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Who We Are

Welcome to First Baptist Church of Swedesboro

Greetings in the Love of our Risen Savior.

Here at FBCS, we want you to be empowered in your relationship with Christ, edified in your relationship with His Body and the Church, and in step with God's purpose for YOU and your life!

We are a loving, warm, friendly, Christ-centered, and Bible-based church!

We invite you to worship with us, attend our growth-focused small group ministries and many bible study opportunities, and, of course, serve with us as we reach out to the community and beyond with the Love of Christ!!

You're more than welcome here! You're HOME, here!

With love,

The Lord Bless!

Reverend and Senior Pastor Marvin and First Lady Danette Parker

Church Leadership

Marvin Parker

Sr. Pastor

Gary Warren


Steven Meritt


Mark Clarke


What We Believe

The Bible, the living inerrant Word of God, is the sole authority for faith and practice.  

There are three persons in the God Head: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Holy Trinity).  

All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Jesus died to save us from sin, and we are saved through faith. When we believe in Jesus Christ we are born again, and the Holy Spirit takes residence in us.  

Once we are saved, we are always saved.    

Believers’ baptism by immersion is a symbol of death to the old way of life and resurrection to a new life in Christ.  

Holy Communion is a memorial of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ and is open to all who are saved.     

Each local church is an independent sovereign body, governing itself by the guidance of the Holy Spirit.  

The absolute individual freedom to respond to the leading of the Holy Spirit in all circumstances is fundamental to our faith (freedom of conscience).  

Jesus is the only mediator between God and us. We pray directly to God through Jesus Christ (priesthood of all believers).  

Jesus is coming again suddenly, literally, and visually.  

Witness to Jesus Christ is the ongoing task of every believer.