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, 5:30pm

Latest News

Mochas with Mac

Sunday, March 3 - 2:00-4:00 pm Calling all school-age kids! Our next Mochas with Mac is planned for Sunday, March 3, at 2:00 pm at the new Starbucks on Cloverdale (2281 Cloverdale Ave). Please note the schedule for our time together: 2:00-3:00 pm - 3rd-5th graders...

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Building Update 2.21.2019

This week around the church house… The scaffolding construction out front has now been finished! Once it gets an approval early next week from the scaffolding engineer to clear it for full usage, then Michelle Walter (historical preservationist from Walter Robbs...

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Building Update 2.7.2019

This week around the church house… Scaffolding has ascended even higher up our steeple tower this week! At long last after weeks of assembly, the scaffolding construction is nearly complete. Look for it to be finished within a week or so! The run of warmer, drier...

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A Note About our TV Broadcast

We share apologies that our Sunday worship live broadcast has been interrupted twice in the last month. After careful attention and some troubleshooting by our TV production crew, it seems the problem has come on Spectrum/Time Warner's end of things. We will continue...

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Building Update 1.31.2019

This week around the church house… Several big days last week on the front side of our building readied it for the final leg of scaffolding construction! (Head to our church’s Facebook page to see more pictures from those installation days!) Four steel beams were set...

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Rise Against Hunger

Intergenerational Mission Experience (ages 5 and up) Saturday, March 2 - 9:15 am-12:00 pm in Kelly Auditorium Please join our church-wide missions project to help alleviate world hunger as we gather to prepare bags of food through...

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Winter Preaching Series

Illuminating Identity: A Winter Preaching Series for the Season of Epiphany By the light of that Bethlehem star, we enter into the season of Epiphany, the time where we learn more about who Jesus Christ is and why he matters. The lectionary orients us primarily to the...

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Children, Youth & Families Ice Skating Event

Join us for an afternoon of ice skating on Saturday, February 23 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm!  Children, youth, and families are invited to enjoy an afternoon of open skating with their First on Fifth friends. Please meet in the skating rink lobby located at the fairgrounds...

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Common Table with Pastor Emily Resumes

‘Common Table’ Winter Bible Study with Pastor Emily Wednesdays, 12:00-1:15pm, Ammons-Lolley Commons January 16 - February 27 This winter, all are invited to take their lunch hour, bring a lunch and a healthy measure of curiosity, and share together in fellowship and...

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