June 23, 2019

Join us for our 10:30 AM Worship Service this Sunday as Pastor Glen begins a NEW Message Series titled "Finding Our Freedom" with a message titled:

Feel Free to Change
Various Passages
Also This Sunday:

Our FirstKIDS Music Camp children will be performing for us! See below for details on their Musical Performance on Friday, June 28th!
First Things
by Senior Pastor Glen Money
Little as Beautiful and Powerful
Earlier this week a dear friend entered my office with a big plastic bag filled with, well, I had no idea what, and an even bigger smile. I could tell that he was dying to unveil some treasure that I might find interesting and significant. He was right. In time I’ll reveal more about the contents, but today, let me talk about the context of this one of a kind artifact, chocked full of photographs and memories from the annals of old FBC.

The surest way to insure a church’s march to irrelevance is to live in its past, allowing the nostalgia of a bygone age the power to both lament and limit its present and future. I am even more convinced that the easiest way to lose one’s way on the path to pilgrim’s progress is to forget the people and the passion that have helped us “hither by thy help to come.” Tradition and history make terrible masters, but the most wonderful of servants ..... READ MORE
Thursday Morning Bible Study
All adults are invited to join us for at 11 AM on Thursday mornings, starting June 27th, for a NEW Bible Study led by Associate Pastor John Rice in Heritage Hall!
FirstKIDS Music Camp Performance
Our FirstKIDS Music Camp has a FREE performance of A Not So Terrible Parable on Friday, June 28th at 6:30 PM in the Multipurpose Room and everyone is invited! This musical is based on the story of the Good Samaritan with a mystery whodunit twist! NO Ticket Required!
Let Freedom Ring - FREE Concert!
We will celebrate the 243rd birthday of America with a musical celebration at 5 PM on Sunday, June 30th in the Narthex. Under the direction of Dale Williams, Pass-a-Grille Beach Community Church Organist/Director of Music and keyboardist with the Florida Orchestra, seven vocalists will perform renditions of My Country ‘Tis of Thee, Stars and Stripes Forever, You’re a Grand Old Flag, The Battle Hymn of the Republic and other stirring patriotic songs.
First Baptist St. Pete / Lynch Elementary Partnership Program
See the brochure at the Worship Center Entrances for information about how you can give back to our community through a Volunteer & Mentoring Partnership Program starting with Lynch Elementary School! For more information, contact John Rice at or call him in the Church Office at 727-576-5508.
Church Office Front Desk Volunteer Needed
We're in need of a volunteer to help staff the front desk on Monday Mornings! Male or Female - any age - no special skills required! If you can help, please contact John Rice in the office at or call him in the Church Office at 727-576-5508.
FBC Prayer Ministry
We’ve updated the Prayer Ministry page on our website at:
You can share your prayer requests and pray for others with our weekly Prayer Guide!
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Coming Up


28 - FirstKIDS Music Camp Performance (6:30 PM in the Multipurpose Room - FREE!)

30 - Let Freedom Ring Concert (5 PM in the Narthex - FREE!)


4 - Independence Day - Church Closed

7 - The Lord's Supper during Worship

7 - Monthly Church-Wide Lunch (after Worship in the Multipurpose Room)

7 - FBC Food Pantry Food Drive

14 - FBC Nurses Blood Pressure Clinic (10-10:30 AM in Room 10)

15-18 - FirstKIDS Preschool Day Camp (Register your 18mo - PreK child HERE!)


4 - The Lord's Supper during Worship

4 - Monthly Church-Wide Lunch (after Worship in the Multipurpose Room)

4 - FBC Food Pantry Food Drive

11 - FBC Nurses Blood Pressure Clinic (10-10:30 AM in Room 10)

14 - First Day of School (Pinellas)
Contact Us

First Baptist Church
of St. Petersburg
1900 Gandy Blvd N
St. Petersburg, FL 33702