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|About||The Stone Mountain First Baptist Church has been serving Stone Mountain Area since 1839. We have a passion for The Purpose of Serving Jesus Christ. We are very active, multi-cultural church with youth programs, marriage counseling and outreach programs.|
Winning souls to Christ; not by just preaching and teaching the Gospel, but by Living Christlike.
9:45AM - Sunday School
11:00AM - Morning Worship
5:00PM - Choir Rehearsal
6:00PM - Evening Service
7:00PM - 8:00PM - Bible Studies
The First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain is not only the first Baptist church in Stone Mountain, but the first church in Stone Mountain period. The city was founded in 1839 and the church was constituted that same year. The history of Stone Mountain First Baptist Church is a story of true Christian determination. A beautifully bound crimson book contains the old hand-written pages of the Minutes of the Rock Mountain Baptist Church, formed in the little Rock Mountain community today known as Stone Mountain, Georgia. The ink is a bit faded on its aging pages, but the deeds and accounts penned tare the continuing history of the oldest active congregation in the village.
On September 2, 1847, Rock Mountain Baptist Church was reconstituted as the Stone Mountain Baptist Church with its first building erected between February 1848 and 1851 somewhere in the vicinity of Second Street. The first pastor was Reverend David Cook. Records show that the original building was sold in 1873 and a stucco building was constructed on Mimosa Drive where the present church education building is located. On a beautiful Easter Sunday morning in 1934, this building burned and was reconstructed at the same location within a year. Again, on the chilly night of December 23, 1937, flames from the burning church turned the evening sky a bright red. One of the cornerstones reads, "B.J.W. Graham, D.D. Leader in reconstruction of two church buildings destroyed by fire."
During its long history, the congregation of the church has known joys, sorrows, and trials. Trials literally, because like most Baptist churches, in the early days, the church policed and tried its members. It settled disputes among its member and even terminated membership for misconduct and non-attendance. Conference Minutes notes in 1891, a committee was appointed to look after absentee and disorderly members. In 1903, a resolution was offered: "Whereas unchristian conduct has become so common that it brings reproach upon the c
|Founded||Along with the City of Stone Mountain, GA in 1839|
|Products||We are Servants of Jehovah Raah. We Provide Outreach Services to our community and the surrounding Metro Atlanta area. We Service the Poor in Spirit and Teach the Lost. We also have a Pavilion property, on Main Street, in the Beautiful Village of Stone Mountain, with a Spectacular View of the All-granite Mountain. Our pavilion is a fenced in large property, with lighting and electrical outlets, clean men and women's restroom facilities, also wheelchair accessible, used for Great Outdoor Events like our Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Fall Festival, plus Movies On Main in the summertime. To use our Blessed Facility for your Special event, please contact the Church Office 770-469-6121.|