Stained glass window in balcony of the First Baptist church of Rutland Vemont
The Holy Bible and other preaching reference books in the First Baptist Church library
exterior front entrance to The First Baptist Church of Rutland Vermont with worshipers and Pastor Mark Heiner
child's hands in payer


The Annual Gathering of American Baptist Churches of Vermont & New Hampshire – May 1-2, Holiday Inn, Rutland 

This year’s theme is “For His Glory” based on Isaiah 43:5-7 with a focus on evangelism and ministering to those in need.  Registration forms are available at the church and online at


Rutland Dismas House 25th Anniversary Dinner/Auction

Sunday, May 3rd at the Holiday Inn in Rutland

Dismas was the name of the repentant thief who was crucified with Jesus, therefore Rutland Dismas House is a residence for former prisoners, reconciling prisoners with society and society with prisoners. This fundraiser is an opportunity to hear a great speaker, enjoy a nice meal, and support a good cause. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Please call 775-5539 for tickets or more information.


FBC Rummage Sale - May 8 & 9 – Mark Your Calendars!

It's been a while since FBC has held one of its famous rummage sales! Please begin now to think about what you have to contribute. Items can be dropped off at the church on Sunday Mornings between 10 AM – 10:30 AM; Tuesdays between 10 AM and 2 PM; and Thursday Evenings between 6:00 PM and 8 PM or by appointment. New and Gently Used Items are welcome.


The Vermont Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health and the Vermont Recovery Network

are working together to create a statewide network of individuals and families impacted by mental health and substance use concerns. The planning meeting for Rutland/Addison County will be held at First Baptist Church on Tuesday, April 28 from 5:30-7:00 PM. This event is co-hosted by the Turning Point Center of Rutland.  Interested in attending? Contact Jaime Bedard, 802-595-5147 or Liz Wright, 802-321-8001.


“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?”

            - Isaiah 43:19

81 CENTER STREET, RUTLAND, VERMONT 05701 802-773-8010