MORNING BIBLE STUDY - Are you looking for a place to enjoy fellowship and stimulating conversation? Our Morning Bible Study meets at 10 am on Wednesdays. We are seeking new fresh faces to add to our group.
Come join us on Wednesdays!



A Youth Meeting is scheduled for May 6th from 5:00 - 6:30pm.



Register for church camp through First Baptist Church and we will pay half of your child’s camp fee. Scholarships are available for the family’s portion of the fees.
Dates, Camp, Grade, entering Fee
June 10-14 Explorer 1st—2nd $195
June 10-16 Leadership 9th—12th $265
June 15-16 First Timers K—1st $70
June 17-23 Trailblazer 5th—6th $265
June 18-22 DAY Camp 1st—6th $135
June 24-29 Princess Girls 5th—7th $265
July 1-7 Senior High 9th-2018 grads $270
July 8-14 Challenge 7th—8th $265
July 15-21 Discovery 3rd-4th $265
July 29-Aug 2 Heroes Boys 5th-7th $265

Help us meet our goal of sending 35 campers
to camp this year! Invite friends, neighbors, grandchildren...registration materials are available in the narthex.


The Fellowship Guild will host their Mother/Daughter Carry-in on Monday, May 14th at 6:00 p.m. Please bring table service and a covered dish to share. Meat and drinks will be provided. Music will be provided by
Grace Methodist Bell Choir.


  • Boat Church Time 7:44am
  • Sunday School Time 9:30am
  • Morning Worship Indoors 10:30am


First Baptist will be hosting the Free Meal at Grace United Methodist Church on Wed., May 16. Thanks to everyone that provided groceries and came to help in April. We served 208 meals. We always need additional volunteers to support this important ministry. If you would like to make a monetary donation, checks can be written to First Baptist Church with “Free Meal” written on the memo line.


Men of Rochester, you are invited to join us for men’s prayer group! We will be meeting Monday, May 14th at the First Baptist Church at 7pm. Any man who has an interest in praising God and being encouraged in their faith should attend! Contact Braden Chandler, 223-2367 if you have any questions.

MISSION FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2018: Tippecanoe Baptist Camp

“Camp is an oasis of Christian community that surrounds persons with God’s redeeming love and enables them to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ as they continue their journey of faith.” This is the Mission of Camp Tippy located in North Webster Indiana. Our concentration for mission throughout the month of May will be giving to the camp’s needs. In considering this mission for the summer campers, please take a moment to check out the Camp Tippy website at Please make checks payable to the church and mark “Camp Tippy” on the memo line. Thank you for your faithful support of the “mission” of Camp Tippy.





  • Wednesday, May 2nd
    Morning Bible Study 10:00am
  • Thursday, May 3rd
    Executive Committee Meeting 7:00pm; Choir 7:00pm
  • Friday, May 4th
    Baptist Seekers Trip to Das Essenhaus 5:00pm

  • Sunday, May 6th
    Youth Meeting 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 8th
    Board Meetings: Deaconate, Finance, Board of Christian Ed 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 9th
    Morning Bible Study 10:00am; M&M's at Streamliner 11:30am; Trustees 6:30pm
  • Thursday, May 10th
    Choir 7:00pm
  • Sunday, May 13th
    Happy Mothers Day!
  • Monday, May 14th
    Fellowship Guild Mother/Daughter Carry-in 6:00pm; Men's Prayer Group 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 16th
    Morning Bible Study 10:00am; Free Meal at Grace 5:00 - 7:00pm
  • Thursday, May 17th
    Choir 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 23rd
    Morning Bible Study 10:00am
  • Thursday, May 24th
    Choir 7:00pm
  • Saturday, May 26th
    Men's Fellowship Breakfast 7:00am
  • Sunday, May 27th
    SUMMER SCHEDULE: Boat Church 7:44am; Sunday School 9:30am; Inside Church Service 10:30am
  • Monday, May 28th
    Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, May 30th
    Morning Bible Study 10:00am
  • Thursday, May 31st
    Choir 7:00pm

Contact Information...

First Baptist Church of Rochester
1000 Main Street
Rochester, Indiana 46975