The purpose of First Baptist Church of Morganton, North Carolina is to:
- provide regular opportunities for public worship
- observe the ordinances, sustain the doctrines, and practice the ethics set forth in the New Testament for the Church of our Lord Jesus Christ;
- nurture members through a program of Christian education and ministry; direct offerings and resources to the support of the objects of the Redeemer's Kingdom, and
- preach and propagate among all people the gospel of the revelation of God through Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
"For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them." Matthew 18:20
"Every Member a Minister"