Passing of Rev. Dr. John Townsend

A Celebration of Life in honor of Rev. Dr. John Townsend

Good Morning Church Family: 

With heavy hearts we share the sad news.

Our Pastor Emeritus, member and friend, Rev. Dr. John Townsend passed away yesterday morning in Redlands, CA. He was the longtime pastor of First Baptist Church, serving over 30 years as Senior Minister before retiring in 1997.  The Service of Memory is pending.  Please keep his wife, Carol, daughters Alecia and Marcet and the rest of the family in your prayers.

Get to know Rev. Dr. John Townsend – View one of his sermons – CLICK HERE


Funeral Services:
The funeral for Dr. Townsend is set for Friday, July 19 at 2pm at First Baptist Church of Redlands, 51 West Olive Ave, Redlands, CA 92373.
If any members need a ride please contact Gerald Gubatan.  He is offering Carpool. gxgg@att.net  or (213) 590-9992. 

FBCofLA Tribute to honor Dr. John H. Townsend, Pastor Emeritus:
You are invited to join us for a special tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Townsend on Sunday, September 15, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary during the worship service. – GET DETAILS

Any questions or concerns call the Church Office:  (213) 384-2151

Have a blessed day.
Wendy Morales