PRAYER, COMMITMENT, ACCEPTANCE, LEARNING, GIVING, BALANCE AND RELATIONSHIPS
TO REACH THE COMMUNITY WITH A MESSAGE OF HOPE AND ENCOURAGEMENT THAT WILL TRANSFORM LIVES. HELPING YOU DEVELOP A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS CHRIST, AND PROVIDING AN ENVIONMENT OF LOVE THAT INTRODUCES YOU TO THE FORGIVENESS AND GRACE OF GOD.
IS TO GLORIFY GOD THROUGH A FIVE-FOLD PURPOSE TO:
“Through Christ, God made peace between us and himself. Then God gave us the work of bringing others into PEACE with him.” (ICB) 2 Corinthians 5:18
Jesus said, "Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you."
In November 2000, Pastor Bill Stevenson and his wife Vicki answered a Pastoral call from Virgin Valley Baptist Church which was to be reorganized as First Baptist Church of Mesquite (FBC) as Senior Pastor. During this time of beginning our Services were held in the Virgin Valley Mortuary as we looked for more permanent space. On Easter Sunday, 2001 FBC held our grand opening at 114 Sandhill Boulevard which would allow for growth.
Under God’s direction and Pastor Bill’s leadership, the church became a very active, growing church which resulted in multiple worship services on Sunday and many lay ministries. The motto for FBC has been “Serving God by Serving the Community” and that has continued to be the driving force behind our growth.
In June of 2005 FBC moved to our current location; 700 Hardy Way. The church has continued to grow and minister to the community through 32 plus ministries serving the community and kingdom of Christ (i.e. Free Medical Equipment, Christian Counseling Services, In touch Ministry, Prayer Ministry, Small Group ministries, etc)
In 2009, FBC added Pastor Billy Montgomery (wife Leslee) as Administrative Pastor to oversee the administration of the church. Pastor Billy’s heart has been encouraging our congregation to make prayer a priority; he leads our “sweet hour of prayer on Wednesday nights and actively participates in our men’s Bible Study.
In November 2018, FBC expanded our staff again by adding Pastor Joe Tolin, Jr. (wife Dani) as our Associate Pastor. Pastor Joe is responsible for the spiritual growth of our congregation and leads a number of Bible Studies throughout the week. He is actively involved with our Chaplain ministry at Mesa View Hospital and outreach into the community. He works with new believers in helping understand our doctrine and how this applies to their life specifically.
As we continue to grow we see God’s hand in our ministry here in Mesquite. On Easter Sunday 2019 we saw record attendance in our services.
“Serving God by Serving the Community”
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Sunday Worship Schedule:
8:00 AM- Service, No Childcare Available- Children are welcome to attend with parent(s)
9:30 AM - Sunday School for all ages
10:45 AM - Service, Nursery Available and Kid's Church up to age 8
Old Time Prayer Meeting: Wednesdays at 6:00pm
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You can also visit us during the week during our office hours:
Mon - Fri 9am to 3pm or by appointment
To set up an appointment to speak with the Pastor, call us at 702-346-7061.
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