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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

The Sixth Sunday of Easter
May 26 at 
11:00 a.m.

Drowning or Drifting?
Sermon by Joel Snider

Scripture:  Hebrews 2:1-4


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

Georgia Trombone Summit Concert

The Georgia Trombone Summit will be in Athens from May 30 - June 1.  FBC is honored to host the final concert of the Summit in our Sanctuary on Saturday, June 1, at 7:00 p.m.  This concert is free and open to the public. All are welcome!

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AthFest Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to help FBC work at AthFest KidFest Craft Tent on Saturday, June 22.  FBC will provide four volunteers for two time slots to facilitate craft activities for children visiting the music and art festival. Sign up on the form below if you are able...

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Women’s Dinner and Dessert

All women (18 years of age and older) of the church are invited to gather for DINNER AND DESSERT on Thursday, May 30 at 6:00 p.m.  We will meet at White Tiger Restaurant (217 Hiawassee Avenue) to share a meal and then walk to the home of Mary and Chris Conley for...

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