Why Our Church

We are a church that
is learning and living God’s word, while
loving and leading God’s people.

First Lynnhaven holds a rich history in the City of Virginia Beach, as many of its current and past members were instrumental in establishing the public education system for the city’s African-American citizens.


Meet Our Pastor

Rev. Luther S. Allen III was called to serve as the Senior Pastor of First Lynnhaven in August 2012. Currently, Rev. Allen is pursuing a Doctorate...


Church History

First Lynnhaven Baptist Church was founded in 1871. The church was first located in a “Bush Tent” in the Little Neck section of Virginia Beach.


Our Ministries

First Lynnhaven Baptist Church is known in Virginia Beach as the “Giving and Helping” Church! We are so thankful that God has blessed us to be...

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