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FBC Youth to Georgia Aquarium

FBC Youth to Georgia Aquarium

FBC youth will enjoy a day at the Georgia Aquarium on Wednesday, June 16.  Tickets are $20/person.  The group will plan to leave FBC at 400 p.m. to head to Atlanta for the evening.  Bring enough money for dinner afterwards.  Contact Minister to Students and Young...

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Summer Small Groups

Summer Small Groups

This summer we are offering SMALL GROUP conversational Bibles studies for adults in June and July. Led by members of the congregation, the groups will meet for four sessions on Mondays (led by Craig Ellis and Mike Cleland), Wednesdays (led by Daniel Hulsey and Jamie...

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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 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
June 20 at 11:00 a.m.
Who Cares About Holiness?
Sermon by Matt Marston
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Exodus 34:1-8
Philippians 2:1-13


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.