Mission and Values

What You Will Find at FBC

  • A loving and kind church
  • Sunday School and Small groups for all ages 
  • Expository preaching
  • Engaging worship
  • A commitment to missions
  • Family ministry
  • A church that is centered on the gospel of Jesus Christ

Our Core Values

  • The Word of God: the Bible is authoritative and sufficient in all areas of life and faith
  • Missions: the joyful and obedient response to the Great Commission
  • Unity: the willingness to put others first and to keep the mission of the church central to its practice
  • Family: the God ordained institution for raising children and building healthy communities
  • Corporate Worship: the act of singing songs that glorify God and edify the church
  • Generosity: the willingness to give sacrificially to Christ's church because God gave generously to us in Christ

First Baptist Church is associated nationally with the Southern Baptist Convention and locally with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and the Neuse Baptist Association in Kinston. 

For more information on the specifics of our doctrine, please refer to the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 at: http://www.sbc.net/bfm2000/bfm2000.asp.