First Baptist Church of Toms River 700 Main St, Toms River, NJ08753 Founded in 1867, First Baptist Church started out in the form of small prayer meetings in the sheriff's home behind…More Ocean County Court House. The congregation worshipped in several buildings before erecting a handsome federal building in 1967. Behind the austere temple facade, adult and teen worship groups contribute to services complemented by classical, southern gospel, inspirational and contemporary music. First Baptist offers Bible study, ministries and activities for all ages, including banquets, trips and regular discussions for seniors. The church maintains a Facebook page and a website with prayer reflections, sermon podcasts and audio clips of hymns. In addition to local mission work for the poor and homeless, First Baptist ministers nationally and internationally, in locations from Brooklyn to the Philippines, Brazil and Lebanon.