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First Baptist Church Roanoke

Connected in Christ to Lead others to Him

The Purpose of First Roanoke is to glorify God through obedience to the Great Commission in leading people to faith in Christ and into an ever-growing relationship with Him.


 Upcoming Events 



Lottie Moon Christmas Offering / November  

In accordance with November’s sermon series “RU Connected with missions?” First Roanoke will be accepting donations for the International Mission Board’s Christmas Lottie Moon Offering. This special offering will help fund and send thousands of missionaries across the world to proclaim the love of Jesus. For more information on how IMB is helping our missionaries spread the Word, visit their website here or visit the Welcome Center Sunday mornings at First Roanoke.

Christmas Concert Series 2015

Noel, Night of Everlasting Love / December 6th
The Celebration Choir & Orchestra presents “Noel, Night of Everlasting Love,” the story of Jesus’ birth told through timeless carols and narrated by our pastor, Dr. Bryan E. Smith.

The Sounds of Christmas / December 13th
The Celebration Orchestra presents “The Sounds of Christmas,” First Roanoke’s Christmas Pops. Special guests include Melodie Crittendon Kirkpatrick, Promise, Greg Denton, Luke Fortner, and hosts Kory & Ainsley Van Matre.

Candles on a Table (iStock_000011657967Medium)Christmas Eve Service / December 24

On Christmas Eve, First Roanoke will hold our special annual Christmas Eve Service entitled “Carols by Candlelight” We hope you’ll join us as we join together for a night of worship and remembrance of Christ’s birth. “Carols by Candlelight” will take place in First Roanoke’s Worship Center at 4:00 pm. 



For additional events, be sure to check out our church calendar.