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---Upcoming Events

Join the Choir

The Celebration Choir will resume rehearsals on Wed, Aug. 28 // 6PM in Building A (Room #113). No audition necessary and no one is ever turned away. Come and experience dynamic and passionate worship of Jesus. Are you a lover of songs about Jesus? If, yes, you’re a perfect match for this choir.


Ladies Luncheon & Clothing Exchange

Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 12 noon – 3PM // Building C


Join the Team

It’s not a career. It’s a calling. Join our staff and live out your calling in Kingdom work. View job openings at FBC Venice.


Value-Packed Parenting

It’s never too late to become a better parent. In this video-based series by Dr. David Leman, young parents learn how to raise rock-solid kids in a pleasure driven culture. Group meets in Room B216 at 9:00AM. Pastor Tom will be facilitating this study. Let him know you’re coming.


Summer Connection Groups

At 9:00am each Sunday, Connection Groups encounter three letters written by Paul to Timothy and Titus. Each of these recipients were given the task of strengthening the churches in the areas where they lived. In each of these writings, Paul encourages them to first, be passionate about the Gospel, secondly a church leader must have his priorities in line, how to spot false teachings and finally, how to live out a Christ-centered and Christ-directed life. Don’t belong to a Connection Group? Try one of these.


New Commitments

Learn to keep your new marriage together in the New Commitments Connection Group. They gather on Sundays // 9:00AM // D-201.



We hope you enjoy your online experience and will get a taste of our loving church community. No matter what your background may be, or what season of life you are in, you are welcome here. After browsing the site you may have further questions, we encourage you to contact us. We are here for you! We strive to reach out to an incredible community of people in Sarasota County and to touch the hearts of people everywhere.



Our church celebrates “One Worship” during the summer at 10:30am on Sundays. During the fall and spring the church offers classic worship at 9:00am and a modern worship experience at 10:30 AM. We also gather for worship at 6pm for a traditional worship experience.

Connection Groups // Venice Discipleship Network


We recognize most people find a church home in a worship service, however, we believe our Connection Groups are where you will find your church family. In times of great joy or great challenges, your Connection Group will be there for you.



Serving our community should be at the heart of every church. Our passion is to get involved in the lives of people who are far from God. First Baptist offers many opportunities for you to serve the community by serving those He loves.