WHO WE ARE

We are a church that is committed to following God in what we say and do. Above all else, we're followers of Jesus Christ. We believe that He was 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 motivate believers to maturity in Christ.

 

We see this happening by engaging our community 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 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, and it is through these relationships that we can grow closer to God and others. Come, visit, and be a part of what God is doing at First Baptist Church of Downers Grove!

WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU?

What does this mean for you? Most importantly, you're 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. 

Beyond that. Click here if you're ready to plan your first visit. Click here if you want to learn more about our beliefs as a church, or if you'd simply like to get in touch with a person on our team directly, click the button below.

CORE VALUES

CORE VALUES

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BIBLICAL

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

02

VIBRANT

Jesus called us to go out and spread the word of God. We believe that this is not done enough. We prioritize evangelism and missions leading to discipleship. We hope that you will join us in doing so.

03

CARING

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