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“First” reminds us that the first and most important thing about our identity is our faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. Romans 10:13 says that, “Whosoever calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved.” We believe that the basis for church membership is a personal profession of faith in Christ. That’s the first thing that is required of every member of First Baptist Church!

“Baptist” means that we hold to many of the historic teachings of the Baptist denomination, which is a part of the wider fellowship of the Christian church throughout the world. While baptism by immersion is certainly a distinctive part of who we are, we also believe in the authority of the Bible as God’s word to us, the right and responsibility of each person to respond freely to God, the power of each local church to follow the leadership of Christ as it sees fit, and the principle of free exercise of religion in a free state.

"Church” means that we do the things that we believe the Bible teaches all churches should do: we worship, we serve, we learn, we witness, and we grow in relationship to one another and to God. That’s what church is all about!

So Where Are We Now Service


To access our Worship Services go to

            Video Broadcasts - Live and Recorded

Audio Broadcasts - Live and Recorded


To access previous programs go to

Previously Recorded Programs and Musicals



See the Missions Board at the Church
or follow our Mission Moments Newsletters
for upcoming events.

Family Promise Website click here:  

Needs are all around us!
What abilities and resources do YOU have
to meet those needs?
Join us at First Baptist as we seek to
Be the presence of Christ
Around the corner and Around our world!


Jan 4         


Baked Chicken, Biscuits, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Cole Slaw

Jan. 11 Roast Pork, Glazed Carrots, Stuffing, Salad, Rolls
Jan 18 Spaghetti with Meatballs, Green Beans, Garden Salad, Garlic Beans

Jan. 25

Roast Beef, Baked Potato, Glazed Carrots, Garden Salad, Rolls

Feb. 1 Chicken Teriyaki, Fried Rice, Mixed Vegetables, Egg Rolls, Salad


Christmas Events:


Cookie Exchange

Young Women's Bible Study:

MOM's Events



Helpful Info

Giving Link: Give to First

Phone:  (352) 376-4681

Email: info@fbcgainesville.net

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First Baptist Church
14105 NW 39th Ave.
Gainesville, Florida 32606

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
9:00 am—4:00 pm

Wednesday Extended Hours
4:00—5:30 pm

Closed Fridays

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Upcoming Schedule
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8:30 AM
Early Worship
*9:30 AM
Bible Study
*^10:50 AM
Gather for Worship
*^11:00 AM
Morning Worship
12:00 PM
Missions Committee (1st Sun)
Deacon'sMeeting (3rd Sun)
Building and Grounds 
(4th Sun)

*9:30 AM

MOM’s Bible Study (resumes in the fall)
MOM’s Morning Out (resumes in the fall)

10:00 AM
Master’s Mission Group (will resume
in the fall on the 3rd Tues. monthly)
5:00 PM
SHINE - Women’s Ensemble Rehearsal
(resumes in the fall)
5:30 PM
Wednesday Night Dinner
6:10 PM
First Family Time - Fellowship & Prayer
*6:30 PM
Youth Activites
Children Activities
Young Adult Bible Study

Pastor's Bible Study - Dr. Fairless
Adult Study - Rev Walters/Dr. Clifton
Santuary Choir Rehearsal
7:15 PM
Voices Afire Reh (1st/3rd Wed)
Praise Team Reh (2nd/4th Wed)
Hope Lodge (1st Thurs)
*Nursery Care
^Hearing Impaired Services