Visitor FAQ

faq_1Where are you located?

First Church is located at 104 S. Pineapple Ave. in downtown Sarasota, FL 34236.  For a map click here.

What time are worship services?

There are 3 different and unique services:
8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship in the Chapel
9:30 a.m. Celebration Modern Worship in the Family Life Center
11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary

For more information about services, click here.

What Service would be right for me?

Click here to see the services page.

Can I listen to this week’s Sermon?

Click here to listen to any past sermon.

How can I order an Audio CD of a Sermon?

You can order an Audio CD of any sermon by emailing Brian Silvas at

What are the upcoming events at First Church?

For a complete list of events click on the events page. To see a calendar click here.

What are the Church Office hours?

Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  The office is closed on the following holidays : New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Day; Good Friday; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving and the Friday after, and Christmas Day.

Can I get married at First Church?

For information on weddings, please call the church office at 941-955-0935.

How can I submit a prayer request?

We welcome all requests for prayer. Please visit our prayer request page.

What ministries does First Church  provide?

For a current list of ministries visit the ministries page.

How do I become a member?

To learn more about becoming a member of First Church, please contact Donna Maynard, Director of Ministries (941-955-0935; ).

faq_2How can I volunteer for First Church?

See the volunteer page.

How can I contact someone at the church?

See the contact page.