Welcome to First Baptist Church in Dawsonville, GA.


People are our priority at First Baptist. We are eager to meet you and share the love with which Christ has blessed us.  You will experience a warm fellowship, tremendous music, challenging ministries and a life changing message each and every Sunday. You will find that God has prepared a very special place just for you in this fellowship of believers. Please feel free to browse through our website for information on staff, ministry opportunities, and ways you can join our church family of believers.

Our beautiful campus is adjacent to Lake Lanier and nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains.  We have a full staff led by our senior pastor, Dr. Jim Gaines. First Baptist Church is committed to reaching people for Jesus Christ and developing believers by helping them to discover their ministry gifts while developing a community of loving, supportive people. We are committed to Personal Evangelism as well as Foreign, Local and Social Ministries.  We are a Southern Baptist Church with strong ties to the Georgia Baptist Convention as well as the Southern Baptist Convention.

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