The church has moved online!

Because of the COVID-19 virus, we have discontinued all in-person gatherings and activities for the time being.  Worship and other activities will be meeting via Zoom.  We will continue to worship at 9:45 on Sunday morning.


AUGUST 2 - Shared worship with Ames UCC and First Christian Church

at 10 AM via our regular Zoom link.


Click here for more information on how to connect via Zoom.


      New!  FBC YouTube Channel


Watch videos of past worship services and more

Our next Trivia Night is set for July 31 at 6:30 pm.  You can join at our regular Zoom link.  We form teams and answer questions from general knowledge categories, with some "churchy" categories thrown in.  Everyone welcome!  You can join via our regular Zoom link. 

New Weekly Schedule


Sundays - Worship 9:45, Church School 11:00

Tuesdays 2:00 pm - Virtual Coffee Shop.  Grab a cup of coffee or your join us for a chance to check-in and chat with friends. 

Thursdays 6:30 pm - Mid-Week Gathering.  Check-in and sharing time with a devotion and prayer.


Click here for details on how to connect to these events on Zoom


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!