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We are glad you are considering visiting First Baptist Church on Fifth! Below is some helpful information for questions you may have before your first visit. If you have more questions, please feel free to contact us.

What are your beliefs?

Our congregation is made up of individuals from many walks of life, hence our beliefs are rather diverse. Generally speaking, however, our beliefs section may provide some insight.

Where are you located?

We are located at 501 West Fifth Street between Spruce and Poplar in downtown Winston-Salem. Click here to see a map of our location.

Do you offer childcare during other church events?

As a general rule, childcare is provided for all church-wide events, including Sunday morning, Wednesday evening, and special events such as Feast of Carols and Service of Healing. With the exception of Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, we always ask parents to reserve childcare so that we can plan appropriately. Reservations should be made at least two days ahead, so for a Sunday evening event, parents would be asked to reserve by Friday. Contact the church office at 336.722.2558 or email amcclure@firstonfifth.org to make a reservation.

Where should I park?

We have parking lots available behind the church and across the street. There are limited spaces on the street for parking as well. For those with limited mobility, we have clearly marked spaces around the church.

Do you offer small group Bible study?

Yes, there are Bible study opportunities for all ages on Sunday mornings beginning at 9:15am, as well as opportunities during the week.

What time is worship?

Our Sunday schedule is 9:15am Bible Study for all ages followed by 10:30am worship in the Sanctuary.

Do you offer childcare during worship services?

Yes. Childcare is available during Bible study, fellowship time, and worship on Sunday mornings for infants and preschoolers. Parents may drop off children as early as 15 minutes prior to the start of Bible study. For more information, please contact Amy McClure, Associate Pastor Children, Senior Adults, Pastoral Care, at amcclure@firstonfifth.org.

Is there a "dress code" for Sunday morning worship?

No. We welcome casual or “Sunday dress” attire, so come as you are and you are welcome here!

Is there elevator access in the church?

Yes, there are several clearly marked elevators in our buildings.

How can I become a member?

There are several ways you can become a member of First Baptist Church on Fifth. Read more about joining the church here.

Have more questions about First on Fifth? Please feel free to contact us and we will try our best to get you the information you need.

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How to Join


First Baptist Church on Fifth welcomes all people who affirm Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord to join us on our journey of proclaiming God’s Kingdom in our city and world. Membership is a way of publicly partnering with our community of faith. Here are ways to become a member at First Baptist Church on Fifth:


Profession of Faith
…decides to follow Jesus and will be baptized to demonstrate his/her commitment.


Transfer of Membership
…desires to become a member from another Baptist church.


Statement of Faith
…desires to become a member from a non-Baptist church. (e.g., Methodist or Presbyterian)


…has previously made a profession of faith and now seeks a deeper dimension in living for God.


…treated as a member, but does not actually move membership from home church. No voting rights. (e.g., college student)

If you’d like more general information about the church, read our FAQs.



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