First Baptist Church of Jackson

~ Welcome ~

April Barrett

First Baptist is pleased to welcome Pastor April Barrett as our new minister! She is an ordained minister in who has served as a missionary to Japan and Costa Rica, as well as serving as Associate Pastor for a Spanish-speaking congregation in JacksonShe is currently the Teaching Director for the Jackson Community Bible Study, and has been a speaker at churches, retreats and conferences on topics such as "Thriving... Not Just Surviving," "The Dark Roots Problem," (uprooting bitterness and resentment), and "Spiritual Housecleaning," among others. She is married to husband, Patrick, and they have two daughters. 

First Baptist hosted an installation service for Pastor April on Sunday, Sept. 13.

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Mission Statement: Our mission, as First Baptist Church of Jackson, is to worship our Lord, to share the teaching of Jesus Christ, and to explore the power of the Holy Spirit. 

Our ministry is serving Jesus Christ in our congregation, our community and our world. 

At First Baptist, one can find nurture for the soul and a place of belonging with God and others. In all ministry programs and mission outreach, the congregation strives to bring Christ to families in the Jackson community and around the world. Individuals and families are strengthened through worship, prayer, serving together, learning about Christ, and supporting one another with love;

First Baptist Church of Jackson invites people into relationship with God in Jesus Christ through healing, wholeness and home. We invite you to visit!

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