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Greeting from the Pastor,
Greetings, in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! I am so glad that you have found your way to our website! And, it is my hope that, through your visit with us here on the net, you would desire to come meet me and rest of the North Foster Baptist Church (NFBC) congregation in person!

It is my desire for all of us at NFBC (and those who visit us) to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord, Jesus, putting into practice what we come to understand God to be teaching us through the Bible, that we might “let our light shine before men, that they may see our good works, and praise our Father in heaven.”

You are invited to join us, at any time, for worship, fellowship, Bible study, prayer and/or ministry opportunities. Perhaps in doing so, you may find for yourself a place to love and be loved.

In His Service, and Hoping to See You Soon,


Reverend Barry P. Arruda (a.k.a. Pastor Barry or PB) grew up in Rhode Island, earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Rhode Island, a Master’s Degree from Providence College, and was American Baptist ordained in October 2006. He served the Lord in Camping & Youth Ministry for 12 years, as an Assistant Pastor for 3 ½ years and has been serving as a Pastor for 12 years.

Pastor Barry and his wife, Kristen, were married in 1992, and live with their 4 children. In addition to his family and ministry, Pastor Barry enjoys sports (especially soccer), games, movies, singing, playing guitar and doing carpentry, mechanic & handy man work.

North Foster Baptist Church
81 East Killingly Road
Foster, RI 02825
Current Pastor: Rev. Barry Arruda
Pianist: Dianne Du
Minister of Music: Julia R. Arnold
Office Managers/Secretaries: Kirsten Gosper and Julia R. Arnold
Office Telephone #: 401-647-5805
NFBC Email: northfosterbaptist@gmail.com
This website was created and is managed by our in-house technology wizard, Dr. Steve Du. Graphics, editing, and website assistance provided by Julia R. Arnold.