We are a small, friendly church located in the small town of Monon, IN. We are located in the northwestern part of the state of Indiana. We welcome anyone who wishes to worship the Lord Jesus Christ.
Year Founded: 1865
Oversees any physical aspects of the church property, the educational programs, and the Preschool
Carried out by members of the church. It is held on the 2nd and 4th Sundays for children age 5 through 5th grade. Topics are numerous but always Bible based.
First Baptist Church combines with three other local churches to hold a summer VBS. It takes the cooperation of all involved. Even though there are some theological differences, the beliefs of Jesus as Savior is accepted by all. A Methodist Church, an Assembly of God Church and a Wesleyan Church as well as First Baptist Church combine to make it happen. We are all small churches and help each other to present the Gospel to over 80 children.
Oversees anything that pertains to the religious aspects of the church.
Plans and carries out any event that has to do with fellowship.
The preschool is held for children ages 3-5 four days a week, preferable for those entering Kindergarten the next year. It is taught by a Christian teacher. Basic preschool topics are taught as well as Bible Stories and academic subjects. It is open to any child whose parent registers the child and is willing to pay the tuition. It is basically self-sufficient.
Deacons set aside one Thursday a month to make formal visitation to church members or those who have begun to attend . They will also visit those in the hospital or having surgery.
Enter Monon from north or south on US 421 (Market Street). Travel to Fourth Street stoplight (only one in town). Turn right from North, turn left from South (west) onto Fourth Street. Travel one block west to Arch Street, turn right onto Arch Street. First Baptist Church is the second building on the left.