Florida Focus
Jan 23, 2013

A one-time announcement of special events is a free service provided by the Witness to Florida Baptist churches. Please send materials at least three weeks before the date of the event, to Florida Baptist Witness, 1230 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32207, fax 904-346-0696 or submitted using our online form. Items received after deadline may appear in our exclusive on-line version.



First Baptist Church Sweetwater in Longwood will host “Marriage Matters” Jan. 25-26. Speakers are Bryan and Kari Robertson from Woodstock, Ga. Sessions begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. For more information, go to fbcsweetwater.org. First Baptist Church of Central Florida will host a Christian School 101 Workshop Feb. 25-26. The Southern Baptist Association of Christian School is sponsoring the event that will answer questions on why and how to start a Christian school or preschool. For more information, call 407-963-4367, or go to www.sbacs.org.


Palm Coast Community Church will host “Rewind: Begin With the End in Mind,” a Silver Ring event, Feb. 2, 7-9 p.m. The event is designed for middle and high school students. For more information, go to www.silverringthing.com.

DRAMA TEAM The Heirborne Drama Team of North Oak Baptist Church in Citrus Springs launched its 2013 season Jan. 20 with a performance of “Escaping Borderland,” a drama based on “Your God is Too Safe” by Mark Buchanan. The team will perform the work in Florida churches until May 19. Team members, all high school students, are (from left) Lauren Lofley, Brandon Watkins, Scott Jacobson, Sara Host, Sem Gerestant, Amber Arnitz and Ashley Roth. FBC photo


First Baptist Church will host the Jacksonville Pastors’ Conference Jan. 24-27. Among the speakers are David Jeremiah, Ken Whitten, J.D. Greear, Fred Luter and Mac Brunson. Travis Cottrell will lead worship. For more information, call 888-827-1825, or go to www.jaxpastorsconference.com.


First Baptist Church in Sebring will host The King’s Brass in concert Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 863-385-5154, or go to www.fbsebring.com.


The women’s ministry of First Baptist Church in Milton will host a conference, “Busyness, Dizziness, God’s Business” Feb. 1-2 with speaker Cyndi Grace from Clinton, Miss. Session times are Fri., 6 p.m. and Sat., 8:30 a.m. For more information, call 850-623-3122, or go to www.fbcmilton.org. Immanuel Baptist Church in Pace will host the associational PraiseFest Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. Several church choirs will sing, and guests are welcome. For more information, call 850-623-8873.


First Baptist Church in Palatka will hold its annual Women’s Brunch Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. at the Florida National Guard Armory. Author and humorist Rudy Wilson Galdonik will speak. For ticket information, call 386-328-1531. Westside Baptist Church in Bunnell will host The MacDonald Family Singers in concert Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. For more information, call 386-328-5575.


New Life Baptist Church will host a Revival for the Sanctity of Life Jan. 27-29 at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker is Arnold M. Culbreath, urban outreach director of the Life Issues Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more information, call the Tampa Bay association office at 813-935-3839.



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