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 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.
We’d love to hear from you.
This Week in Worship
The Second Sunday after Pentecost
June 23 at 11:00 a.m.
Injured Love as the Wrath of God
Sermon by Joel Snider
Scripture: I Thessalonians: 5:4-11
Congratulations to our recently elected Deacons: Gary Blasingame, Tom Brown, Bob Cain, Carol Cofer, Richard Coleman, Andy Hogan, David Millians, Gayle Noblet, Robin O’Rear, Lori Ragsdale, Carol Reddish and Beth Sanders.read more
On Tuesday, January 15, the governing board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship voted unanimously to select our Senior Minister, Paul Baxley, to serve as the Executive Coordinator of the CBF. Paul has led First Baptist Church of Athens since 2010 and will begin his...read more
Effective immediately, First Baptist Church has opened a Post Office Box for mail delivery. We have taken this step because over the last year, and particularly in the last several weeks, we have experienced increasing unreliability in mail delivery at the church...read more