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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 Feb 25th, 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 on “Life-Changing Prayer”. Everyone welcome.

Info: Donna @ 780-636-3900.

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

Please Also Note

Craig and Jodi Hennesey have volunteered to start a Children and Youth Ministry for ages 8 to 19, with indoor/outdoor activities once a month on Friday nights or Saturdays. Parents, please contact Craig and Jodiif you are interested in this program for your child(ren). If you’re able to help, let them know when you’re available.

We are collecting items for the Free Store. Please bring your donations to church and put them on the table downstairs:

1)Gently-used infant and children's clothing,

shoes, boots, small toys

2)Men's and women's clothing, suits, coats, etc., plus shoes and boots

3)Small household appliances, kitchen supplies, utensils, all WELL CLEANED

Underwear will not be accepted. All clothing items must be

CLEAN, with no rips or missing buttons.

We are looking for 6-8 able-bodied men to help with the Free Store. It would involve spending 2-4 hours a month at the store, so you would only have to be there once in 3 months or so.

See Val after Worship Service.

Nursery Supervision: Today - Angie

Next Sunday – Donna

The March/April/May issue of Our Daily Bread is available at the back table. Help yourself to a copy. (Also available at Anderson’s, 2nd till.)

A big THANK YOU to everyone who came to help move furniture for Tammy – done in record time! Thanks also to Pat St Jean for the donations. It was truly a blessing.

On the back table you will find some greeting cards for making a donation to the Gideons in honor/memory of someone. Help yourself.

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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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