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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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Latest News

Apple Pick-up – September 17

Apple Pick-up – September 17

Thanks for the work of our own Paul McCraw, apples will be available for pick-up in the back parking lot at church (near the playground) on Thursday, Sept 17 from 10:00 - 11:00am.  This will be a drive-by pick-up only.  Vendors will be wearing masks and we ask you to...

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“Raising White Kids” Study

“Raising White Kids” Study

Do you find yourself wondering how you can more thoughtfully equip the young people in your life to engage matters of race with honesty and awareness? Come and join members of our ministry staff and other parents, grandparents, teachers, and loving folks in the...

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Spiritual Direction Opportunities

Spiritual Direction Opportunities

Are you seeking to grow in your relationship with Christ and looking for someone to help you on your spiritual journey? Joani Hughes, educator, deacon, and certified spiritual director and David Hughes, former pastor, conference leader, and Ambassador and Resident...

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Mark Your Calendars!

Mark Your Calendars!

As is our custom, we will gather to do the regular business of the church in the month of July for our Quarterly Church Conference. But unlike our usual customs, we’ll be doing so virtually as we practice healthy distance during this time of pandemic!  Our Coronavirus...

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Connect with Each Other

If you’re one who is settling into a new rhythm for your days and wanting to find ways to connect with your church family, here are a smattering of regular options for you to do so!   Sign up for First Words, a weekly devotional email from a member of your...

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