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ROCHESTER FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH MISSION STATEMENT Making an Impact for Christ OUR PURPOSE To Glorify God OUR MISSION Impacting Lives for Christ With Faith, Hope, and Love For Everyone, Everywhere OUR CORE VALUES BIBLICAL Teaching Passionate WORSHIP Humble SERVICE Sharing JESUS CHRIST LOVING Fellowship Rochester First Baptist Church seeks to glorify God by impacting lives for Christ with faith, hope, and love for everyone, everywhere through Biblical teaching, passionate worship, humble service, sharing Jesus Christ, and loving fellowship.

Year Founded: 1972
Members: 249
Average Attendance: 74

Mailing Address:
PO Box 145
Rochester,  IL  62563


Church Staff:

Senior Pastor: , (217) 498-9690

Content last updated: 7/10/2017

Worship Times

  • SUNDAY
  • 09:30 am - Sunday School for All Ages (Child Care Available for All Services)
  • 10:30 am - Morning Worship (Child Care Available for All Services)
  • 06:00 pm - Evening Worship (Child Care Available for All Services)
  • 06:00 pm - Youth Gathering
  • TUESDAY
  • 06:45 am - Prayer Meeting: 6:45 a.m., B & G Cafe 2372 East North Grand Avenue, Springfield
  • WEDNESDAY
  • 06:00 pm - Church Dinner: Third Wednesday of Each Month,
  • 07:00 pm - Prayer Meeting/Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall (Child Care Available for All Services)
  • 07:00 pm - Royal Ambassadors, Downstairs Classrooms
  • 07:00 pm - Youth Gathering: Downstairs Classrooms
  • 07:00 pm - Choir Practice in the Sanctuary

Church Ministries

Youth Gathering

The Gathering is for youth 7-12 Grades. We meet at the church every Sunday night from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. There’s good food, cool games, great worship and a life-changing message each week. It’s a time to come and just simply connect with your friends. We hope that you can come and check us out some Sunday night. Just “Gather” at the Rochester First Baptist Church, 6 Vernon Drive. Check us out on the website at www.rochesterfirstbaptist.org. Click on the ministry tab and then under youth.

Map & Driving Directions

From I-55 North (Springfield, IL), take Exit 96-A to IL-29 South. Proceed South on IL-29 4 miles to Rochester. Turn Left at the fourth traffic light one block to the church on the Right.


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