Our church exists to develop missionaries who will share the love of Christ with our community and beyond. This statement is more than words for us. It's why we're here, and we want to invite each of you to be a part of sharing the love of Christ by serving our community.
Our hearts break for the brokenness we see in our cities, and God has placed us here to make Him known and make things right. True compassion is a movement of our hearts that results in an action of our hands, and we want our world to see Christ through our compassion.
On SERVE Saturday mornings our church family reaches our community for Christ through ministry projects in our area that vary from sewing baby bibs to providing outside service projects such as painting and landscaping. For every individual skill set and physical ability there’s a place for you to serve.
Stay tuned for how you can be a part of SERVE Saturday. Serving is the heartbeat of our church. We believe God has equipped everyone with specific gifts and talents. It's our desire to help you find your fit.
There are many opportunities to volunteer inside and outside our church walls. Ask God what He would have you do and take the next step. We are excited and waiting with anticipation to see what God is going to do through you as we work together to share the love of Christ. Don't hesitate to call us if you have questions, we're here to help.
 
Our next SERVE Saturday is May 4, and we have over 200 spots to fill in less than two weeks. You may sign up now by replying to this email or this Sunday in the Rotunda or Square.
 
On SERVE Saturday morning our church family will begin the day in the gym at 7:30 am to fuel up with coffee and donuts before we pray up and send out our project teams. Service projects will leave at 8 am and finish around noon.
 
Please e-mail your first and second choice to:
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Choice #1:               
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Phone:                     
 
1. Il Villaggio - Landscaping
Trim around fencing and oak trees. Bring your weed eaters and work gloves.
Previously known as Missionary Village, Il Villaggio is a community in east Bradenton for adults 55+ who currently serve or have served in churches, missions, ministries, Christian schools and or evangelical organizations.
 
2. Il Villaggio - Gutter Cleaning
Five homes need gutters cleaned.
Previously known as Missionary Village, Il Villaggio is a community in east Bradenton for adults 55+ who currently serve or have served in churches, missions, ministries, Christian schools and or evangelical organizations.
 
3. SELAH Freedom Manatee
Paint inside and outside the Extended Living Pod. Bring your favorite paintbrushes and small ladders. (Ages 15 and up)
SELAH Freedom works to rescue women and children from human trafficking. Because of the highly confidential nature of this ministry, a non-disclosure agreement will be required from volunteers.
 
4. SELAH Freedom Hillsborough
Repair fencing and paint inside the assessment house. **Transportation will be provided.
SELAH Freedom works to rescue women and children from human trafficking. Because of the highly confidential nature of this ministry, a non-disclosure agreement will be required from volunteers.
 
5. Bayshore Church - Driveway Barrier
Assist with placing cut poles in ground for driveway barrier.
 
6. Bayshore Church - Tree Cutting
Cut pine trees and move limbs to piles. Bring gloves, branch cutters or chain saws.
 
7. Bayshore Church - Painting
Paint two bathrooms, sidewalk and church sign. Bring your favorite paint brushes if you have them.
 
8. Yard Work
Trimming shrubs and picking up branches at a local residence.
 
9. Laundromats
Provide quarters for patrons to use in washers and dryers and hand out Spanish tracts and Bibles.
 
10. Selah Freedom - Shopping (light duty)
Shop for Journals, coloring books, crayons/pens/markers, socks, flip flops, reusable water bottles, lotion and other supplies for the assessment house.
 
11. Foundation for Dreams (some light duty)
Power washing, washing windows, cut shrubs, washing playground equipment, staining swings and benches and cleaning gutters. Bring your gloves, power washers and trimming equipment.
Foundation for Dreams seeks to celebrate the abilities and develop the strengths of children with special needs and chronic illnesses ages 7-17 by collaborating with families to provide individualized result-based goals, family support, and recreation in a camp environment.
 
12. Palm Tree Trimming
A church member needs assistance in removing lady palms. Bring gloves and trimming equipment.
 
13. Fencing
Remove sections of old fencing and shore up existing fencing at a church member's home.
 
14. SOLVE Maternity Homes-Bradenton
Raking, small inside painting job, power washing, gutter cleaning. Bring your gloves, rakes and power washer if you own one.
 
15. Sing A Long
The Gospel Guys will sing and we will assist residents and provide light snacks and make "Gospel" bracelets.
 
16. North River Pregnancy Center
Remove shrubs along front of the building to prepare for planting and irrigation.
 
17. FBC Palmetto - Chairs & Tables (light duty)
Vacuum chairs and clean white resin tables that are used on Sundays.
 
18. FBC Palmetto - Painting
Our storage house needs light fascia repair and painting of the trim. Bring scrapers and your favorite paint brush.
 
19. FBC Palmetto - Toy Cleaning (light duty)
Cleaning toys in our children's area.
 
20.Prayer Team (light duty)
Pray for all aspects of the SERVE Saturday activities.
 
*Have you signed a volunteer risk and liability release form? If not, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or see a SERVE Saturday host prior to the SERVE Saturday event.
 
If you are volunteering and need childcare, please provide names & ages of each child by Wednesday, May 1 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;

Inside Our Walls

  • Adult Sunday School & Discipleship
  • Children (birth – 5th grades)
    • AWANA
    • Fall Festival
    • Palmetto Kids Worship
    • Sunday School Teachers & Assistants
    • Vacation Bible School
  • Drivers – CDL for Group Transportation
  • First Impressions Ministry
    • Campus Guides
    • Greeters
    • Parking Assistants
    • Ushers
    • Welcome Center
  • Prayer Team
  • Puppet Team
  • General Ministry Support
  • Event Planning and Support
  • Students (6-12 grades)
  • Worship
    • Celebration & Encounter Services
    • Audio, Visual & Lighting Teams

Beyond Our Walls

  • Anchor House
  • Bridge a Life
  • Care Net Manasota Pregnancy Center
  • Florida Baptist Children’s Homes
  • Il Villaggio
  • Local Nursing Homes & ALF’s
  • Manatee Youth for Christ
  • Manasota SOLVE House
  • Meals on Wheels Food Drive
  • North River Pregnancy Center
  • Palmetto Schools
  • SELAH Freedom
  • Strength in Action
  • Turning Points

Weekly Schedule

SUNDAYS

  • Celebration Service
    9:15 am & 10:45 am
  • Encounter Service
    9:15 am
  • Bible Studies
    8 am, 9:15 am & 10:45 am
  • Kids Sunday School
    9:15 am
  • Kids (K-5) Worship
    10:45 am
  • Preschool (3 & 4 yrs) Worship
    10:45 am
  • High School Youth
    6:00 pm

WEDNESDAYS

  • Family Supper
    (during the school year)
    5:00 pm
  • Adult Choir Rehearsal
    6:00 pm
  • AWANA Clubs
    (during the school year)
    6:00 pm
  • Prayer & Bible Study
    6:00 pm
  • Middle School Youth
    6:15 pm
  • Orchestra Rehearsal
    7:00 pm
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