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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Open Doors Events

Upper Room Daily Reflections

    Encountering Jesus

    Today’s Reflection MY FIRST ENCOUNTER with Jesus’ amazing love came over two decades ago, when my first marriage was crumbling. Though I was an agnostic at the time, one afternoon I knelt down beside our bed, weeping, and heard myself cry out almost involuntarily, “Jesus, please help me.” In the wake of that prayer a […]