COVID-19 Update - First Baptist Church Waterloo - Come Grow With Us!

COVID-19 Update


Lockdown Update

As of February 16, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., the Stay-At-Home Order in Ontario has been lifted, and Waterloo Region has been placed into Red - Control. In response, we will begin hosting 30% capacity in-person services again on Sunday, February 21. Please note that registering in advance is required to attend at this time. You can do so from our Upcoming Events page.

Church Building Closed

At this time, the church building remains closed until further notice. If you need to contact the church during this time, please call the office at (519) 886-6530 and follow the instructions provided to contact Jenn Zehr, our office administrator during normal office hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm).

Sunday Service Stream/Broadcast

We will continue to be providing a live video stream of our full morning service on our website and social media channels, as well as a live audio broadcast over the radio. We will also have a live video stream of our evening service.


  • Please review our 2020 Winter Ministry update for information on how our mid-week ministries are proceeding.

Weekly Giving/Offerings

  • Weekly giving/offerings can be given through e-transfer to our address, or by mailing a cheque to the church at 306 Erb St W, Waterloo, ON N2L 1W3. For full details, visit the Give page.
  • If you have registered for one of our in-person services, there will also be an offering box in the church foyer.

Assistance Available for Seniors/Shut-Ins

Our Caring Committee is available for those who are at-risk, including our seniors and shut-ins, for assistance with things like getting groceries or running needed errands during this time. Please contact the church office if you need assistance.

Further Updates

We are taking communication seriously during this time, and will ensure that all updates to the situation are shared in a timely manner on our website, and across our social media channels.