First Baptist Powell

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While we will continue to Livestream our Sunday morning worship services, First Baptist Powell has restarted in-person gatherings. In order to help us plan, please click below to register your family if you plan to attend in-person this Sunday. Please note there will be two services: 8:45 AM and 11:15 AM.


Check out First Baptist Powell’s new podcast, Completely Churched. New episodes will be posted twice a month.


Register your children for AWANA Club at First Baptist Powell today! The Club meets Wednesdays at 6:30 PM in the Family Life Center. 

Wednesday Nights

Join us on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 PM in the Youth Worship Center for a time of prayer and seeking the Lord. Please feel free to stop by anytime and stay as long as you can.

Christmas backpacks

If you’ve been looking for specific ways to give to those in need, please consider donating to help our Women on Mission provide Christmas backpacks for impoverished children and teens. After the supplies are purchased, we will schedule a day for anyone in the church to join together and help fill the backpacks!

Membership Matters

If you are interested in exploring what it means to be a member of First Baptist Powell, we invite you to join us at our next Membership Matters. Please call the church office at (865) 947-9074 to register.

Sunday Mornings

We invite you to visit our new Sunday Mornings page each week for resources including sermon notes, announcements, the link to give online, a place for prayer requests, and more!

Sermon Series

Join us on Sunday mornings at 9:00 or 11:15 AM for worship. Pastor Perry is preaching verse-by-verse through the book of Philippians.

Welcome, Guests!

Whether it’s your first time at First Baptist Powell, you’ve been several times before, or you’re still thinking about visiting, we’re glad you’re here! We consider it an honor and a privilege to welcome guests of all ages and backgrounds to our church. We hope if you’ve already visited that you felt right at home. Please visit to let us know how we can better serve you. We will never share your personal information or surprise you with a home visit. Please feel free to share as little or as much information as you feel comfortable with.

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.

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.

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Worshipping Him • Proclaiming His Word • Sharing His Gospel • Equipping His People

First Baptist Blogs

Life in a Washing Machine

Life in a Washing Machine

During a Black Friday sale last year, Cindy and I bought a new washing machine. We decide to replace our front loader with a top loader. One surprising feature of our new washing machine is that it has a clear glass lid. Therefore, you can see what’s happening to the...

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Jesus is Better

Jesus is Better

I have recently begun a study of the book of Hebrews with one of my discipleship partners. As Iwas working, reading through this powerful and intriguing epistle, I was struck with howpertinent the content of Hebrews is to our present situation. While we do not know...

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Reflections from a Morning Run

Reflections from a Morning Run

This blog was written in early May. This morning was a major milestone for me. It was the first time I’d run through Powell innearly 10-months after suffering injury. As I ran again outside for the first time, I reflected onwhat it meant to me, and thought I might...

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The Untamable Tongue

The Untamable Tongue

The Christian walk is one we embark on every day as a believer in Jesus Christ. The Bible tells us we are to live as Christ - in holiness. We all know to live holy can not be attained in humanity except by Jesus Himself. I, as a redeemed man, bought by the blood of...

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My Grace is Sufficient

My Grace is Sufficient

My Grace is Sufficient 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is perfected in weakness.” Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may reside in me.  So I take...

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Phil Jones - October 22, 2017

Sola Fide - ‘Faith Alone’

This is the 5th sermon in the Reformation series.

From Series: "Here We Stand - Lessons from the Protestant Reformation"

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series: Philippians


“Paul’s Program for Spiritual Growth Part II”

Time & Location

7706 Ewing Road Powell, TN 37849

Sunday // *not currently meeting in-person

Sunday // 9:00 AM // 11:15 AM
Wednesday // 6:30 PM

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First Baptist Academy exists to assist parents by providing an excellent classical education that fosters a Biblical worldview, striving to equip students to impact the world for Christ.