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Regenerate 2.0

Regenerate 2.0

On July 13, a letter was mailed to the entire congregation to encourage pledges to REGENERATE 2.0.  We ask that you prayerfully consider your personal response.  Please also mark August 22 on your calendar. Following the morning worship service, the Regenerate 2.0...

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FBC Podcasts

FBC Podcasts

FBC PODCASTS are back! In  the first episode of this series, Carol Cofer speaks with Julie Jenkins about growing up in First Baptist Athens.In this series, "cradle roll" (members who were born into the church) share memories of the church's past to help us prepare for...

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Prayer Chains for the Future

Prayer Chains for the Future

Devote yourselves to prayer.” (Col. 4:2) Please join with members of FBC in a PRAYER CHAIN for the future of our church. Your help is needed to cover our church in unbroken prayer each Wednesday, beginning July 21 and ending August 11. Sign up on Realm for a 15 minute...

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I’m New

We are so glad you’re here.

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 1 at 11:00 a.m.

Hoping Each Other
Sermon by Matt Marston
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Psalm 24
Ephesians 1:3-14


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.