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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


Fellowship Dinner, 5:30pm

Latest News

Building Update 6.6.2019

This week around the church house… Pops of shiny copper began appearing on the dome this week, as roofing crews began to install the copper on the roof! This work is slow going, but the good folks from Baker Roofing have been working steadily on the task. You read in...

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June Preaching Series

When the Spirit is Loosed In the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, the world received the holy energy of God that continues to breathe new life into our midst. But what happens when the Spirit is loosed among us? What new activity, what change, what movement of...

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FBC Welcomes Summer Youth Ministry Intern, Max Mir!

It is a joy to welcome back to First Baptist one of our own, Max Mir, to serve as our Summer Youth Ministry Intern! Max is a rising senior at UNC Greensboro, where he is a religion major and working towards a concentration in non-profit management. As one who grew up...

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Churchwide Summer Study Announced

Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times Churchwide Summer Study  ☩ June 9 - July 14 ☩ Sundays, 9:15-10:15am Light refreshments and coffee available at 9:00 am “Do not be afraid” is the directive we read countless times in scripture. But the complex...

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Building Update 5.30.2019

This week around the church house… Big news this week -- the back part of our lot has finally been fully filled! In the midst of this dry and hot weather, crews have worked each day, all day to get the 1000 truckloads needed to fill the lot here and compacted. And...

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June First Fellowship Meal, Hymnsing

COME SHARE A MEAL AND A SONG! All are invited to come on Wednesday night, June 5, for our June First Fellowship meal in Kelly Auditorium! The serving line will open at 5:45 pm, and we'll enjoy a spaghetti meal with all the fixings together. Following dinner,...

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Children’s Ministry Summer Fun

Keep an eye out for more additions to the calendar as the summer progresses!   June 9 - "Snacks with Mac" for rising kindergartners  June 23 -Lunch and homebound visitations June 30 - Mochas with Mac (K-5) July 16-19 - PASSPORTkids! Camp July 21 - The Big Chill ice...

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