Heritage Baptist Church


      Heritage Baptist is an Independent, Bible believing, Christ honoring, local church that exists to glorify our great God and to meet the spiritual needs of people in this area. The members of Heritage Baptist Church have a genuine concern for your eternal salvation and your spiritual welfare. Therefore, we preach the Gospel of salvation through Jesus Christ alone and teach the whole counsel of God, all for His glory, honor and praise. We would like to extend this invitation for you to attend our church. We look forward to meeting you.

Service Schedule

Sunday School           9:30 am
Sunday Morning       10:45 am
Sunday Night             6:00 pm
Wednesday Night      7:00 pm

Pastoral Staff


Daniel B. Troutman, Senior Pastor

    Pastor Troutman has been ministering at Heritage Baptist Church since January of 1999. Prior to this, he served as the pastor of Faith Baptist Church of Greater Scranton in Pennsylvania for seven years and as an assistant pastor at Faith Baptist Church in Lebanon, PA for five years. He has received his BS degree in Bible and history from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College and his M.Div from Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary.

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Joseph J. Clark, Assistant Pastor

    Pastor Clark’s main responsibility is teaching the youth and leading the children’s program. He started serving at Heritage Baptist Church in June of 2013. He has received his BA in Pastoral Ministries from Maranatha Baptist Bible College and is currently pursuing his M.Div from Reformed Baptist Seminary. 

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Concerning the Scriptures

      We believe that the Bible, sixty-six books in the Old and New Testaments, is the verbally inspired and inerrant Word of God and is the supreme and final authority for both faith and practice ( I Timothy 3:15-17; I Peter 1:19-21).
      We believe that to correctly interpret the Scripture, one must recognize the dispensational framework of Scripture. This acknowledges that God has progressively revealed Himself to man throughout history. Man’s responsibilities have varied with each new revelation given (Exodus 6:3;
I Corinthians 9:1 7; Colossians 1:25; Ephesians 3:2, 9, 11; I Timothy 1:4; Hebrews 1:1, 2; 7:12; 11).


Concerning the Godhead

      We believe that within the unity of the Godhead there are three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19), equal in both essence and divine perfection, but distinct in work (Genesis 1:1; Isaiah 6:3; Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; 14:7-12; I Corinthians 13:14). 

God the Father

      We believe that there is only one perfect, living, holy and true God (Deuteronomy 6:4, 5). He is an infinite Spirit, the supreme Ruler of the universe and worthy of all worship (Genesis 1:1; John 1:1-4; I Corinthians 8:6; Revelation 4: 9-11).

Jesus Christ

      We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God, became man, without ceasing to be God (Philippians 2:5-8), conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary (Matthew 1:18-20; Luke 1:35; John 1:1, 2, 14,18).
      We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ died for our sins as a substitutionary sacrifice and rose from the dead (Matthew 28:5, 6). His literal, physical resurrection guarantees both our redemption and salvation (I Corinthians 15:12-19; 1 John 2:1, 2). We believe He ascended bodily into heaven  (Acts 1: 9), and there lives for us as High Priest and Intercessor (Hebrews 4:14-16; 7:23-25; 9:24).

The Holy Spirit

      We believe that the Holy Spirit is a Divine Person (Acts 5:1-5; I Corinthians 3:16-18; 6:19 20). He convicts the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment; bears witness to the truth; is the agent of the new birth; guides, teaches, assists and sanctifies the believer; indwells them permanently, seals them unto the day of redemption, bestows spiritual gifts, and fills for service those yielded to Him (John 3:8; 14:16, 17; 16:7-15;         Ephesians 4:30; 5:18).
      We believe that the spiritual gifts of the Holy Spirit of apostleship, prophecy, tongues, healing, and revelation were temporary and are not to be expected today (I Corinthians 12:4-13; 13:8-11). The Holy Spirit testifies of Jesus Christ and never leads any person, at any time, contrary to the true
teaching of the Bible (John 14:16, 17; 15:26-27).

Concerning the Sinful Nature of Man

      We believe that God created man in His image and likeness (Genesis 1:26). When Adam sinned, the human race fell and thereby incurred not only physical death, but also spiritual death, separating man from God (Genesis 3:1-24; Romans 3:9-23; 5:12). Henceforth, all mankind is born with a sinful nature (Ecclesiastes 7:20; Galatians 3:22; Ephesians 2:1-6, 12) and is therefore under just condemnation to eternal ruin in a literal hell without defense or excuse before God (John 3:18, 19; Romans 1:20; Revelation 20:15).

Concerning Salvation

      We believe that through Christ’s shed blood on the cross (John 14:6; I Peter 1:18, 19) God has both initiated and provided salvation from the consequences of sin (John 3:16; Romans 6:23). It is universally available to all mankind with no imitations whatsoever (I John 2:2) so that all who personally receive Him by faith become saved (Romans 10:13; John 3:4-8; 16:8). Consequently, the sinner is made alive spiritually and is reconciled to God’s favor, thereby becoming a saint (John 3:16, 36; Romans 5:1, 2, 10; 8:1; 10:9-10).
      We believe that regeneration, or the new birth, is that transformation in man’s nature by the Holy Spirit. A new nature and spiritual life, not before possessed, are imparted, making the person a new creation in Christ Jesus (John 3: 3-6; I Corinthians 5: 17; Titus 3: 5; I Peter 1: 23).
      We believe that from the moment of regeneration the salvation of every believer is secure for all eternity. This security is guaranteed to each believer and is kept by the power of God (John 5:24; 10:27-30; Romans 8:1, 29, 30, 38, 39; Ephesians 1:13, 14; 4:30). 

Concerning the Local Church

      We believe that a New Testament church is a voluntary and independent autonomous group of baptized believers who form a spiritual body with Christ as the Head (Colossians 1:18, 24). They assemble for worship, service, fellowship, discipline, prayer, teaching, testimony, the observance of the ordinances and the spread of the Gospel into all the world. (Acts 2:42-47; Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8). Each congregation recognizes its own democratic self containing government for carrying out the will of the Lord Jesus Christ (Revelation 2:3; Colossians 3:15,16; Acts 20:17;I Corinthians 3:10-1 7; 12:12-2 7; 5:1-5; 11:2).
      We believe that every believer has the responsibility to join with and be faithful to the program of a New Testament local church. While the church depends on individual believers for prayer, support and work, the individual depends upon the church and its ministries for Spiritual nourishment, fellowship and the opportunity to exercise their Spiritual gifts (Acts 2:42-47; Romans 12:3-8; I Corinthians 12:4-31; 16:2;
Hebrews 10:19-25; 13:17).
      We believe that the officers of the church are limited to pastor and deacons and are to be filled by Scripturally qualified men of God
(I Timothy 2:12; 3:1-13; Titus 1:5-9).

Concerning Baptists

      We believe that the name “Baptist” is a historical distinction (rather than Biblical) and that they have stood for the same following principles we dearly espouse:
  1. Baptism by immersion after salvation.
    2. Regenerated church membership.
    3. Autonomous church government.
    4. Priesthood of the believers.
    5. Soul Liberty.
    6. Ecclesiastical and ethical separation.
    7. Separation of church and state.
    8. The Bible is the only standard for faith and practice.


     In John 4:24 we are directed to “worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.” Our understanding is that worship is a response to who God is. Hence, the musical selections sung before the Lord and His people will be Scripturally accurate (II Timothy 3:16,17) in order to “worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness” (Psalm 29:2). When we assemble together as a church body, we corporately worship with intentional purpose, seeking to glorify, honor, and praise God through every part of the church service.

Missionary Families

    It is our goal to support missionaries with both our prayers and our finances who are engaged in evangelizing the lost, establishing and/or edifying churches, and training qualified men to pastor churches. It is a privilege to invest in missions around the world.

The Bachorik Family
Missionaries to the Philippians
Baptist International
Evangelistic Ministries
The Dillman Family
Missionaries to Scotland
The Knipe Family
Missionaries to South Africa
The Metze Family
Missionaries to Latin America
The Porcher Family
Missionaries to Ghana
Stevenson family
The Stevenson Family
Missionaries to France
The Templeton Family
Missionaries to Spain
Bruce Tuttle
Missionary to Ukraine
M Tuttle Family - Seated
The Tuttle Family
Missionaries to the
Caucus Region
The Weaver Family
Missionaries to Kenya
The Worthington Family
Church Recovery
The Williams
The Williams Family
Missionaries to Honduras

Church Calendar


Church Information

Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM

Church Address: 1 Autumn Leaf Drive Flemington, NJ 08822

Telephone: (908) 788-2672

Email: hbcflemington@gmail.com