“Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.
Romans 15:7

The House Of God

Welcome Baptist Church was founded by Rev. L.P. Thomas and a small band of members during the Thanksgiving weekend of 1952. The members of this group wanted to give the community of Harlem McBride; now known as Oakland Park a place to worship where they could feel free and welcomed to serve the Lord. Sister Hattie Grant was one of the members of this small group who suggested the name “Welcome Baptist.” The group agreed and planted their once small church.

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Reunited – Reconnect, Rekindle and Recommit

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

A Safe Place for Couples to Reconnect Does your marriage need to be reignited or is it in need of a complete resurrection? Reunite is a 16-week experience that includes worship, teaching, small groups and testimonies from couples who have experienced victory in the midst of hard times. Childcare is provided for children up to […]

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We Give Because

God gave first

“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”
2 Cor. 9:7 (NIV)