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.
The Annie Armstrong Easter Offering is the primary way we support mission efforts in North America. 100% of gifts given to AAEO are used to support SBC missionaries serving across the United States and Canada. Every gift to the AAEO goes to train, resource and send more than 5,000 missionaries involved in church planting and compassion ministries. Our partnership with Southern Baptist Convention churches and individuals makes this work possible.
VBS 2018 is almost here! We invite your kids to grab their megaphones, lace up their cleats, and tune up their instruments. As they fill up the offensive line, sideline, and drumline, your players, cheerleaders, and band members will realize God has given them His ultimate playbook. He wants them to join His team, train hard, celebrate salvation, and encourage one another. Get in the spirit today with Game On! Cost is FREE
We are AMPED!! Kidz Kamp 2018 is going to be ELECTRIFYINGLY fun! We don’t know if that’s a real word, but we DO know that you’re going to have an EXTREMELY awesome time learning about why God wants each of us to be OVERLOADED with CONFIDENCE. He wants us to live our lives FULLY ALIVE because we can believe that what He says is TRUE! Kids Kamp cost is $125 and space is limited (40 spots) so register today! June 25-29 ~ 9AM-5PM ~ rising 3rd through – 5th grade
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.
CURRENT SERMON SERIES
Continuing focus in the book of John, we take a look at both the physical and spiritual healing that Christ provides to all who believe on Him. You do not want to miss a single message!
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