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

First Baptist Church


* Summer Camp is June 5-7. Camp is for those who will be in 3rd-9th grade Fall of 2023. For more information, contact Grace Curren.

* Engage Global is July 21-23. We are putting together a group of high schoolers and adults to drive up to Minneapolis. For more information, contact Mike Poggensee.

Welcome to First Baptist Church

We are a church in Harlan, Iowa whose mission is to equip people to be transformed from self-sufficient to Christ-sufficient living.

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!

Worship Service


9:30a What should I expect? A blend of contemporary and traditional style of worship. Contemporary songs and hymnal music with piano, drums, and guitar. Held in our sanctuary.

JAM (Jesus and Me)


9:30a Children’s teaching for ages 3 years through 5th grade.

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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.

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Regular office hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10:00-2:00.