For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

                                 Matthew 18:20 ESV



Welcome, and thank you for visiting The First Baptist Church of Rowley online. We hope that our website highlights the worship, fellowship and service opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbor.

Our Mission


At the First Baptist Church of Rowley, our only mission is to do our best to follow the Great Commission: 


Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”


Matthew 28:18-20 (NIV)

Service Times


Services are held in the main Church:

Sunday Morning service is at 10:00 AM followed by Sunday School available for all ages from 11:15 AM until noon.

Wednesday night prayer service is 6:30 PM. This service is located in the back room of the church. All are welcome.

Any additional services will be announced on our notice board and on our website.

Latest News

Pastor Charles Bordonaro and his wife, Donna, have left FBCR to assist their grandson and his family as he fights cancer. As we search for the man and his family that God is preparing to shepherd our church, we will be having guest preachers and pastors serving in the pulpit for the foreseeable future.

Pulpit Supply Schedule:

March 1st - Jason Petraitis

March 8th - Pastor Wayne Shatney


Vacation Bible School - August 10-14​

This Week's Sermon

"Where Is My Wine?"

Pastor Dana Steele

Matthew 21:23-46

Today, you can choose to work in the vineyard. Today, if you're not working for the Lord, you can change your mind. Today, you can choose to work in the vineyard.

In the 21st Chapter of Matthew, Jesus takes the Pharisees and Chief Priests head-on through the use of simple parables. He accuses them of working for their own motives and not for God's glory. They were choosing to make up their own religion instead of working for the Master.


Who are you working for today? Are you working to keep the vineyard for yourself, or will you make the choice to pick the first fruits for your Master?

Where Is My Wine? - Pastor Dana Steele
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