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The First Cup Cafe’

The First Cup Cafe’

Join us each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. at the First Cup Café located on the 3rd floor. Stop by on your way to Sunday School or sit and stay awhile. It’s the perfect spot to “fill your cup.”  Volunteers are needed to pick up donuts each week.  Sign up here if you are...

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Realm Online Database

Realm Online Database

We are in the process of converting to a new member database that will give us the ability to do many different things online when it is completely set up. The new program is called “Realm.” There is also a new phone and mobile app called “Realm Connect.” (This is...

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We are so glad you’re here.

Whether you have just moved to Athens or have lived here all your life, we’d love to have you in our community. We are open for in-person worship each Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If you aren’t ready to come inside, please join us on our livestream and let us know you are here by filling out our contact form.  We’d love to have you 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

July 28, 2024
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
11:00 a.m.
A Gift To Be Simple
Sermon by Emily Glass

Scripture: Psalm 131

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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.