Join us this Sunday!       Worship 9:45 am       Church School 11:00 am     

Advent/Christmas Worship at First Baptist


We invite you to join us for worship on Sundays at 9:45 as we

celebrate a season filled with music, comfort, joy, and hope


November 27 – First Sunday of Advent
“Living in the Meantime” (Isaiah 2:1-5, Matthew 24:36-44)

December 4 – Second Sunday of Advent
“Christmas Conflict” (Isaiah 11:1-10, Matthew 3:1-12)
We will share in communion, our Yuletide Orchestra will play, flute/oboe piece by Christian Loaiza and John Anderson, and solo by Aaron Stegemöller.


Saturday, December 10

Church Christmas Dinner and Program, 6:00 pm

December 11 – Third Sunday of Advent
Advent Music Sunday with guest musicians and especially awesome choir anthems!

“How to Begin a Gospel” (Isaiah 35:1-10, Matthew 1:1-17)

December 18 – Fourth Sunday of Advent
“On Not Burying Joseph” (Isaiah 7:10-16, Matthew 1:18-25)
5:00 pm – Northcrest Vespers Service

December 24 – Christmas Eve
5:00 pm Social Hour – you are welcome to bring goodies to share!
6:00 Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols

December 25 – Christmas Day
Join us for an informal "Come As You Are" service with a congregational-participation retelling of the Christmas story!

First Baptist Church of Ames


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!