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As Senior Pastor and on behalf of the family of the First Baptist Church, I want to thank you for visiting our website. At the First Baptist Church, we believe God calls each of us to be engaged in a passionate pursuit of Jesus Christ. There is no higher calling than to seek the Lord with all your heart, and in so doing, to glorify Him. We welcome you to join us in this pursuit. The fact that Jesus died for our sins, was buried, and then rose from the grave is our fundamental belief. He lives today and stands ready to give abundant and eternal life to all those who repent of sin and place their faith in Him. We invite everyone to receive Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord.

What a joy it is to introduce you to our church! At the First Baptist Church, our doors are wide open to people from all backgrounds, regardless of where they are on their spiritual journey.

One of life’s most beautiful words is ‘family’. At the First Baptist Church, we take seriously the Bible’s teaching that Christians are the family of God and therefore brothers and sisters in Christ. As a “family of faith” we seek to worship and serve God, share the good news of the gospel message, and provide the spiritual environment necessary for the believer’s spiritual growth.

In short, you will find us to be a God centered, caring community of individuals who are excited about having the opportunity to extend to you the same love, hope and joy we have received from the Lord. We extend to you a cordial invitation to join us this coming Lord’s Day as the family meets to draw near to God through prayer, thoughtful contemporary songs, traditional hymns and inspiring relevant messages from God’s Word. After the worship service we linger over refreshments, so please take a moment to get to know us better. God bless you.

Sincerely yours in Christ,  
Pastor Keith Axford


   The sermon from June 09, 2019 is posted. Yuri Nakano's report on her mission work in Japan. This and previous sermons can be played back from the Website. .

  • Today– We welcome "our" missionary Yuri Nakano with the North American Baptist Association in Japan.
  • TodaySunday School classes for ages 3-5, 6-8 and Nursery is available for children aged two and under.
  • Today – Last chance to browse through the items remaining from the Clothing Swapheld on the weekend.
  • Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. Leadership Team meeting
  • Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Midweek Service: Praise and Worship, Bible Study and Prayer. Everyone is welcome.
  • Saturday - The church is hosting "Soup and a Bun for $5.00 and a Bake Sale, during the town-wide garage sale.
    Bake Sale starts at 9:00 a.m.
    Lunch starts at 11:00 AM
    MANY ITEMS are needed for the Bake Sale.
    (Not restricted to baking. Home-made preserves, confections, dry mixes and frozen items are also welcome.)
    Please bring donations to the church before 9:00 AM on the 15th.

Please Also Note

  • Offering envelopes are available at the back of the sanctuary.
  • Ladies – Have you signed up for Generation Women? And to help with the Clothing Swap? Sheets in entry and downstairs.
  • The Smoky Lake Food Bank needs canned meat and fish, rice and lunchbox items. You may bring any donations to the church; leave them in the entry.
  • The grass-cutting schedule beside the front door needs names
  • The new Church Family Directory is available in the entry. Help yourself.

Church Services:

  • Wednesday Evenings - 7:00PM  -
  • Sunday Mornings - 11:00AM

Children's Ministry - for ages 2-11 during service time. All children welcome to attend. The Nursery is available for children under two.

Quick Links

Of Note

Sunday School Christmas Concert 2018

Watch a video of the concert

click here to access it on YouTube

News from Cheryl Hoople
Recovery Ministry

Click here to see her latest letter 

Click here to donate to Cheryl's ministry

Our Policy on
Sexual Harassment 

Click here to watch Sexual Misconduct in our Churches – Learn to Spot It. Learn to Stop It. Download time can be extensive

All leaders and all Sunday School Teachers must watch the above video and acquire a criminal check from the RCMP station. Also, it is advisable to visit the Anglican Diocese of Toronto's Webpage on Sexual Harassment where there is access to 4 short training videos.  

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