About Us

First Baptist Church of Glenarden has grown tremendously since its inception in 1917. The impact of our ministry reaches locally, nationally and internationally.

Message from our 2020 Semi-Annual Church Business Meeting.

Developing Dynamic Disciples

First Baptist Church of Glenarden, led by Pastor John K. Jenkins Sr., is a vibrant, Bible-based church located on three campuses in Prince George’s County, Md.

With more than 11,000 active members, FBCG is one of the largest congregations in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. It has impacted both local and global communities through its 100-plus ministries, outreach and educational programs.

Mission and Vision

The First Baptist Church of Glenarden has been called and appointed by God to serve this community for His glory. We purpose and are committed to fulfilling our mandate and vision, "Developing Dynamic Disciples through Discipleship, Discipline and Duplication."

Discipleship

  1. Winning others to Christ - Matt. 28:18-20; Mark 16:15-16; Luke 24:47-48; Acts 1:8
  2. Discovering and using your spiritual gift - 1 Cor. 12:4-11; Rom. 12:6-8; 1 Peter 4:10-11
  3. Developing strong families - Deut. 6:7; Eph. 5:22, 6:4; Matt. 25:15-46
  4. Growing to spiritual maturity - Heb. 5:12-14; 1 Cor. 13:11, 14:20; Eph. 4:13-14; Matt. 5:48; Phil. 3:15; James 3:2

Discipline

  1. Developing a godly lifestyle - Rom. 12:1-2; James 1:22; Eph. 4:20-24; 1 John 2:6
  2. Being a worship-filled people - John 4:24; Psalm 50:23; Psalm 150
  3. Achieving unity through strong relationships - Eph. 4:23, 11-13; 1 Cor. 1:10; Phil. 2:1-4; Matt. 18:15-20
  4. Studying the Word of God regularly - Matt. 11:29, 28:20; 2 Tim. 2:15

Duplication

  1. Developing and duplicating in others spiritual maturity - 2 Tim. 2:1-2; Phil. 3:17, 4:9; 1 Cor. 4:16, 11:1; Heb. 6:12; 2 Tim. 1:13; Titus 2:7-8