A Personal Message

Our hearts desire is that you might come to place your full faith and confidence in our risen Savior Jesus Christ. His great love and mercy to us is beyond comparison! He is showing us this daily, and we desire to share this truth with you and your loved ones. Browse around the site, get to know us. But most of all, we are praying that your knowledge of the Savior will increase and bring deep and abiding joy. Please give us an opportunity to answer any questions you might have. We would love to meet you in person soon.


In Him and Complete,

Pastor Ralph Brown

The East Side Baptist Church Family


Meet Our Pastor

Ralph W. Brown Jr. was born into a Christian home in Tampa FL. He was reared in the loving family of a faithful Baptist Minister, and was brought up primarily in Florida, Tennessee, being saved at the age of eight years old. After graduating high school, he served four years in the United States Marine Corps. It was during his military service in Jacksonville NC that he met Stacy Lea Thomas, as they both served the Lord at Grace Baptist Church. At the time of his honorable discharge, the Lord lead him to Bible college, and on into the ministry. Ralph began serving as a youth pastor and music director during his college years. He and Stacy were married in 1991.



  • 10:00 AM Morning Worship
  • Main Service - Call for specific details on times and meals.


  • No Wednesday night service at this time.

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