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."




Alpha is Coming!

 Click Here for a brochure with more information on this course: We are going to have the Alpha course again, beginning on Sunday, August 24, 2014, at 5:00 p.m., with the Celebration Supper, for people who are interested or wondering what this is about to come and find out.  There will be no cost for […]


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.

Upcoming Events

Youth Shopping Trip to Des Moines

August 2, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The Shopping Trip to Des Moines Is on August 2nd. The first 20 students to turn in their permission form are able to go. Space is limited and it will fill up fast so get your form turned in ASAP. We will meet at Church at 10am and be back before 7pm. Bring money for […]


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.

Youth All-Nighter

August 8, 2014 – August 9, 2014
6:00 p.m. Friday - 10:30 a.m. Saturday

Is on August 8th-9th. It starts at 6pm on Friday the 8th and ends at 10:30am on Saturday the 9th. Please fill out and bring the permission form along with $5 for pizza on or before Friday August 8th. Bring your friends and snacks to share. Bring your completed form and $5 on or before […]


Celebration Supper

August 24, 2014
5:00 p.m.

• Who: You • What: Are invited to supper • When: August 24, 2014, 5:00 p.m. • Where: Fellowship Hall, First Baptist Church • Why: To learn about Alpha, a program for anyone interested in the Christian faith   -Course begins Sept. 7 -No cost for the course -Child care will be available Fill out […]


Alpha Course

September 7, 2014 – November 23, 2014
5:00 p.m.

The Alpha Course begins on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 and will run through Sunday, Nov. 23rd.  It will start at 5:00 p.m. with a dinner, then will be followed by a video and group discussions.  Childcare will be available.   Click Here for a brochure with more information on this course:  

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