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2016 Church Theme: “Loving Like Jesus”—John 13:34-35
“A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; as I have loved you…
A BRIEF HISTORY OF
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH FAIRFIELD
The First Baptist Church Fairfield was first known as the Macedonia Baptist Church. It was organized in 1906 at the home of Brother General Richardson located on the corner of what is now 62nd Street and Avenue D, Fairfield. The late Reverend J. P. Parker was the first Pastor. Serving as first deacons were Brothers: General Richardson, Curtis Hampton and Jim James. Under the leadership of Reverend Parker, a lot was purchased at the corner of 59th Street and Avenue D.
Robert Twyman heard the voice of Jesus calling him into the ministry in 1964. He was licensed and ordained by the Greater New Mount Moriah Baptist Church of Detroit, Michigan.
After graduating from Cass Technical High School, Detroit, Michigan, Robert Twyman attended the University of Detroit, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He also received a Master of Divinity degree from Morehouse School of Religion Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, Georgia.
Reverend Twyman began his ministerial career as Youth Director of Greater New Mount Moriah and served there as Interim Assistant Minister. He served the Antioch Baptist Church as Assistant.
Sunday, May 22, 2016
9:00 a.m. Sunday School
10:05 a.m. Morning Worship Service
12:00 p.m. Broadcast of Worship
(WAGG 610 AM Radio)
1:00 p.m. Graduate Reception
6:00 p.m. Gospel Music Workshop
Monday, May 23, 2016
10:00 a.m. Relief Committee
4:00 p.m. Pride Circle Meeting
6:00 p.m. Men’s Ministry Meeting
7:00 p.m. Young Adult Bible Study
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir Rehearsal