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Goodbye Linwood

After decades of cooperation, financial and otherwise, our partnership with Linwood Baptist Church has ended. This was not something that Columbia wanted or agreed to. The congregants of Linwood Baptist Church voted to end our partnership suddenly and without notice. We had no opportunity to address their concerns or try to work things out. We… Read more

Welcome Pastor Jim

After more than twenty years of ministering to the congregation of Columbia Baptist Church, pastor Dianne Steelman retired, so we are currently seeking out new leadership for our church. In the meantime, we would like to welcome Pastor Jim as our interim pastor.

We’re Glad You’re Here

Located in the historic Columbia-Tusculum district of Cincinnat, OH (just a stone’s throw from the mighty Ohio river), Columbia Baptist was founded by Colonel Benjamin Stites in 1788 and was the first protestant church established in the Northwest Territory. This website was created to celebrate the unique history of Columbia Baptist Church and its continuing… Read more