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AUGUST 11, 2019
There will always be distractions and possible discouragements. God is BIGGER than any distraction and discouragement. He wants us to build ourselves up in the FAITH and experience all that HE has for us.

Pastor James continues this Sunday his message series CONTEND with a message based on Jude 1:17-21.

Invite all your family, friends, and neighbors to join us this Sunday at 10:30 AM,  we will have another great Baptizo celebration!. You don't want to miss it.
Our fall lineup of Bible studies and small groups is looking great! You will have nine incredible studies and groups to choose from:
  • FOUNDATIONS: Pastor James Welch will guide you through a step-by-step approach to understanding the essential truths of Christianity.
  • WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY | A WOMAN WHO DOESN’T QUIT: Amy Welch will walk women through the Book of Ruth. She will focus on the Moabite woman’s five practical habits that kept her eyes on God despite her challenging circumstances.
  • MEN’S BIBLE STUDY  | OBEDIENCE: Dana Ridenour will lead men on a journey where they will become proficient in kingdom living.  
  • THE DISCIPLESHIP DIFFERENCE: Pastor Jim Woolums as he lays out an intentional, holistic, and relational approach to discipleship that is individualized to meet each person wherever they are.
  • INTENTIONAL PARENTING: Steve and Wendy Thomas will mentor parents on how to raise children to become healthy, independent young adults.

  • THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER: Bill Holland will guide you through a practical seven-step plan to get rid of debt and change their lives forever.
  • ALPHA: Alpha is a series of nine interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. Alpha sessions have three components: a meal, a talk, and a discussion. Facilitator - Johnny Contini.
  • GRIEF SHARE: GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. Facilitator - Judy Rice.
  • DIVORCE CARE: DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. Facilitator - Yolanda Fox.

Join us for a preview night on Wednesday, August 21st at 6:30 PM where you can get a better understanding of what each Bible study and group is all about. We will have a great time of fellowship; don't miss it!

Our fall session of Bible Studies and Groups will run from August 28th to November 20th.  Click on the button below for more information and registration.

Register for a Wednesday Night Study and Group

Join us this Sunday, September 8th, right after the service, for a fellowship-filled and inspiring time of updates from Pastor James.

Our First Family Meeting will be held in the Downtown Event Center- Building B, Second Floor. 

Golfers of any skill and ability are invited to participate in our annual charity golf tournament, benefiting the “hands and feet” ministries that care for our community’s most vulnerable.
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Join us next Sunday for our Back to School Sunday celebration.

We will have a special moment of prayer during our worship service for all the students and teachers in attendance, as we commission them to shine the light of Jesus throughout this new school year. 

Invite all the students and teachers you know to join us next Sunday for our worship service.


We are grateful to God for how our church family has come together to support the mission, vision, and ministry of First Baptist Fort Lauderdale.

Join the movement! Fulfill your pledge today by clicking on the button below. We know God will use your one-time gift to make a radical impact in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida, and beyond. Truly, the best is yet to come!

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