Worship, Community, Service, Discipleship

At First Baptist Selma we are devoted to spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the sharing of the teachings of the Bible, the expounding of sound biblical doctrine, the making of disciples intentionally, continuous prayer, and through community & global outreach. At First Baptist Church we believe that there is no limit to what God can do through us, therefore, we seek to change Selma and Dallas County for the glory of God.  We believe“… all things are possible …” with God on your side.

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We are excited about your interest in FBC Selma! We would love for you to come visit us on a Sunday Morning.
Since 1842
The First Baptist Church of Selma has had a long and extensive impact on Selma, and the world.
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Since 1842, FBC has spread the Gospel and today, that vision continues as we “Go to the ends of the earth” to spread the word.
9:30 a.m. – Sunday School
10:45 a.m. – Morning Worship
5:15 p.m. – Fellowship Meal
5:30 p.m. – Children’s Activities
5:45 p.m. – Student Activities
6:00 p.m. – Adult Bible Study
218 & 325 Lauderdale Street
Selma, AL 36701
(Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1186, Selma, AL 36702)


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March 9-10

Churches Planting Churches Training is designed to examine the values underlying the rationale for becoming a sending church. The six steps necessary to make this a reality will be taught in detail. This training is designed for a church that is seeking to learn how to start a new church or churches from the “sending” church perspective. Many people are fearful of the whole idea of planting a church because they have no idea as to how they would go about it. Information dispels anxiety.

Sessions will begin on Friday from 6:00-8:30 pm and conclude on Saturday from 8:00-4:00 pm. The cost for the two-day training is only $25.00. Registration is required.


Now Available

Dr. Light is continuing a new Sunday morning sermon series focusing on the Ten Commandments.

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It has been 175 years since our church was begun. Follow the link below to learn about First Baptist’s extensive impact on Selma/Dallas Co.



Start or join in 2017!

Small gatherings of followers of Christ meeting on their own, facilitated by a leader, are not a new phenomenon. In fact, in the first few hundred years of the church, these kinds of groups were pretty much the only way to experience church. Luke describes this type of group in Acts 2:42-47, and throughout years of church history, the value of these groups hasn’t changed. At FBC we are creating small groups of people just like what Luke wrote about over 2,000 years ago. At First Baptist we call these groups First Family Gatherings.

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at FBC

At the core of every individual’s life is a need for relationships—with God and with God’s people. First Baptist’s Ministries help you strengthen your relationship with God and others. Sunday School and other activities help you to not only know about God, but really know Him.

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