We're celebrating 150 years of ministry! 

150 Years in Photographs               FBC History Page

 Join us this Sunday!      Worship 9:45a    Fellowship 10:45a    Church School 11:15a    

Our choir presenting "How Can I Keep from Singing," the anthem by Mark Grizzard commissioned for our 150th Anniversary Celebration. 


Welcome!  We are an American Baptist  congregation located in the heart of the Iowa State University community.  First Baptist is a mix of college students, families, current and retired ISU faculty and staff, and folks from all over the Ames area.  We strive for:

  • joyful worship that engages both heart and mind
  • deep fellowship that enriches our life together
  • compassionate service in our community and world


We are located in Campustown, one block south of the ISU Memorial Union.  We are "building an inclusive family of faith" and invite you to join us!

Our 2019 Stewardship Theme is "Do Justice, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly."  Pledge Sunday is November 11.  Click here to see the Narrative Budget for 2019.