Christmas Blessing Tree

Each year, First Baptist Church, Athens, tries to make Christmas a little better for families, especially children, who have a recognized need. In the past, this was called “Operation White Christmas.” We have changed the name to “Blessing Tree”.  School counselors from local elementary schools have identified families that need assistance in making Christmas special […]

HUG Conference

HUG 2022 INFORMATION The Helping the Uniquely Gifted (HUG) Conference provides an opportunity to learn best practices from academic and industry experts on ministering to the uniquely gifted individuals with special needs in your church or other organization.  HUG 2022 is packed with an all-star lineup of experts in… Implementing ADA best practices Understanding the […]

Fall Family Festival

  Thank you for spending your Sunday evening with us at the Fall Family Festival.  Our goal is to share the love of Jesus by providing a fun, safe, and loving environment for families throughout our community. We hope you enjoyed visiting the trunks, playing games, etc., but more importantly, we want you to know […]

Operation Christmas Child

operation christmas child Goal: 1,000 Shoeboxes 2 ways to give… Pack a shoebox and bring it to the church Our goal is to pack 800 physical shoeboxes as part of the 1,000 shoebox goal.  Boxes and other materials are located in the foyer outside the Worship Center, or you can provide your own plastic or […]


vbs INFORMATION VBS at FBC Athens is June 20-24, 8:30-Noon each day. VBS is for children who are entering kindergarten through those who recently completed 6th grade.  Zoomerang is a sanctity of life VBS in the land down under! We’ll marvel at the unforgettable wildlife, culture, and beauty of Australia while exploring the wonder and […]

staff-Greg Glaze

Greg Glaze Children’s Pastor I was blessed to be raised in a Christian home in Athens, AL by parents who were very active in the local church. My Christian upbringing certainly played a significant role in me becoming a Christian at age 7. I began taking piano lessons and playing in church as a […]


children MISSION To help children grow as Jesus grew, “in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man”  – Luke 2:52 (NIV) FBCA KIDS WORSHIP:  Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. FBCA Kids Worship is a fun, action-packed service for children who are age 4 through 6th grade.  We sing praises to God using fun, […]