Directions to First Baptist Tuscaloosa

721 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

From Interstate 20/59 -Take I-359 North into downtown Tuscaloosa. Turn right on 8th Street and go one block. First Baptist is located between 7th and 9th Streets on Greensboro Avenue. The Sanctuary is on the corner of 8th and Greensboro.

From Northport – Take Highway 69 S./Lurleen Wallace Boulevard into downtown Tuscaloosa. Turn left on 7th or 8th Street and go one block. First Baptist is located between 7th and 9th Streets on Greensboro Avenue.

From The University of Alabama Campus – First Baptist Church is located in Downtown Tuscaloosa, which is west of the UA campus. Take University Blvd. west to Greensboro Ave and turn left. First Baptist is located two blocks south on the left between 7th and 9th Streets on Greensboro Avenue. You may also take Bryant Drive west from the UA campus and turn right onto either 23rd Avenue or Greensboro Ave.

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You’ll find street-side parking along the perimeter of the First Baptist campus. Please note that on weekdays the parking on 7th Street and Greensboro Avenue is limited to two hours.

There are three parking lots available for your use: The Greensboro lot  between 8th and 9th Streets on Greensboro Avenue, the East lot at the SE corner of 7th Street and 23rd Avenue, and the North lot located on 23rd Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets.

Parking in the North lot: This parking lot between 6th and 7th Streets on 23rd Avenue is available for church parking on Sundays until 9 p.m.Wednesdays from 4-9 p.m. and for special church events. At other times there is a small charge to park in this lot, determined by the management company. The one-way gated entrance to the parking lot is on 6th Street; the gated exit is on 7th Street. On Wednesday evenings and Sundays, you will still need to take a ticket from the dispenser in order for the entrance gate (6th Street) to open. You will not need this ticket again as the EXIT gate (7th Street) will remain open until 9 p.m. for you to exit at no charge. Please enter ONLY from 6th Street, even if the 7th Street gate is open.

Also….The City of Tuscaloosa parking garage on the northeast corner of 7th Street and 23rd Avenue is available. People attending First Baptist Church may use this parking garage at anytime at no cost. Entrance to the garage is from 7th Street, and parking is available on the second, third, and fourth levels. An elevator is located in the northeast corner of the parking garage, and a stairway is in the southwest corner.

Shuttle Service is available on Sundays from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. from the North parking lot (and from the city parking deck during inclement weather). The shuttle picks up and drops off at the 7th Street entrance to the Fellowship Hall.

Covered wheelchair accessible entrances to the building are conveniently located on 8th Street near the Welcome Center entrance. Other accessible entrances are located on 7th Street at the Fellowship Hall entrance and on 23rd Avenue in front of the Children’s Center.