Directions

From Downtown Charlotte: 

    1.  Head west on TRADE STREET away from town. 
    2.  TRADE STREET becomes BEATTIES FORD ROAD once you cross I-77. JOHNSON C. SMITH UNIVERSITY is on the right.
    3.  Look for the WATER PLANT BUILDING on the right. TURN RIGHT at the light onto OAKLAWN AVENUE.
    4.  The CHURCH is located two blocks down on the right. The main office can be accessed from the BACK of the building. Ring buzzer to enter.

From I-77 North:

  1. Take the I-277/BROOKSHIRE FRWY/NC-16 - exit number 11. 0.19 miles
  2. Merge onto W BROOKSHIRE FRWY/NC-16 N. 0.73 miles
  3. Take the BEATTIES FORD RD exit toward JC SMITH UNIVERSITY. 0.14 miles
  4. Turn LEFT onto BEATTIES FORD RD. 0.10 miles
  5. Turn RIGHT onto OAKLAWN AVE. 0.35 miles


From I-77 South:

  1. Merge onto W BROOKSHIRE FRWY/NC-16 N via exit number 11B- on the left. 0.85 miles
  2. Take the BEATTIES FORD RD exit toward JC SMITH UNIVERSITY. 0.14 miles
  3. Turn LEFT onto BEATTIES FORD RD. 0.10 miles
  4. Turn RIGHT onto OAKLAWN AVE.


From I-85 South

  1. Take the NC-16/BROOKSHIRE BLVD exit- exit number 36- toward US-74 E/DOWNTOWN. 0.21 Miles
  2. Merge onto NC-16 S toward CHARLOTTE/PANTHERS STADIUM. 1.67 Miles
  3. Take the ramp toward BEATTIES FORD RD/JC SMITH UNIVERSITY. 0.13 Miles
  4. Turn RIGHT onto BEATTIES FORD RD. 0.41 Miles
  5. Turn LEFT onto OAKLAWN AVE.


From I-85 North

  1. Merge onto I-77 S/US-21 S via exit number 38 toward COLUMBIA. 2.36 miles
  2. Take the I-277/BROOKSHIRE FRWY/NC-16 exit- exit number 11. 0.19 miles
  3. Merge onto W BROOKSHIRE FRWY/NC-16 N. 0.73 miles
  4. Take the BEATTIES FORD RD exit toward JC SMITH UNIVERSITY. 0.14 miles
  5. Turn LEFT onto BEATTIES FORD RD. 0.10 miles
  6. Turn RIGHT onto OAKLAWN AVE.

Contact Us

First Baptist Church-West
1801 Oaklawn Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28216
Phone: (704) 372-1075
Afterschool/Summer Inst.: (704) 372-3742
 
Fax: (704) 372-2309