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First Baptist Church

Leaning From Christ

Matthew 11:28-30

Growing in Christ

Ephesians 4:11-16

Going for Christ

Matthew 28:16-20


Who We Are

Put simply – First Baptist of Freeport, IL exists to glorify God.

What does this look like?
          – sharing the Good News of Jesus (John 14:6)
          – encouraging & discipling believers (1 Thess. 5:11)
          – consistent & continuous development (Col. 3:16)
          – building up & sending out leaders (Matt. 28:19-20)
          – worshiping God in all we think, say & do (Rom. 12:1-2)

Want to learn more? Click the links below to explore.
Service Times     |     Beliefs     |     Ministries     |     Calendar


Ministries & Outreach

As Christians, we are called to know Christ & make Christ known.
Here are a few ways we fulfill that mission:

Sunday A.M. Worship

We invite you to join us every Sunday at 10:45am to experience the joy of worshiping God through a blend of traditional and contemporary worship in music and song.


Want to learn more? Read more here.

Sunday School

Sunday School meets from 9:30am-10:30am



Lift Children's Ministry

We have Children’s Church during the Sunday 10:45 service with Lift curriculum for toddlers and elementary. There three age groups:

Nursery: birth-2 years

Toddlers: 2-4 years



Register for our Vacation Bible School, copy and paste link below

June 20-24 2024



Small Group Bible Study

Come grow in Christ together and join a men’s or women’s small group!

Want more information? contact Pastor Mark at

Intrigued? Read more here.

Global Missions

Declare His glory among the nations” – Psalm 96:3
How do we help fulfill that mission? FBC spiritually and financially supports multiple missionary families.

Get involved by reading more.


Our Leadership Team

Blessed with the responsibility to care for what God paid for with His own blood (Acts 20:28).
Mark and Jennifer Phillips
Pastor Mark and Jennifer Phillips

Jim Jameson

Deacon- picture coming soon


Contact Us

Prayer requests, ministry ideas, opportunities, name it.
We would love to hear from you!
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Call us at:
(office hours vary)

We hope to see you

Sunday @ 9:00am
for worship FYI-We are changing the start time on 3/31/2024 to 10:45am