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Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

If you are considering relocating to our area, we would love to have you be our guest for Sunday School and worship.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age
  • A corporate outlet for truth-filled and moving praise and worship

In His Care,

Contact Us

First Baptist Church
682 South Lauderdale St.
Memphis, Tennessee 38126
Telephone: 1-888-523-0501
Fax: (901) 523-0576

Regular Schedule

  • Worship
    – 11:00 AM
  • Sunday School
    – 9:30 AM
  • Children & Youth Tutoring
    – 4:00 PM to 5:25 PM
  • Children & Youth Bible Study
    – 5:30 PM to 7:10 PM
  • Whosoever Will Choir Rehearsal Tuesday before the third Sunday
    – 7:00 PM
  • Adult Choir Rhearsal
    – 7:00 PM
  • Adult Bible Study
    – 6:15 PM
  • Prayer Fellowship
    – 7:15 PM
  • Whosoever Will Choir Rehearsal Thurday before the third Sunday
    – 7:00 PM
  • Children’s Choir Rehearsals Second and Third Saturday
    – 11:00 AM
  • Girl Scouts
    – 11:00 AM
  • Whosoever Will Choir Rehearsal Saurday before the third Sunday
    – 12:00 PM


Women' Day-April 27, 2014

This year’s theme: "The Heart and Soul of a Christian Woman" - (Luke 1:46-55).

The guest speaker will be Dr. Catherine B. Saulsberry from Calvary New Life Temple COGIC. Music will be rendered by the Women' chorus.

We hope to see you for this very special celebration. Please mark your calendars for Sunday, April 27, 11:00 a.m. First Baptist Church Lauderdale, 682 S. Lauderdale Street.

Activities During Women's Month

A month of wonderful activities have been set into motion.

Saturday, April 5- “Black Pearl Sings” playing at the Hattiloo Theater, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 12—Women’s Ministry Meeting from 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. to be held at the church.

Sunday, April 13—Sunday Breakfast at 8:00 a.m. Sis. LaTrossica Wilson, founder, “A World of Miracles for Autism”, with special guests, David & Tiffany Greenlee, Co-owners of “The Live Foundation for Children with Autism”, and their son D’Cameran Greenlee. This month is Autism Awareness month and we look forward to the viable information our guests will present. Please come and be informed; invite family and friends.


Liturgical rehearsals—Saturday, April 5, & 19 from 10:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.; Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m.—10:00 a.m. All rehearsals will be at the church.

Saturday, April 26—Book/Club Brunch—10:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m. at the Mustard Seed, Inc. location. Book title: “Kept: One Woman’s Helter-Skelter Journey Through Life” with author Delphine Mitchell-Brown. Books may be purchased online for $15.99 at Barnes and Noble.



Clubs/Auxiliaries/Committees/Other Announcements

 Children’s Choir Rehearsals

The rehearsals are scheduled for Saturday, April 12 & 19 at 11:00 a.m. Yvonne Holmes, Minister of Music

Official Family Meeting

The board meeting will  be held on Saturday, April 12,  10:00 a.m., at the Mustard Seed, Inc. location.

Laymen’s Breakfast

Sunday, April 13—8:00 a.m.

Sponsored by the women’s day activity committee.

H. Clarke Nabrit Nursing Home Project

Saturday, April 19, 2 p.m. Ashton Healthcare & Rehab. Facility

Sunday School Teachers Meeting

The meeting will be omitted this month.

Isaac White, Jr., Supt.

The Memphis Baptist Congress of Christian Education

The April meeting will be held on Sunday, April 20,  3:00 p.m., Salem Gilfield Baptist Church, 3176 Kimball. All teachers and workers are asked to attend. Supt. Isaac White, Jr.

Sunday School Easter Rehearsals

Easter rehearsals will be each Sunday during the Sunday school hour and on April 12, & 19 beginning at 10:00 a.m.  The Easter egg hunt will be held on Saturday, April 19, following Easter rehearsal. Please make sure your children (child) have their speeches. The Easter program will be held on Sunday, April 20, 10:00 a.m.

Lenten Folders Dedication

The Lenten folders will be dedicated on Easter Sunday, April 20 during the worship service.

Scholarship & Recognition Committee

Parents are being asked to report their children’s report cards to the committee or faxed to the church office by Tuesday, April 15 for recognition on Sunday, April 20.

The Tennessee Progressive Baptist Council

The next meeting will take place on Thursday, April 24, at First Baptist Church, Lauderdale, 10:30 a.m. Let us plan to attend, and welcome our guest.

Deacons & Trustees Wives  Auxiliary

A special thanks to the auxiliary for donating dish towels to the kitchen ministry. The auxiliary has taken on several projects to enhance the surroundings within the church.

Sis. Betty Miles, President



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