First Baptist Church

Dayton, TN

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 

who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. 1 Timothy 2:3-4

Rev. Bob Schafer, 

Senior Pastor FBC Dayton

We would like to introduce our new pastor at FBC Dayton - Rev. Bob Schafer! 

Bob and his wife Angie have been married for almost 29 years and have one daughter, Morgan, who is married to Stephen Halstead. Bob grew up in Dayton and has a heart for this community. He was called to shepherd the flock 20 years ago and continued education at Covington Theological Seminary and Slidell Baptist Seminary. 

Rev. Bob’s first Sunday with us will be August 28th. We look forward to how God will work in the days ahead! 

Join us on Sundays!

Sunday School: 9:00am

Worship: 10:15am

Covenant Installation Service

Sunday, August 28, 6:00 pm

A special service is planned to honor our new pastor, Rev. Bobby Schafer. Following the service, a dinner will be served in the fellowship Hall. This will be a great time to get to know Pastor Bobby and his wife, Angie. Please plan to attend this special service and enjoy the dinner and fellowship afterwards. The church will provide meat and drinks and members are requested to bring side dishes (salad, vegetable, bread, dessert).

Church Services

1. Live streaming continues.  The video can be viewed on the following websites, YouTube and Facebook:

Worship August 14, 2022 Live Stream

We are going to live stream our worship service this Sunday morning at 10:15 AM. Follow the link above and wait for the stream to start. It could possibly start a couple minutes after 10:15 so stay on the page until it starts.

2. Sunday School Teaching, Studies in Bibliology: Dr. Les Warren is continuing a new study of "Studies in Bibliology" during his Sunday School Teaching at 9:15 AM. This week the lesson is titled, "Basic Bible Study". Check below for the link. The videos will be posted each Sunday morning at 9:15 AM on Facebook and YouTube. Click the following link:

(There is no video this week. We will resume next week!)

If You Missed It...

If you missed our services , please click on the following link to watch any of the services we have posted: Worship Recordings

  • Church Motto

    First......that all may know Jesus.

    This is the motto of First Baptist Dayton, TN

    taken from 1 Timothy 2:3-5.

     "For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. 5 For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus,"



9:00 a.m. ~ Sunday School for All Ages

10:15 a.m. ~ Worship Service


6:00 p.m. ~ Awana

6:00 p.m. ~ Student Ministries

6:00 p.m. ~ Prayer Meeting and Discipleship Groups