Donations for Backstretch

We are collecting donations for Backstretch Workers now through October. There is a box to collect new or slightly used items. Contact Mary Ann Becker with questions. No women or children clothes. Items needed are: Men’s Jeans, Pants, and Shoes Work Boots Short/ Long Sleeve Shirts Baseball Caps; Warm Cap/ Gloves Hooded Sweatshirts Jackets and… [Continue Reading]

donations for backstretch

Summer Mission Opportunity: July 29 Summer Camp

  Backstretch Kids Summer Camp On Saturday, July 29, we will be spending the day with the children of the Saratoga Race Course backstretch track workers. Throughout the day we will provide childcare, VBS lessons, and snacks/meals. Please consider spending part of your day with us – a few hours in the morning and/or the… [Continue Reading]

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Summer Lunch Program 2017

Volunteers Needed! We are gearing up for another Summer Lunch Program. Please sign up at, or call the church office, 518-885-8361 for assistance. Permission forms from parents are required for children to receive lunches. Click here for the 2017 Summer Lunch Program Menu and Permission Form.

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Welcome to First Baptist Church of Ballston Spa

We are an American Baptist congregation which is made up of Christ centered, biblically grounded, diverse people called to radical personal discipleship in Christ Jesus. Our commitment to Jesus propels us to nurture authentic relationships with one another; build a healthy church; transform our community, our nation, and our world; engage every member in hands-on ministry; and speak the prophetic word in love.


Our Mission:

We are a body of believers united in Christ to proclaim, live, and love according to God’s word.


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