Our Church HistoryWhere we've come from...
Faith Baptist Church has been blessed over the years since constituting on February 7, 1967. From its earliest
As the church grew, they later purchased a house next door to the church for Sunday School space. After ministering to the community there for 7 years, they prayed about a site for a new building. In 1979 they purchased 2 acres in Warwick on Commonwealth Ave. It was at this Warwick location that Providence Baptist Church became Faith Baptist Church. Within a year a building had been erected.
Pastor Marion Hayes resigned as pastor in
As we have experienced from our many years of history, the church has seen all sorts of growth since its beginning. During the later part of the 1980’s until the church moved into the present worship center in 1990 there was tremendous growth as God blessed. The church peaked in the early 90’s and floundered a bit in the past few years as it fluctuated in size and met new demands on its ministries.
We are certainly in a growth mode once again and have renewed with the adoption of six core values outside of God’s great mission for us. We believe God has prepared this church to turn to a new chapter of life to bring Christ more glory by being a body that values:
- Missional attitude in all we do (using an Acts 1:8 strategy)
- Faith that is God sized, Unity
- Spiritual growth that is measurable and transformational
- Intimate relationships in community
- Submission to Christ centered leadership
- Gift based servanthood