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Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

Matt Marston will be offering  Emotionally Healthy Spirituality as an EIGHT WEEK COURSE on Sunday evenings at 5:00 p.m. beginning September 19. This course is limited to ten people. The cost of materials is $15 per person.  Sign up on Realm or by calling the church...

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Wednesday Night Activities

Wednesday Night Activities

WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNERS are back!. The meal will be served from 5:45 - 6:15 p.m. each week, followed by an Adult Bible Study or program. Meals will be catered by a local restaurant and members are required to sign up no later than Mondays at noon. You may also sign up...

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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 are open for in-person worship each Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If you aren’t ready to come inside, please join us on our livestream and let us know you are here by filling out our contact form.  We’d love to have you 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


The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
September 19 at 11:00 a.m.
Vulnerable and Connected
Sermon by Matt Marston
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Matthew 6:25-34
Genesis 2:4b-25


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.


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.


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.