"Caring People Sharing God’s Love"

Whether you are a lifelong Christian or someone exploring faith for the first time, you are always welcome at First Baptist Church. Our family of faith spans five generations, from newborn to those who have been active for 100 years.

Our pastor for the past twenty-five years, Dr. Steve Davis, retired in November, 2020. A Pastor Search Committee is currently looking for his permanent replacement. In January 2021, Dr. Joel Snider began serving as a part-time, temporary pastor while the search committee performs their work. He lives in Canton and commutes to Carrollton each weekend. Dr. Snider will serve until we call our next permanent pastor. We are located just off the square in downtown Carrollton, GA.

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History

First Baptist Church can trace its history back to the establishment of the Upper Tallapoosa Baptist Church in 1847. In 1875, the present site of the church at the corner of Dixie and Newnan Streets was built as a frame structure that was replaced by the brick building presently used as the Sanctuary in 1908. Many additions since include the first education…

Meet our Staff

Below is information about our ministers, professional staff, counselors, and church leadership. We hope the information here will help you get to know us better.

What We Believe

Our congregational convictions come from historic Baptist theology. We readily affirm The Lordship of Jesus Christ.  We also believe the Bible is the final authority in all matters of faith and practice.  In addition to these primary beliefs, we affirm other long-standing Baptist principles such as: a symbolic view of two ordinances: baptism and the Lord’s Supper the freedom and competency of…