TIMELINE

A lot can happen in 186 years. Here's how
we got from a small cottage in Mill Village
to where we are now on Milton St.

A lot can happen in 186 years. Here's how we got from a small cottage in Mill Village to where we are now on Milton St.

1832

1832

Our founders first gathered at Mrs. Wentworth’s home in Mill Village.

1832
1843

1843

A chapel was built on leased land;
our church was formally established.

1843
1846

1846

We moved to a new property
that was purchased for $50.

1846
1848

1848

We began supporting missionaries
in the U.S. and abroad.

1848
1850

1850

Rev. William C. Patterson became
our first regular pastor.

1850
1897

1897

Our church was renamed
First Baptist Church.

1897
1940

1940

The first of many Annual Missionary Conferences was held.

1940
1965

1965

We welcomed believers of
all ethnicities and races.

1965
1973

1973

Our existing church building was constructed and dedicated.

1973
1982

1982

We started the AWANA program
for our children and youth.

1982
1994

1994

Our church was renamed
Fellowship Bible Church.

1994
2005

2005

We completed the Education
Building behind the church.

2005
2009

2009

Stephen Johnson became the
37th pastor of our church.

2009
2018

2018

If you’re in the Dedham area, we invite you to be a part of our story.

2018
1832

1832

Our founders first gathered at Mrs. Wentworth’s home in Mill Village.

1843

1843

A chapel was built on leased land; our church was formally established.

1846

1846

We moved to a new property that was purchased for $50.

1848

1848

We began supporting missionaries in the U.S. and abroad.

1850

1850

Rev. William C. Paterson became our first regular pastor.

1852

1852

The current property was bought for $500, and a chapel was built.

1897

1897

Our church was renamed First Baptist Church.

1940

1940

The first of many Annual Missionary Conferences was held.

1965

1965

We welcomed believers of all ethnicities and races.

1973

1973

Our existing church building was constructed and dedicated.

1982

1982

We started the AWANA program for our children and youth.

1994

1994

Our church was renamed Fellowship Bible Church.

2005

2005

We completed the Education Building behind the church.

2009

2009

Stephen Johnson became the 37th pastor of our church.

2018

2018

If you’re in the Dedham area, we invite you to be a part of our story.

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