Throughout the week, First Baptist Church of Greater Des Moines offers an assortment of programs and ministries for the entire family. At First Baptist, you will find:


  • A warm and friendly congregation that will make you feel right at home.
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God.
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age


Our mission is “Lighting the Way to Life by Centering People on Christ.” We exist to reach out and help people who are seeking to find, renew or strengthen a relationship with Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.


Whether you’re an adult interested in Bible study and ministry, a teen searching for belonging or a child longing for friendship, we offer something for everyone. In addition,FBC supports mission opportunities through Iowa and all over the world.


If you are passionate about making a difference and spreading God's Word, we invite you to participate any way you can. Volunteerism and monetary donations are equally important and each make it possible for these efforts to continue.


The Church is sensitive to concerns about COVID-19 and respects an individual’s choice to wear a mask or to request social distancing when participating in activities in the building. Masks, hand sanitizer, and tissues are available in the narthex.