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2020 March

First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo Changing Ownership

March 3, 2020

KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — A longtime church in Kalamazoo has announced that it will be changing ownership. First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, located at 315 W. Michigan Ave., has been open in the city ever since 1853. However, officials with the church say that the building has become unsustainable as is. Citing factors such …

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Kalamazoo Church Handing Ownership Over to Advocacy Coalition

March 2, 2020

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Leaders of one of the oldest buildings in Kalamazoo are planning to hand ownership over to what they said they hope will be a better future. First Baptist Church, 315 W. Michigan Ave., first opened its doors in 1853. Pastor Dave Nichols said after years of declining membership, the congregation didn’t require …

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