First Church Sunday Worship Services

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18:30 a.m.
Traditional Chapel
29:30 a.m.
Celebration Modern Worship
Family Life Center
311:00 a.m.
Traditional Sanctuary

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In the very heart of Sarasota Arts and Urban Life

First Church ministers to and serves the vibrant arts
and cultural center of the city.

Arts Neighbors to First Church

Sarasota Opera
Selby Library
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Florida Studio Theatre
The Players Theatre
Sarasota Orchestra


To Celebrate and Share the Joy of Christ’s Love

First Church Celebrates the Joy of Christ’s Love in
Vibrant Traditional and Modern Worship Experiences.

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Upper Room Daily Reflections

    Pain as the Training Ground for Discipleship

    Today’s Reflection “WHO DO YOU SAY THAT I AM?” That Peter initially gives an inspired response to that question, only to give way the next moment to a worldly perspective, instinctively choosing safety and comfort above God’s call, may feel disturbingly familiar. When I respond to my husband’s drinking more in terms of the pain […]