Our vision

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, 5:15pm

Latest News

Honoring Amy Turner’s Ministry at First on Fifth

After 11 years of faithful ministry serving God through the music, children’s, and administrative ministries of First Baptist Church on Fifth, Amy Turner is concluding her work on our staff to pursue her growing piano studio and another work-from-home job with First...

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Wednesday Night Music & Missions Celebration

Join us Wednesday, April 25, as we celebrate together a year of missions and music with choirs, handbells, and mission project reports! A highlight of this evening will be the children’s musical “The Ultimate Question.” Please plan to be with us as we wrap up another...

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Quarterly Church Conference Update

Looking to the Future, Congregation in Vote Creates New Vision Fund A crowd of First Baptist members gathered last night for our April Quarterly Church Conference, where together the membership unanimously approved removing restrictions on the current “Parsonage...

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Joining Sunday Is This Sunday

We understand that uniting with a family of faith is an important step, and we like to make it a little less intimidating by inviting folks who are at this place in their journey to make that step together.  While folks are welcome to unite with our congregation at...

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“Old Life, New Life”

Many times in our lives, we experience an event that becomes the pivot point from which everything changes. We look back on our old lives "before kids" or "before the diagnosis," with a range of emotions: nostalgia at a bygone time, anger for unrealized expectations,...

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Book Discussion on “The Financial Diaries”

Starting in May, John Thornton will lead a bi-weekly discussion group on the book The Financial Diaries by Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider. From the book's description: "The traditional narrative about financial success in America is that hard work, steady...

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Care Notes Ministry Begins April 3

The Homebound Team is sponsoring “Care Time” sessions starting Tuesday, April 3rd from 10:00-11:30 am in the Fellowship Hall, followed by every first Tuesday of each month. We will provide coffee and sweets and we will spend time together writing notes of...

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