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OUR STORY

Buildings are just buildings, we believe the Church is the people, not the building. But nonetheless, we still love our history and we are thankful that the Lord provided us a structure to worship Him in! Here's a little building history for you...

  • The First Baptist Church of Fairfield began as a mission of Southern Hills Baptist church in 1957, meeting in the George Washington Jr. High School with 27 charter members. 
  • In 1959, construction began on the first church building, on the corner of Hicks Blvd and Holiday Drive in Fairfield.  It held 135 persons and now serves as the church’s fellowship hall. 
  • In 1962, construction began on the educational unit, which was attached to the church building.  The educational unit now serves as our Children’s Department. 
  • In 1965, construction began on the addition to the educational unit, 7730 ft of floor space which currently holds our Church Office, Youth Department, additional Children’s Rooms, and Church Library.
  • In 1970, construction began on the new sanctuary, which seats 450 persons and is where our current Sunday worship services are held! 
  • Finally, in 2011 construction began on our new community outreach center, The Rock. The building contains a full basketball gymnasium, a gathering area with kitchen, and a multi-purpose meeting room upstairs!
 
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Where we're going...

In early 2018 we are going to give our sanctuary stage a face-lift! The remodel project will be completed by church members, and we are excited for the new look to our main worship space.