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Pray for Newly Elected Deacons

Pray for Newly Elected Deacons

Please pray for our newly elected Class of 2023 Deacons as they begin their three years of service to FBC in September:  Becky Adams, Marcia Caskey, Kathy Coleman, Perry Cunningham, Debbie Hargrave, Cindy Haygood, Daniel Hulsey, Julie Jenkins, Doug Martin, Anna Randa,...

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Compassion Camp:  In-Person Vacation Bible School

Compassion Camp: In-Person Vacation Bible School

Compassion Camp In-Person Vacation Bible School June 21 – 24 from 9:00 am to Noon Compassion Camp: Changing the World with Lovingkindness Open to children who will have completed PreK through 6th grade Follow this link to REALM to register. You must create a REALM...

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FBC Logo Masks for Purchase

FBC Logo Masks for Purchase

It may be odd to think of a mask as a fashion statement, but here we are.  Show your FBC pride with an FBC logo mask (pictured above).    Simply fill out the form below and submit payment ($5/mask) to the church office.  We will arrange for you to pick up the mask at...

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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


Children's Sunday 
May 2 at 11:00 a.m.
Who Turned on the Light?
Sermon by Janet Cleland
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Psalm 136:1-9,26
1 John 1:4-7a


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.