WHAT TO EXPECT
When you come to First Bradenton, you can expect to be welcomed into a friendly, loving environment by people who are genuinely excited to see you. Our worship service lasts about an hour, is filled with great music, and includes an inspiring message from the Bible by our pastor.
WHAT DO I WEAR?
When you come for a visit to First Bradenton we want you to dress comfortably. We want you to be at ease and feel at home here. Most of our attendees wear smart casual, but we cover the spectrum. Our pastoral staff often wear a dress shirt and jeans so no matter what you wear, you won’t be alone.
Our pastor, ministerial staff, and support staff love serving Christ and His mission in our community. We are excited to have a church staff that is committed to the spiritual growth and compassionate care of our church and community. Find out more about our pastor and how to connect with our staff members.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
Truth matters. It guides us to know God and understand His gospel message. Our common confession of belief unifies us as a church family under God’s revelation. It brings us together in maturing in our faith and participating in God’s work in the world. Check out our doctrinal statement and how to find out more about what we believe.
OUR MISSION & VISION
Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ. We want to invite believers to join us in the exciting work of multiplying, maturing, and mobilizing Christians in declaring the gospel and caring for the hurting. Check out the ways that we are working to help people find wholeness through faith in Jesus Christ.
We are excited to have Mario Freitas of More International and Tommy Parke of City Church, Miami with us for Missions Weekend. Saturday there will be a 5PM dinner with Mario Freitas in the Family Life Center and a 6PM dinner with Tommy Parke. Call the church office to register for either dinner. On Sunday there will be an 8AM Expo in the gym followed all Adult Life Groups gathering in the gym at 9AM. The 10:30AM message will be brought by Mario Freitas.
You are invited to join us in a time of worship on Easter Sunday, April 1st to learn more about how you can have hope restored in your life.
Our Life Groups are the ongoing small group Bible study system for our church. There are groups available for people in all seasons of life. Some groups meet on Sunday morning and others meet during various times of the week. Check out the listing of Life Groups to find the one that is right for you.
GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. Our next group will start Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 6:30pm