Welcome to First Baptist Church
Our Mission Statement: "To honor God by leading people in Newton, Jasper County, and beyond to become loving, joyful, fully-functioning followers of Jesus Christ."




Youth Group Meetings

Beginning on Sunday, June 22nd, the Youth Group will be meeting again on Sundays 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the church with Pastor Jordon.  This is for students going into 6th – 12th grade.


Welcome Pastor Jordon!

Last week we added a new staff member here at FBC.  Jordon Hempel is our new youth/associate pastor.  He came to us from Minnesota. Please be sure to stop in and see him or introduce yourself to him sometime soon.  

Upcoming Events


Pink Flamingo Fundraiser

June 1, 2014 – July 31, 2014

Pink Flamingos May Visit Your Family! In June and July, First Baptist Church is having a Pink Flamingo Fundraiser for Reach Out Mission Week. We have several pink flamingos, which may end up on your front lawn. If they end up in your yard, you then pledge a donation to the church and you can […]


All Church BBQ/Pool Party

August 5, 2014
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 5th, we will have our annual All Church BBQ/Pool party at Maytag Park in Newton. BBQ begins at 6:00 at the West shelter house in the park and swimming will be 7:30 p.m – 9:30 p.m.at the pool.

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