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Upcoming Events

Details and information about upcoming events can be found below. For ticketing or reservations, call the church office at 352.205.7114.

Church office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. 

View the church calendar of regular weekly and monthly events here and scroll down for more details of upcoming events.

For Team Leaders who are planning an event, click here to complete and submit the necessary "Event Planning Form." 

February 2019 Calendar

Salt Shakers Dine-Around Group
Fellowship, Fun & Food
January- March 2019 



Salt Shakers Dine-Around Group

Salt Shakers Dine-Around Group will meet monthly (Jan., Feb. & March) for fellowship and to share a meal. The groups in the early church "ate together in their homes, happy to share their food with joyful hearts." This is a time of growing connections amongst church members and friends. The host provides the entree and vegetables and the guests bring the salad and desserts.


For more info, you may contact the church office at 352-205-7114

God Can Use Even Me. 
March 3rd, 2019 
3:00 pm 

God Can Use Even Me.

You won't want to miss Christian Library International (CLI) speaker and former inmate Kyle Bass share his story "God can use even me" Sunday, March 3, at 3:00 pm.

Come hear Kyle's dynamic testimony of how Christians investing themselves in discipling changed his darkest days behind bars into the freedom that only Jesus offers. Kyle wants others to know, "When people hear my story, I want them to say to themselves, 'God can use EVEN ME to impact; to transform; to love, and to bring freedom to someone else. 


Date: Sunday, March 3
Time: 3:00 pm

Discipleship Across the Globe
Upcoming Guest Speaker 
March 10 

Discipleship is happening all across the globe!

Guest Speaker Mick Stockwell, an International Mission Board (IMB) representative for Eastern Europe, will be here on March 10 during both worship services. Mick has worked with the IMB for 25 years serving throughout Eastern Europe. He is currently on the European Leadership team where he trains IMB personnel throughout Europe.  With Mick's vast experience in European discipleship making, he will be educating us on the globalization efforts taking place in Eastern Europe, an effort that aims to educate, equip, and enable Eastern European disciples to take the Gospel to regions beyond the borders of their homelands. 

Learn from the missiologist how reproductive disciple-making enables us to deliver the Gospel locally, regionally, statewide, nationally, and internationally! 

Discover FBCATV 

Discover FBCATV

The next Discover FBCATV well be held on March 17

Getting to know all about First Baptist At The Villages is easy. Discover FBCATV is held periodically throughout the year and gives the opportunity to discover the value of being part of a local body of believers, and specifically what it means to be part of God's loving family here at First Baptist. There is no obligation to join when you attend the class however the class is a prerequisite to membership. 

A light lunch will be served and you will have the opportunity for fellowship with the pastors as well as others considering becoming part of the FBCATV family. The class is held in The Gathering Hall following the 10:45 am Worship Service. As a reminder, the class will be announced in the Sunday Worship Bulletin and on the website. You may register online (see link below), or by making a note on the Connection Card in the Sunday bulletin. Please feel free to come to the class even if you have not registered.  

The class is designed to answer questions such as:

  • Why does the church exist?
  • Who are we, the church, and specifically First Baptist Church At The Villages?
  • What is the purpose of the church?
  • What do we believe?
  • What are the requirements for membership?
  • How is the church governed?
  • With whom are we, as First Baptist Church At The Villages, affiliated?
  • Who owns the church property?
  • How can the church property be used?
  • Do we have a constitution and how can it be changed or amended?

Also, to assist you in finding a place to serve, information is made available about all the ministries here at the church. That same information is available on this website by going to the home page and clicking on "Ministries" on the navigation bar. 

When you make the important decision to join the Family here at First Baptist, you will meet briefly with a Commitment Counselor who will gather the necessary information for adding your name to the membership rolls. Your picture will also be taken to include in the church's pictorial directory. 

If you have other questions about the class, you may call the church office and speak with Rita Carter or Shirley Lusher. 352.205.7114

Register online by clicking here, completing and submitting the registration form.