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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. Until we re-open for in-person worship, we hope you will join us for our online worship and let us know you are here by filling out our contact form.  Once things are back to normal, 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

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
August 9 at 11:00 a.m. via Livestream

Open to Lead: Trust
Sermon by Joel Snider
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Psalm 119:1-8
Matthew 5:33-37


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.

Latest News

Zoom Prayer Groups Forming

FBC Ministers will be hosting prayer groups via zoom in the month of August. These are going to be offered at different times and days. The groups will meet for four weeks. The format will be simple and scheduled for approximately 30 minutes. In addition to have an...

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Our Daily Bread Needs

OUR DAILY BREAD has continued service to guests throughout the pandemic. Five Bar has provided lunch free of charge two days a week and will continue to do so. In July, the plan is to return to volunteer prepared meals three days a week. The meals will be individually...

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