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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. 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 22nd Sunday after Pentecost
November 10 at 11:00 a.m.

The Gift of a Generous Heart
Sermon by Joel Snider

Scripture: II Corinthians 8:1-7


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.

Latest News

Youth News

FBC Youth will attend the WINTER YOUTH SUMMIT in Huntsville, AL over the Martin Luther King weekend (January 17-19).  Highlights of the "Connected" weekend include guest speaker Shaun King from John's Creek Baptist and a concert by Walker Burroughs of American Idol...

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Seekers Thanksgiving Feast

The Seekers will host a THANKSGIVING FEAST on Tuesday, November 19 in the Fellowship Hall at 5:30 p.m.  Anne and Randy Brittain will present Old American Songs by Aaron Copland. Songs from politics, church hymns, revivals, Shakers tunes, and nursery rhymes for musical...

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Midweek Bible Study

MIDWEEK DISCIPLESHIP AND BIBLE STUDIES begin August 20. There will be two options this fall, focusing on an overview of the Bible. The Tuesday Noon and Wednesday evening option (beginning August 21) will be Bible 101, led by Frank Granger. We will explore how we use...

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