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 […]

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Taylor Calder Student Pastor tcalder@fbcathens.org 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 […]

ministries-missions

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 […]

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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: 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

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 […]

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Tee Jackson Senior Adult & Pastoral Care Pastor tjackson@fbcathens.org      I was saved at age nine and baptized at age ten.  My mother and father were involved in church work and I was there at least three times a week.  Both parents taught Sunday School and my father was a deacon.  My older brother […]

uMatter Ministry

Ministry and Prayer Verse Lord, lead us to those with special needs so that we can minister to them.  Help us to create an environment that welcomes, embraces, and provides for them.  Give us hearts to understand and serve them and their families.  Most of all, let them see Jesus in everything we say and […]