First Baptist Church of Cotter

Who We Are

The End of Your Search for a Friendly Church

The First Baptist Church of Cotter was founded in 1904 by Elder George W. Smith and ten other members. The church has served the community tirelessly and prides itself in being a missions-minded church. It strives to provide a welcoming place to all people while sharing with them the Gospel in Biblically-authoritative style.

Our Services

Service Times

  • 09:45am - Sunday School
  • 11:00am - Morning Worship
  • 05:00pm - Training Union
  • 05:30pm - Evening Worship
  • 06:00pm - Bible Study

What to Expect

What are services like?
Services are traditional but very friendly and fun. Traditional hymns are sung from the 1991 edition of the Baptist Hymnal with special music performed by musicians. Pastor Ken Carr preaches from a traditional perspective on Biblical authority.

What is the community like?
Church members at FBC Cotter are some of the most friendly people you will ever meet. We love visitors and make them feel immediately like part of the family.

What if I'm not a Christian?
If you're not a Christian, we will welcome you into the church regardless. We will treat you just like any of our regular members, and we will share the Gospel with you in hopes of you joining the church at some point.


Ken Carr

Rev. Ken Carr joined FBC Cotter in 2013. Carr has served in numerous churches throughout the country, first joining a church in Alaska.

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