History of our Church

1950 - Pastors and area laymen met in concern over the lack of a Baptist witness in Jackson.

1951 - Small prayer group of less than 20 people met faithfully.

1952 - First formal business meeting to call Virgil Fitch as the first pastor. The Church was officially incorporated; leaders were elected.

1957 - Bruce Young accepted a call to become the next pastor.

1963 - Myron Holmgren became the next pastor.

1968 - Donald Douthitt was the next pastor.

1971 - David Cripe accepted the call as the next pastor.

1982 - Robert Chapman served as our pastor.

1987 - Bill Robertson became the next pastor.

1999 - Jon Campbell served as our pastor.

2003 - Doug Standerwick served as our Interim Pastor.

2007 - Steve DeKok is the Pastor since April 2007

God has allowed over the years for growth, and change in location. First Baptist Church has a desire to minister to the Jackson community and also send people into the rest of the world to give out the good news of Jesus Christ and eternity in heaven.

921 Hills Avenue, Jackson, MN  56143     Phone: (507) 847-2369     Email:      ©  First Baptist of Jackson, MN