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Virtual Mitten Tree

With Your Help We Can Make It Happen! This Christmas is going to be different than most we have celebrated in many years. The current pandemic has changed the lives of so many around our neighborhood and city. We have a little money in our Mission & Social Concerns budget for the “Mitten Tree” but […]

Nocturne – Songs of Night and Dreams

Sunday, November 8th at 11:30PM Angela Zawada, Soprano presents a solo recital accompanied by Adam Whiting to benefit the Music & Fine Arts program at First Baptist Church. Angela, currently studying with Richard Anderson, will present music by Handel, Mozart, Schumann, Faure’ and Samuel Barber that vividly demonstrated her ability to show pathos, contemplation, sadness […]

Welcome Back

Livestream Worship on Sundays at 10:00 AM Due to increased levels of COVID-19 our in-person worship has been suspended until further notice. We will continue with Christian education classes and most small groups in a virtual setting. Check our calendar or the updates page for the current schedule. All of our plans may change depending […]

2020 Women’s Retreat Registration

Saturday, August 29, starting at 9:30 a.m. Registration now open. Complete the registration form below. Mail or drop off your check. Checks should be made payable to First Baptist Church and mailed to Jen Bopple or dropped off at church office before Sunday, August 16.  > Register Here <

Free Mobile Pantry Food Giveaway

Fresh Fruit and Vegetables from the Greater Cleveland Food Bank A mobile pantry is a Greater Cleveland Food Bank truck full of food that is brought to a central location where clients can pick up food, as they would from a regular pantry. Mobile pantries distribute the healthiest and most nutritious food at the Food Bank. A […]

Church Schedule Updates

Visit our YouTube LIVE channel at 10:00 AM on Sunday mornings. Pastor Kregg Burris will deliver his message. We are all suffering from the impact of the COVID-19 isolation, shut-downs, stock-declines, and/or possible sickness. Christianity has a unique “theology of suffering” which is distinct from other world religions. We are called to support each other, take due care, […]

Spiritual Gifts

God calls us as believers to discover and use our spiritual gifts in order to grow the Church in Spirit and in numbers. FBC needs your gifts. Join us online for an in-depth study this Spring during our “Lenten Celebration of Spiritual Gifts.” We offer eight weekly classes online for your convenience — Examine the […]

Remembering Jane Maier Smith – Artist

August 9, 1929 — December 24, 2019 Jane was born in Woodbury, New Jersey and came to Ohio to attend Oberlin College where she studied studio art. That’s where she met her future husband, George who was in Pre-Med/Chemistry. They were married in 1954 while George was in his fourth year of medical school. In […]