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, 5:00pm

Latest News

Building Update 9.12.2019

It is our joy to share with you that the plaster repair work on the Sanctuary ceiling is now complete! Our worshiping community will move back into the Sanctuary this Sunday, September 15! Today's special update is intended to answer questions you may have had about...

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Fall Sermon Series

Lessons for Living a Life As teacher and guide, Jesus led with his lessons -- teaching disciples and skeptics alike about the kingdom of God and how a life of faith illuminates God’s bold and boundless dream for the world. Throughout the Gospel of Luke, we hear Jesus...

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Building Update 9.5.2019

This week around the church house…   In the Sanctuary, work crews are finishing up their repair this week as we ready the space for reoccupation! Over the last several weeks, you know that each of the heavy ornamental plaster pieces surrounding the dome ceiling have...

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Senior Adult Luncheon is September 19

Thursday, September 19 | 11:30am | Southern Family Restaurant, 4689 Yadkinville Road, Pfafftown All are welcome to join us for lunch at Southern Family Restaurant. Our speaker will be John Railey, Executive Director, The Partnership for Prosperity. John is known to...

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August 25 Fall Kickoff Recap

Sunday, August 25, was a great time of celebration and anticipation as we announced more about our John 3:16 Innovation for Ministry Grants and shared details about fall faith formation. To see the video so wonderfully produced by our own talented Carlos Mir, click...

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Building Update 8.29.2019

Around the roof and roofline, the copper roofing on the dome will be completed this week! Cornice painting around the roofline will finish this week as well. You may have noticed a number of lifts around the property over the past few weeks! This restoration crew has...

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Fall Kickoff August 25

Join us for our Bold Love + Boundless Compassion Event Sunday, August 25 during the Sunday school hour. We'll have lots of information about our fall faith formation opportunities, updates on the John 3:16 Innovation for Ministry Fund and ways to get involved in our...

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First Films Fall Line Up Announced

Join us as our "First Films" features resume on September 6.  Our first movie, "The Music Never Stopped," is a 2011 film based on a true story told in the Oliver Sachs essay "The Last Hippie."  The film follows an estranged father and son reconnecting through a...

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