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Memberships and Baptisms

Downtown

  • 91 new members and 30 baptisms

Nocatee

  • 69 new members and 14 baptisms

First Kids

Downtown

  • 221 children on average attending Sunday school and 60 adult volunteers
    serve
  • 123 children attend First Kids MDWK and 35 adult volunteers serve
  • 15 babies dedicated

Nocatee

  • 118 children on average attending Sunday School
  • 54 children on average during First Kids MDWK
  • 7 babies dedicated

First Students

  • 230 students attended camp
  • Mission Trips: 25 students participated in local missions and 16 went to New
    York City. 27 students are currently preparing for a trip to Spain in 2024.

Downtown

  • 46 adult leaders serve on Sunday/Wednesday
  • An average of 168 students attend Sunday School and an average of 110 for MDWK.

Nocatee

  • Average attendance of 48 students for Sunday school and MDWK services.

College and Career

  • Over 100 new visitors in 2023.
  • An average of 2 gatherings/events weekly
  • Weekly Bible Study at JU in partnership with BCM.
  • Evangelism and outreach events at UNF partnering with BCM and CRU.

Midweek

Downtown

  • Average weekly adult attendance of 262 with 17 different classes offered

Nocatee

  • Average weekly adult attendance of 81 with 11 different classes offered

Shine

  • 11 attendees in Sunday school every Sunday
  • 8 volunteers

Worship

  • 130 members in choir and 33 orchestra members
  • In 2023 choir members averaged 130 hrs of volunteer service and orchestra
    members averaged 104 hrs
  • The choir grew by 24 members and the orchestra by 9 members in 2023
  • 143 average attendance in Children’s Choir
  • 152 children participated in the Children’s Christmas Concert

First Women

  • 256 ladies attended the Women’s Retreat

First Counseling

  • Over 100 different counseling cases in 2023
  • 37 ACBC Certified Counselors serving
  • 217 ACBC candidates-in-process for Certification

Prison Ministry

  • Over 70 men serving in Prison Ministry
  • 2023 also marks 49 years of sharing the gospel and cookies in Jacksonville prisons. (Over 1,225,000 cookies baked in 49 years!)

VBS

Downtown

  • 687 children attended
  • 247 volunteers served during VBS for a combined total of 12,350 hours of
    service for VBS 2023!

Nocatee

  • Glow Camp had 412 children in attendance with 106 adult volunteers
    serving

Easter

Downtown

  • 1,831 joined for Easter Sunday

Nocatee

  • 807 joined for Easter Sunday

Trunk of Treats

Downtown

  • 911 guests (1,468 total attendees)

Nocatee

  • 545 guests (836 total attendees)

Media

  • What Happened At First podcast had over 8.6k listeners
  • Over 231k visitors to fbcjax.com in 2023
  • Over 382k views of FBC content on YouTube