Staff Transitions

The church is recognizing the retirement of Margaret Johnson-March 25, 2021 (18+ years) and Don Vigus, April 1, 2021 (42 years).  Both long term employees who made an impact in our church and community.  The Personnel Committee continues to work on a plan to properly celebrate these wonderful people.  Covid-19 restrictions continue to limit...

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A Message For This Week

March 30 – Holy Week | Jim Everette – Holy Week always brings with it an assortment of thoughts and emotions for me, and probably for you as well. I try to get some time alone each day to reflect on the remarkable love that God demonstrates for all of humanity...

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Regathering Updates

First Baptist Church Wilmington is currently closed to in-person worship due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We will resume in-person worship on May 2nd, downtown in the sanctuary. We will continue to offer online worship as well as in person at 9 & 11 am. Please scroll down for...

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Pastor Transition News

Times of transition can be unsettling with many questions still to be answered.  But they can also be rich times of trusting in God and watching his plans and provision unfold.  Let us look to the future together with hope and confidence that God has great things in store for First...

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Job Openings

Join our team! First Baptist Church is a dynamic mission focused faith community committed to seeing generation after generation become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ!

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2021 Spiritual Leadership

Spiritual leaders help us become like Jesus. They look where Jesus is leading, listen to His voice, and try to become like Him; then they invite us to do the same. 

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Staff Chat

Watch Staff Chat to hear from our FBC Staff Ministers. Share with us topics or ideas for our next staff chat (Click HERE). Staff Chat Episode 24 — Happy Spring! Let’s catch up as we share upcoming opportunities for adults, students and kids. Good things are happening at First Baptist Church and...

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Opportunities to SERVE

Making a difference in our community is a huge part of our churches identity. We call that mission. God’s mission is to put a broken world back together one person at a time and we’re invited to be a part of that mission. Mission is not something we just do- it...

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Hunkered Down Homilies

Writings and things to ponder by Dr. Jim Baldwin, Minister to Senior Adults, during this time of COVID-19. Enjoy!! This week’s Homilies – – April 1 – “Look”: One year ago this week I wrote the first Hunkered Down Homily. Covid-19 had become a new word in our vocabulary and a...

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Stained Glass Reflections

Stained Glass Reflections are meditations written by a member of our church reflecting on one of the four stained glass windows in our chapel. We invite you to create a mosaic of your own. This could be from broken tiles, rocks, beans, strips of paper or whatever you have on hand....

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