Recently Elected officers of our deacons and yokefellows.  Term of office is from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017.  To see who all of the active deacons and yokefellows are please click here.
Deacon/Yokefellow Chair:
Tony McFarlane
Deacon/Yokefellow Vice Chair:
Chuck Keistler
Deacon/Yokefellow Secretary:
Paul Sauls


Joint Worship Service

Sunday, September 24 @ 10:30am

The MGBC Hispanic Congregation will join us for our morning worship service. 

Pastor Agustin will give an update on the work of our language mission.


Children’s Church - continues every Sunday. . .

Boys and girls will be dismissed at the welcome time from our main worship service and follow adult leadership to the fellowship hall for their time of worship celebration. 

Parents may pick up children at the fellowship hall located in the education building. 

Greeters will be on hand after the worship service to direct parents to that location.


For children, pre-kindergarten

through 5th grade . . .

AWANA Sunday,

     September 10 @ 4:30pm in Fellowship Hall

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Caregiver Support Group Meeting 

The September Caregiver Support Group meeting will be help on Thursday, September 28th at 9:00 in the Fellowship hall. 

Alesia Ross, Senior Volunteer Programs Director from the Council on Aging of West Florida will be the speaker. 

The Senior Companion Program employs Adults 55 and older to help home-bound seniors maintain independence in their homes. 

They are able to provide Respite care to Caregivers by assisting with daily living tasks such as grocery shopping and bill paying.

They also  provide friendship and companionship to older adults needing additional help to stay in their homes.



It’s just around the corner.

On Tuesday, October 31st from 6:00 - 8:00pm, our church will once again offer the children and families of the Myrtle Grove and surrounding communities a fun-filled, family-oriented, Christ-honoring fall festival! 

We need your help in making this a special event for these children and families.

Individually wrapped candy donations are needed. 

Boxes have been placed in the church office and the Family Life Center (FLC).

  Feel free to drop off donations at either location.  Be praying for God to use this event to draw people to Himself!

Blessings, Walt



Members are invited to attend our church business meeting this Wednesday night, September 20, at 6pm.  Following our prayer time our leadership will give an update on our Revitalization effort.  In addition, we will also provide information on the Florida Baptist Convention’s grant money that was given to our church and how we are currently utilizing those funds.  There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. 

Disaster Relief – Myrtle Grove volunteers have the opportunity to travel to the Melbourne area between the dates of September 30 and October 7. The team will work with others in feeding, cleaning up and ministering to those affected by Irma. ANYONE interested in taking part in this effort please meet in the Fellowship Hall immediately following this morning’s service for more information.



Tuesday, October 3 - 10am in Fellowship Hall

Joan Irby, representative from the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, will be our speaker.  This organization is a powerful champion of Florida’s children in the legal system.  Interesting.  Chicken and your side dishes.  $3


Thursday, September 21 @ 11:30am in Fellowship Hall

Guest Speaker:  Riley Richards, Pastor,

Myrtle Grove United Methodist Church

Topic:  Revitalization of Myrtle Grove

Cost:  $10; catered by Barbara Kemble

RSVP to church office @ 850-455-7389 by September 18



The Gathering Event - Two Weeks from This Sunday

  Myrtle Grove Baptist Church

Sunday, October 1 at 6:00PM

Special Guest:  Chip Simmons, Chief Deputy,

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office

This event will be an interdenominational, multicultural, multiracial Gathering of Christ followers lifting up the name of Jesus.  Music groups from various churches will bring special music, along with area pastors who will share words of encouragement. 



Guests are invited to meet our pastor and enjoy some coffee and other refreshments immediately following the service at the coffee station (located in the main entrance of the foyer). 

You may drop off your Guest Information card which is attached to your bulletin and receive more information about our church at that time.

  Be sure to pick up a guest gift bag before you leave.

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Help Wanted
   Paid  childcare staff to care for preschool age children.  Must be Christian, a minimum of 18 years old and able to pass a background check. 

Available shifts are Wednesdays 6:00pm to 8:15pm and Sundays, 9:00am to 12:00pm and 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

Contact the office and/or Chris Larsen


NURSERY & PRESCHOOL VOLUNTEER WORKERS are needed on Sunday mornings and evenings.  Please see Chris Larsen to volunteer.

Which would rather do?  Be a volunteer or be paid? 




contact Chris Larsen

We are having our Picnic & Baptism by the Bay on October 8th @ 1:00 PM at the Blue Angel Recreational Park. (Three weeks from today)

 The menu includes hamburgers and hot dogs with drinks and all the trimmings.

The cost is $5.00 for adults / $3.00 for children age 10 and under.

The park entrance fee has been paid.

  Please pay in advance by either giving your reservation form and money to Cami Simmons in the finance office, or by placing it in the offering plate.

Checks need to be made payable to MGBC (Write PICNIC on the memo line.)


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Sunday Night Alive

Sunday  Evening Service Time Change - Starts at 5:30 PM


   9:15am              Sunday School & Bible Fellowship Groups

 10:30am                                             Morning Worship (WC)

  4:30pm                                      SUNDAY NIGHT ALIVE

  5:30pm                                         Evening Celebration (WC)


Sweet Hour of Prayer

Tuesday, 6:00am-7:00am (OWR)

Open Gym

Tuesday, 3:30pm-5:30pm (FLC)


6:00pm                                                   Prayer & Bible Study (FH)

6:00pm                                             Youth Bible Study (BCB)

6:00pm                                                        Praize Kidz  (103)

7:00pm                                 Worship Choir Rehearsal (CR)


Business Meeting

Wednesday, September 20 @ 6:00pm (FH)

Homebound Committee Meeting

Thursday, September 21 @ 11:00am (HGC)

Caregivers Support Group

Thursday, September 28 @ 9:00am (FH)


Tuesday, October 3 @ 10:00am (FH)

Deacon/Yokefellow Meeting

Monday, October 2 @ 6:30pm (FH)

Mission Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 4 @ 6:00pm (HGC)