First Baptist is an independent, fundamental Baptist Church, founded in 1836 making it one of the oldest churches in northern Indiana. On Sept. 4, 2006 the church celebrated its 170th birthday. To date the church has been led by 38 Senior Pastors. The church is in its third building and interestingly all three buildings are still in use in the city of Goshen today.
Today First Baptist has a membership of over 320 and an average attendance of about 300 at Sunday Morning Worship. The church meets in a modern 24,000 square foot facility that includes over 20 classrooms and a large gymnasium, sitting on 12 acres of land on the southwest edge of the city of Goshen.