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Our Mission & Vision

We, the people of Second Baptist Church, empowered by the Holy Spirit, are committed to encountering God in worship, effectively sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ, equipping believers, and engaging in servant-hearted ministry.


Our History

Second Baptist Church began meeting on January 25, 1905, as Sweet Hill Mission, a ministry of Arkadelphia’s First Baptist Church. Seven months later, the mission broke ties with FBC and began meeting as Sweet Hill Baptist Church with 23 members. On September 19, 1928, Sweet Hill voted to change its name to Second Baptist Church, as it has remained. Learn more about the history of Second Baptist Church.


Our Beliefs

Second Baptist Church is a member of the Southern Baptist Convention and the Red River Baptist Association. Learn more about the Baptist faith and message.


Our Staff

The staff of Second Baptist Church, led by Pastor Louie Heard is committed to serving its body of believers and providing opportunities for its members to Worship. Learn. & Serve. Meet our staff.


Contact Second Baptist Church

Second Baptist Church
815 S. 12th Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71923

Phone: 870.246.4371
Fax: 870.245.8589