The First Baptist Church of South Richmond, believes in serving and uplifting the community. One of the oldest and self reliant churches, it was also called The African Church of Manchester and First Baptist Church of Manchester. It tries to reach out to all the diverse groups of different ages and sexes. The Spiritual Development Institute aims to create a spiritual awakening and introduce the members to the mission and belief of the church. Music and dance is incorporated, to involve the youth. Imami Center can be rented for events, live bands can also perform here, provided the music is respectable.