Welcome! The assembly of followers of Christ known as First Baptist of Fort Dodge, whose home is located in downtown Fort Dodge, IA, has been a part of this community for almost 150 years. We are glad you stopped by. Whether you are just checking us out or a long time member or attender, we… Read More
What is the mission all followers of Jesus and every congregation has been given? It is not to make converts. It is to make disciples, and specifically disciples who make disciples. If, as disciples, we are ourselves not making disciples and teaching those new disciples that the natural outcome of being a disciple is to… Read More Making Disciples Who Make Disciples
Just as a reminder, the date for all boards and church council meeting has been changed. Instead of meeting February 5th at 5:45pm, we will now meet February 12th @ 5:45pm.
On Sunday, October 30th, the American Baptist Women’s Ministry led the congregation in worship. The women performed with the crystal bells (see pictures) and the Reverend Diane DeSmidt preached.
Today marked a new chapter in a ministry begun a couple of years ago by First Baptist called “Wheels of Hope,” which is a ministry that provides transportation to individuals for whom transportation is an obstacle for moving ahead in life. Today, Wheels of Hope began partnering with Fort Dodge Community Schools to help provide… Read More Wheels of Hope partnering with FD Community Schools
This week, as a way to show appreciation and God’s love for our firefighters and their support staff, we will be delivering muffins and other baked goodies. We will be making deliveries on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 2pm. If you would like to join us, meet in the parking lot behind the fire station.… Read More Muffin Deliveries to FD Fire Department
Just as a reminder, June 5th begins our summer worship schedule. Worship starts at 9AM. Kids Praise time is held during worship.