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Reaching all of Nocatee
with all of Jesus for all of life.

A MESSAGE FROM
PASTOR SPENCER

First Baptist Church Jacksonville at Nocatee has an extraordinary opportunity.

We are a growing church full of growing people in one of the fastest growing communities in the country. 

In response to this opportunity, the Nocatee Campus will take the bold step of growing our facility to reach the communities of Nocatee and Saint Johns County for decades to come. We believe that God wants every person in our church to participate in this opportunity for ministry in our community. 

Explore the information below to learn more about the exciting plans for our campus to grow.

Spencer Harmon, Nocatee Campus Pastor 

WHY WE MUST GROW

  1. Florida is the 9th Fastest growing state.
  2. St. Johns is the 4th fastest growing county in Florida.
  3. Nocatee has been in the top best-selling communities in the country.
  4. Over the next 5 years, our county is projected to grow by nearly 60,000 additional people.
  •  Sunday School attendance percentage increase from last year: 25%
  • Total members received in 2023: 27
  • Attendance of 55+ percentage increase from last year : Almost 40% 
  • Average attendance of MDWK – percentage increase from last year: 23%
  • 6 Upward Sports Leagues with 215 total athletes, 655 family members on campus, 870 total est. for 2023 on campus
  • Over 12 Community groups use our facilities
  • 720 Children heard the gospel at Glow Camp
  • Over 20 community events inviting others to know Christ
  • We have an average of 40-45 students, regularly hitting the 50 mark, which is a 30% increase from last year

The Kingdom is growing, and nothing will stop it (Matthew 18:16). Our church is simply one small part of God’s plan to spread his glory across the world. This is why we are committed to reaching all of Nocatee with all of Jesus for all of life.

    Grow Campaign Videos

    The Grow Campaign
    Sermon

    The Story of God’s Faithfulness at Nocatee
    Video

    What’s Next?
    1. Prayerfully read The Grow Campaign Booklet.

    2. Complete a Grow Campaign Pledge Card.  Contact nocatee@fbcjax.com  for a physical pledge card or fill out your commitment at the bottom of this webpage.


    BE A PART OF THE GROWTH



    UPDATE ON THE GROW CAMPAIGN

    PRAY FOR THE GROW CAMPAIGN

    We invite you to join us in dependent prayer for this vision.

    Pray that God would give our church a renewed passion to reach all of Jacksonville with all of Jesus for all of life. Matthew 28:19-20 

    Pray that God would miraculously provide the funds to pay for our building, making us sacrificially generous people. 2 Corinthians 9:7-8

    Pray that God would grow us in our commitment to our local church as people who worship, grow, serve, share, and give. Ephesians 2:19-21 

    Pray that God would give us unusual favor with our community – that we would have a reputation as those with a real love for Jesus and genuine care for people. Colossians 4:5-6

    Pray that God would protect the unity of our church as we move into a season of transition and growth. Ephesians 4:1-3

    Pray that God would use the season of the Grow Campaign to revive the members of our church in their commitment to our church, to prayer, and to generosity. Acts 2:42

    GIVE TO THE GROW CAMPAIGN

    Join us in this Kingdom work! We are a growing church, full of growing people, right in the middle of a growing community. We believe that God is calling us to take the bold step of growing our facility now to reach Nocatee for decades to come.