Position Available

Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance, a cooperative effort of many faith communities including First Baptist, is hiring a new Director.  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!

Spring Break Mission Trip

Murrow Indian Children's Home

Muskogee, Oklahoma

March 10-15

details and registration form

First Baptist Church of Ames

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

150th Anniversary Capital Campaign

Funding facility improvements including a new parking lot, replacing the east doors, new flooring and more.  Click here for more information.

We're celebrating 150 years of ministry!   1868-2018