Southern Baptist Church in Mississippi County, Arkansas
First Baptist Church Blytheville is a church that is part of the Southern Baptist Convention. Established in the late 1800s, we are an old church with a new vision for the future. We welcome and invite everyone to join us for worship.
Our Sunday Schedule
Every Sunday at 9:15 AM, various people gather for Sunday school classes
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM, our connection worship offers worship that incorporates the most significant elements of both traditional and contemporary worship
Live Connection Worship
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM, Connection Worship is broadcast on Ritter Cable TV channel 21 and Facebook Live.
We invite and welcome everyone to join us for our service. We also offer preschool care for kids.
Wednesday Night Schedule
From 5:00 to 5:40 PM, the Fellowship Hall serves dinner in the building directly behind the office complex. Please reserve your place. At 5:45 PM, we organize the following events:
Preschool FBC Kids with Kayla
FBC Kids (1st thru 5th grade)
Youth S.W.A.T. (6th thru 12th grade)
Adult Prayer Gathering
Senior Adult Ministry
We have a very active Senior Adult Ministry that we named “Senior Moments”. Our group participates in community events and monthly fellowship gatherings. Come and be a part of what God is doing through our Senior Moments group.
For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end. (Ps. 48:14)
Jesus reminds us that if we abide in Him, we will bear fruit. The qualification for fruit bearing is abiding in Him, not our age bracket.
The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the LORD, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The LORD is upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.” (Ps. 92:12-15)
Wee Care Day Care
FBC Blytheville has the most successful daycare in the city. The best care is provided to your lovely child by staff members who are trained and highly skilled. Call our director Cindy Byford at +1 (870) 763-0399 to learn more.
FBC Student Ministries
Sanctuary & FBC Children
Every week in the Sanctuary, we encourage people to participate in worship with us. Our newly remodeled nursery offers preschool care for this service and all others. Return to church for a happy Sunday. Our Wee Care ministry is also open!
Children's Sunday School & Children's Church
Children are the focus of Sundays at First Baptist Church. Every Sunday, children are well taken care of and enjoy a time of learning God's Word and life-guiding principles.
Children attend Sunday school at 9:15 in a program specifically tailored to their age or academic grade
Children begin worship at 10:30 AM and then leave with our vetted staff to participate in Children's Church, a particular time of worship exclusively for them
FBC Kids is now on Wednesday nights in our choir practice space for first to fifth-grade students at 5:45 PM.
At FBC, we love kids! We devote a lot of time, effort, and prayer to our children's programming because of this.
Family Nights @ FBC
Our monthly special events, such as a family night at the movies, family skate night, and family art night, are scheduled to resume soon. You must register for this event for us to have adequate supplies for everyone. Keep an eye out for these events on our website, social media, and the lit board on Walnut Street.
Can children be baptized? Yes, but only if they have reached the point of repentance and faith in Jesus as their personal Lord and Savior. Baptism aims to publicly declare one's trust in the Lord Jesus, not to atone for original sin. The only children who have the right to profess him via baptism are those who have been saved. If parents have a question or wish to schedule their child's baptism, they should make an appointment with our Pastor.
You are a new creation. Faith in God transforms us. No one can experience perfect love and grace and not live differently. But when you follow Jesus, God gives you a new life on a spiritual, eternal level. You are given the Holy Spirit to help and assure you that you are God's. God forgives your sin and declares you to be righteous. You are created anew. Now, this doesn't mean you'll stop liking strawberry ice cream; it only means that God now defines your life. He offers you a reason to live and hope.
You're an Ambassador
Contrary to popular belief, we feel the most secure in our new identities when we stop living for ourselves and begin to live for Christ. This is shocking considering how many people in our culture teach us that life is all about our success and happiness. But we can't continue to live the same way when God has so thoroughly transformed us. This verse states that we are now Christ's ambassadors. Sharing God's love, truth, and forgiveness is something we can do actively and effectively. Like us, we want other people to experience this freedom.