Please note these schedule changes and upcoming events:

New Sunday Service Schedule:

Contemporary Worship at 9 am
Discipleship Hour at 10:15 am
Traditional Worship at 11 am (new time)

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Evita Auditions Scheduled for February 1-3

The Happy Ending Lyric Players will present Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical “Evita” this spring, with performances scheduled for April 8-17. Directed by G. Michael Skerritt, and with an orchestra led by Dr. Robert Schneider, the production will be set in the magnificent sanctuary of First Baptist Church. Auditions for all roles will be held at FBC for interested singers and performers February 1-3, at 7 pm.  For more information, contact Mike Skerritt here.



Harriet Tubman Opera February 7

Oberlin Opera Theater and Cleveland Opera Theater are proud to present “Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom” on Sunday, February 7 at First Baptist Church. In this opera, composer Nkeiru Okoye depicts Harriet Tubman’s journey of courage and strength. The presentation will be at 2:00 pm in the church sanctuary, preceded by a pre-show lecture from 1:15-1:45 pm in Spahr Center. Admission is free.


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Red Cross Blood Drive February 14

Give the gift of love this Valentine’s Day!  FBC will host a blood drive on the 14th from 9:30 am – 1:30 pm.  Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.  Please consider making an appointment now.  There are a few ways to speed the process up:

  • you can download the donor app and schedule your own appointment
  • visit to sign up
  • call 1-800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767) to schedule by phone
  • Walk-ins are always welcome, but there may be a slightly longer wait time

Schedule your appointment now, and give the gift of life!

About Us

The First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland is a fellowship, seeking to live in the way of Jesus amid the challenges of a changing world.

In living out this mission, FBC seeks to be:

OUR CALL – The First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland transforms lives by deepening personal relationships with Jesus Christ.

OUR RESPONSE – We carry out this purpose by answering Jesus’ call to love God, love each other, love all people, and make disciples.

OUR IDENTITY – First Baptist Church is a scripturally-driven body that is an accepting, multi-cultural, inclusive, and creative community of faith.

First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland
3630 Fairmount Blvd. in Shaker Heights, OH  44118
phone: (216) 932-7480
fax: (216) 932-8554