• Walk Through Black History Play "Hidden in Plain Sight ", February 26th at 6 p.m. Call for reservations.
  • Welcome Beth and Barron! We are glad you joined FBC membership!
  • Stop & Pray. We invite you to pray with us wherever you are each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for our Pastor yet to be!
  • We partner with Westminster Presbyterian Church for Food Distribution Days.
  • We support OCC year-round through monthly collections and as the Regional Drop-off Center.
  • We support NightLight Ministries to help end human trafficking! Use the Ministries Tab to learn more.


Welcome to First Baptist Church of Dubuque, IA. We are a warm, loving church and we hope you find your time spent with us a blessing. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn more about our fellowship.

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you join our congregation.

When you visit First Baptist, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age

We practice open communion at First Baptist. That means if you have accepted Christ as your Savior, you are welcome to join with us during communion. We celebrate the Lord's Table during the first Sunday of each month. Our communion bread is nut-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free so that all of the Church body is able to partake together in unity. 

COVID-19 POLICY: The FBC Board is currently leaving the wearing of masks during worship to the individual's personal discretion. The CDC is now advising mask wearing according to the community threat level and a person's own health risks. Please visit their website or consult your physician to learn more about what is best for you and your family. We will continue to have hand sanitizer and disposable masks (adult and child) available at both door entrances for those that need them.



January 1: The Factory - Week 1 - Destiny Church (destinydepere.org)

January 8: The Factory - Week 2 - Destiny Church (destinydepere.org)

January 15: The Factory - Week 3 - Destiny Church (destinydepere.org)

January 22: The Factory - Week 4 - Destiny Church (destinydepere.org)

January 29: The Factory - Week 5 - Destiny Church (destinydepere.org)

If you are interested in more videos of our pastor's sermons, click on the either the 'Facebook' or 'YouTube' icons near the upper right side of each website page.









  • Sad news

    FBC Community,

    Denise Matthew's mother, Arlene Brown passed away early this morning. Denise and Rod are in Marion, Iowa with her stepdad.

    Prayers for Denise and family are greatly appreciated.

    God's Grace!


  • Update on Vera Louise

    Hello everyone,

    I just spoke with Vera Louise. Her tongue surgery went well. She is a little sore but seems to be doing well. They did a biopsy on the growth and sent it off to Iowa City.

    Please continue to lift her up in your prayers.

    Take care.


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