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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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Sunday

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

Sunday On-line Worship
beginning at 10:30am

Latest News

Reading the Bible in Preparation for Teaching

Reading the Bible in Preparation for Teaching

A WORKSHOP FOR ADULT BIBLE STUDY TEACHERS & LEADERS Saturday, January 25 | 9:00am This Saturday morning workshop is for adult Bible study teachers and leaders who would like to reflect on and learn more about reading, studying, and teaching the Bible. The session...

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Called: Preaching in January

Called: Preaching in January

This Epiphany season, we look for God's revealing in the world, particularly through the Light that enlightens us all in Christ! Our lectionary readings in worship will orient us to what such a revealing and enlightening can look like in practice. For when God is at...

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12.19.2019 Building Update

12.19.2019 Building Update

This week around the church house… This week has seen the completion of some ongoing pieces of our work, ticking through the final checklist for the project! Duke Energy came on Tuesday to remove the old electrical transformer from the vault underneath the breezeway...

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Tanglewood Lights Excursion

Tanglewood Lights Excursion

We have secured two wagons for a wagon ride through Festival of Lights on Monday, December 23 at 5:00pm!  Please RSVP ASAP to Amy McClure at amcclure@firstonfifth.org.  The cost is $5/person.  We can seat up to 60 people on our wagons, so please reserve your spot with...

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Christmas Caroling at Brookridge

Christmas Caroling at Brookridge

Wednesday, December 18 | 5:45pm | BrookridgePlease join our church family as we gather together at Brookridge Retirement Home in the Solarium on the 7th floor of the Healthcare building. We will not have a meal that night at the church, so please plan to arrive by...

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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...

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12.12.2019 Building Update

12.12.2019 Building Update

This week around the church house… The weather has delayed a bit the exterior completion of the project this week. All the restoration has now fully been completed, and roofers should be done next week. We anticipate that by the end of this week, the final steps for...

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