First Baptist Powell

First Baptist Powell exists to invest in and equip the next generation to live Christ-transformed lives in a rapidly changing culture.
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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.


Join us on Wednesday nights at 6:30 PM in the Main Worship Center for The Gathering. Pastor Rick is preaching from John 13-17. There’s something for all ages on Wednesdays at FBP!

Blood Drive for Addie

On Friday, February 28th, FBP and FBA are hosting a MEDIC Replacement Blood Drive to benefit FBA student Addie Bennet. If you are able, please stop by the Family Life Center anytime between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM to donate and let the MEDIC staff know that you would like your credits to benefit Addie.

Realm Help

Realm is an online ministry tool designed for real time connection. Stop by The Point Sunday before LifeGroups or after the Main Worship Service to get help setting up your Realm account and learning how to use it.

Men's Prayer Breakfast

Men, please join us for breakfast on Saturday, February 29th from 7:00 to 8:30 AM. We will spend time praying specifically for the Women’s event taking place later in the day.

sermon series

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

Women's bible study

Ladies, join us for a Bible study on Thursday evenings from February 13th to March 5th. We will meet at 6:30 PM in Room 250 at First Baptist Powell. The study is called, “The Fullness of Joy: Tapping into the Living Water” and is led by Tracy Amanns and Alys Grissom.

Go Teams

We believe that FBP members are called to take the gospel to areas and peoples who have little or no access to the gospel. For a complete list of 2020 short-term mission trips and local ministry opportunities, 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. Click below for the date of the next class.

Sunday Mornings

Join us for worship on Sunday mornings! LifeGroups meet at 8:45 AM and the main worship service begins at 10:30 AM.

Strive Soccer

Strive Soccer and Knoxville Reds FC are excited to announce a new partnership with Strive Soccer Academy. Our new partnership still offers the same family-friendly atmosphere and low-cost, but have expanded our reach to more of Knoxville while adding the training expertise of Knoxville Reds FC. Click the link to register today for only $35!

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.

First Baptist Powell exists to invest in and equip the next generation to live Christ-transformed lives in a rapidly changing culture.


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: Making the Gospel Visible

“Making the Gospel Visible by proclaming the word”

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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First Baptist Blogs

Treasuring Christ in a World of Thieves

Treasuring Christ in a World of Thieves

The August 2019 First Baptist Powell Women’s Retreat was a sweet time of fellowship, fun, and most importantly, time in the Word. The theme for the weekend was “Treasuring Christ Together,” with a message from featured speaker Leslie Bennett of Revive Our Hearts. A...

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Better is One Day

Better is One Day

Just for a moment, relax and ask yourself the following two questions: What is the best place you’ve ever visited?What is the best day you’ve ever had? If you’re like most people, you probably answered the “best place” as somewhere you went on vacation or to getaway....

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Join the ESL Team

Join the First Baptist Powell ESL Team that serves at Norwood Elementary. We need childcare workers, teachers, and helpers. You do not need to be ESL certified in order to join our team! Classes begin Thursday, August 22. For more information, contact Janice Ramsey at...

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Increasing in Community

On Sunday, January 13th, our Elders announced that the Lord is leading us to make some major changes at First Baptist Powell.  We are devoted to striking a new balance between teaching/proclaiming the Word of God and building deep friendships/relationships that...

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First Baptist Academy

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.