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Church History

The Historical Timeline of Fairfield Baptist Church

September 28, 2014

Fairfield Baptist Church was founded by Pastor John and Abby Lafreniere and held services at the McKinley Elementary School. 

February 2017

The beloved pastor’s wife, Mrs. Abby Lafreniere, graduated to glory after several years battling ALS.  

July 2018

Fairfield Baptist Church moved into the former Sacred Book & Gift Store on Tunxis Hill Road.

October 2021

Pastor John Lafreniere and wife Emily departed to serve as leaders in a Christian school ministry. 

January 2022

Michael Peslak becomes pastor.

Pastor Michael Peslak became pastor in January after six years on the mission field of Okinawa, Japan and  twelve years as pastor  at White Oak Baptist Church in Stratford, CT.