First Baptist Church, Forest City:Close to each other, Close to God

  • Sunday School: 9:45 am
  • Sunday Worship: 11:00 am
  • Wed. Prayer mtg.: 6:30 pm


    We are an inclusive church with a progressive liturgical, yet traditional, worship style. Diversity is celebrated in all of its richness at First Baptist Church. We believe that this is central to our heritage as Baptists and to our identity as Christians. So come, be who you are, and become more of what God would have you be. Join us as we draw closer to each other in order to grow closer to God.

    Senior Pastor
    First Baptist Church, Forest City, N.C. ( is seeking a full-time senior pastor for a 160-plus-year-old church located in the foothills of North Carolina. We are a moderate, traditional Baptist fellowship primarily aligned with CBF but having SBC and BSCNC ties. Qualifications include a degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school and 5-10 years of pastoral experience. Applicants should submit a résumé with references to or to Pastor Search Committee, First Baptist Church, 211 W. Main St., Forest City, NC 28043. Responses are due by Dec. 31.

    Our Mission Statement:

    We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us.
    And our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son, Jesus Christ. (I John 1:3)

    211 West Main Street Forest City, NC 28043 828-245-6626