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Welcome to First Baptist Church of Atlantic Beach, the most unique church in the city of Jacksonville. A multi-family, multi-generational, multi-racial, and multi-cultural church; First Baptist is diverse, but one in service to God. A family church, which offers all ages the opportunity to come and grow in the Lord.
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Planted on Mayport Road within two miles of the Mayport Naval Station allows First Baptist Church of Atlantic Beach the opportunity to minister to our heroic men and women of the armed forces. Pastored by Rev Greg Crocker, a 21 year Navy Veteran, retiring as a Command Master Chief his experience enables the church to reach out and support all military families. First Baptist has many retirees and active duty families worshipping and serving the church and community.
Affiliated with the Jacksonville Baptist Association and the Southern Baptist Convention Pastor Crocker preaches the Bible in the context that it is written. We believe that the Word is inspired, inerrant, and infallible.
Our Worship Services
Life is full of turns, twists, and dead end roads. Many times we find in our lives that we just need a friendly face and a little help to know which way to go. At First Baptist Church, we are that friendly face and offering support in navigating all that life brings. Our ministries are designed to give clear, Biblical guidance to you and your family a in a warm family-style environment.
For a chance to dive deeper, let's get connected in a small group Bible study!
For more info on our small groups contact our Small groups director David Harwell.
Small Group Bible Study starts at 9:30 every Sunday morning, If you would like a cup of coffee before heading to your class, stop by the fellowship hall anytime between 9:00 - 9:25 AM. There are small groups for everyone from babies to senior adults. You will be taught God's Word so it can be applied to your life as you go about your day.
Morning Worship (10:30 AM) is a blended service with music, praise, prayer, and God's Word preached by Pastor Greg Crocker in our Sanctuary.
We have evening service (6:00 PM) in the Sanctuary and our Pastor takes on a more in-depth study of the Bible, going verse by verse through different books of the Bible .
Wednesday (6:15 PM) Prayer and Bible study in the Sanctuary for all adults Grades pre-K through 5th grade meet in the Fellowship Hall for Bible Drills under the direction of our Children's Director. Our youth group, grades 6 -12 meet in the youth classroom under the direction of our Youth Director.
First Baptist Church of Atlantic Beach - Over the past 64 years
From our humble beginnings as Wonderwood Baptist to our current location and name of First Baptist Church of Atlantic Beach.
First Baptist Church of Atlantic Beach believes in doing its part to fulfill the great commission Jesus gave us as he was ascending back to heaven. “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
We are the most unique church in all of Jacksonville. Our doors are opened to everyone with a desire to worship God. If you are in the area visiting or looking for a church home, we invite you to come worship with us.