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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, 5:30pm

Latest News

Senior Adult Peach Trip is July 25

Join our travelers for their annual "Peach Trip" to Gaffney July 25!  There will be two stops along the way.  We'll travel via motor coach (with Jim Horton), leaving Hanes Mall at 8:30 am and returning (after an early dinner) before dark. You are encouraged to invite...

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Partnering Together to Renew God’s World

This Sunday, June 30, you will find special inserts in your worship folder that will enable you to participate inthe annual CBF Offering for Global Missions.  As we partner together to renew God's world, know that 100 percent of your gift will be used to send CBF...

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July, August Preaching Series

The Faces of Discipleship Summer Worship at First on Fifth What does discipleship in the way of Jesus look like? This summer in worship, we will consider together the faces of discipleship, past and present. Looking to the Gospel of Luke to lead us, we’ll catch a...

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Building Update 6.27.2019

This week around the church house… Scaffolding erection in the Sanctuary has been completed as of this week! Stretching high to the ceiling, the scaffolding fully encircles the inner dome to allow for plaster experts to fully assess the state of the ceiling plaster...

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Building Update 6.20.2019

This week around the church house… Thanks to the thorough responsiveness from our contractors, scaffolding is being erected this week in the Sanctuary in order to examine closely the decorative plaster on the ceiling to gain clarity about why a piece fell last week....

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Building Update 6.6.2019

This week around the church house… Pops of shiny copper began appearing on the dome this week, as roofing crews began to install the copper on the roof! This work is slow going, but the good folks from Baker Roofing have been working steadily on the task. You read in...

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June Preaching Series

When the Spirit is Loosed In the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, the world received the holy energy of God that continues to breathe new life into our midst. But what happens when the Spirit is loosed among us? What new activity, what change, what movement of...

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