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Our Newest Partnership: Quest South

June 16, 2015

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I’m excited to introduce our newest special needs partnership with Quest. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. In April […]

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Two Minutes Of Your Time Can Change Lives

April 22, 2015

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Our Special Friends ministry has a LOT going on this year as we strive to BE the church our in our community!  And the scope of what God wants us to accomplish in 2015 must be undergirded with prayer. One prayer that God has already answered this year is for our church to become a […]

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FBO Welcomes OCA’s Adult Vocational Training Program

April 13, 2015

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Perhaps you might have missed the Dateline special last night titled “Lives On The Brink.”  Over a three-year period, Dateline chronicled the raw and emotional journeys of two young adults with autism and their families, as they transition from graduation to adulthood and make a leap towards an uncertain future. The parents of these young […]

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Prayer Warriors Needed

March 27, 2015

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Our Special Friends ministry has a LOT going on this year as we strive to BE the church out in our community!  Let me share with you some of the things that we are doing to increase the awareness in Orlando that First Baptist Orlando is a place of welcome for kids, teens, and adults […]

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Our Newest Home Life Group

March 3, 2015

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I’m excited to introduce our newest Home Life Group:  The Russell Home Life Group!  The Russell Home for Atypical Children in Orlando has been in continuous operation for over 60 years without any government support. The Home is the only private, non-profit facility of its kind for children, teens, and adults with moderate-severe disabilities in Central […]

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One Easy And Fun Way To Make A Difference

October 20, 2014

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Families should not have to meet the challenges of raising a child with a disability without the love, care, and support of their local church. At First Baptist Orlando, volunteers serve one Saturday a month in our Buddy Break ministry as a way to ensure that special needs families in our community feel welcomed and supported […]

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Chilling and Grilling

June 16, 2014

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Love Orlando, a movement started by First Baptist Orlando, wants to serve our local community and show God’s love to others.  Two of our First Orlando Life Groups, the Double Nickels Disciples and the Adventures, did just that last Saturday by hosting their first Chilling & Grilling cook-out at the Russell Home. We had a great […]

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