First Baptist Church of Albany is moving to Lee County. - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

First Baptist Church of Albany is moving to Lee County.

April 25, 2008

Albany--A downtown Albany landmark is leaving. First Baptist Church has been located downtown since 1906.

The church is now moving to a new facility in Lee County. The move has been in the works for 12-years.

"This was an idea of relocating to where more people are in terms of the demographic of out church." Said Butch Knight, the pastor of First Baptist Church.

The church will still use and maintain the old building.

The first service in the new facility is set for May 4th.

The 7-million dollar building includes a sanctuary that can be divided in 14-classrooms.

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