Welcome

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

I’m New

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.

Members

Access to First on Fifth Directory and other documents

Sunday

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

Sunday On-line Worship
beginning at 10:30am

Wednesday

Fellowship Dinner, 5:00pm

Latest News

12.5.2019 Building Update

12.5.2019 Building Update

As things around the site near their final conclusion, a flurry of activity is going on around our church house as workers aim towards finishing all that is nearly complete. Roofers are nearly done with all the roofing work that was under the scaffolding, and you can...

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Carols & Candlelight for All Ages

Carols & Candlelight for All Ages

We invite all children and their families to join us for a special Christmas Eve service at 5:00pm.  This is always a beautiful time to gather with our faith community as we receive the Christ child among us.  This year, our children's ministry team will have a...

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Building Update 11.28.2019

Building Update 11.28.2019

This week around the church house… Deepest thanks for all whose presence and leadership on Sunday made possible a tremendous celebration for the end of Phase One of our building project! Between our delicious pot luck breakfast, our chilly and blustery dedication of...

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Poinsettias Now Available for Order

Poinsettias Now Available for Order

Our sanctuary will be decorated with poinsettias on December 15 and 22. If you would like to give a poinsettia in honor or in memory of a loved one, please pick up a form on the table across from the Ammons-Lolley Commons and return it to the church office with...

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Let Us Help You With Your Christmas List!

Let Us Help You With Your Christmas List!

Need a stocking stuffer or something for that "hard to buy for" friend?  A First Baptist on Fifth mug might be the perfect gift!  We have a limited supply of mugs available for $10 each, so feel free to ask a minister on Sunday or check in with the church office...

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Shared Fellowship Opportunities

Shared Fellowship Opportunities

There are a number of opportunities in our beloved community to engage in times of fellowship. See below for details on some of the activities which await you! SHARE AN ORNAMENT OR NATIVITY SET FOR OUR ‘GLOBAL GOOD’ ADVENT!This Advent, we will orient our shared...

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Advent & Christmastide: Global Good

Advent & Christmastide: Global Good

The coming of Christ is good for the sake of the world. And yet, our world remains filled with chaos, wracked with suffering, threatened by destruction, and fractured at the very seams that hold the fabric of relationships together. This Advent and Christmastide,...

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Building Update 11.21.2019

Building Update 11.21.2019

Now that the scaffolding around the tower has been removed, crews will be onsite for the next couple of weeks finishing the copper roofing on the front gables and a-frame, as well as the needed tower restoration that couldn’t be accessed because of the location of the...

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