Due to the continued spread of COVID-19, the recent Executive Order signed by Governor Roy Cooper’s Office, and federal guidelines regarding the virus:
We will not gather for Sunday morning worship, or Wednesday night programming through at least Wednesday, April 29. Any changes or additions to this will be decided by the Deacons at a later time.
The church office will be closed effective Monday, March 30, at 5pm. This closing will last through Wednesday, April 29, with any decisions on extensions or changes to be made at a later date. The staff will begin working remotely after this time. Steps have already been taken to ensure that staff have what they need to work from home.
Staff will have access to the building on an as-needed basis. We ask that all others limit use of the building for the safety of the staff. If you do not need to be in the building for a church-related task, please refrain from use of the building. The staff are to practice safe-distancing whenever in the office with other staff members.
The staff will check their church voicemail remotely and are available via email:
  • Lawrence Powers – lawrence@bensonbaptist.org, EXT. 22
  • Debbie Champagne – debbie@bensonbaptist.org, EXT. 21
  • Todd Johnson – todd@bensonbaptist.org, EXT. 24
  • Michael Lasater-Sizemore – michael@bensonbapitst.org, EXT. 26
  • Church Main Line: 919-894-4777
  • Emergency Phone Number: 919-659-5088 (you can text or call)
The mail will continue to be checked throughout the week and tithes and offerings will continue to be deposited.
The church food pantry will continue to operate Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10am-1pm. This will be staffed by Cari Willis, Debbie Champagne, and Lawrence Powers on a rotation.


Care Teams

We’re forming care teams to aid in responding to the needs of our community and those affected by the spread of the coronavirus. These teams will stand ready to deliver meals, shop for groceries, or do whatever else may be needed.
If you would be interested in signing up to be on a care team, please email Cari Willis at: yourstoryholder@gmail.com.

Need help?

If you have needs where you want to make the church’s care teams aware, again feel free to call the church office at 919-894-4777 or e-mail Debbie at  debbie@bensonbaptist.org

Need Prayer?

If you have prayer needs, feel free to contact the church office at 919-894-4777 and Lawrence or Cari would be happy to pray for you. You can also contact Lawrence at  lawrence@bensonbaptist.org .
The church office is open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm
While we’re not gathering in person, the ministry of the church goes on, including our food pantry, backpack buddies, and more. While you’re not able to give in person, you can do so at

We will gather ONLINE for prayer and discussion this week. For instructions on how to join that gathering via mobile app, computer, or phone call, click here.

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A Place to Worship

We believe our faith grows best in community. Worship at Benson Baptist Church focuses on our need to honor, hear and follow God. With reverence and warmth, we listen for God’s leadership and give thanks for God’s care. If you are seeking a place where your mind, heart and soul can be fed, we invite you to join us for worship.

A Place to Grow

Because we never fully understand God and faith, the journey of faith is lifelong. To grow in faith we need discipline, challenge and the support of a loving community. Benson Baptist Church offers ministries for all ages that encourage growth, service and build community. There’s a place for you to grow at Benson Baptist Church.

Connecting to God

We love God.  This, Jesus tells us, is the greatest commandment (Matthew 22:36-40).  For that reason, God—the triune Father, Son, and Spirit—is the center of our worship, our fellowship, and our service at Benson Baptist Church.

Connecting to Each Other

We love our fellowship.  One of Jesus’ final prayers was that we, the Church, might be one, just as Jesus and the Father are one (John 17:21).  That’s an intimate connection, and it’s why we treasure the relationships within our church family, and consider it a sacred blessing to walk alongside one another as we journey through faith together.

Connecting to the World

We love all people.  Because loving God means that you love others, too (1 John 4:20-21).  And that call isn’t just to love those who go to church with you, or who live near you, or who agree with you.  It’s a call to love everyone, just as God loves everyone.  That’s why our love at Benson Baptist extends beyond the church walls and reaches, through service and sacrifice, to the world.