Newcomers can sense—usually within about the first 4 minutes—whether a church is going to spell “welcome relief” or “Hmm…maybe not.” One feature of a “welcome relief” church is a passion for connecting people with each other.

Adult groups

At First Baptist Decatur there are six kinds of adult groups:


The youth pastor is Billy Roberts. Email Billy.

First Kids

The children's pastor is Dale Doud. E-mail Dale.