First Baptist Church of South Plainfield

Our Mission

‘Led by the Love of God, we are a caring family of faith, committed to spiritual growth and ministering to those in need.’

About First Baptist and It’s History

The Community of faith now known as the First Baptist Church of South Plainfield began meeting on December 11, 1792, over two hundred years ago. Initially the Samptown Baptist Church, we were first housed on the land which is now known as Hillside Cemetery at Samptown. Now over two hundred years later, we are now located at 201 Hamilton Blvd. After many years of changes, our church still stands strong.

Service Times

Weekly worship is held on Sundays at 10:30 AM and Sunday School is held at 9:30 AM. Please look at the calendar on this site for more upcoming events.

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Armor of God Workshop

The Renewal Team invites you to join us this coming Saturday, May 30, from 9 AM – 1 PM for a morning to grow, worship and fellowship together. We will be exploring Ephesians 6:10-18, the Armor of God. Together, we will explore this passage and how it encourages our own faith journey’s and what God …

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Church Picnic and Youth Sunday – June 14

On Sunday, June 14, we will hold our annual Youth Sunday and Church Picnic. Our regular worship service will be led by the youth of our church. We will also recognize all the children and youth of the church, and especially those who are graduating high school. We will also recognize those young adults who …

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Walk by the Cross

Palm Sunday – March 29 at 5 PM Let us take a journey through holy week. Invite your family and friends to this free program for all ages as we journey from Palm Sunday to Easter. Dinner will be served. Our Journey Will Include: making crosses from palms, sampling the meal from the Last Supper, praying …

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What’s ‘New’ in New Year

Pastor Jesse Nietzer Another year has gone by and a new year has begun. With the year 2015 just starting, what do you have planned? We often make resolutions when we chime in the new year to do something different. But when we hit the next year, how often do we find that we have …

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