Welcome to
First Baptist Cleveland

As a place of hope, the church serves best as a hospital for sinners rather than a country club for saints. Our vision is to be a beacon of light in East Tennessee and beyond, leading the way to Jesus Christ in whom this grace and hope is found.

we are a people of grace and a place of hope.

A Place of
Passionate Worship

Be a part of tremendous, celebratory worship with a selection of styles and times in either the Worship Center or the smaller, more intimate Loft.


Plan A Visit

The Revelation Message Series

The final book of the Holy Bible paints a profoundly complicated and interesting account of what to expect in Heaven and during the end of days on Earth. To many, the details in Revelation are confusing, but there is much to be learned from this intricate God-given vision. Dr. Allan Lockerman takes you step-by-step and chapter-by-chapter through this incredible journey.

Watch + Listen to the Series

Explore Groups

Go beyond Sunday morning and learn specialty or unique topics to grow in practical ways that improve your life.

Browse Explore Groups


Church Family for
Every Generation

Being mature in Christ requires continuing effort, intentional development, and prayer. Take your next step together with a church family where you belong.

KidsStudentsAdults

Church Family for
Every Generation

Being mature in Christ requires continuing effort, intentional development, and prayer. Take your next step together with a church family where you belong.

KidsStudentsAdults

Happening soon…

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July 27
Mon
featured, kids
X-Play
July 27 @ 9:00 am – July 30 @ 3:00 pm
Main Campus

X-Play is an exciting summer day camp for children age six weeks old through completed fifth grade! Chldren will have an awesome time while giving their parents a few days off!

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August 12
Wed
featured, students
Back to School Hoedown
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Main Campus
All middle school and high school students are invited to the Back to School Hoedown for square dancin', line callin', down home fun on the farm. Join us at the fields behind the main campus.
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August 16
Sun
family, featured
Engage
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Campus

The church family is able to do incredible things when working together as a single instrument of Christ’s mission. At Engage, you will learn how to be a incredible leader with every action you take. Engage is about you, your church, and your mission.

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September 12
Sat
featured, kids, recreation
Upward Soccer Season
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Family Life Center

The next Upward Soccer season is the best way for kids to have fun with their fellow players beginning this August. Play with purpose by becoming a part of the influential sports program that has brought together 5 million participants over the last 19 years.