Ames, Iowa

Join Us This Sunday!
  worship 9:45
church school 11:00


Winter Weather - News of Cancellations

If worship or other major events are cancelled or postponed, we will post the cancellation on the church website, on the church facebook page and send an email to our local mailing list. We will also notify KCCI-TV channel 8. For smaller group events (choir, committee meetings, etc.) group members will be notified by phone or email.

February 22
: "Give Up Impressing People" - Matthew 6:1-8, 16-21

March 1: "Give Up Worrying" - Matthew 6:25-34

March 8:
"Give Up Going It Alone" - Hebrews 10:23-25

March 15:
"Give Up Enemies" - Matthew 5:43-48

March 22: "Give Up Your Life" - Matthew 16:21-28

Palm Sunday, March 29: "Give Up Timid Faith" - Matthew 21:1-11, 27:57-75

Easter Sunday, April 5: "Give Up Death" - John 20:1-18

We are an American Baptist congregation located in the heart of the Iowa State University community.  First Baptist is a mix of families, students, current and retired ISU faculty and staff, and folks from all over the Ames community.  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 in Ames, one block south of the ISU Memorial Union.  We are "building an inclusive family of faith" and invite you to join us!

click here for Dr. Dave Russell's sermon page

  click here for the March Spire


contact us

200 Lynn Avenue
Ames, Iowa 50014


First Baptist is looking for a Choir Accompanist.  Click here for details.