Position Available

We are looking for a summer child care worker to staff our nursery during worship. Click here for more information.


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!

We're celebrating 150 years of ministry! 

Celebration Weekend June 30 - July 1


details on our 150th Anniversary Celebration

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

   Music Camp 2018

July 9-13, 9-11:30 am 











a fun, hands-on experience in music and related arts

for grades K-6 (completed)


information and printable registration form

online registration