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Welcome to 
First Baptist Church
of Gardiner

Since the 1800's God has made a way for First Baptist Church of Gardiner (Gardiner First Baptist) to help people to know, love, and follow Jesus Christ. We invite people to give their hearts and lives to Jesus and to study God's Word. Together and individually we seek to understand and apply Jesus' teachings and to humbly live and serve others in Jesus' name. Our congregation joyfully invites you to visit our services, classes, activities, and events! 

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Weekly Schedule

All are welcome.



Summer Worship - 10am

Afterwards everyone is invited for informal fellowship. 
Refreshments or a meal may be offered.  

Sunday School is now on summer break 

and will resume in September.

Bible discussion group

Bible Study, Prayer, Small Groups

Sunday Adult Bible Group 
will resume in the fall

Prayer Meeting

Wed. 5:30 - 6:30pm

Men's Breakfast
Thurs. 7:00am at Dave's Diner 

Women's Bible Study – TBA 

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Summer Happenings

Sunday, June 30 - 11am - 7pm 

The Great Race 2024
We're excited that First Baptist's Food Trailer will serve at the Gardiner Waterfront during this nationally recognized event! Gardiner is host city for the finish line of the 9-day vintage car road rally.

Activities include viewing antique and vintage cars on Downtown Water Street, awards to the winners, and a free concert from 4:30-6:30pm at the Waterfront. 


First Baptist Church will hold services as usual at 10am at 47 Church Street, and visitors are welcome. 
It's an easy walk from Water Street if you are able to walk a short hill.

Starting at 11am local vehicular traffic may travel downhill only on Church Street, with a detour to Mechanic Street and Brunswick Avenue. For more information and maps, please see the Gardiner Main Street page on Facebook. 

Weekly, Thursday nights, Late May to September 

Gardiner Waterfront

Thursday Cruise Night

Gardiner First Baptist Food Trailer (The Jesus Trailer) serves from 4–6:30pm. 

We invite you to visit our food trailer during this fabulous automobile gathering. The trailer offers delicious food, and at the cruise night you can meet new friends and see superb antique and vintage autos! 
FBC's Food Trailer is a fundraiser and ministry of First Baptist Church of Gardiner.


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First Baptist Church of Gardiner is a small church in which people are growing spiritually in Jesus Christ. We are open to people of all ages and backgrounds, and we invite people to consider growing in their relationship with God; to read and apply God's Word; and to understand and follow Jesus' teachings. Our desire is to grow toward a vibrant faith and full maturity in Him. 

We are committed to following the teachings of Jesus Christ, to sharing God's message of love and grace, and to serving the people of Gardiner, the local area, and beyond. We invite you to contact us today to find out more about visiting or becoming part of the First Baptist Church of Gardiner family.

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Him we proclaim, admonishing everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. 

Colossians 1:28 

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First Baptist Church of Gardiner, Maine

Kids in Church

We are currently working on our church website and invite you to return. 

First Baptist Church of Gardiner is in association with:
The Kennebec Baptist Association 

The American Baptist Churches of Maine  

The American Baptist Churches USA 

Our Pastor, Kenneth W. Smith, would be happy to talk with you about First Baptist Church and its beliefs

and about your questions about God, Jesus Christ, and the Bible.

You can find more information about Pastor Ken by clicking the button below. 

Photo of children used courtesy of Wix.

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Contact Us 

Church & Office

First Baptist Church of Gardiner 

47 Church Street
Gardiner, ME 04345 

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