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We are a community in the heart of the city called by Jesus to practice bold love of God and neighbor and boundless compassion for all people

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Welcome to First Baptist Church on Fifth! We’re glad you found your way to our church. We hope you will learn a little more about what God is doing in our church through this website.

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Bible Study, 9:15am Worship, 10:30am

Sunday On-line Worship
beginning at 10:30am

Latest News

Al Staggs Presents Bonhoeffer Show in March

Al Staggs Presents Bonhoeffer Show in March

Please make plans to with us as renowned storyteller and performance artist Al Staggs joins us on March 15! Staggs will help lead in worship on Sunday morning, and then present his acclaimed one-person play A View From the Underside: The Legacy of Dietrich...

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Building Update 2.13.2020

Building Update 2.13.2020

This month around the church house… Although our weekly Building Updates have concluded alongside the conclusion of our Phase One building project, occasionally you’ll find updates in the eBlast on our church house… because, as we know, the work is never complete!...

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This Is My Body: Lent at First on Fifth

This Is My Body: Lent at First on Fifth

When we gather at Christ’s table each month, we hear again the words he used to connect experience and memory: this is my body, given for you. For in one body, God became flesh, love found the highest expression, and eternal reconciliation to God was made possible for...

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February Offers Short Term Wednesday Night Study

February Offers Short Term Wednesday Night Study

Brent Greene, Interim Minister of Discipleship, will facilitate a study and discussion on selections from I and II Corinthians. Bring a friend and a meal if you like and join together for study and fellowship during most Wednesday evenings in February.  We will begin...

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Small Group Opportunity

Small Group Opportunity

On Tuesday evenings beginning February 18, this small group study will use A Dangerous Dozen: 12 Christians Who Threatened The Status Quo by C.K. Robertson to study and discuss the legacies of The Apostle Paul, Mary Magdalene, Origen of Alexandria, Sojourner Truth,...

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Devotional Classics in the Commons

Devotional Classics in the Commons

Join Pastor David for Devotional Classics in the Commons, our early morning study meeting on Tuesdays at 6:45am through February 25.  The first book we will discuss is Barbara Brown Taylor's An Altar in the World.  You may order your copy from Amazon HERE or contact...

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Common Table with Pastor Emily Begins February 12

Common Table with Pastor Emily Begins February 12

Wednesdays, February 12-April 8  |  12:00-1:15pm  |  Ammons-Lolley Commons Common Table resumes again, gathering all sorts of folks for the study of the Bible together. Our winter-into- spring study will orient us to the overarching narrative of scripture, how we read...

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Everyday Ethics: February Preaching Series

Everyday Ethics: February Preaching Series

Throughout the month of February, our lectionary readings guide us through the opening words of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew. With broad reach but immediate impact on the lived lives of its hearers, these words of Jesus ground us in an ethical...

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