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Church Address: 2842 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO . 63103

Building a Legacy for the Future on the Foundation of the Past

"The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against the house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock" ~ Matthew 7:25, NIV

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Our 2015-2016 church theme is based on reflection, remembrance, and retooling as we "Build a Legacy on the Foundations of the Past". Our church 170th celebration’s theme is BUILDING A LEGACY FOR THE FUTURE ON THE FOUNDATION OF THE PAST. The scripture tied to this Matthew 7:25 (New International Version)

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  • Our Vision

    “Central Baptist Church is a purpose-driven church creating purpose-living disciples engaging in five-star ministry for building the kingdom of God.”

  • Our Mission

    The ministry of Central Baptist Church is grounded in the life, crucifixion, resurrection, ascension, and return of Jesus Christ. As a historic urban African-American Baptist church, Central’s approach to kingdom building is biblically based and holistic. Central faithfully serves humanity and develops disciples spiritually, physically, emotionally, culturally, socially, and financially.

  • Our Motto

    “Making Disciples,
    Transforming Lives”

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170th Logo 10.16.15
Over 170 years of ministry excellence and faithful service!

PREVIOUS PASTORS
Reverend Richard Sneethen, (1846-1847)
Reverend John Richard Anderson, (1847-1863)
Reverend James Freeman Boulden, (1863-1865)
Reverend William Highland White, (1865-1868)
Reverend Simon Peter Anderson, (1868-1880)
Reverend Sampson P. Lewis, (1880-1884)
Reverend Simon Peter Anderson, (1885-1889)
Reverend John Lewis Cohron, (1889-1903)
Reverend George Stevens, (1903-1937)
Reverend Clarence M. Long, (1937-1941)
Reverend Dr. Thomas E. Huntley. (1942-1981)
Reverend Clydrow Durbney, (1984-1985)
Reverend Ronald B. Packnett, (1985-1996)

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Pictures from our 170th Church Anniversary Banquet
Friday, March 4, 2016
where the guest speaker was
Reverend Dr. Jerry Young,
the President of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
and Senior Pastor, New Hope Baptist Church, Jackson, MS

Special Musical Guests:
Tim Cunningham & Karen Hylton

We also honored those who have been active disciples for 50, 60, 70, and 90 years!
For more pictures go to our Photogallery!

Photography by Suzy Gorman
Suzy Goreman Photography

How to Contact Us

Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Contact Info

  • Church Address:
  • 2842 Washington Blvd
  • St. Louis, MO 63103
  • Mailing Address:
  • 2845 Washington Blvd
  • St. Louis, MO 63103

Contact Details

  • PHONE 314.533.0747
  • FAX 314.533.6084
  • EMAIL
  • FACEBOOK/CBCSTL
  • TWITTER @CBCSTLNEWS
 

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