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.


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

Click here for this week's worship bulletin.



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!

New Online Opportunities!


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.  (April 9 will be Maundy Thursday Service)


Coming Friday April 17 at 6:30 - Virtual Trivia Night!


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