Serving Christ and the community since 1811.

First Baptist Church, Bristol, RI

We are happy to welcome Rev. Jacob McGuire, his wife Rachel, and their children Esther, Spencer, Bruce , and Ian as Jake begins his new, permanent, ministry with First Baptist Church!

Jake's training for ministry consists of a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance/Economics from Lake Superior State University (LSSU) and a Master of Divinity degree from Gordon Conwell Seminary.  Jake and Rachel previously served in campus ministry at Anchor House at LSSU.  Jake participated in formal mentoring with Rev. Potter at the Church of the Redeemer in Franklin, Massachusetts; he served under Rev. Terry Morgan as an ordained deacon, and was a Sunday school teacher and preacher at Woodlawn Baptist Church, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.