Christmas Eve Communion Service

Join us this Christmas Eve at 6p for a time of worship as we celebrate the birth of Christ and remember his death on the cross as the payment for our sins. 

TN Tech is Back!

At FBC, we love our college students and want to be a place in Cookeville where you can grow as a follower of Jesus and find community to support you in that walk. Each week there are several connection points:

Worship is at 10:00a in the Worship Center on the 2nd floor. You will find many of our college students up in the middle section close to the front.
“Lunch & the Word” (College Small Group) meets 11:30a in the Fellowship Hall. Each Sunday we have lunch together and do a Bible study. Join us as we work our way through Hebrews. If you and your small group would like to help by preparing a lunch for our students, contact Alex at

Common Ground (Worship service with TN Tech BCM at 8p. More info at

College Bible Study begins at 8p in 1st floor Cafe

Contact Alex for more details how you can be a part of the college ministry and impact Tennessee Tech!

St. Lucia Mission Trip

March 6-13, 2015, FBC will be taking a team of college students to St. Lucia to work with our church planting partner, Nat. We will have to opportunity to go into several schools and churches to share the Gospel in addition to other opportunities around the island. Come spend Spring Break and carry out the Great Commission in St. Lucia. You can download our information pack for this trip right here. A $200 deposit is needed to secure your spot on our 10 person team. Contact Alex for more information.

New Small Groups Start August 3rd

The first Sunday in August begins a new year in all of our small groups. Children and students get promoted to the next grade. High School seniors join the college group. This is a time of new connections for our children and students, but also can be for our adults. If you haven’t found a small group to do life and learn the Bible with then check out our list of small groups or have us help you find one here.

Senior Pastor Search Committee Named

On May 7th, the church unanimously approved the Senior Pastor Search Committee that was proposed to the church. The Senior Pastor Search Committee is made up of the following seven people:
Jim Viar (Chair)
Greg Steeves
John Zhu
Andrew Hetzel
Sue Boyd
Bethany Timmerman
Tara Masters

Please be in prayer for this committee as they begin the search for the next Senior Pastor to lead First Baptist.