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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

21st Sunday after Pentecost
October 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

What is God Saying to Us Through Immigrants?
Sermon by Paul Baxley 

Scripture: Genesis 18:1-10; Leviticus 19:33-34;
Luke 10:25-37

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.

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Online Giving Now Available

First Baptist Church offers ONLINE GIVING OPTIONS  for our members and guests. The online giving links are found on our church web site, through the Church Life app, or by using the QR Code pasted below. Members need to sign up and register a password with My...