How Likas Baptist Church came about.
A new missionary residence and a chapel building below the parsonage was constructed on a one acre lot at mile 4 ½ Tuaran Road, Likas, and its first service was held there on Christmas day, 1967. The land and building were made possible by the gifts of Southern Baptists, USA, through their Foreign Mission Board (FMB) and the Malaysia-Singapore Baptist Mission.
7th April 1968, marked a historical point for Jesselton Baptist Church with the dedication of this new building as well as the adoption of the church constitution. The church was renamed ‘Likas Baptist Church.’ There were 57 registered members of the church.