First Baptist Church Elizabeth City, NC

Discover. Explore. Serve. Together



Matthew 28: 19-20

 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Acts 1:8

 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

Our Mission at The First Baptist Church is to align with, lead and coordinate the local, regional, and global mission of the church community.   We provide practical help in the form of food, clothing, money, and other identified needs, both within the congregation and beyond it.  We seeks to improve the well-being of people in order to continue making a difference, as inspired by the life of Jesus Christ.  We not only preach the Gospel to people, but also have programs that to help our neighbors and friends.  Below are some of these programs.


Prayer Ministry


Each Monday Evening in the Garrett Chapel, we meet at 7:00 PM for prayer and to pray for others.  If you would like to request a prayer, you can fill out this form.  It will be completely anonymous.

Prayer Subject

Prayer Request


 Food Pantry & Clothing Closet

food pantryOur Food Pantry and the Clothing Closet isclothescloset
open on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. This It is done in conjunction with the Food Bank.of the Albemarle.  The Clothing Closet provides new or gently used articles of clothing to those in need.

 Panera Bread on Sundays



Another Mission of the First Baptist Church is to provide bread.   Panera Bread graciously provides their extra bread to our church for distribution on Sunday after church.  Last year, we over $21,000 worth of “goodies”.  This was over 12,250 items.


Sunday Lunch

IMG_5297The First Baptist Church as a part of our Mission provides Sunday Meals to those in our community.  This is done through the S.O.U.L.S. (Serving Others in Unity and Love) Meals Ministry for the hungry and needy in our community to make sure they are fed healthy meals in a loving, caring environment.

The meals are served approximately at 12:30 PM.


Cheerios Breakfast

A light breakfast is provided for children on Sunday mornings before Sunday School.


Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina

For more details check out