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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, 6:00pm

Latest News

Building Update 8.30.2018

This week around the church house… Work on the ‘bridges’ that connect Building A with Buildings B & C continued in earnest this week! The demo crew is on track to be completed with this part of the project by the end of the week.   The ramp you saw last week outside...

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Wednesday Fellowship Meals

For years, churches like ours have grappled with the growing reality that Wednesday night fellowship -- once a one-stop shop for fellowship, prayer, musical training, and discipleship for all ages -- struggles to continue providing for all these needs in this specific...

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Building Update 8.23.2018

This week around the church house… On Wednesday night, the congregation heard a presentation from Gary Knight, chair of the Special Committee on Facilities and Mission, related to the receipt of the Guaranteed Maximum Price for Phase One of our project. That number is...

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Building Update 8.16.18

This week around the church house… Interior demolition work on Buildings B & C is nearing an end! This week saw the removal of several of our treasured windows in and around the chapel, which have been saved for our future repurposing. Starting on Monday, demolition...

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Building Update 8.9.2018

This week around the church house… The crew from Foss Demolition has been hard at work these past few weeks, abating whatever asbestos they find inside and removing any fixtures and finishes (sinks, ceiling tiles, flooring, windows, etc.), all to prepare Buildings B &...

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Building Update 8.2.2018

Accessing Our Church House During Demolition By now you know that the entirety of our back parking lot will be closed off for the duration of asbestos abatement and demolition of Buildings B & C, a period of time to last a total of 10-12 weeks. As such and after...

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