We are currently holding a single Sunday service at 10:00AM. All other activities including Sunday School are postponed until further notice.

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Although we hope to return to normal services and activities soon, we are currently holding Sunday service at 10:00AM only. 

Gatlinburg is one of the most visited destinations in America. The Smoky Mountains are one of God's most beautiful creations. We invite you to worship God with us at First Baptist Church of Gatlinburg.

MINISTERING TO THE MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY that surrounds us and the world that comes to our door

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Horizon Worship

8:45 A.M.

Sunday School

9:45 A.M.

Heritage Worship

11:00 A.M.

*We are currently holding a single live Sunday service at 10:00 AM. Sunday School and other church activities are currently postponed. Please check our Facebook page for updates.*

On Sunday mornings we offer two services. Our Horizon Service is at 8:45 featuring a contemporary praise and music. Our Heritage service is at 11:00 where we sing traditional hymns along with our choir. Both services provide an inspiring message from God's word. In between these services, at 9:45, is our Sunday School hour, offering biblical teaching for all ages.

Child care provided for all services.

Mattie Huff Lawson Clabo Memorial Library open before Sunday services.

Sunday Church Services

5:30 P.M. Volunteers, Children and their families. 5:45 P.M. All other adults and youth.

Kitchen Helpers are always needed. Please sign up!

Fellowship Meal

Wednesday Evening

There are so many opportunities for you to connect with others!

Stay informed of all upcoming events with our calendar below.


Rev. Bryon Fortner

Rev. Michael Hodges

Rev. Taylor Caldwell

Susan Dunn

Nancy Hodges

Brad Cardin

Cindy Redmond

Bob Powell

Terri Soehn

Missy Saffelder

Larry Waters

Cheryl Burcham

Minster of Youth

Minster of Music

Minster of Education



Church Custodian

Church Secretary


Financial Secretary

Contemporary Worship

Deacon Chairman

MDO Director

Rev. Larry S. Burcham


Youth Events

  • Fifth Quarter
  • M-Fuge
  • CentriFuge
  • Doe River Gorge Youth Trip

Associated Ministries


Exterior of First Baptist Church Gatlinburg in the Smoky Mountains

First Baptist Church is voluntarily affiliated with the following Baptist Organizations:

  The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)

  The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF)

  The Tennessee Baptist Convention

  The Tennessee Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

  The Sevier County Baptist Association  

Churches affiliated with First Baptist Church Gatlinburg TN
  • Sevier County Food Ministry
  • Smoky Mountain Resort Ministry
  • Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministry
  • Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic

Please speak to an FBC Gatlinburg minister to ask how you can get involved with any of these wonderful local mission opportunities.

111 Oglewood Ln, 

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

From downtown Gatlinburg take East Parkway Hwy 321 at light #3. We are located one mile on the left, next to the Alamo Steakhouse.

(865) 436-4685

email: office@fbcgatlinburg.org


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