Southern Baptist Convention

West Side Baptist Church, a place where God is helping people touch lives.

Year Founded: 1929
Members: 535

Mailing Address:
154 Gordon Ave
Hamilton,  OH  45013-2926

Church Staff:

Senior Pastor: Dr. Richard D. Rhodus, (513) 893-2403

Content last updated: 9/17/2015

Worship Times

  • 10:45 am - WSBC offers a Traditional Worship Service including choir and special music.
  • 06:00 pm - Traditional Worship Service.
  • 06:00 pm - "Afterglow Worship Service" "Afterglow" - Third Saturday, Monthly at 6 p.m. (Geared to young adults and youth.) Come as you are for an upbeat worship experience and casual dress. Pastor Rick's sermons are revelant to the world around us. "West Side Praise Team" and "Youth In Motion" are very involved in the services.

Church Ministries


Wednesday @ 6:15-7:00 p.m. Girls Grades 7-12. (SEP-MAY)

Adult Discipleship Classes

Wednesday @ 6:15 p.m. (SEP-MAY)

Baptist Women: Ladies Breakfast @ Bob Evans

The ladies meet at the Bob Evans on the west side on Hamilton each month on the third Tuesday of the month.

Brotherhood Celebration

See Newsletter/Bulletin for dates and times.

Early Education Center

Complete child care, infants - school age and summer day camp. Open 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Call 513-893-8930 for more information.

First Place, a Christ-Centered Health Program

Tuesday @ 6:45 p.m. First Place 4 Health Bible Study, For more information contact Karen @ 513-255-2724. First Place offers a series of Bible studies. These studies address many issues of everyday life and provide opportunities for growth in Christ. Members complete a weekly Bible study which—combined with prayer and Scripture reading—helps to impart God's strength, empowering members to overcome temptation and make long lasting lifestyle changes. Leadership Training is available.

GAs and RAs Missions Classes

Wednesday @ 6:15 -7:45 p.m. Children Grades 1-6. (SEP-MAY)

GROW Visitation

Tuesday @ 6:30 p.m.

Mission Friends

Wednesday @ 6:15-7:45 p.m. Children Ages 3-5

Music Ministry

Choir Practice Sunday @ 5:15 p.m. Worship the Lord in Song.

Prayer and Bible Study for Adults

Wednesday @ 7:00 p.m.

Sunday School

Sunday 9:30 a.m. Bible Study classes offered for all ages each week. Sunday School the original small group.


VBS 2011 (JUN 26-JUN 30) @ 6:30-9:00 p.m. Family Day SUN JUL 3rd!

Youth Group

Wednesday @ 7:00-7:45 p.m. Grades 7-12.

Driving Directions

Directions: From Main Street in Hamilton at the river, turn north on "B" Street. Continue past the buildings of Smart Paper, and turn left on Gordon Avenue. West Side Baptist is the second church on the right.

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