A BRIEF HISTORY OF OUR CHURCH:
First Baptist Church of Monterey was founded by a small group of Christians who were hungry to have their own local church. In the past they had traveled to Salinas to attend a church that fit their convictions, but this grew taxing on their time and resources, and so they began to meet together for prayer right here in their own city! The group began to grow, and by April of 1910, a young lady named Bessie McKim decided to organize a Sunday School to care for and teach the young children of those who attended the prayer meetings. God continued to bless the group and more and more members were added to their numbers. With that in mind the group decided to take the next logical step: They held their first service! That was ….
FIND THE PLACE FOR YOU
At First Baptist Monterey we have a number of ways that you and your family can connect with the church family. Our warm hearts and hands invite you to join us in one of the weekly Bible studies or fellowship activities. Take a look at the News and Events calendar to see what's going on in the upcoming days. Review the list of ministries and worship activities to discover your place to belong.
HEAR, SEE, AND READCan't make it to service? Trying to learn more about the teaching ministries of First Baptist Monterey? Missed last weekend's message? Our videos (Safe Harbor) and weekly podcast are available 24 hours a day.
That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.