Weekly Announcements

Updated 3/6/18


Wednesday, March 7

6:30 – 8 PM

This night is Wii night.  Come early and stay late and see if you can beat Pastor Gerry in MarioKart.


Saturday, March 10

1-5 PM

Everyone who achieves the silver medal gets to go to Skate Station in Gainesville for free. We will meet in the church parking lot at 1 PM. We will return by 5 PM. If you want to go, and you have not achieved the silver medal the cost for you will be $18 which will include Unlimited Roller Skating, Jumpworks, Swamp Golf, Kid’s Adventure (if 10 & Under) and Rock Climbing. There are arcade games there also. Please plan on having lunch before we meet at church.


Wednesday, March 14

Because of Spring break, Gopher Buddies and Olympians will be canceled on this night.


Sunday, March 18

This will be the registration deadline day for Word of Life Camp in Hudson, FL which will be the week of July 15-20.  If you would like your child to go to camp this week the $75 deposit is due on this day.  Total cost for camp is $295 which will be raised through fund raisers.

Saturday, March 24

11 AM – 12:30 PM

We will be having an Easter Egg Hunt which will be open to the whole community at Azalea Park (205 Magnolia Ave.).  All children from birth – 6th grade are welcome to attend this event.  The entire day is free.  Items included in this day: 2000 Easter Eggs, a bounce house, Hot Dogs and drinks, and popcorn for everyone, and a speaker.


Sunday, March 25

On this Sunday the $100 – 10 week Camp Scholarship Program will be available for pick up in the foyer of the Multi-Ministry Building.  The Scholarship Program will begin on April 1st.


Wednesday, April 4

The Olympian Store will be open on this night.  This will also be Wii night.


Weekly Ministries

Every Wednesday from 6:30 – 8 PM in the Multi-Ministry Building we have a very special Preschool Program for the 4 & 5 Year Olds called Gopher Buddies, and a wonderful Children’s Program for 1st – 6th Graders called Olympians.  In these programs we teach the Word of God to the children, and encourage them to have a daily Quiet time with the Lord in His Word.

Every Sunday at 10:30 AM we have a special Children’s Worship service just for the children in 1st – 6th grade in the Children’s Worship Room in the Multi-Ministry Building.   This service is designed so that the children can have a worship experience on their age level.

Each Sunday Night we have Children’s Choir at 6 PM.  Every child in 1st – 6th grade are welcome to attend.


Annual Ministries


First Baptist Basketball & Cheer

Every January & February we have a basketball & Cheer teaching ministry open to the community.  Any children 5 Years Old – 6th Grade are invited to be a part. Be looking for info around October.


 Easter Egg Hunt

Every year the Saturday of Palm Sunday weekend we have an Easter Egg Hunt in Azalea Park.  This Easter Egg Hunt is open to all children in the community up to 6th Grade.


Camp Good News

Every year we offer a day camp to all children up through 4th grade in Hawthorne, FL which is called Camp Good News.  Look for info about this camp around the month of March.


 Word Of Life Youth Camp

Every year we offer a week long overnight camp called Word of Life Florida Youth Camp which is located in Hudson, FL.  This is open to all children in 2nd – 6th Grade.  Look for info about this camp around the month of February.



Fall Festival

Every year we have our fall festival which is open to the entire community.  At this festival we have Games, prizes, Candy, Bounce Houses, Dramatized Bible stories, Snow Cones, Popcorn, Hot Dogs, Chips, and Drinks.  Be looking for info about our fall festival at the beginning of October.