Thank you for taking your time to check out the exciting ministry of the First Baptist Church of Gholson. Whether you are new to First Baptist, new to our city, or just new to church, we would love to have the opportunity to minister to you. We are a Bible-based, family-oriented, loving community of Christians that believe Jesus still changes lives.

We invite you to explore our website and plan a visit to our campus. We would love to meet you and worship with you as together we seek to grow in and serve through our love for Christ.

We look forward to worshipping with you.

James Stevens


Contact Us

First Baptist Church of Gholson
228 Wildcat Circle
Waco, Texas 76705
Phone (254) 829-2321

Regular Schedule

  • Sunday School for all Ages
    – 9:30 AM
  • Morning Worship
    – 10:45 AM
  • Evening Worship
    – 6:00 PM
  • Kid's Choir
    – 6:00 PM
  • J.A.M Children's Program
    – 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Cross Roads Youth MInistry
    – 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Refuel for adults
    – 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Choir Practice
    – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM


  • Grief Support Group


    GriefShare is a grief recovery support group for those who have lost a loved one. If you have lost a loved one recently, or even years ago, but are still struggling, please join us. 

    The following topics will be addressed through the session:

    Is This Normal?, Challenges of Grief, The Journey of Grief,
    Grief and Your Relationships, Why?, Guilt and Anger
    Complicating Factors, Stuck, Lessons of Grief,
    Heaven, What Do I Live for Now?

     Thursday Nights 

    6:30-8 pm in the Fellowship Hall

    No registration is necessary. All you need to do is come!  


  • Southern Baptist of Central Texas Apologetics Conference


    October 17th

    9:00 am to 3:00 pm

    Lake View Baptist Church in Belton

    This conference will help teach you how to defend the biblical view of family, marriage, and gender roles.

    Speakers will be:

    Dr. Evan Lenow from Southwestern Baptist Seminary
    Dr. Joe Wooddell  
    from Criswell College
    Dr. Steve Hunter from Criswell College

  • Trunk or Treat


    October 31st

    6:30 - 8 pm

    Candy & Carnival Games for the whole family

    Admission: Free

    On Church Parking lot




  • Craft Sale


    Kids to Kamp
    Craft Fair, Bake Sale and Chili Lunch Fundraiser

    November 7th  

    9 am - 1 pm

    All proceeds help send kids to camp!



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