First Baptist Church

112 Virginia Avenue

Petersburg, WV 26847

(304) 257-4587

Senior Pastor:  Rick Bergdoll

Youth Pastor: Shannon Earle

Chairperson of Deacons: Doug Turner

Chairperson of Deaconess: Sue Carr

Chairperson of Trustees: Gary Richard

Church Secretary: Carolyn Clauze and

                                      Margaret Kesner

What's Happening?

CR has been cancelled until further notice due to the COVID-19 Virus.  We hope to be back up and running soon! 

Please take this on-line survey to let Rick and our Deacons know how you feel about returning to regular church activities when the ban on public gatherings have been lifted. 

Your input is important!



Notice:  All extra curricular activities at FBC have been suspended until further notice due to the COVID-19 Virus.  There will be a Unity Service today - 15 March at 10:00 AM.  Pastor Rick will update the church concerning future Church activities.  Please check back here or the FBC Facebook page for updates.  

Welcome to

First Baptist Church of Petersburg


We offer several worship times to meet your schedule. Please pick a time below and join us to worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.


   09:00 AM - Contemporary Worship Service
Nursery Ages 1 to 4
    Children's Church Ages 5 to 11  
10:00  AM - Sunday School
11:00 PM - Traditional Worship Service​​
Nursery Ages 1 to 4
6:30 PM - Celebrate Recovery

About Us


First Baptist Church is a fellowship of believers that purpose to know God through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and to equip believers through discipleship. Showing God's love, we strive to reach a hungry world with Jesus Christ through obedience to to Him.

Bible Studies


  • Offered different times for convenience.

  • ​Men's Bible Studies

  • ​Women's Bible Studies

  • Join a study group today!

United in Love

- Acclaim the Gospel

- Transform Lives

- Minister to Communities

Find us

Visit Us

112 Virginia Avenue, Petersburg, WV 26847​

Tel: 304-257-4587

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