First Baptist Powell

We are a gospel-centered community who loves God and others by: •Worshipping Him •Proclaiming His Word •Sharing His Gospel •Equipping His People


Church offices will be closed through at least April 6, 2020. All in-person gatherings at First Baptist Powell have been cancelled through April 26, 2020. However, while we will not be meeting to worship together in the church building, we will still have a small team present to lead 10:30 AM Sunday morning services and 6:30 PM Wednesday evening services, which will be available to live-stream at

online giving

During these uncertain days, now is a great time to continue worshipping and honoring the Lord through online giving. Your generosity will help us as we continue to serve our community during a troubling time. On our website are two videos that will instruct you on how to give using Realm eGiving. Anyone can give to FBP by going to

Prayer Requests

We consider it a privilege to pray for you and your family. Please let us know how we can be interceding for you and how we can join you in rejoicing over answered prayers.

Psalms & Songs

Click below to listen to our new Psalms & Songs series. We will have various people, both staff and church members, reading Psalms and singing songs to go with that Psalm.

sermon series

Join us on Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM online at for our Main Worship Service at First Baptist Powell. Pastor Tim McGhee will be preaching a new series called, “Making the Gospel Visible.”

Project 2020

Project 2020 is a fundraising initiative that will allow us to make some renovations to our facilities. For more details, including the link to give, please click below.

Joining the Church

Membership Matters is a class offered for anyone who wants to join or is prayerfully considering becoming a member at FBP. Attending the class does not mean you’re committing to join the church. This month’s class has been cancelled due to COVID-19. New date TBA.

Community Groups

Click below to join a community group today!

Share Photos

Please click below to share photos of ‘everyday’ life at FBP with us.

We are a gospel-centered community who loves God and others by:
Worshipping Him • Proclaiming His Word • Sharing His Gospel • Equipping His People


Phil Jones - April 22, 2018

The Fear of the Lord: The Foundation of Wisdom

From Series: "Proverbs: Wisdom for the Family"

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Time & Location

7706 Ewing Road Powell, TN 37849

Sunday // 8:45 a.m.

Sunday // 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday // 6:30 p.m.

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