Who we are, where we come from, and where we are headed as a church family
Who we are
Here is the deal. Southside Baptist Church cares about one thing above anything else, Jesus Christ. Southside is a family of individuals who
Where we come from
Southside Baptist was started in 1979 as a church plant of First Baptist Paris and in 1983 it became a self-supporting church. We have had a humble
Where we’re headed
Today, being a part of the Paris community and being a church that is “For Paris” is a fundamental piece of who we want to become. We believe that for a long time churches have been known for what they are against more than what they are for. We want to change that and be a church that is known for what we are for. One of the things we are for is Paris and how we can help in the process of making our community a great place to live and raise a family.
What this means for you
What does this mean for you? Most importantly, you’re always welcome at Southside. We’re saving a seat for you. Wherever you’re at in your faith journey, you’ll always be accepted as part of the Southside family.
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We are a member of the Concord Association, Arkansas Baptist Convention
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Prayer Changes Everything
Note: Any prayer request you share with Southside Baptist will remain conﬁdential and only will be shared with our leadership team for the purposes of prayer.