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 followers 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.
CURRENT SERMON SERIES
We all need a reference point at which to follow in life’s journey. God has provided that for us and given us the greatest model of what it means to live in relationship with Him. He has given us Christ. Join us as Pastor Philip leads deeper into the gospel of John.
Wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas? Are you dreading these holidays, knowing that everything has changed and that happy memories from past years can’t be recreated? You are invited to join us at Grief Share!
This is an opportunity to develop thinking and skill sets to better help understand our mission as a church, better engage the Bible, and more effectively interact with people we lead. It is for everyone who wants to develop their leadership skills for life and church ministry.
WOMEN’S GROWTH GROUP
Join us as we learn how surrender unlocks Gods many blessings intended for us, centers us in His will, and helps us discern His voice in everyday life.
WOMEN’S GROWTH GROUP
Discover a biblical context that reshapes and brings to life stories from the Old and New Testaments.
MEN’S MORNING GROWTH GROUP
This men’s Growth Group offers a unique opportunity for men to gather to study God’s word, with a particular focus on topics relevant to life as Christian men. Join us every Thursday at 6am for a time prayer and study together.
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.