First Baptist Church of Katy

His Glory - our priority. His Kingdom - our purpose. Katy, TX
First Baptist Church of Katy

Who We Are

First Baptist Church of Katy is warm, majestic, relevant, a mix of old & new, Biblical, and meaningful.

About Us

Vibe
Friendly, Down to Earth, Multigenerational, Lots of kids

Programs
Children's Ministry, Young Adults, Youth Group, Choir, Missions, Nursery, Adult Education, Daycare, School

Music
Traditional Hymns, Contemporary, Organ

Denomination
Baptist (SBC)

Size
Medium

Founded
1898

Plan Your Visit

Services

Contact

Address
600 Pin Oak Rd
Katy, TX 77494

Phone
(281) 391-1100

Website

Directions
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Our Services

What are services like?
Worship at First Baptist is multi-generational and multi-faceted. The service often begins with the Baptism of new believers, always an exciting time for them and for the congregation. The congregation usually has a time of greeting others around them, giving each person a warm handshake and a friendly smile. Music will be led by our Minister of Music, Walt Brown, along with our Celebration Choir and Orchestra. Music will be blended in style, with many new songs as well as meaningful, time-honored hymns of the faith. See below if you are interested in our Chapel Worship Service with Hymns and preaching. The center-point of our service is the preaching of the sermon. Dr. White, our Senior Pastor, often preaches in series of sermons either through books of the Bible or over a relevant topic. In a series, each sermon can “stand alone”, but also ties together with the previous weeks and the weeks to come. Near the beginning of the sermon, the Pastor will announce his scripture text and the congregation will stand as he reads the scripture. We stand to recognize the Bible as God’s Word and to honor Him. The sermon will conclude with an “Invitation”, in which the Pastor and staff will stand at the front of the congregation, giving anyone an opportunity to come forward for a few moments of spiritual direction by the pastoral staff. If you would like to become a Christian or join our church, this is the perfect opportunity! Simply step into the isle and make your way to the front, where you will be greeted and prayed for. If your decision is public in nature, you will be introduced to the congregation at the end of the service. Each morning service also includes the receiving of tithes and offerings. First Baptist does not participate in fund-raising activities apart from the free-will offerings of those who attend. Many give their offerings during this collection time, while others give online, through the mail, or at the church office during the week. Our offerings provide 100% of the financial needs of the church. Dress at First Baptist is “business casual.” Some men will be in suits and ties, others in slacks and polo shirts. Women will be in dresses and skirts or slacks and blouses. Our choir is sometimes in robes and at other times in coordinating outfits. Except during the summer months, Ministers wear suits and ties. The service begins promptly at 10:45, and dismisses around 12:00. Ushers can help you find seating if you arrive late. Nursery for preschoolers is provided for every service. A children’s church is available for children up through 3rd grade, as an option. Fourth grade and above worships with family and friends together in our Worship Center. Chapel Worship is ideal for those who like the old hymns and the simple style of yesterday. Meeting in the Bolin Chapel, the one-hour service begins at 8:15 AM. In today’s “big, Bigger, and BIGGEST” arena of churches, our Bolin Chapel constantly garners comments like, “That’s the kind of church I grew up in,” “I long to worship in a place like that,” and more. There is also, on the part of many, a longing for the traditional hymns of the faith—something that is more and more difficult to find in the Katy area. If this meets your need, join us for Chapel Worship at 8:15 AM!

Leadership View all

Randy White

Randy White

Randy White has been the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Katy since August, 2003. Dr. White has a passion for making disciples through Biblical preaching, world-wide missions, and personal evangelism. Dr. White and Shelley, his wife of 23 years, have two children. Their daughter is a university student studying for a career in missions and their son attends Liberty University Online Academy as a High School student. Shelley is a school teacher in a private, classical education school. Dr. White grew up in New Mexico in a preacher’s home. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Golden Gate Baptist Seminary in Mill Valley, California. He has been a senior pastor since 1992 and has been in the ministry since 1987. He has served in various denominational positions in the local association, the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, and the Southern Baptist Convention. In addition to his service through various denominational positions, Dr. White has written numerous magazine articles for Lifeway Christian Resources. He is on the Board of Trustees for Criswell College. He and Shelley love to travel to Israel to see and learn more about the Bible and its land and history.

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