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First Baptist Church - Florence, AL
Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 10th
  • Women On Mission - 10am

Saturday, November 14th
  • Men's Breakfast - 8am

Tuesday, November 17th

  • Senior Adult Gameday - 9:30am

Wednesday, November 18th
  • Thanksgiving Banquet - 5:30pm

Operation Christmas Child 2015

FBC Collection

  1. FBC 2015 Collection Dates: October 18-November 18. Place filled shoeboxes in the Welcome Center.
  2. You may use any REGULAR SIZED shoebox, but oversized boxes are discouraged.  Plastic shoeboxes may be purchased at many stores.
  3. Packing instructions, boy/girl labels, and suggested items lists are available in the FBC office or at  www.samaritanspurse.com/occ .
  4. To cover shipping costs please enclose a check to Samaritan’s Purse “for OCC” in the amount of $7.00 per box.  If you pack multiple boxes, you may write one check to cover all your boxes and place it in any one of the boxes. You may also make your shipping contribution online at www.samaritanspurse.com/occ and print out a special bar-coded label.  You will then receive an e-mail telling where your box was sent.
  5. Please attach a label to your box designating it for a “Boy” or a “Girl” and check the appropriate age category (2-4, 5-9, 10-14).
  6. Please put a strong rubber band around your filled shoebox.
  7. Other methods of giving to Operation Christmas Child include “Build a Shoebox” and “The Greatest Journey.”  Information for these may be found at www.samaritanspurse.com/occ .

Florence Area OCC Relay Center

  1. FBC will host this drop-off location for the Florence area from November 16-23, 2015.
  2. FBC members are needed to staff the center.  Sign up lists for work times are at the receptionist’s desk in the church office.
Operation Christmas Child - Florence Relay Center
316 East Tombigbee Street, Florence, Alabama

2015 Relay Center Hours







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FBC Sermons Online

Sermons from Sunday morning services at First Baptist Church of Florence are available on our webpage for download and available as a podcast.

To download a message click on the Sermon Audio section on the top of our webpage.

To setup messages to be delivered as a podcast direct your podcast application to our Podcast Feed that is available at the top of our webpage. You can also find our podcast in the iTunes Podcast Library.