First Baptist Memphis is a Midtown congregation that seeks to follow Christ by practicing hospitality, community, dialogue, and service.


Inclement Weather Update

Due to inclement weather, Sunday, January 16, 2022, First Baptist Church will have worship only. Sunday School classes will not meet today.


Changes to Worship and FBC’s Mask Policy

  • Masks are required for everyone, ages two and older (including those fully vaccinated) while in the building. This includes moving throughout the building, in the Sanctuary, and in Sunday School classes.
  • Ministers and lay worship leaders may remove their masks while speaking from the pulpit and put their masks back on before being seated.
  • Sunday School classes will not meet in-person Sunday, January 2, 2022 due to the high case number of Covid-19 cases.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please keep your church, its leaders, our city, and our nation in your prayers.

Please click the link to review the Reopening policies.


Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Issues Statement on Racial Justice

Click here to read CBF’s statement.


70th Anniversary Organ Recital

First Baptist Church 70th Anniversary Dedicatory Recital December 12, 3:00 pm On December 9, 1951, the new 4-manual, 44-rank, 2885-pipe Wicks organ at First Baptist Church was dedicated in a concert recital by the late Adolph Steuterman, organist and choirmaster at...

Hanging of the Greens

We will usher in the season of Advent with a special Hanging of the Green service on Sunday, November 28 at 11 am. As we worship, we’ll prepare the sanctuary for the season.

Director of Music at First Baptist Church

Application Deadline November 1, 2021 Director of Music at First Baptist Church of Memphis Job Description 2021 Responsibilities include: a. Responsible for leading, coordinating, enlisting, encouraging, promoting, and educating all members of the congregation in...

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