Founded in 1893, Antioch Baptist Church was the second African-American Baptist church established in Cleveland. Since its inception this Cleveland historical landmark has sought to provide public worship of God and benevolent outreach to the community. With a congregation of over 1,500 members. Antioch Baptist Church Cleveland spans 120 years of providing services to the community such as:

  • Fellowship Fund: Emergency financial aid for rent, utilities, and food
  • Credit Union:  Operating since 1950 with over $3 million in assets
  • Loaves & Fishes:  Hot meal feeding center

Our Affiliations:

Antioch Baptist Church affiliates with the American Baptist Churches USA, a body with 1.3 million members and more than 5,200 congregations. As American Baptists, Antioch firmly believes:

  • American Baptist Churches: One of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with over 5,200 local congregations comprised of 1.3 million members across the United States and Puerto Rico.
  • Cleveland Baptist Association: A regional office and integral member of the American Baptist Churches, USA (ABCUSA) with a current membership of thirty-eight churches in the greater Cleveland area.
  • Greater Cleveland Congregations: A non-partisan coalition of faith communities and partner organizations in Cuyahoga County working together to build power for social justice.