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    

October 21, 2018 - 9:45 am

Join us for our annual Great Day of Service!  We will gather for worship at the regular time, and after a 7-minute worship service we will continue our worship through serving God's people in our community.  We will be participating in a Campustown cleanup, making blakets for infants at Primary Health Care, Assembling Huygiene Kits for refugees and victims of natural disasters, and more.  After our service projects we will join together at noon for a simple meal.

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

Fall Sermon Series: God’s Covenant Brings Hope

September 9 - “The Ark and the Rainbow,” Genesis 6:11-22, 8:6-12, 9:8-17
September 16 – “Destination Unknown,” Genesis 12:1-9
September 23 – “The Lord Was with Joseph,” Genesis 39:1-23
September 30 – “Move Forward,” – Exodus 14:5-7, 10-14, 21-29
October 7 – “As On Eagles’ Wings,” – Exodus 19:3-7, 20:1-17
October 14 – “Renewing the Covenant,” Joshua 24:1-26

October 21 - Great Day of Service



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!