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Directions

First Baptist Church is located at 110 Gwyn Avenue, Elkin, 28621. The church is located just north of downtown Elkin, just off of Market Street. Look for the double steeple. (Click on the red marker on the map to see a larger map and get customized directions).

Inclement Weather

Is the weather outside frightful? Are you wondering if church will happen today? Stay tuned to WXII Channel 12 news and our church's Facebook page for the latest on closings and cancellations.

Welcome to First Baptist Church!

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First Baptist Church seeks to be a community of faith which helps one another to love, live, grow, and go like Jesus. 

Regardless of who you are, where you've been, or what you value, our aim is to receive you as Christ. 

There's room for you here at First Baptist Church! Please join us this Sunday for worship at 11:00. We look forward to meeting you and hope for the opportunity to learn more about your journey.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear on Sunday? 
We invite you to wear whatever makes you most comfortable. There is no dress code. When you visit, you will see a variety of dress: coats and ties, dresses, polo shirts, and jeans. Come as you are.

How would you describe worship?
The worship service is traditional with a blend of contemporary elements, liturgical with an informal family feel, and lasts one hour. The congregation sings traditional hymns and praise choruses, and music and preaching play a central role. 

Will my family or me be called out?
We value your privacy, and to that end invite you to share your name and address with us by way of a visitor card, which you will find in the pew.  There is a brief time of greeting before worship; however, none of these should draw widespread attention to you or your family.  If you desire less interaction and more privacy, the balcony provides a bit more anonymity and a nice view.

What kind of Baptists are you?
We proudly affiliate with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF). As a CBF partner, we share in the support of missionaries around the globe and advocate for historic Baptist distinctive, like freedom and responsibility.  Most Baptists in our area would describe us as "different."  Our pastor is glad to speak with you about just what that means.

What do you offer youth and children?
Sunday mornings at First Baptist Church offer youth and children of all ages an opportunity for learning and fellowship through Bible Study beginning at 9:50.  Several Connect Groups are simultaneously offered for adults. Wednesday’s during the school year (Elkin City School calendar) offers additional activities including music and bible study. The church offers special events for both groups throughout the year.

Where are you located?
First Baptist Church is located at 110 Gwyn Avenue, Elkin, 28621. The church is located just north of downtown Elkin, just off of Market Street. Look for the double steeple.

Where do I go when I arrive?
Enter the parking lot off of Gwyn Avenue to access visitor parking closest to the visitor center. Additional parking is provided to the rear of the church. Greeters will be available to assist you with any need you may have.

Who can I contact for more information?

Please call Sherry at the church office at 336.835.1998. She can put you in touch with any of the ministers or assist you with arranging an appointment.