Our Church

Who We Are

The IBC Giessen is a New Testament body of believers in Christ, a member of the “Bund Evangelisch-Freikirchlicher Gemeinden in Deutschland” (the German Baptist Union) and affiliated with the “International Baptist Convention”. The Bible is our guide and standard for ministry; it is the means through which God reveals Himself. We desire that all become acquainted with the Triune God – the Father, His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit.




This IBC Giessen was started as a mission’s project in 1963 by “Bethel Baptist Church” in Frankfurt. The Church was formed to serve the US military in the areas of Butzbach, Wetzlar and Giessen. At that time the Church members consisted mainly of the US Military and their dependents. After the US Army was drawn down, this changed. This church transitioned to serving mostly to local people and to expatriates in the Giessen area.