About Us

About Us

History, Mission, Vision, Values, and Beliefs

History Grand Avenue Baptist started as a small mission church in December 1959, with Jim Phillips serving as pastor. In July of 1960, this work was formally established as a mission, and a full program of church training and service began. In September 1960, with the help of the Missouri Baptist Building Fund, a 2.5 acre plot of ground was purchased at the…

Church Leadership

GABC believes that Biblical church leadership is plural in nature. Elders are called to provide spiritual leadership to the church. Deacons serve the body by meeting practical needs.


Office Policies Wedding Policy  GABC Church Membership Application GABC Bylaws (Approved May 2022) Children’s Baptism Form GABC Child Safeguarding Policy

50th Anniversary

We will celebrate our Jubilee Anniversary as a church on Sunday, February 23, 2014! We are continually amazed at how God has been at work on the corner of 24th and Grand through the last fifty years and are excited to give Him praise for all He has done! The schedule for the day is as follows: 9:30–11:30 am — Special morning worship service (no Sunday School or…


Affiliated Ministries & Resources Baptist Convention of Iowa – (BCI) Baptist Press International Mission Board – (IMB) North American Mission Board – (NAMB) Southern Baptist Convention – (SBC) Our Community City of Ames Iowa State University

GABC Email List Directory

Stay up-to-date with what’s happening at GABC by subscribing to our email lists. In general, subscribers will receive information and announcements from ministry leaders about events at Grand Avenue Baptist Church. How to Subscribe — To subscribe, click the title of email group. This will take you to the group page. Then click either “Apply for Membership” or “Subscribe…