Encounter Service at 9:15 am in the Gym
Celebration Services at 9:15 & 10:45 am in the Worship Center
Christian HIspanic Church Service at 12:30 pm

    Childcare birth-Pre-K at 9:15 & 10:45 am
    Kids Worship (K-5) at 9:15 & 10:45 am
    2nd Hour Kids (K-5) at 10:45 am
    Adult Sunday School at 8, 9:15 & 10:45 am
    Youth Bible Study at 10:45 am
    Young Pros at 6:30 pm


MDWK - Activities for Everyone!

*Family Supper - 5-6 pm in the Square
*AWANA Club Night - 6 pm
Choir & Orchestra Rehearsals  6 pm
Prayer & Pastor's Study - 6 pm in Room 129
*Middle School Youth - 6:15 pm in the Upper Room

*Weekly during the school year

Seasonal Sundays

January 7 - March 31, 2024

8, 9:30 & 11 am - Adult Bible Studies 

8, 9:30 & 11 am - Celebration Worship Service 
9:30 am - Encounter Worship Service

12:30 pm Christian Hispanic Church

9:30 & 11 am - Palmetto Kids Worship (K-5)
9:30 & 11 am  - Childcare (birth-preK)
11 am - 2nd Hour Kids

6 pm - H.S. Youth 
6:30 pm - Young Pros

Deacon of the Week:

Call or text 941-877-0620 to connect with the deacon of the week. 

On the Calendar:

Mind, Body & Soul Ladies Group - Mondays at 9:30 am in the Loft
GriefShare - Mondays at 6:30 pm in Room 130 (through Dec 4)
GriefShare - Tuesdays at 9:30 am in the Loft (through Dec 5)
Romans Men's Bible Study - Wednesdays at 6 pm in Room 130 (through Dec 13)
Romans Men's Bible Study - Thursdays at 6:30 am in the Upper Room (through Dec 14)

Men's Prayer Breakfast - Sat, Dec 2 at 7 am in the Square

Welcome to Bethlehem Musical - Sat, Dec 16 at 3 & 6 pm
Welcome to Bethlehem Musical - Sun, Dec 17 at 6 pm

SonShiners Luncheon - Tues, Dec 19 at 10:30 am
Carpenters for Christ Meeting - Tues, Dec 19 at 6 pm in Room 129

Christmas Eve Services - Sun, Dec 24 at 9:15 am, 10:45 am & 4 pm
Sunday school classes, childcare, youth and kids worship will not take place so we can gather together with our families in each worship service.

Seasonal Worship Hours begin on Sunday, January 7 and continue through Easter Sunday, March 31.

   All Sunday activities will shift with the new worship hours:
      Worship Hours - 8, 9:30 & 11 am
      Adult Bible Studies - 8, 9:30 & 11 am
      Childcare - 9:30 & 11 am
      Kids' Worship - 9:30 & 11 am
      2nd Hour Kids - 11 am
      H.S. Youth - 6 pm
      Young Pros - 6:30 pm

Groups, Studies, Events & Opportunities:

Welcome to Bethlehem Musical - The setting is a beautiful Hotel in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where families have gathered for generations to celebrate the season. Unfortunately, this may be the last year of business for this charming family owned inn.

Presentations will take place on Saturday, December 16 at 3 pm & 6 pm, and on Sunday, December 17 at 6 pm. These presentations are our gift to our church family, friends and community. There is no charge and tickets are not required. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each performance.

SERVE Saturday - There are many opportunities to volunteer inside and outside our church walls. Three to four times a year we come together as a church family to serve our community as the hands and feet of Jesus. We volunteer our Saturday morning in areas inside and outside the buildings in our community to repair broken fences, clear overgrown shrubbery, pack food boxes, sew items for missions, write cards of encouragement, clean up areas around our church, pray for our neighbors, and so much more. There is something for every skill, talent and ability. For more information, visit the SERVE Saturday page of this website.

Baptism - If you feel called to take the next step in faith, you may be ready for baptism. Baptism is a public declaration that you are a new creation through your faith in Jesus Christ. For more information, call or text 941-877-0620 and ask to speak to a pastor about your baptism.

Baby Dedications - Are you interested in knowing more about dedicating your baby? Call or text 941-877-0620 and ask to speak to a pastor. 

Neighbors Helping Neighbors – SERVE Saturday is a quarterly FBC community outreach and we continually look for project suggestions.  If you have a friend or neighbor who has a need - such as raking, trimming, painting, window cleaning, etc. - please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for consideration as a SERVE Saturday project. You can also call the church office at 941-722-7795.

RightNowMedia If you want to explore Bible studies in your home we can arrange for you to have a complimentary subscription from RightNowMedia: Text FBCPALMETTO to 49775

Next Steps Are you interested in knowing more about FBC values, beliefs, and mission?  Send a voice or text message to 941-877-0620. Make sure to let us know in advance if you will need childcare.

Martha Ministry - If you are looking for a ministry opportunity that you can accomplish from the comfort of your home, consider the prayer card ministry of FBC. The weekly time commitment is about a half hour to write notes to those we pray for as a church family each week. All materials will be provided. For more information, contact the church office at 941-722-7795.

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