Weekly Announcements

Updated 2/13/19

Wednesday, February 13

6:30 – 8 PM

This night is ice cream night.  Everyone who comes gets a bowl of ice cream.  And everyone who brings a friend gets an extra scoop of ice cream for every friend they bring.

Friday, February 15

6-9 PM

This is week #5 for our basketball and cheer ministry.  Come on out and be a part.  Cheer on the children.  This is also picture night.

Sunday, February 17

Immediately following the morning service

There is going to be a meeting on this Sunday immediately following the morning service to inform all parents about what the plans are this summer for camp.

Friday, February 22

6-9 PM

This is week #6 for our basketball and cheer ministry.  Come on out and be a part.  Cheer on the children.


Wednesday, February 27

This is the silver level deadline.

Friday, March 1

6-9 PM

This is our final week for our basketball and cheer ministry.  Come on out and be a part.  Cheer on the children.

Saturday, March 2nd

10 AM – 2 PM

Everyone who achieved a medal since November gets to go to Skate Station in Gainesville for free (including lunch). We will meet in the church parking lot at 10 AM. We will return by 2 PM. If you want to go, and you have not achieved a medal since November the cost for you will be $18 (plus lunch) 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 sign up in the foyer of the Multi-Ministry building by Wednesday, February 27th, if you plan to attend.


Sunday, March 3

6-7 PM

This is going to be our awards celebration for the basketball and cheer season.  Come on out and be a part.  On this night, we  will have a very special speaker coming to share with us using chalk art.

Wednesday, March 6

6:30 – 8 PM

This is Wii Night.  Come on out and try and beat Pastor Gerry in MarioKart.

Sunday, March 10

4:30 PM

VBS meeting to introduce the theme for VBS this year and hand out materials to the teachers.

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.