A Welcoming and Affirming Church, A Safe Space For All

About Us

At First Baptist Church we are a diverse community of people seeking to follow the Way of Jesus Christ. We are old, young and middle-aged; conservative, liberal and free spirits; gay, straight and uniquely ourselves; new immigrants and many-generation Worcesterites; dreamers, learners, artists, thinkers and do-ers. We come together to share worship, lively conversations, stimulating projects, laughter, joys and tears. We argue and make up. We reach out to each other when we are in need.

We are a community of believers who seek to grow in our faith and understanding as we live the Way of Jesus Christ.

Inclusion
We welcome all in Christ’s love.

Freedom of Faith
Individual interpretation of God’s word and freedom of expression are cornerstones of our faith.

Service
We seek to be a Christ-like presence in the world.

Spiritual Growth
We encourage all to seek Christian growth.

The gathered community, celebrating the love of God, the grace of Jesus Christ and the presence of the Holy Spirit…this is how we understand our call to be a worshiping people.