Rev. Wesley A. Roberts, Ph.D., Pastor

Our Mission

The mission of the Peoples Baptist Church of Boston is to bring people to Christ, and into membership in His family, develop them to maturity and equip them for ministry and the church and in the world in order to glorify God.

The Five Purposes of Our Church

  • Worship
  • Ministry
  • Membership/Fellowship
  • Discipleship
  • Evangelism

A Christ-Centered Caring Church

The Peoples Baptist Church of Boston is a community of believers in Boston, MA. We take pride in confessing that Jesus Christ is our one and only Savior from sin. Our church is very passionate about helping people know Him and serve Him as their Lord.

Through our various ministries, we are able to reach more people and share with them the Word of God. As a church, we believe that the Gospel speaks to the human condition. Our church membership is drawn from every sector of life in the Greater Boston area.


The Peoples Baptist Church of Boston is a community of believers who proudly profess Jesus Christ as our Savior and Lord. We accept the Word of God as our only authority in the church and in our private lives.

Our church believes that the Gospel speaks to the human condition, and is relevant to every aspect of one’s life. Our primary mission is to help men, women, and children have a wonderful relationship with Jesus Christ and to nurture them in their faith.

Our members are drawn from the Greater Boston area, and represent every aspect of life. Here at the Peoples Baptist Church of Boston, our style of worship is rooted in the black religious tradition and is designed to be spiritually uplifting, intellectually challenging, and socially relevant.

Since our establishment on Beacon Hill as the first African Baptist Church August 8, 1805, we have been faithfully serving Boston’s African-American community.