About FBCNI

First Baptist Church North Indianapolis

- FBCNI is a teaching church located in the heart of Indianapolis. Our Pastor is a highly regarded preacher, teacher and scholar who holds a Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One of Pastor Hicks’ first initiatives at First Baptist was to create The Nia Academy. Classes are offered throughout the year to develop Christians who seek to study to show themselves approved unto God.

  • Sunday Morning Early Worship 8:45 a.m.
  • Sunday School and New Members’ Classes 10:00 a.m.
  • Family Worship 11:00 a.m.
  • Women and Men’s Bible Classes Tuesday at 6:15 p.m.
  • Children/Youth Bible Study Tuesday at 6:45 p.m.
  • Prayer Meeting and Word on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

Existing as a church since 1885, we are a community of reborn believers giving expression and visible form to that faith and fellowship to which God has called His people. The Senior Minister Ivan Douglas Hicks, Ph.D., welcomes you to the First Baptist Church North Indianapolis.

 First Baptist is a Family of Reborn Believers Rejoicing in Service and Reaching our community in Response to God’s Word.