Worship & Events

Join us for Sunday Worship

10:00 am
First Baptist Church in Needham
858 Great Plain Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Upcoming Events:


Weekly Bible Study

Wednesday Afternoon Bible Study, 1:30pm – 2:30pm
(beginning Feb 1st)

Theology Thursdays, 6:30pm
(our new year begins Feb 9th)
Adult study/Youth study & music
(pizza and salad provided; feel free to bring any additional snacks or drinks if you’d like)

Interfaith, Intergenerational Common Read:
7pm, One Tuesday night a month, February – April!

We have been invited to join the Congregational Church of Needham, UCC and First Parish of Needham Unitarian Universalist for a joint book reading of March, by Representative John Lewis. The book is divided in three parts. Our church will host the discussion for Book One. If you would like to join for this opportunity, let me know. pastordaryn@gmail.com  march

, by Rep. John Lewis

Book One, February 28th at 7 pm
(First Baptist Church in Needham)

Book Two, March 21st at 7 pm
(First Parish in Needham)

Book Three, April 25th at 7 pm
(Congregational Church of Needham)

Join for our joint reading of the National Book Award-winning graphic novel co-written by Representative John Lewis. March is the story of the Civil Rights Movement in three parts, and each Book will be discussed at a different congregation: Book One at First Baptist, Book Two at First Parish, and Book Three at the Congregational Church. Youth and adults are welcome to attend all or any of the discussions. March: Books One, Two, & Three can be ordered through Amazon.com or our local bookstore, New England Mobile Book Fair. I can also order for you, and you can pick the book up in my office.


Preaching Schedule



1st – Christmas Week 2, Carol Sing: Sing in the New Year! 
John 1:1-14, “Welcoming God” (Communion Sunday)   

08th – Snow Day

15th – Epiphany (a week belated)
         Matthew 2:1-12, “A Season of Epiphanies”

Saturday, 21st –   Service of Ordination, 4pm
for Pastor Daryn Stylianopoulos
First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain

633 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

22nd – Gregory Mobley and Daryn Stylianopoulos

1 Samuel 3:1-10, “Speak, Lord”
Mark 1:14-20, “If You but Follow Me”

Sunday, 22nd –  Service of Installation, 3pm
In celebration of our newly called pastor,
Rev. Daryn Bunce Stylianopoulos
First Baptist Church in Needham
858 Great Plain Avenue, Needham, MA 02492
Please RSVP to the church office for the installation
781-400-5867, 1stbaptistchurchneedham@comcast.net  

29th – Micah 6:1-8, “Our Next Steps”

February   –

“Lights of the World”
Winter Worship Series

5th – “Green Light from God”
(Communion Sunday)

12th – “Perpetual Light”


19th – “Strung Together”


26th – “Increase Your Wattage”


March (TBD)

1st – Ash Wednesday Service, 6pm (Communion Sunday)

5th –

12th –

19th –

26th –

April (TBD)

2nd – (Communion Sunday)

9th –

16th – Easter Sunday!  Christ is Risen!