Rev. Benjamin W. Smith

His call was approved by the congregation for the position of

Associate Pastor on July 18, 2021.

He was ordained by his home church, Northminster Baptist, Jackson, MS

on September 19, 2021.

Upcoming Events

Recent Sermons

September 19, 2021


Some limited on campus activity has begun.
Office hours are not yet standard, please call ahead for an appointment.


Hybrid Worship

10:00am  |   In sanctuary
|  And on Zoom  |

Pre- and Post-Pandemic Fellowship

On Hold Until Further Notice
11:15am  |  Garden Room

Pre- and Post-Pandemic

On Hold Until Further Notice
11:30am  |  Chapel


Check-in Fellowship

5:30pm  |  Online

Wedneday Study

On Hold Until Further Notice
Plans are being made for the fall.
6:00pm  |  Online

Choir Rehearsal

7:15pm  |  As Scheduled with safe distancing through June 2021

Welcoming and Affirming

The practice and policy of the First Baptist Church of Rochester is to welcome into full membership and participation in our faith community all persons who profess Jesus as Lord—regardless of race, class, gender, disability, place of origin, or sexual orientation.

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