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The story of the beginnings of our church and how we became what we are today.

We invite you to become a part of the church today and a piece of its history tomorrow.
Temple Baptist Church began having services On Calhoun Street in 1953. Its purpose was to proclaim truth to people who were searching for something stable in a upside down world. People had heard for half a century that war was ending, poverty was past, and everything was to be wonderful, yet they had seen two world wars, the great depression and heard empty promises by politicians who had discovered that the ones who promised the most would be elected. The substitute for peace was the Korean War, prosperity was higher taxes and the wonderful life was viewed on television.
Temple began declaring that our hope was not in man or religion, but in Jesus Christ. It gave a message that was not always popular but always needed. After 3 location changes, it ended up at 11965 Kenn Rd where we presently reside.
Today Temple Baptist Church faithfully proclaims the message of hope to everyone who will listen. We are not changing the message to fit your life, but would love to give you a message that will prepare you to fit God's life. If you are looking for TRUTH that will set you free, give us a call or visit us and we will gladly share God's Good News.

2 Timothy 2:19  Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

John 8:32  And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.


We are a fundamental, Bible believing & teaching Church; proclaiming that salvation and a home in Heaven is God's free gift to all mankind through faith alone in the Lord Jesus Christ.

Temple Baptist Church is a friendly, growing church whose desire is to please the Lord in all that we do. We invite you to be a part of this happy fellowship and serve the Lord with us.

There are four priorities upon which the ministry of Temple Baptist Church is Based:
1. Soul Winning- Reaching People with the Gospel "Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature."(Mark 16:15)
2. Discipling- Training People in God's Word "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost." (Matthew 28:19-20a)
3. Encouragement Through Fellowship- "Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as ye see the day approaching." (Hebrews 10:25)
4. Bible Teaching and Preaching- "Preach the Word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine." (2 Timothy 4:2)