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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. 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 Second Sunday after the Epiphany
January 17 at 11:00 a.m.

Sermon by Matt Marston

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Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18
John 1:43-51


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.

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In-person Worship

We have returned to limited in-person worship.  Included here is important information, guidelines for attending, and instructions for making reservations. We will continue to offer a livestream broadcast of the service each week. To provide for ample physical...

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Our Daily Bread Needs

OUR DAILY BREAD has continued service to guests throughout the pandemic.Meals are individually packaged and handed out to guests in the FBC parking lot. Click here for information about new guidelines, including a minimum and maximum age for volunteers.  There will be...

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