Equipping people to be transformed from self-sufficient living to Christ-sufficient living.

First Baptist Church


The Church

** BYF returns Sept. 4! **

What's Happening

Women's Ministry Craft Morning --> July 20, 9am-12pm
Where: FBC Fellowship Room or Youth Room depending on how many ladies we have
Who: All ladies (regardless of age!)
What: Bring a craft that you enjoy doing and want to do alongside other ladies who will be doing their craft of choice. If you aren’t crafty, come anyway for a time of fellowship. Donuts and childcare will be provided.
Membership Class

If interested in becoming a member, please call the church office.

Child Dedication

If you would like to dedicate your child to the Lord, please call the church office.

Worship With Us!

1325 Chatburn Avenue

We meet every Sunday in person and online. We'd love to get to know you. Join us for our next service!
For any questions or comments, please call the church office at 712.755.2711. Thanks!

Worship Service



Children's JAM



BYF Children & Youth


6:00 pm

Learn more about BYF
  • BYF (Baptist Youth Fellowship) begins the week after school starts in the fall and ends in late April
  • A meal will be served for kids and families from 6:00-6:30pm
  • Meals are posted every Wednesday morning on Facebook at “First Baptist Church BYF”
  • Elementary classes are from 6:30-7:45pm
  • Middle School and High School youth group classes are from 6:30-8:00pm
Learn more about GriefShare
  • GriefShare is a weekly support group that meets from 5:30-7pm on Mondays, starting in September
  • The group meets through mid-December and starts up again mid-January and will run through April
  • Registering for the class is appreciated and can be done by clicking on the “Sign Up for GriefShare” button above. It will take you to a website where you can create an account (if you are new) or enter your email address (if you are returning). Registration is needed to make sure we have enough materials for everyone.
Looking to serve?

It takes a lot of volunteers to make ministry happen. Check out various opportunities to serve below. Contact the church office to get started!

Sunday Morning

  • JAM/Jr JAM teacher
  • Middle/High School teacher
  • Sound Technician
  • Video Operator
  • Worship Team
  • Greeter
  • Nursery
  • Coffee/Donuts
  • Safety Team

Serving with Ministries

  • Prayer Team
  • BYF teacher
  • BYF helper
  • Men’s Ministry
  • Women’s Ministry

Get Connected

Church Online

Can’t join us in person? Don’t worry. Join us online from wherever you are.

Get Involved

Our ministries are the life-blood of our church. Find life-giving community and get involved.

Prayer Requests

We believe in the power of prayer at First Baptist Harlan and are committed to praying for our church, our community, our state, our nation, and our world.

Get In Touch

We'd love to hear from you! Contact us below and our team will be in touch with you.

Regular office hours are Tuesday-Friday, 8am-12pm.
Pastor Joshua's office hours are Wednesday-Friday, 9am - 12pm.