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Main Office Hours
8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri
Sundays 8:15 am - Worship Service
Sundays 9:30 am - Small Groups
Sundays 10:45 am - Worship Service
Wednesdays 5:00 pm - The Care Effect, Meal
Wednesdays 5:30 pm - Band Rehearsal, Children's Choir
Wednesdays 6:00 pm - Rewind: Bible Study, ESL
Wednesdays 6:30 pm - Youth Worship (OUT), RAs, GAs, Mission Friends
Wednesdays 7:00 pm - Celebration Choir Rehearsal
I was an inactive Christian until I met my wife, Peggy, and began visiting her church with her. After we married in January 1995, I attended more often, the Holy Spirit began working on me, and I was baptized a year later. I always felt that the church was always asking for money. I didnâ€™t understand what it meant to give or the funds needed to operate a church. After joining the finance committee, I began to understand the needs of the church and gradually became a cheerful giver.
When serving on the church's pastor search committee several years ago, our committee chair presented each of us with a bookmark to remind us of the scriptural truth that pastors are gifts from God. This is the teaching of Ephesians 4:11-13, which explains that God provides these gifts to His Church to facilitate the unity of the body.
The Care Effect ministries of First Baptist New Orleans are a product of and a manifestation of the gospel of Jesus Christ. But they are not an illustration of the social gospel. These ministries are an effort to mimic the life and work of Jesus of Nazareth who was powerful in “word ...