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Who We Are

We are a church located in Wilmington, Delaware.

Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and the advancement of the Christian faith, to propagate the gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ into our local community, and the uttermost parts of the world, First State Baptist Church of Wilmington DE was formed in the fourth month, on the second day in the year of our Lord two thousand and seventeen.
We exist first to bring glory to God, to exalt His word, to equip His children for the work of the ministry, and to reach the lost with the blessed hope, “the saving gospel of Jesus Christ”

  • We preach from the KJV Bible.

  • 1,325 sermons online

Sam Knickerbocker

Pastor Sam Knickerbocker grew up on the missions field in the country of France. At the age of sixteen he surrendered completely to do God's will. Pastor Knickerbocker graduated from The Crown College of the Bible in Powell, TN with a degree in Pastoral Ministry. He went on to serve as an assistant to the pastor at Capitol Baptist Church in Dover, DE for over five years. In April of 2017 under the direction of CBC pastor Knickerbocker started First State Baptist Church in Wilmington, DE where he is currently serving as the pastor. He is married and has six children.

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First State Baptist Church
4800 Lancaster Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807

Service Times

Sunday School - 10:00 am
Sunday Morning - 11:00 am
Sunday Evening - 6:00 pm
Wednesday Evening - 7:00 pm