A Welcoming and Affirming Church, A Safe Space For All

Links to Some of Our Favorite Places:

Alliance of Baptists
A clear voice for Christian freedom, distinctly Baptist and intentionally ecumenical in an interfaith world.

American Baptist Churches USA
Learn more about our denomination.

American Guild of Organists
The organization for church organists and musicians.

Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists

FBC is a member of Welcoming and Affirming Baptist Churches.

The American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts (TABCOM)
The web site of our state denominational association.

Andover Newton Theological Seminary
The seminary we help support and where many FBC ministers and members have studied for the ministry.

Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America
The Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America gathers, equips and mobilizes Baptists to build a culture of peace rooted in justice. Learn more about how you can become a Baptist Peacemaker here.

Briarwood Retirement Community
Briarwood is a non-profit, Continuing Care Retirement Community with a mission to enhance the well-being, independence and personal fulfillment of its residents by providing excellent supportive services consistent with the caring spirit of its founding churches; one of which is the First Baptist Church, Worcester.

Central Massachusetts Baptist Association
A Network of American Baptist Churches.

Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance (CMHA)
The Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance is committed to a leadership role in helping the communities of Greater Worcester and Worcester County respond to the needs of the homeless and near homeless. One way in which First Baptist Church supports this effort is through the Hope for Housing program.

City of Worcester, Massachusetts
Learn about our city and what it offers!

Coalition for Baptist Principles
We are members of diverse Baptist churches, but we hold one thing in common: we care about the principles that have distinguished Baptists.

Colgate Rochester Divinity School
Another American Baptist seminary which trained some of our pastors.

Conference of Baptist Ministers in Massachusetts
Promoting the Union and Usefulness of the American Baptist Clergy in Massachusetts.

Elections Division/My Election Information
Enter the street number and street name of your residence to find information on where to vote, as well as your local and state elected officials.

First Friends Early Care Education Center
First Friends is located in the Education Wing of our church building.

Grotonwood and Oceanwood Camps
Christian summer camp and retreat centers located in Groton, Massachusetts and Ocean Park, Maine. Both are facilities of the American Baptist Association.

Habitat for Humanity® MetroWest/Greater Worcester
FBC has supported the work of Habitat for Humanity® since the Worcester chapter was formed. In fact, Habitat’s office is located in our church building. Check out the latest words from Habitat for Humanity® MetroWest/Greater Worcester.

The Jericho Road Project – Jericho Road Worcester (JRW)
Jericho Road Worcester (JRW) was launched in June 2009 as a cooperative venture spearheaded by the First Baptist and First Unitarian Churches in Worcester. We are volunteering our skills with greater Worcester nonprofits to complete a variety of high impact projects. Consider adding your professional skills and learn more about our mission by visiting the project’s website.

Park Congregational Church

Park Congregational Church was the first church in the United States to have started exclusively as a ministry to children. Originally located in the heart of Worcester’s historic Elm Park, the congregation now holds services each week in our Davis Chapel.

Worcester Interfaith
Worcester Interfaith develops leaders and organizes power for social justice and change. WI’s office is located in our church building.