New Book on FBC History
by Pastor David Russell
64 pages, full color photos
What connection do evangelist Billy Sunday, retail magnate J.C. Penney, the first mutual health insurance program in the country, and the Delaware Indians have with First Baptist Church? Learn about all of this and more in Blessing the Past, Building the Future: The History of the First Baptist Church of Ames, Iowa. Click here to order your copy.
Our choir presenting "How Can I Keep from Singing," the anthem by Mark Grizzard commissioned for our 150th Anniversary Celebration.
Sunday, October 27 following worship
Join us this Sunday! Worship 9:45a Church School 11:00a
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:
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!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6 - 9:45 AM
We will gather for a 7-minute worship service and continue our worship through service projects in our community and beyond including Make Campustown Shine, assembling hygiene kits for refugees, making blankets for newborns at Primnary Heath Care, and visiting residents in care facilities. We will gather back at the Fellowship Hall at noon for a meal. Please join us for a Great Day!