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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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Worship with us.


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


Fellowship Dinner, 6:00pm

Latest News

Building Update 11.15.2018

This week around the church house… At long last, the temporary boiler is putting out heat in our building! We are so grateful for all who worked tirelessly to ensure we are safe, dry, and warm in the church house. In this rainy, rainy week, all the exterior work has...

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Building Update 11.8.2018

This week around the church house… The temporary boiler is on site, set up, and inspected, and Piedmont Natural Gas has installed the gas line we’ll need to power it. We anticipate that the installation of the gas meter will come soon -- perhaps this week! Thanks also...

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Building Update 11.1.2018

This week around the church house… We hope you felt WARM in the building this week! Thanks to the tireless work of Gary Knight, Joe Bircher, John Young, and our team from Blum, the temporary indirect-fired boiler was placed on Friday of last week, powering our church...

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Senior Adult Holiday Excursion to Pinehurst

Come join the Senior Adults for their annual Holiday Buffet Luncheon to the Pine Crest Inn in Pinehurst on Thursday, November 29.  One of the stops will be Southern Supreme near Bear Creek. We will travel by Black Tie Motor Coach (50 passenger). Cost for the trip is...

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Churchwide Advent Study

Longing and Hope: Journeying Through Advent with the Gospels of Mark, Matthew, and Luke This Advent, you are invited to participate in a Bible study that examines the human longing and the divine promise that sets the stage for the Gospel stories of Jesus. Hear anew...

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Youth Hiking @ Hanging Rock

Sunday, November 11 | Immediately following worship The youth and adult volunteers are going hiking at Hanging Rock on November 11th immediately following worship. They’ll meet in the Commons and depart directly from the church returning around 3:30 pm. The cost is...

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