Welcome To First Baptist Church of Merkel

You are God’s workmanship, created in Christ to do good works! We’ll help you discover the life of high adventure when you surrender all to Jesus.
Lance Perry
Senior Pastor
Billy Oliver 
Associate Pastor
Logan Pringle   Worship Pastor
Tony Young
Youth Minister
Jerra Rutledge
Facilities Director
Sasha Pringle
Early Childhood
Phil & Marissa Jones
Elementary Children


Our Vision, Mission and Beliefs

Our mission and vision at FBC Merkel is to transform the hearts of people into a close and personal relationship with Jesus where they know Him as Lord, King and Savior. We are all about leading everyday people towards becoming fully devoted followers of Christ!


Sunday Morning Worship – September 12, 2021

Mar 15, 2020
Overcoming Failure
  • Mar 15, 2020Overcoming Failure
    Mar 15, 2020
    Overcoming Failure
  • Mar 8, 2020Loving God With My Strength
    Mar 8, 2020
    Loving God With My Strength
    Series: All In
  • Mar 1, 2020Loving God With My Mind
    Mar 1, 2020
    Loving God With My Mind
    Series: All In
  • Feb 23, 2020Loving God With My Soul
    Feb 23, 2020
    Loving God With My Soul
  • Feb 16, 2020Loving God With My Heart
    Feb 16, 2020
    Loving God With My Heart

Serving & Getting Involved

Sunday School
We provide Adults, Youth and Kids bible study and teaching each week at 9:30am.
Worship Team
Musical? Good voice? Feeling called to be part of the worship team? Let’s do this!
Child Care
We provide childcare during all services at the church. Feel free to volunteer!
Adult Bible Study
Check in with church office for various times and classes.
Youth Service
Our youth services occur alongside our regular main services each Sunday.
We have regular mission trips and give monthly to see missionaries go around the world. Get Involved!
.Discipleship Program
Our discipleship training program is the perfect platform for leadership stewarding. 
Men’s Breakfast
Guys! We are standing with you. Come connect each month for a great breakfast and devotion!

We Are Social 

Church is not a building. We extend God’s love to our community and online through all our social media channels. View our new worship videos, teaching and more. Connect and interact in discussion groups. 

Visit FBC Merkel This Week

Sunday School 9:30AM
Morning Worship 10:45AM
Greenhouse Children 6:30pm
The Attic Youth 6:30pm






FBC Merkel 

301 Locust Street
Merkel, Texas 79536
Email: lance@fbcmerkel.com
Phone: 325-928-5351
Fax: 325-928-5218
Worship Service
Sunday School 9:30AM
Worship Service 
Greenhouse Children 6:30pm
The Attic Youth 6:30pm