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Paris Hill Baptist Church

500 Paris Hill Road, Paris, ME – Mailing: PO Box 99 Paris, ME 04271


The First Baptist Church building was dedicated in December 1838. Originally it had only a bell tower, with a bell made by Paul Revere’s son in 1821. It is one of only eleven Revere bells in Maine. The clock was added to the top in 1883 and was given to the town by Hannibal Hamlin. The bell still chimes the hour to this day!

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The Paris Hill Baptist Church building and grounds are available for rent for private events. We have a beautiful setting, lots of options for indoor and outdoor events on Paris Hill on the common. Great photo opportunities with the White Mountains in the backdrop!

2022 Rates
Church Sanctuary (up to 300 people) – $600/day
The Church Commons Grounds – $500/day
Cummings Hall of the Church (up to 60 people) – $150/day
A cleaning fee applies

For rental information please contact the Friends of the Baptist Church at 207-515-2287

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Non-Profit Organization

The Friends of the First Baptist Church of Paris Maine is a nonprofit organization that fundraises to maintain and make improvements to the historic church building and commons on Paris Hill.


President: Kevin Carleton
Treasurer: Lloyd (Skip) Herrick
Secretary, Grants: Karen Kothe
Trustees: George (Hank) Emerson, Mark Kikel, Michael Black, Lesli Olson

More Information

The Friends of The First Baptist Church of Paris Maine facebook page
The organization responsible for the building and grounds

First Baptist Church of Paris Maine’s facebook page
The Baptist Church Congregation