First Baptist Church breaks ground on future home Posted in: Lifestyle A century after its original building’s construction, the First Baptist Church of Elgin (FBC) broke ground on Sunday on a brand-new facility to expand and better serve the growing population of Elgin.FBC’s current building at 205 West Second Street was finished in 1922, when Elgin was a much smaller town. Early on in Pastor Jason Huddleston’s 12-year tenure at FBC, the church already began running out of room in the sanctuary and parking spaces near the downtown church.“Needless to say, a lot has changed, and we began praying about what the next 100 years for First Baptist Church Elgin would ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!