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This Week in Worship

The Third Sunday in Advent
December 16, 2018 at 
11:00 a.m.

The Joy of Community -- Sermon by Paul Baxley

Scripture: Romans 12: 9-16 Luke 1:39-45

Missions

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.

Community

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.

Worship

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

The Gifts of Advent

Mark your calendars and plan to join us on Sunday,December 16 at 6:00 p.m. for a special Christmas musical from our CHILDREN'S CHOIRS. All three choirs (Brownie Bears, Music Makers, and Joyful Singers) will present the musical drama The Gifts of Advent. ...

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Snap for the App

Volunteer photographers will be at FBC on Wednesday evenings  November 28, December 5, and 12 and on Sunday mornings December 2, 9 & 16 to SNAP FOR THE APP.  The pictures will be used in the online directory and the Church Life App.  

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Poinsettia Donations

You may honor or remember a loved one and help others while beautifying the church during the ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SEASONS. If you would like to make a $10 donation for a poinsettia, please complete a donation form which may be obtained from the Branyon Foyer or...

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