FBC gets Front Page coverage on our 250 year anniversary and our goal to impact Haverhill for Jesus! Here is the original article I wrote for the paper, part of which was used. We also appeared in the editorial concerning our city's Heroin Fight What's all that construction at First Baptist Church all about? You know, the tall red brick one on Main Street? You may have noticed the new parking lot across from the CVS on Arlington Street. You may also have noticed the drywall trucks, the heating system vehicles and the A/V equipment vans parked out front. It’s the place that offers free clothes and bathroom supplies during the week, and free meals on Sunday afternoon. You may have thought, “What is going on at that church?” First Baptist Church is an old church This year we celebrate our 250 year anniversary. Yes, you read that right. Back in 1765 a fiery Baptist pastor by the name of Hezekiah Smith founded the first Baptist church in Haverhill, aptly name
The lamp-posts are poetical...the lamp-post really has the whole poetry of man, for no other creature can lift a flame so high and guard it so well. --G K Chesterton, London Times July 24, 1909.