About Abilene Baptist

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Abilene Baptist Church is a vibrant fellowship of believers passionately committed to connecting people to Jesus, His church, our community and the world.  Take a few minutes to browse our website to see the many opportunities available through the ministry of Abilene, and then let us know how we can help you get connected.

Our Heritage: Abilene Baptist Church is one of the oldest Baptist Churches in Georgia. It was founded in 1774 by Daniel Marshal and was originally know as Red’s (pronounced Reed) Creek Baptist Church. The first Pastor was Rev. Loveless Savage and he served the church from its founding in 1774 to 1791. He was also a Chaplain in the Revolutionary Army. The church stayed in its original location off Old Petersburg Road in Martinez, GA. until 1828 when it moved to a new location on Old Evans Road in Martinez. A large cemetery still can be found at the sight of the second location. Many of the people buried at this site were born in the 1700′s and lived through the revolution.  Abilene remained at this location until 1952 when it moved again. This time it moved to its current location at 3917 Washington Road in Martinez.

Our Future

The future is bright for this passionate people called Abilene. We believe that God has put us in this place at this time for a great purpose. Our desire is to impact our community for Jesus, and see His name declared to the nations.