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 Thank you for your interest in First Baptist Norfolk.
We're a group of people who love God, desire to make Him known, and seek to grow stronger in our faith. Here is some information that will help you get to know us better. Come visit with us and experience our church for yourself. You'll find a friendly, warm group of people who would like to know you better and join you on your spiritual journey. 
  About Us
First Baptist Church of Norfolk is a Southern Baptist Church serving Hampton Roads Virginia. We are located at 312 Kempsville Road in Norfolk near the Norfolk/Virginia Beach border. 
 Check out a weekend worship gathering...
We meet together to worship at 6 different times each weekend. 
(For directions 
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  • Sunday mornings, 8:00 am, 9:30 am, 11:00 am (312 Kempsville Rd.)
    and 12:30 pm at the Cross Roads Center

  • Hispanic Fellowship (Spanish speaking), Sunday afternoon at 1:00 pm, Worship Center

  • onetwentyseven worship gathering for the 18-30 year old population, Sunday 9:30 at the Cross Roads Center  (For directions to Cross Roads click here)

Where do my kids go on Sunday morning? 
Preschool: Do you have a preschooler- ages birth through Kindergarten?  Our Preschool ministry provides these little ones with a loving environment filled with hands on learning experiences. Check in at the Preschool Welcome Desk on the first floor. Need more Information?

Children: Children in grades 1st through 5th will join u
s each Sunday in a grade level LIFEgroup where they will have friendly, nurturing teachers who will encourage them to study the Bible and apply it to their lives. They'll meet new kids and make new friends!  Check in at the Children's Welcome desk on the Second Floor.  Need more Information?

Students:  Student Ministry is for our teenagers (Grades 6-12). Each week 6th-12th grade students gather together to discover God's plan for their life.  Check in on third floor in Room 300. Need more Information?

If all of this is a bit overwhelming, visit Guest Services in our Lobby and someone will be happy to direct you to groups for each member of your family.  
How do I meet new people?
Join a LIFEgroup! You'll be glad you did!
LIFEgroups are the small group ministry at First Baptist Norfolk. Being a part of a LIFEgroup will connect you with a group of friends who care for each other, and together grow in their faith through Bible Study and Fellowship. 

LIFEgroup Times:
  • Sunday mornings, 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 am

  • Cross Roads Center, Sunday mornings 11:00am

Click here to learn more about LIFEgroups
Click here to download a copy of our LIFEgroups and Locations
 When you arrive
Follow the signs to the visitor parking area which is in the North parking lot next to the interstate and close to the building. We have an information desk with helpful people who will answer your questions and help you get where you need to go. They can assist you in finding a LIFEgroup or direct you to worship. Enter the North or South entrance and go to the middle of the Lobby and look for the Guest Services signs.
How can I meet the Pastor ?
Most Sundays, we have a Guest Reception following the 9:30 and 11am services. Stop by and meet our Pastor.  If you have questions, or would like to talk about some other decision, our Ministry staff will be there to help. Look in the First Edition (our bulletin) for more information about the Guest Reception.