USA Churches

Houston's First Baptist Church

Southern Baptist Convention
7401 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024

Houston's First Baptist Church is a mega church located in Houston, TX. Our church was founded in 1841 and is associated with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).

What to Expect at Houston's First Baptist Church

Houston's First Baptist Church offers 3 weekend worship services and additional services at one of our alternative locations.


Gregg Matte, Pastor
David Self, Executive Pastor
Stephen Smith, Gathering Pastor
William Taylor, Missions Pastor

Service Times:

Sunday Worship Service 9:15am
Sunday Worship Service 11:00am
Sunday Worship Service 5:30pm

Service Details

  • Formal and informal attire most common
  • Contemporary service and traditional service
  • Printed worship bulletin
  • Communion
  • Altar call or invitation
  • Interpretation for the Deaf
  • Location: Harris County
  • Parking: Parking garage
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Saturday evening service: No
  • Multi-site church: Yes (4 campuses)
  • Primary language used: English

Ministries and Programs

  • Nursery
  • Children's ministry
  • Youth or teen ministry
  • Weekly small groups
  • Christian bookstore
  • Missions
  • Counseling services
  • Young adult ministry
  • Men/women's ministry
  • Choir
  • Special needs
  • Weekday preschool
  • Community service
  • Food pantry
  • Singles ministry
  • Senior adult ministry
  • Recovery group
  • Weddings/receptions

Additional Info About Our Church

Houston's First Baptist Church has been ministering to the people of the Houston area since 1841. We sponsor over twenty missions and ministry points, touching a wide variety of language groups and social needs. Houston's First is a church thriving with activities over the weekend. There are three Sunday worship hours to choose from, and each service is intentional in ushering you into the presence of God through authentic worship, relevant messages and real relationships.


The Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20)

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7401 Katy Freeway, Houston TX 77024
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