Welcome to Central Baptist Church

Thank you for visiting us on the web, and we want to invite you to join us for one of our services! Everyone is welcome, and our service times and location are listed below.

Sunday Services

Sunday School—9:45 AM
Sunday Service—10:55 AM
Sunday Night Service—6:00 PM

Bible Study

Wednesday Evening—7:00 PM

Teen Time & Kids for Christ

Wednesday Evening—7:00 PM

Upcoming Events


Easter Sunrise Service

We are having an Easter Sunrise Service immediately followed by a hot breakfast! We will also have our regular morning service with no evening service. We hope you join us for this special ocassion.

Sunday April 16th 7:00 am

Teen Service

This will be our first Teen Service with our awesome new Youth Pastor Travis Lyon. Come and see what God is doing with the next generation.

Sunday April 30th 6:00 pm

Missions Conference

We hope you join us for this amazing event. We have an exiting line up of preachers including Carmello Martinaz, Andy Richey, and Robert Bradley. Come and hear what God is doing worldwide!

Sunday May 7th 6:00 pm & May 8th-10th 7:00 pm

About our Pastor

Shawn Spencer, pastor of the Central Baptist Church, Athens, Texas, was raised in the mountains and farm communities of southeast West Virginia.  As a ten year old boy he accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as his Savior in a small country church in Frankford, West Virginia.

As a young man Pastor Spencer graduated high school and went to a technical college where he received a degree as an engineer and worked in his field until 2004.  At that point God began to “break up his nest…” [read more]

Central Baptist Church

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I take my children?

Nursery services are provided for all services right next to the main lobby. Sunday school classes are available for ages 2-5, 6-8, 9-12 and a Teen Class. On Wednesday night we also have programs for teens and children.

How do I get to Central Baptist?

We are located 200 S. Prairieville Street in Athens, TX. On the corner of college and Prairieville right across from the Athens Review.

When are your services?
Sunday Services Sunday School 9:45am Morning Service 10:55am Evening Service 6:00pm Wednesday Services Bible Study 7:00pm Teen and Children’s Programs 7:00pm
What youth programs are available?

Central Baptist Teens exists to come along side parents in producing spiritually mature teens with a true heart for God. We meet twice a week: during the Sunday school hour and on Wednesday nights. Our teens enjoy sound Bible teaching that will help them make the right choices in life. They also will learn just how fun it is to live for God and serve Him!

What childrens programs are available?

On Sunday, we have Sunday school classes for all ages. In our Wednesday night Kids for Christ program we are currently teaching through the life of Jesus Christ-teaching on the parables of Christ. Our Kids for Christ program is broken up into many parts including a song time, scripture memorization, as well as craft and game times every week.