Temporarily on hold (see the weekly Sunday bulletin for updates).

Rev. Kevin Patterson studied at Philadelphia College of Bible and in Israel at the American Institute of Holy Land Studies. Before becoming pastor here in 1994, he ministered in the Holy Land (in Jerusalem and Bethlehem) for about ten years. 

He was ordained in Bethlehem in 1989 and in the U.S. in 1990. He is also a facilitator with Leadership Dynamics, Inc., and worked on Paul Brown's book, Seven Steps to a Life of Significance. You can subscribe to his YouTube channel for more inspiration.

Pastor Kevin and his wife Rina have three children, triplets, born in 1997. 

Our free community supper is usually the last Wednesday of each month, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. (See Sunday bulletin for updates)


In 1834 Josiah Sawtell of Lowell was contracted by the Building Committee to build the House “above the underpinning,” for the price of $3,359.90. The contract did not include the clock and bell, which were to be presented by Moses and Charles Warren of Boston.​

The building was completed in 1835, with the tower clock and bell following 1836.
Regular Sunday Worship Services at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Children's ministries are offered at 9:30, with nursery care available at both services.

First Baptist Church is affiliated with CBAmerica and shares their statement of faith.

First Baptist Church of West Townsend
461 Main Street West Townsend MA 01474


Our youth group, for ages 13-18, meets on Sunday mornings during the 9:30 service, under the direction of youth leaders 
Justin and Hannah Galvin. 

We encourage your prayers and financial support for: 

Beth Britton, Pioneers
John and Brooke Bryant, Wycliffe
Maynard and Elinor McBreairty, New Brunswick, Canada
Valorie Nordbye, Campus Ambassadors        
Roberta Peabody, TEAM Japan 

​First Baptist Church of West Townsend
Sunday morning, 3/29, we will be live streaming our worship service from home at 10:00! There will be a children's story, prayer, sermon, and worship music. To watch, follow this link.
(The worship music will follow the sermon on a separate lives stream on the same YouTube channel.)

Bible Study - Temporarily on hold (see the weekly Sunday bulletin for updates, and check out the pastor's YouTube channel).