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Whether you have just moved to Athens or have lived here all your life, we’d love to have you in our community. We invite you to join us for Sunday School, Worship, our Wednesday evening meal and programs, and other opportunities for study, fellowship and mission. No matter where you are on your faith journey, we would be honored to walk with you.

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This Week in Worship

23rd Sunday after Pentecost
October 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Guest Preacher
Sermon by Rev. Connie Ivester 

Scripture: Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52

Missions

First Baptist Church of Athens shows Jesus Christ’s love by engaging in transformational ministry in relationship with its neighbors both locally and globally in the community spirit of Matthew 25:34-40.

Community

First Baptist Church of Athens thrives as a powerful, beautiful, charismatic and intergenerational community of believers who take action in building up one another in Christ and equipping one another for ministry and mission with ourselves and our neighbors.

Worship

First Baptist Church of Athens believes worship pleasing to God occurs when all members of our congregation – young and old, male and female, unhindered by status, race or national origin – make regular worship participation a high priority; endeavor to discover their unique God-given gifts; and offer those gifts in community to Father, Son and Holy Spirit as acts of adoration, praise and commitment. We gather each Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. for worship.

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Church Conference

On Sunday, November 4, the CONGREGATION WILL BE CALLED INTO CONFERENCE at the close of worship to consider the unanimous recommendation of the Budget Preparation Committee, The Finance Committee and the Deacons that the congregation adopt the proposed 2019 church...