Converge MidAmerica

Converge MidAmerica is a Missional Network of Gospel Driven Churches.  We strengthen existing churches and seek to plant new churches.  

 

 

Converge MidAmerica Manistee, MI, USA
May 11, 2020
Full time
Church Overview The purpose for which the congregation of First Baptist Church of Manistee has existed, from the very beginning, is to preach the Gospel, and as ambassadors of Christ, to let others know there is forgiveness and hope for a dying world in the message of that Gospel.  On October 20, 1872, thirteen believers in Christ met to organize the First Baptist congregation in Manistee. It was their desire that all people worship with them and within one year five nationalities were represented: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, and English, all working and worshiping together for the glory of God.  The first pastor was Peter Jentoft. Different pastors came and left just as the population of Manistee went up and down. The church has moved around to different buildings until 1975 when the land on Lakeshore Road was purchased.  The new church building was built and dedicated on May 7, 1979. The church's indebtedness was paid off in March 1997. Our current average...