Come meet and hear from our Senior Pastor Candidate, Dr. Bill Henard

Come meet and hear from our Senior Pastor Candidate, Dr. Bill Henard

On Sunday, Jun 30th at 10:45 am, Dr. Henard will preach during the morning worship. The congregation will vote immediately following the service.


Annual Church Picnic


FBCAthens Vacation Bible School 2019

Welcome to VBS 2019 – we look forward to meeting you soon and discovering how we can “Zoom in and focus on Jesus – In the Wild” and find our place in God’s world for us!! Don’t miss a minute of these exciting morning excursions together at FBC Athens! And remember, your whole family is invited to come on Thursday for our “Family Dinner Excursion” to see all you’ve been learning all week!

Mon – Friday, June 3 – 7, 9 a.m. – noon, Four year olds – just completed 6th grade

McMinn/Meigs Association VBS Training Night

Vacation Bible School is a vital ministry to our community and an excellent way to fulfill the great commission.

Tuesday, April 9th, we host the McMinn/Meigs Assoc. VBS training Night! If you are volunteering as a greeter/ dinner host, please plan on coming to eat anytime after 4:45. Our guests arrive at 5:30 and the conference begins in the Sanctuary at 6 p.m.

Don’t Forget to Adjust Your Clocks Tonight!


Make sure you set your clocks forward tonight before bed so you get up on time for worship tomorrow. Daylight savings time begins at 2:00 am tomorrow morning. That means you will be waking up an hour earlier. Hope to see you all at worship.

Meatloaf for family night dinner

Join us tonight for family night dinner and all of our Wednesday night activities. KidSing begins at 4:30 and dinner at 5:00. Prayer meeting, two new bible studies, One Together youth and Cross Training for the children all begin at 6:00.

CrossTraining Reward Trip Sign Up

CrossTraining Reward Trip for 3rd – 6th grade

Sunday, Feb. 3 Noon – 4:30

Ice Skating at Ice Chalet in Knoxville

ALL FBC Athens kids (3rd – 6th grade) are welcome to go on this trip!!

We will leave FBCA at noon (right after the service), eat lunch on the way over, skate, have hot cocoa and cookies and return to FBCA at 4:30


The following kids earned the ENTIRE TRIP

(Your trip cost is $0)

Maddie Giltnane

Journey Rollo

Eden Simms


These kids earned Free Skating (Your trip cost is $6)

Ace Cagle

Mollie Bea Grimmett

Maddie McKinney

Cole Saunders

Kyla Saunders

Jaylen Sprague

Brody Watson


These earned free lunch: (your trip cost is $10)

Dylan Bohannon

Maddie Bohannon

Cameron Cavalier

Ayden Haun

Ethan Hooper

Alexandra McCay

James Offutt

Will Offutt

Barrett Parsons

Madelyn Ridley

Brack Robertson

Tucker Robertson

Kendall Winder

Kylie Winder



ALL 3rd – 6th Graders can go (and bring a friend if you wish) – Cost for the whole trip is $16



Community Christmas Caroling

Community Christmas Caroling

Join us this evening for our last Wednesday night dinner of the year. Afterward we will be going out into the community to sing Christmas Carols. Make plans to join your church family tonight for this very special time.
All ages welcome!

Menu for Wednesday, May 25 – Last Dinner until JULY!

Smorgasbord – (Variety)
Several Desserts!!

Menu for Wednesday, May 11

chicken casserole
Chicken Casserole
Whipped Potatoes
Strawberry Shortcake
strawberry shortcake
special meal