First Baptist Church of Navarre

First Baptist becomes ‘the hands and feet of Christ’ in El Salvador  

First Baptist becomes ‘the hands and feet of Christ’ in El Salvador  

On the Pacific coast of Central America, cupped beneath Guatemala and Honduras, sits the tiny country of El Salvador. Home to nearly 6.5 million people, El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America.  On Feb. 25, ER Abroad in collaboration with First Baptist Church of Navarre, sent a team to El Salvador for a nine-day […]

Grieving through the loss of a spouse

Grieving through the loss of a spouse

Perhaps the most profound verse in the Bible is also the shortest, “Jesus wept” (John 11:35). The occasion for Jesus’ tears was the death of his dear friend, Lazarus. When Jesus came to the town of Bethany where Lazarus had lived, he met with Mary and Martha, Lazarus’ sisters.   Read the full article in […]

First Baptist brings VBS to Haiti

First Baptist brings VBS to Haiti

On March 18, a group from First Baptist Church of Navarre will leave the comforts of air conditioning and plumbing, load onto a plane and make their way to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. The missionaries will be in the island nation of Haiti for six days. Read the full article in the […]

First Baptist expansion breaks ground

First Baptist expansion breaks ground

Young and old, the congregation of Navarre First Baptist Church gathered with shovels in hand to symbolically break ground on their planned expansion Sunday. The project will include increased parking facilities as well as a multiuse children’s facility including classrooms, a play area and more. The total expansion project is expected to cost $1,080,000, and […]

Divorce Care Ministry provides community to young and old

Divorce Care Ministry provides community to young and old

A divorce is the death of a marriage, and that can mean mourning, grief and uncertainty, said Navarre First Baptist Church Care Ministry Coordinator Linda Ranson Jacobs. Newly divorced people can feel isolated even among their loved ones as they process a life-changing event, but Jacobs said they do not have to be alone. Read […]

First Baptist clears hurdle for expansion

First Baptist clears hurdle for expansion

First Baptist Church of Navarre cleared another hurdle Nov. 9 on the road to expanding its children’s ministry. The Santa Rosa County Zoning Board gave the church its endorsement for a conditional use permit that would allow First Baptist to build new parking as well as a new children’s building on the property at 9302 […]

First Baptist unveils expansion plans

First Baptist unveils expansion plans

First Baptist Church of Navarre is bursting at the seams, and in response the church staff has proposed construction of a 16,800-square-foot Family Life Center. Church Business Manager and Treasurer Sarah Heller said this multifunctional facility will fill a desperate need of the church: space for the children. The proposed price tag is $1.1 million […]

FWC discusses ways to deal with human-bear conflicts

FWC discusses ways to deal with human-bear conflicts

The reality of the bear problem in Florida is that it’s not going away. It’s why informational public workshops such as the one held Tuesday night at First Baptist Church in Navarre have become the norm in an effort to find the best way to deal with human-bear conflicts. “We want to empower people so […]

FDOT responds to traffic analysis along US 98

FDOT responds to traffic analysis along US 98

Longtime Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce member Ralph Agnew helped spearhead an effort to have the Florida Department of Transportation do a traffic analysis in areas along U.S. Highway 98 that, as Agnew states, “have been prone to accidents for years.” FDOT recently responded with its recommendations for locations on the highway – Biscayne […]