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Coffee, Donuts and Fellowship

Coffee, Donuts and Fellowship

Coffee and Donuts are returning to the Third Floor gathering area on Sunday morning. We will be serving, once again, Jittery Joe’s coffee along with donut treats, for those who are looking for a sweet bite! The Gathering area will be open at 9:30. Come and enjoy some...

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Summer Sermon Series

When we practice a skill, sometimes it's good to get back to the basics. This July we will revisit the basic practices of the Christian faith through a Baptist lens. Using the book Pilgrim Letters by Baptist, Curtis Freeman of Duke Divinity School, we'll embark on a...

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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. We are open for in-person worship each Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If you aren’t ready to come inside, please join us on our livestream and let us know you are here by filling out our contact form.  We’d love to have you 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 Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
August 21
11:00 a.m.
More Than We Imagine
Sermon by Matt Marston

Matthew 14:22-33

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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.