Southern Baptist Convention

First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula is leading people to trust Jesus, thrive in the faith, and transform the world. Our T-3 strategy for living life is simple: TRUST Jesus Christ by giving your heart to the Him through personal salvation and corporate worship; THRIVE in the faith by investing yourself in a small group for discipleship, encouragement and accountability; and TRANSFORM the world by going to others and helping them to trust Jesus and thrive in the faith. Join us for worship this Sunday at 9:20 or 10:40 a.m.

Year Founded: 1915
Members: 1,149
Average Attendance: 500

Church Staff:

Senior Pastor: Dr. David Cranford, (985) 386-3075
Minister of Music: Rev. Chip Vickers, (985) 386-3075
Youth Minister: Robert Parkin, (985) 386-3075
Childrens Coordinator: Mrs. Barbara Robertson, (985) 386-3075
Preschool Coordinator: Mrs. Asonya Wingo, (985) 386-3075
Discipleship: Rev. Josh Dickson, (985) 386-3075
Senior Adult Minister: Rev. Michael Chance, (985) 386-3075

Content last updated: 8/11/2015

Worship Times

  • 09:20 am - Contemporary Worship Service
  • 10:40 am - Traditional Worship Service
  • 06:30 pm - Evening Worship
  • 06:30 pm - Adult Prayer Meeting

Church Ministries

Music Ministry

for all ages

Preschool Ministry

for children 3-5 years old

Senior Adult Ministry

for senior adults

Spiritual Growth Groups

Discipleship for all ages.

Sunday School

Bible study for all ages.

The Bridge

Weekly children's ministry- Sunday, 9:20-10:40 a.m.

Womens Ministry

for adult women

Youth Ministry

for students 7-12th grades

Driving Directions

From I-55: take the "Ponchatoula" (Hwy. 22) Exit and drive East towards Ponchatoula. Cross the railroad tracks, the church is in the 3rd block, on the right.

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