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We are a community grounded in the love of God, formed by faith in Christ, and called by the Spirit to love and serve the world. 

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Quiet Forest

Join us every Sunday 

We welcome you to worship with us, and to invite your friends, family and neighbors.

Regular Sunday worship

  • 9:45am Sunday School, in person 

  • 11:00am Worship, Sanctuary and streaming*, with our interim  preacher, the Rev. Dwayne Burks and guest pianist Caleb Etchison. Plus, study and fun for grade-school youth during the worship hour.

Sept. 10, 3 pm, Sanctuary

Ordination of Susan Haney to the Gospel Ministry

Reception following

Explore this page and our website for details. We look forward to seeing you!

 Highlights

Fall 2024

  • We're sponsoring a high school course in financial literacy: Dave Ramsey's Foundations in Personal Finance.

Summer 2023

  • Baptism and welcome of 2 new members

  • Pot luck Sunday luncheon

  • Let's discuss "The Chosen" Sunday evenings, ongoing thru November

  • Patriotic Song Event and dinner celebrating Independence Day

  • Summer Camp for Kids at the Family Ministries Center

Spring 2023

  • Day Care Graduation, May

  • Life Planning Seminar and lunch, June

Visiting? Welcome!

  • We've reserved a parking space for you on both sides of the church.

  • We have a welcome gift and church information for you on Sundays.

  • We're always offering new activities. For all the updates, please sign up for our newsletter or download it below.

Join us for these regular events

 

Coming for the first time? Contact the church office for details. We welcome you! And invite a neighbor!

  • Family First Feast! Beginning Sept. 13, we resume this weekly event on Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30pm.  Be our guest for a casual meal, bible lesson, music and fellowship--and a special kids-only time. Come solo or with family and friends, children and grandchildren. No need to arrive right on time, and reservations are great, but not required. Location: use the left-side entrance if facing the church. 

  • Sing, Sing, Sing! Sanctuary choir rehearsals are Wednesdays, 7 pm, August - July.  Join us. 

  • Just Older Youth, aka JOY Club, meets on special Tuesday mornings, taking a break during the summer. Let the church office know of your interest, and we'll be sure to contact you when we resume!

Sundays this Fall:
Watch and discuss
"The Chosen"

​ Sept. 23 - Nov 11

5-6:30pm, Fellowship Hall

 

We had about 20 members and guests come for this weekly study throughout the Summer, so we're continuing with The Chosen, Season 2. Join us! Bring your own sandwich and drink, and watch then discuss this special series about the life of Jesus and the apostles.

Opportunities to serve

Backpack Ministry. We provide "backpacks" of food for several families each week during the school year, through Southwest Middle School. During 2022-2023, we provided for 8 families, a total of 42 people. 

Shelter meal prep. Once a month, we prepare and drop off a fresh meal.

Want to help? Contact the church office, (704) 865-8576, ext. 100, fbcofgastonia@gmail.com

Keep up-to-date

  • Newsletter and email updates: Sign up for inbox delivery, or download weekly newsletters using the links below.

  • Explore this website.

  • Facebook: Get our weekly videos (link above).

  • Contact the church office(704) 865-8576, ext. 100, fbcofgastonia@gmail.com

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"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you;

I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."

Isaiah 41:10

WORSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Join us!

Sundays, either in-person or on-line:

  • 9:45am Sunday School, Chapel Classroom

  • 11:00am Morning Worship, Sanctuary and streaming on Facebook*

    • BLAST for grade school youth during Worship*

 

Wednesdays

  • 5:30 - 6:30pm Family First Feast during the school year. See details above.

  • 7pm, Sanctuary Choir rehearsal, August - June -- visitors welcomed!

Plus special events throughout the year.

*Joining us for the first time? Contact us for updates.

For Fellowship Hall and Children's Classroom, use left-side entrance if facing the church

For the Chapel Class, use the right-side entrance if facing the church

Facebook: see link, top right

Zoom events, contact the church office weekdays

We look forward to seeing you here!

MISSIONS AND OUTREACH

 We invite you to get involved!

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