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, riding horses, etc., but more importantly, we want you to […]

Operation Christmas Child

operation christmas child   First Baptist Church, Athens, is setting a goal to send 1000 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child to Samaritans Purse by November 20. There are 2 ways to pack a shoebox. Pack a shoebox and bring it to the church Boxes and other materials are located in the foyer outside the […]


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)   VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS) G’day Mates!  Zoomerang VBS is the week of June 20-24 from 8:30 a.m. until noon each day.  Zoomerang is a sanctity of life VBS in the […]