October 17, 1876
Members of the State Street Baptist Church, Springfield, MA dismissed to form First Baptist Church.
December 21, 1910
Original church building destroyed by fire.
February 21, 1911
New church building dedicated.
November 2, 1929
Eva Knight, one of First Baptist's members, set sail for China where she served as a missionary until her death in 1936.
April 17, 1970
Current church facility dedicated.
April 18, 2004
Church addition dedicated; including new classrooms, nursery, and full handicap accessibility.
To guide people to experience home in Christ
together, side by side, bring people into a loving, encouraging, welcoming atmosphere;
engage in fellowship, discipleship, and celebration;
discover each others' gifts and put them to use for the Kingdom; and
do all of this in and with Jesus Christ, our Savior.
Jesus Christ is Our Lord and Savior
The Bible is the Divinely Inspired Word of God
God gives His children spiritual gifts to minister to others
God calls us to join for worship, prayer, instruction, fellowship, and service