The Amazing Chemistry Show

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 @ 6 PM Have you ever had a large ball of fire safely ignited from your hand? Or used a banana to pound a nail into a wooden plank? Or been slimed by a puking plastic pumpkin? Families will be amazed and entertained by explosions, colored foam, liquid nitrogen and glow-in-the-dark solutions […]

Women’s Ministries

Women on Mission (meets year round)This group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 9:30AM on the 2nd floor. We still have two major projects this year including Christmas backpacks for the poverty areas on the Mississippi River and Christmas for patients in the nursing home. We will also be packing for the homeless […]


Students Previous Next About Us FBCA Students is the student ministry of First Baptist Church Athens. Our ministry consists of 7th-12th grade students from numerous schools across Limestone County. We’d love you to come hang out with us! Student Worship We meet every Wednesday Night at 7:00 p.m. for our weekly Student Worship service. Wednesday nights […]

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 […]


Taylor Calder Student Pastor Bio: Born in Athens, AL to Dwight and Misty Calder. Raised in Ardmore, AL with a brother and a sister. I was saved and baptized at the age of 7 years old at Sardis Springs Baptist Church. Around the age of 16, God began calling me into ministry. I surrendered […]


Missions The Bible says in Acts 1:8 “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” In obedience to Acts 1:8 we at FBC Athens will intentionally seek to […]


Evangelism   The Evangelism Strategy of FBC Athens is Evangelism Explosion.  Evangelism Explosion is a ministry that trains people how to share their faith in Christ and how to bring people from unbelief to belief. It utilizes a variety of components including prayer, actual on-the-job training where the experienced lead the inexperienced, and the principle […]

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: 600 Shoeboxes 2 ways to give… Pack a shoebox and bring it to the church Our goal is to pack 550 physical shoeboxes as part of the 600 shoebox goal.  Boxes and other materials are located in the foyer outside the Worship Center, or you can provide your own plastic or […]