First Baptist Church of Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

First Baptist Church of Birmingham

2209 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama

Baptist churches in Birmingham, Alabama

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Location of Worship

2209 Lakeshore Drive Birmingham Alabama 35209 Jump to map

Service Times

Sunday School - 9:00am
Sunday AM Worship - 10:15am
Sunday PM Worship - 6:00pm

Contact Info

Call Pastor: 205.870.3888 Call Office: 205.870.3888 Send Fax: 205.879.7729 Visit Website

About First Baptist Church of Birmingham

  • Our Vision Statement…

    To show and share the love of Christ, and to unite and disciple the fellowship of believers, all for the glory of God.
    Our Core Values…

    Purpose To glorify Jesus Christ in who we are and what we do as First Baptist Church of Birmingham.

    To honor the Word of God in Biblical preaching, teaching, and living.

    To proclaim that all people can be forgiven and transformed through the blood of Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit.

    Spiritual Formation
    To develop discipled believers to live and grow in the truth and application of God’s Word.

    To unite all generations, races, and nationalities, under the Lordship of Christ, through a lifestyle of worship.

    To help believers discover their gifts of ministry, and to provide opportunities for the exercise of those gifts.

    To model Acts 1:8 in our community, state, nation, and world.

    To accomplish Kingdom work through cooperation with other Christians, Bible-believing churches, and Biblically-based organizations.

    The First Baptist Church of Birmingham is associated with the Southern Baptist Convention and stands by The Baptist Faith and Message 2000.

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  • Senior Pastor Dr. Jim Cooley
  • Phone: 205.870.3888
  • Fax: 205.879.7729
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  • Office Assistant Andie Shoop
  • Phone: 205.870.3888
  • Fax: 205.879.7729
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Children and Youth Activities

  • Children
    Newborn-1 Year Olds | Room G74
    Led by Cora Foster and Nancy Tribble

    2 Year Olds– Room G90
    Led by Susan Thorington, Jana Flint, Brittney Dunn, and Joyce Roberts

    3 & 4 Year Olds– Room G92
    Led by Roger & Charlotte Heath, Robin Rose, and Mike Roberts

    Kindergarten- 3rd Grade - Room G68
    Led by David & Jennifer Craddock, and Gloria Whitlock

    4th -6th Grade - Room G66
    Led by Eddie & Doris Nabors and Jean Jordan
    7th-12th Grade
    Student Ministry Small Groups- Room 233
    Led by Various Adult Leaders


  • Ministries

    Children’s Ministry
    Student Ministry
    College and Career Ministry
    Music Ministry
    Senior Adult Ministry
    Women’s Ministry
    Men’s Ministry

    Small Groups

    Young Professionals
    Iron Sharpening Iron
    Men’s Discipleship Class
    Wisdom Seekers
    Men’s Fellowship/Disciples Class
    J.O.Y. (Jesus, Others, You)
    Faith Class
    Women Impacting Women

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