We are American Baptist by conviction,
ecumenical in spirit,
and committed to Christian service.
As an American Baptist Church, the First Baptist Church of Rochester belongs to a tradition which emphasizes the Lordship and atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ, believersí baptism, the competency of all believers to be in direct relationship with God and to interpret Scripture. We embrace the importance of the local church, the assurance of freedom in worship and opinion, and the need to be Christís witnesses within society. See the linked information, Ten Facts about American Baptists to learn more details about what we believe as American Baptists and explore this ABOUT US section for who we are at First Baptist Church of Rochester.