Adults of all ages have many opportunities for study, spiritual growth, service, and fellowship at First Baptist. Small group studies on various topics, Scripture-intensive Sunday morning Life Groups, and numerous opportunities to serve alongside one another prepare adults for living and serving as mature Christians in today’s world.
Use this page to navigate the different opportunities available to engage in FBC Tuscaloosa’s ministry to adults of all ages. Whether you’re looking to plug into a Women’s Bible Study, a Man Team, or a Life Group, this is the place to find out more!

FBC Women: The Women's Ministry of First Tuscaloosa

The Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Church Tuscaloosa includes Bible study, missions, prayer, discipleship, fellowship and evangelism for all women. In a time when women have more complex lives than ever before, our Women’s Ministry endeavors to help women find answers to their diverse needs and equip women to minister together as they grow in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Below you will find a number of opportunities for you to get involved with our Women’s Ministry and its initiatives. If you have any comments or questions, please call or email our Women’s Minister, Beth Yates (contact info below).  

First Holly Days Christmas Market

Friday, November 1; 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, November 2; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(Annually the first weekend in November at First Baptist Church Tuscaloosa.)

Opportunities for Growth and Connection

Bible Studies
View Current Brochure HERE.
Small group studies for women offered throughout the year, currently meeting weekly on Sundays at 3 p.m., Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. The monthly Women on Mission study meets the second Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m.
Women on Mission Study led by Rosalind Holloman meets the second Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in Wells Hall Room 2.
TEA with T online study with Teresa Pugh is the first  Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. during the summer. Email Beth Yates for the Zoom link.
Colossians and Philemon (PRECEPT) led by Karen Garrison meets Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in Room FB311 (not meeting 1/17).
Thrive by Jennifer Cowart, led by Lanelle Marchant meets Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in Room FB308.
Women’s Stretch and Strengthen Class
Meets Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in the Fitness Room above the Library (gym area), led by Sheri Warren.
This class is for women age 18 and up and includes a variety of fitness activities based on the needs of the class.
Gal Pals
Contact Beth Yates to join our mentoring ministry that pairs women of the church with women in the college ministry.
World Mission Offering: supports Annie Armstrong, Lottie Moon, Myers-Mallory, Lifeline Village, International Church Partnership, Iglesia Biblica Bautista Replant
Military Care Packages Project
Maternity Home Mission Project
Sav-A-Life Tuscaloosa
Kairos Prison Ministry: Aliceville FCI for Women
Contact Information
Beth Yates, Minister to Women | 205-345-7554
Facebook: FBC Tuscaloosa Women's Ministry
Alabama WMU:
LifeWay Women's Ministries:

Senior Adventure Ministry

First Baptist Church Tuscaloosa’s Senior Adult Ministry is focused on providing an atmosphere of fellowship, discipleship, and general spiritual growth for Tuscaloosa’s senior adults. There are a number of ways to get involved in serving the community at large and meeting like-minded peers on trips and at various regular meetings. Find out more below! If you have any comments or questions, or need assistance during this time, please email Keith Pugh or Donna McCown (contact information at the bottom of the page).


“Triple L”: Live Long and Like it!
Monthly Meetings: Typically the first Tuesday of the month, 10:30 a.m. in Wells Fellowship Hall; includes lunch ($6).
Next Meeting:  Tuesday, June 4 at 10:30 a.m.;
Guest Speaker: Laurie Stroud Franklin. Cost for lunch $6.
Upcoming Trips and Events
Prime Time Singers: Every 1st, 3rd, 5th Thursday, 10-11 a.m. (resumes in Fall)
Game Day: Tuesday, aJune 11; 10-2, Wells Fellowship Hall

Ways Seniors are Serving Others
Martha Ministry
Second-Hand Rose Ministry
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Sweet Dreams Ministry

Contact Information

Keith Pugh, Senior Adult Pastor | 205-345-7554
Donna McCown | 205-632-3054

First Baptist Men's Ministry

FBC Tuscaloosa’s Men’s Ministry has a number of ways to get involved and get plugged into community with other Christian men. Some of these opportunities include Man Teams, Man Church, and the Men’s Invitational Golf Tournament. You can find out more about these events, and more, below! 

Men's Invitational Golf Tournament

Thursday, May 2 at Ol’ Colony Golf Complex
Guest Speaker for Lunch Program: Andy Phillips
Cost: $125 per player / $500 per foursome
Click HERE for the registration brochure, or click the button below for online registration.

Man Church

Man Church is a periodic gathering for men who desire man talk, man worship and Man Teams! Man Church provides evenings of worship, testimonies and encouragement for men of all ages. Events typically occur in February and August.

Current Man Teams (Small Groups)

Men of all ages are invited to join one of many small groups that meet at various locations and times throughout the week. Contact the church office for more information.
Tuesdays, 6:30 a.m. - Ford Team; Heritage House Riverfront
Tuesdays, 6:30 a.m. - Wingo Team; Student Building
Tuesdays, 6;30 a.m. - Hurt Team; Wells Fellowship Hall, Room 1
Wednesdays, 6:30 a.m. - Crow Team; Heritage House Towncenter
Wednesdays, 7:00 a.m. - DeLoach Team; Wells Fellowship Hall, Room 1
Wednesdays, 7:00 a.m. - Woods/Robinson/Armour Team; Wells Fellowship Hall, Room 2
Wednesdays, 7:00 a.m. - DeLoach Team; Wells Fellowship Hall, Room 1
Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. - Glover Team; FBC Media Ministry Room
Wednesdays, 7:15 p.m. - Walker Team; Wells Fellowship Hall, Room 2
Thursdays, 6:30 a.m. - McKee/Ingram Team; Wells Fellowship Hall, Room 1
Thursdays, 7:00 a.m. - Faile Team; Wells Fellowship Hall, Room 2
Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. - Pugh Team; Alberta Baptist Church
Thursdays, 10 a.m. - Hogue Team; Wells Fellowship Hall, Room 2

Contact Information

Joe Armour, Connections Pastor | 205-345-7554

Support Ministries


Find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce.
DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone.
DivorceCare meets every  Wednesday, 5:30-7:00 p.m. in room 311 in the Family Ministry Building.  Led by Jimmy and Vickie Duren. Learn more at


It hurts to lose someone.  Find help at GriefShare.
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. (Not currently meeting at First Baptist. To learn more and find a local group, visit