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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 Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany
February 24 at 
11:00 a.m.

Travel Instructions -- Sermon by Paul Baxley

Scripture:  Luke 9:1-11

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

Journeys in Luke

As the congregation continues on our journey in Luke, we will be offering two different choices for Midweek Adult Discipleship: Paul Baxley will offer a Journeys in Luke Bible Study on Tuesdays at noon and again on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. The Tuesday group...

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Mailing Address Change

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...

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