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

Join us for a season of Seuss –
Sept 8 – Nov 17, Thursday nights at 6pm

Guided by The Gospel according to Dr. Seuss, by James Kemp, and the Holy Spirit, we plan to gather this fall to explore the insights of Dr. Seuss and their relevance to the good news of our Christian faith.  We hope you can join us!

DrSeuss Study


Preaching Schedule



14th,  10:00am –
Join us for a Service of Celebration and Blessing honoring Gregory Mobley and his service to our church.  Greg will begin a new journey this fall as a faculty member of Yale Divinity School.  We send him forth with our prayers and blessings.   


21st – Luke 13:10-17, “Blessing on the Sabbath”

28th – Luke 14:1, 7-14, “The Best of Times, The Worst of Times”
Children will remain in worship for the sermon and the blessing of the backpacks



4th – Guest Preacher, Ashley Anderson

11th -John 3:13-17, “For God So Loved the World”; guest liturgist, Art Gordon

18th – Guest Preacher, Art Gordon

25th – Mission Sunday: Refugee Resettlement Awareness, Kick-off campaign and resource drive for International Institute of New England
Guest speakers:
Marilyn Raatz,International Ministries Missionary to South Africa
Rafal F. Thaher, local refugee



2nd – 2 Timothy 1:1-14, “The Good Treasure: Faith of our Grandmothers”; guest liturgist, Ashley Anderson (Communion Sunday)

9th – Luke 17:11-19, “Thank You Notes”

16th – Guest Preacher, Holly Benzenhafer

23rd – Luke 18:9-14, “The Jesus Prayer”; guest liturgist, Holly Benzenhafer



6th – Luke 19:1-10, “As the Savior Passed that Way” (Communion Sunday)

13th – Isaiah 65:17-25, “The Joy and Delight of the Lord”

20th – Thanksgiving Meal, Psalm 46, “Behold the Works of the Lord”

Join us at First Baptist Church in Needham as we gather in community for the Needham Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, 4pm.  We are honored this year to host this celebration of gratitude.    

Advent Begins

November 27th – 1st Sunday of Advent



4th – 2nd Sunday of Advent (Communion Sunday)

11th – 3rd Sunday of Advent

18th – 4th Sunday of Advent
           Blue Christmas Service, 7pm

24th – Candlelight Christmas Eve, 7pm

25th – Christmas Day!,  10am worship




1st – Hymn Sing: Sing in the New Year

8th – Epiphany (Communion Sunday)

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5th – (Communion Sunday)

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

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2nd – (Communion Sunday)

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16th – Easter Sunday!  Christ is Risen!





Join us for Sunday Worship

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

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