What is in a name? Santa Teresa Baptist Church! We are first and foremost a neighborhood church seeking to minister the gospel of Jesus Christ in our local community. Our doctrinal roots are traced to the late 17th century Baptists that emerged out of the Puritan movement in England. And we trace our denominational roots to the early Calvinistic southern Baptists that gathered in 1845 in Augusta, GA to form the Southern Baptist Convention. As it pleases God, we labor for the reformation of true religion and worship take hold throughout the SBC and beyond.