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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 First Sunday in Advent
November 29 at 11:00 a.m. 

Noticing Our rags
Sermon by Matt Marston
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Mark 13:24-37
Isaiah 64:1-9


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

Angel Tree Project

What do 9 year old Zoey, 1 year old Amiracle, 17 year old Connery and 6 year old Emily have in common?  These children are all part of FBC’s 2020 Angel Tree list received from the Clarke County DFCS.  There are over 300 children in foster care with Clarke and Oconee...

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Bible Study with Matt Marston

Explore Icons in Advent with our new Senior Minister, Matt Marston.  Bible study will be offered in-person on Tuesdays at noon, via Zoom on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m., and in-person on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.  This study begins December 1.  Register by using the form...

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FBC Logo Masks for Purchase

It may be odd to think of a mask as a fashion statement, but here we are.  Show your FBC pride with an FBC logo mask (pictured above).    Simply fill out the form below and submit payment ($5/mask) to the church office.  We will arrange for you to pick up the mask at...

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