Thanks for checking us out! We’d be honored to have you visit us in person. Below are a few Frequently Asked Questions to help you understand who we are and what be believe.
What are our Core Values?
The Glory of God
Lead every person and ministry of our church to please and glorify God above all else.
The Sufficiency of Scripture
Every person and ministry of our church rooted in God’s Word and embracing it as the final authority in all matters of faith and practice.
Call, equip, and empower leaders who live for Christ and who lead others to do so as well.
Commission every believer to think and act as a missionary in his or her local context.
Equip and empower believers locally and abroad to be disciples who make disciples.
Encourage relationships and mutual accountability with other believers in an atmosphere of grace, love, service, and acceptance.
Engage in Christ-exalting personal and corporate worship.
Every person enthusiastically participating in the life of FBC.
Confess our dependence on God in all things by living prayerfully.
You can email any FBCO staff member by using their first name and then @fbcocala.org.
Dr. Darren Gaddis
Dr. Ed Johnson
Pastor Emeritus and
Young at Heart Pastor
Executive Pastor and Pastor for Worship
Pastor of Operations and Membership
Pastor for Worship and Media
Pastor for Global Disciplemaking
Next Generation Pastor
NextGen Kids Director
NextGen Preschool Director
Business Office Staff
Worship and Media Staff
Worship and Media Assistant
Worship Associate/Student Worship Director
School of Music Administrator
Director of Technical Services
Director of Video Production
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the office hours?
The office is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8:00 – 4:00; and Wednesday 8:00 – 6:00.
How do I schedule a First Baptist Church ministry event?
Schedule all FBC ministry events through your ministry department ministry assistant.
How do I schedule an event for the public?
All requests by the public are screened carefully by our ministry staff. The first point of contact is Kristi Weber, Ministry Assistant