What we offer:

Children’s Sunday School

After the “Children’s Message” in the sanctuary, the children (age 4-12) go to Sunday School where they pray for their requests and have a Bible lesson.


A safe and loving nursery is provided, allowing parents to comfortably focus on our worship service.

Monthly Coffee Hour Fellowship

Once a month after our worship service, we have extended fellowship over coffee and goodies.

Men’s Group

Monday Nights @ 7pm. 

This informal gathering of Christian men enjoys a variety of spiritual gatherings. Prayer and devotions are a regular and vital piece of every gathering. In addition to this, we share in a variety of activities throughout the year to build Christian friendships and to serve the Lord and our church through service.


First Baptist Church has two Women’s Groups:

G.R.A.C.E Women’s Group meets Monday evenings at 7pm for Bible study, fellowship, and encouragement.

American Baptist Women is part of a larger group – ABW of the Finger Lakes and ABW of NYS.  ABW seeks to unite the women of our church into a fellowship that will help each woman grow as a person and in personal devotion to Jesus Christ and His Church, through worshiping, working, and witnessing.

ABW meets every third Wednesday of each month at 1:00pm. All women are welcome.

Youth Group

F.I.S.H. (Friends Inspired to Serve Him)

Our Youth Group provides a casual supportive atmosphere where young people from 6th through 12th grade are encouraged to develop their personal relationship with the Lord and bring the time tested wisdom of the Bible into their complex daily lives. F.I.S.H meets Sunday evenings at the church from 5:00-7:30pm. We also get together for social outings and participate in dynamic Christian events like Kingdom Bound. 

Bible Studies

Adult Sunday School – Sunday mornings at 8:30am. We are currently going verse by verse through the book of Joshua.

Digging Deep – Tuesday Morning Bible Study 10:15am. We are currently going verse by verse through the book of Philippians.


Our choir, under the direction of Joe Godfrey, brings us inspirational music each week to enhance our worship experience.

We also work together with other area churches to put on larger events for the Manchester/Shortsville and Canandaigua communities.


A.R.K. (All Ready for Kindergarten) 

Helping to get your 3 and 4 year old children ready for Kindergarten with the academic, social, and spiritual foundation they need to begin their formal education.

Meeting according to the Red Jacket school calendar, M-F 9:00 – 11:30am.

For more information, contact Director Laurie Kominiarek @ 585-289-9000

Child Care (Before and after school)

A.B.B.A. (Abundant Blessings Before and After)

A quality before & after school Christian daycare for children going into Kindergarten through age 12.

Meeting according to the Red Jacket school calendar and including most snow days. M-F mornings from 6:30 – 9:00am and afternoons from 3:00 – 6:00pm

For more information, contact Director Laurie Kominiarek @ 585-289-9000