First Baptist of Prunedale

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First Baptist of Prunedale

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17716 Pesante Rd
Salinas, CA 93907

(831) 663-4661


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Who We Are

We are affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. We follow the scriptural guidlines of The New Testament in our conviction and practice. We welcome those who are seeking fulfillment in their lives. We provide opportunities for service within our community. Come join in and enjoy a walk with jesus Christ

About Us

Multigenerational, Down to Earth, Friendly, Neighborhood-focused

Children's Ministry, Adult Education, Youth Group, Young Adults, Missions

Contemporary, Traditional Hymns

Baptist (SBC)


English, Spanish


Our Services

What are services like?
Blended worship songs with solid basic scripture based sermons with care and concerns for each person present. Casual to dress styles of clothing. We bar no one from our services.

What is the community like?
We are in a rural area with canyons full of people that need to be reached with the Gospel. We have shopping areas but mostly residential pockets.

What if I'm not a Christian?
You are welcome. Please come and attend our Bible Study and worship, where questions can be answered. Give us a call at 831 663-3661

Leadership View all

Porter Wells Matthew Lindholm

Pastor Porter Wells has been pastor for fifteen years. He is nearing retirement. Lay Pastor Matthew Lindholm has been leading our sermons. We are both retired from C.H.P. and following God's calling on our lives.

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