To be a body of believers who...
- meet for worship and fellowship,
- study and teach the Bible,
- lead people to Christ by proclaiming the
- support local and international missions,
- minister to human need in the name of
First Baptist Church is a church involved in our
- Last year we donated hats and gloves to the
Rensselaer school so that kids in need could have new gloves and hats.
- We pray as individuals and as a church because
we believe in the power of prayer and we are witnesses to answered
- We regularly pray for people who are ill, our
families, friends, coworkers and our soldiers in Iraq and Afganistan.
- Our prayer chain is available by leaving a
message on the church answering machine or by calling one of the prayer
- The women's guild meets for fellowship, crafts
and bible study.
- In 2009 we dropped our affiliation with the
American Baptist Association and joined the Hudson Baptist Association.
- In 2007 and 2008 we provided some labor and
financial support to our sister church, The Russian Church of Albany,
as they constructed their new building. We praise God for them
and the other HBA churches.
church has been in the community since 1866. First Baptist Church
of Rensselaer was incorporated in 1931.
You can find out more about Christianity and our
denomination by following these links.
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