The modern Baptist movement was born in the 16th Century and is now a worldwide denomination
with millions of believers worshipping in Baptist congregations.
Find out more about Baptist history at www.baptist.org.uk/baptist_life/baptist_history.html
Meanwhile, Newbury Baptist Church started life in 1640.
At its 300-year anniversary, in 1940, a book by W.J. Lewendon was published.
The book contains details of:
- The formation of the early Baptist church
- The appointment of trustees and the founding of Newbury Baptist Church
- Changes in pastors and membership at the church
- The church’s development, mission and finances
- Places of worship
You can download a PDF version of the book here.