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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, 6:00pm

Latest News

Poinsettia Order Deadline Extended

Our sanctuary will be decorated again this year with poinsettias to be displayed December 16 and 23. Due to the winter storm, the order deadline has been extended to Monday, December 17.  The price of a poinsettia is $13.  The listing of poinsettias dedicated in...

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Called Church Conference Delayed Til Dec. 30

Due to the winter storm that canceled our worship service and called church conference on December 9, the called church conference has been rescheduled to be held at the end of the worship service on December 30.  We will vote on the proposed 2019 Ministry Funding...

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Building Update 12.13.2018

This week around the church house… As you might imagine, the 14” snowfall made for an interesting week around the church house with our building project! Like every other area around our city, work has stalled or been delayed because of the snow. Everything from the...

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Advent Celebrations

CHRISTMAS CAROLING AT BROOKRIDGE |Wednesday, December 19 | 6 pm | Brookridge Meet us at Brookridge to visit with our homebound members and share the joy of the season through song. All ages welcome! CHRISTMAS BRUNCH | Sunday, December 23 | 9:15 am | Kelly Auditorium...

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A Mason Jar Advent

OBSERVE (AND PRESERVE!) YOUR ADVENT PRACTICE THIS YEAR Before there was plastic, we preserved summer's bounty in simple mason jars, so that even in the barren days of winter, we could taste God's goodness and foretaste the bounty and harvest to come. This season, we...

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Advent at First on Fifth

PLEASE JOIN US DURING THIS ADVENT SEASON This Sunday marks the beginning of Advent, this season of waiting and hope where we look forward to the arrival of the Christ Child.  Advent at First on Fifth is rich in activity and tradition, where all ages and life stages...

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Churchwide Sunday School

LONGING AND HOPE: JOURNEYING THROUGH ADVENT WITH THE GOSPELS OF MARK, MATTHEW & LUKE This Advent, you are invited to participate in a Bible study led by Mary Foskett that examines the human longing and the divine promise that sets the stage for the Gospel stories of...

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Blue Christmas Service

BLUE CHRISTMAS | A Service of Healing and Hope | Monday, December 17 - 7 pm in the Sanctuary The holidays can be a difficult season for those who have experienced loss. While many are celebrating the joys of the season with parties and holiday meals, others among us...

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