WHO WE ARE

We are a church that is committed to following God in what we say and do. Above all else, we are followers of Jesus Christ. We believe that He is the Son of God, and that He is the only source of ultimate hope!

 

At First Baptist Church of Downers Grove, our mission is to boldly proclaim the gospel and to motivate believers to maturity in Christ.

 

It is our hope to engage our and the world with the Gospel.  We desire to encourage, equip, and empower believers to fulfill the Great Commission as they go about daily life. We look forward to meeting you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.


WHERE WE COME FROM

First Baptist Church of Downers Grove has been serving the Lord for over 165 years. Established in 1851, the Lord has been at work in and through First Baptist Church of Downers Grove. We are biblical, vibrant, and caring. These values have not changed even as the years have passed.

  • Established in 1851
  • 1872 - Building constructed
  • 1906 - Building Renovated
  • 1970 - Established Downers Grove Christian School
  • Present - Historically rooted and missionally minded

WHERE WE ARE GOING

First Baptist Church of Downers Grove is excited for what is to come! We are striving to make disciples of all nations and to motivate them to maturity in faith. We are doing this by creating next steps for believers in all walks of life. 

With the institution of small groups in 2017, we have seen incredible growth in our community. It is through these relationships that we can grow closer to God and others. Come see what God is doing at First Baptist Church of Downers Grove. 

WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU?

Most importantly, you are always welcome at First Baptist Church of Downers Grove. Wherever you are in your faith journey, we would love to help spur you on to maturity in Christ. 

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CORE VALUES

CORE VALUES

01

BIBLICAL

God's Word is our foundation. We will always prioritize preaching with boldness from God's Word. It is from God's Word that we derive our purpose and our mission.

02

VIBRANT

Jesus calls us to go out and spread the Gospel. We desire to be fully committed followers of Jesus Christ. This means caring for our community and pointing people to Jesus.

03

CARING

We are called to join in fellowship with our brothers and sisters in Christ. We strive to care for others and to meet needs as they arise. Our caring atmosphere is integral to our church family.