Southern Baptist Convention

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

Mailing Address:
408 N. Arch Street
Monon,  IN  47959

Church Staff:

Interim Pastor: Jeff Sheffee, (219) 863-2079

Content last updated: 5/21/2018

Worship Times

  • 10:30 am - Traditional Worship Service
  • 9:30 am - Sunday School
  • 7:00 pm - Bible Study
  • 10:00 am - Ladies Bible Study
  • 8:00 am - Prayer Group

Church Ministries

Administrative Ministry Team

Oversees any physical aspects of the church property, the educational programs, and the Preschool

Childrens Church

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.

Community VBS

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.

Deacon Ministry Team

Oversees anything that pertains to the religious aspects of the church.

Fellowship Ministry Team

Plans and carries out any event that has to do with fellowship.

Monon Baptist Preschool

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.

Visitation Teams

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.

Driving Directions

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.

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