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On-line services:

We are now holding Sunday Worship Services at the church and online via "Zoom" for those who cannot attend in person. Also Wedensday night meetings are held in Zoom. Zoom is a video conferencing service which brings a live event to your laptop or smartphone. Click on the following link:
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Services are on Sundays at 11:00 AM and on Wednesday at 7:00 PM

If you need help, please send an email to webmaster@smokylakebaptist.ca and we will assist you. Sermons will continue to be posted on the Website weekly when we can.

Our Future Home

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 for Sunday, May 19, 2024 is posted. This and previous sermons can be played back from the Website. 

This Week in Our Church

Today – Sunday School for ages 4 and older.

Nursery available for the little ones.

Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. –Bible Study. Everyone welcome. Info: Donna @ 780-636-3900.

Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.–Midweek Service on Zoom.

Thursday, 6:30 p.m. – Alpha at the Whitelaw's. A meal is followed by a video at 7:00 and discussion. If you cannot attend in person, join via Zoom. For more details contact Ross at 780-656-3532.

Coming Events

May 21, 5:00 p.m. – Church Leadership Committee meeting
May 25, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. - Free Store, open to the public
Please Also Note

The grass is growing and we need volunteers to mow it! Please sign up at the front door for a turn. Mower, trimmer and fuel supplied. See Sharon.

The Free Store needs the following items:

Kitchen utensils

Food storage containers for pasta, cereal, etc.


Small appliances

Summer clothing

Bring your donations to the church or to the store (preferably to the store). Please do not donate any furniture.


Nursery Supervision: Today -Jodi

Next Sunday – Josephine

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Of Note

Fundraising Campaign

Click Here to watch Campaign Video


The Year in Review - 2023

Click Here - Thanks to Marissa Lopez


Some students from the University of Lethbridge create a video conception of a flyover of the new church

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