WHALE Director Teri Bernert on TownSquare Sunday

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]WHALE Executive Director Teri Bernert talks about the restoration of historic First Baptist Church on WBSM’s TownSquare Sunday. http://wbsm.com/first-baptist-church-townsquare-sunday/[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

First Baptist Steeple Removal

On October 10th, a little after 9 AM, the steeple atop historic First Baptist Church was removed from the building and brought safely down to ground level. This is to allow stabilization and restoration to proceed on the supporting posts. If you weren’t in the vicinity of William Street that day, enjoy the pictures below!

Fixing First Baptist’s Steeple

Thank you, Representative Cabral and Secretary of State Galvin! $75,000 in emergency funds awarded to restore and protect First Baptist Church’s aging steeple. Read the latest in “South Coast Today” here.

First Baptist Church Groundbreaking

In the blaze of a VERY warm July afternoon sun, New Bedford’s historic First Baptist Church enjoyed its ceremonial groundbreaking yesterday. Work on the steeple has been underway for several weeks, and downtown visitors will be able to watch the reconstruction unfold as the summer goes by. Walk down William Street to see for yourself, […]

First Baptist Church in South Coast Today

Visitors to downtown New Bedford may have noticed the work taking place on the First Baptist Steeple. South Coast Today has the latest! Click here to read the latest news.

Story about First Baptist Church Restoration

Want to find our more about New Bedford’s historic First Baptist Church and our efforts to restore it? Click here to read the latest news from the Cape’s NPR station, WCAI. You can also keep up to date by checking in here.