First Baptist Church of Bloomfield, New Jersey
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First Baptist Church
Bloomfield, NJ

- Our Church is people, not the stone building where we meet! Our evangelical Church is made up of people of all ages and races who gather to learn of God's love for us as shown through Jesus Christ.  You are welcome here !!

WE CARE ABOUT THE BIBLE - The basis for all our activities and belief at First Baptist is God's written Word, the Bible. The traditions of men always change, but the Word of God has answers for every generation !

Our activities help all to grow in their faith and meet the challenges of life with wisdom from God's Word. We teach about prophecy, the Holy Spirit & the plan of God for your life.

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First Baptist is located at:
1 Washington St
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

That's downtown Bloomfield Center,
just a half block from the corner of
Broad St. and Bloomfield Ave
Sunday Schedule:
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:45 am Morning Worship Service
5:45 pm Small Group Bible Studies

7:30 pm Prayer Meeting & Bible Focus

Our Church has a full schedule of activities for everyone including exciting programs for children, Women's Fellowship, Sunday School & Bible Studies,  Prayer, Christmas & Easter Programs, Worship,  English Instruction (ESL), Senior's Group,  and lots more !!  We are urban and suburban, evangelical and Multi-Racial, Multi-Ethnic: White, Black, Asian, Latino.
Young people have positive role models in the Men & Women here.
We're near your home and are expecting YOU TO VISIT!!

Rev. Jimmie Van Sant - Senior Pastor

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Send us an e-mail !

Our Church has a full music program. Led by Music Director Mrs. Jayne Van Sant, we have a Praise Team, Choir, Children's presentations and Holiday programs.

Pastor Jimmie Van Sant's  Encouragement Blog
As you go through your day, daily Bible reading will be a big encouragement to you.
A monthly Bible Reading Guide is now on Pastor's Blog, along with Devotionals.
“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.” – Psalm 119:105


Bloomfield NJ History & Photos Section:   Bloomfield CenterMorris Canal1920-1940

Brief History of BloomfieldOlde Bloomfield Families 1700Bloomfield Memorabilia l 1912 Parade

Detailed Early History of BloomfieldWatsessingJoseph Bloomfield Biography

High School Yearbooks: 1925  1939         Historical Society  l  Mrs. Gilson Interview

Glen Ridge NJ Historical Photos  l  Montclair NJ History 1   Montclair 2  l  Belleville History  l  Verona History
West Orange History  l  Caldwell History   l
This History section began in May 2000 as a free Community service.

Do YOU Belong at First Baptist ?   More about us:
People from the following neighborhoods attend First Baptist: Montclair, Verona, Glen Ridge, West Orange,
Newark Belleville Nutley Essex Brookdale Clifton Caldwell, Passaic, Cedar Grove, and of course, Bloomfield.

People who attend First Baptist speak the following languages:  Tagalog French
Russian Chinese Cantonese Italian Mandarin Japanese Spanish, & Jersey English !
People who attend First Baptist were born in these places:
Philippines Russia Japan China, Asia, and all parts of New Jersey!

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First Baptist Church,  1 Washington St.,  Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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updated January 28, 2015