News at First Baptist 



FBC Supports Mission

Recent reports from the office of American Baptist Mission Support indicated that First Baptist Church, Hamilton was listed as NINTH in total mission support among 273 local churches in New York State! Thank you to every supporting member and friend of FBC for your thoughtful generosity.



RMMO (Retired Ministers' and Missionaries' Offering) was the largest in over a decade.


     During December, our congregation gave $1,500 in support of the RMMO. Your mission board thanks every member who contributed their loving support to this love gift offering. Well done!



International Ministries names new Executive Director


     The Rev. Sharon Koh, a gifted leader with an enormous passion for faith in Jesus Christ, has been called to succeed Reid Trulson as the new Executive Director International Ministries.



American Baptist Home Mission Societies elects new Executive Director


     Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Haggray has been appointed Executive Director of the Home Mission Societies of ABC, USA. He comes to this leadership position from his Executive Ministry position with the District of Columbia Baptist Convention (surrounding the nation's capital district).



America for Christ Offering coming in March


     The 2017 AFC Offering "Cultivating Leaders, Healing Communities" will be received during the third month of the new year. Based on Luke 4:18-19, this year's theme reminds us of our vital ABC, USA legacy dating back to 1824. 





First Baptist Church


27 Broad Street, Hamilton, NY 13346    315-824-2780


Baptism on Sunday, March 12

The manifestation of God's love and these young ladies commitment to Jesus Christ deeply enriches our lives.


Men's Breakfast a Hit!
Up to 21 men attend the Men's Fellowship Breakfast. Even though the tables are filled, they still don't run out of pancakes! The fellowship and devotion time is meaningful and the men look forward to sharing again. Men from other churches are very welcome to come to the breakfast.


Men's Breakfast meets the third Saturday of each month at 7:30 am.

WINGS Youth Group Activities
We have an active youth group, with youth from our church and the community participating in and organizing several events:

  • ​Mini Golf Outing
  • The WINGS "Love Thy Neighbor" Valentine Dinner raised over $400 for the Hamilton Food Cupboard
  • CROP WALK,
  • Frisbee Golf in April
  • The Birthday Bag Project for the Hamilton Food Cupboard 
  • Fun meetings at the church
  • We attended Gospel Fest at Colgate Univ.

Watch the calendar for upcoming WINGS Youth Group events.


International Student Fellowship
The Friday evening Fellowship Dinners are a wonderful time for the international student community. Sixty students, teaching interns and fellows from Colgate and over twenty members and friends of First Baptist Church come for food and fellowship. It is an amazing time!