First Baptist Church of Avoca NY - Welcome!
First Baptist Church of Avoca, NY






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Avoca Baptist


Welcome to the
First Baptist Church
of Avoca website!

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We are a church where people believe in Jesus for salvation, fellowship in His family, learn from His Word, grow as His disciples, serve in His church, and witness in His world for the glory of God!

Contact Info.

PO Box Q, Avoca, NY 14809
Located at:
1 Church Street (map)
Avoca NY, 14809


Worship Services
8:15 AM Contemporary Worship

9:45 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Traditional Worship

6:00 PM Evening Services

6:30 PM Wednesday Prayer meeting
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National Day of Prayer 2013

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Upcoming Events
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  • Prayer Meeting! Tuesday 2:30 p.m. at the Jensens!! Wednesday 6:30 p.m. at the church!
    Avoca Tae Kwon do
  • Regular practices Mondays & Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. for ages 8 and up! Follow us on facebook: AvocaTaeKwonDo. Learning forms, 3 steps, and endurance!

  • 5/29 6:00 PM Acts 2:46 Outdoor Fun! We love to grill hamburgers and hotdogs; so come and get 'em. Bring along some of your favorite outdoor games (cornhole, bocce, frisbee, etc.) You might want to bring a lawn chair to watch the fun, or you are welcome to use the fellowship hall for talking, playing, and growing as well. Don't forget to bring a generous dish to pass and your smile.

  • 5/30 9:30 AM VBS promotion at the Avoca Memorial Day Parade. Please help stir up some commotion for VBS during the parade. Sign up on the VBS bulletin board or see Tara Devine or Patti James if you can march in the parade. Meet at the Haines airstrip at 9:30am. Dress like a sea creature (no mermaids please) or as a sea diver.

  • 6/3 6:00 PM Homesteaders Recital. ALL are welcome! If you plan on participating in this event please let Kathy McFeaters know so she can organize the program. Please bring a snack for the reception that follows. Thanks so much.

  • 6/5 Schlegel ministry update. John & Glenna Schlegel will be with us during the morning services to tell us how God is at work in their ministry in Spain. The Adults & Teens will also meet with them during Sunday School. At 12:30 we will have a "dish to pass" lunch together in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome to join us! Please sign up on the bulletin board for attendance and food. Also if you would like to host John & Glenna for one of their other meals that weekend, there is a separate sign up on the bulletin board. This is a great opportunity to get to know our missionaries better and show them our support!

  • 6/5 6:30 PM MAPS Kids Project Idea Night: MAPS kids...look around you...what do you see that the MAPS kids could do this night? If you have an idea, or a favorite project that we could do, please contact Mrs. Kimi Archer ( or 566-2019)

  • 6/10 4:30 Decorating the sanctuary for VBS. Mrs McFeaters is looking for help from her Narroway group for this event. Supper will be provided. Please let her know if you can help.

  • 6/12 4:30 PM VBS Meeting in the Coover Room, ALL VBS volunteers please attend! If you are helping in ANY way please be present. Going over the ins/outs and details of this year's VBS to ensure everything runs as smoothly as possible. Thank you!

  • 6/12 Community Outreach Night. Following the VBS meeting and in place of the regular evening service our church will prepare simple gift and VBS/Soccer info packets and then give them out to the homes in our community. This is an effort to creatively share the good news of Jesus with our friends and neighbors. There will be a place for all to serve from children to seniors. For more info see Pastor Brandon or Tara Devine.

  • 6/16 11:30 AM Seniors Ministry. All adults 55 and older will be joining the Encouragers for a picnic at Sonny's Pond. Please bring a dish to pass and your own tableware. Feel free to invite a friend. This will be our last event of the year. We will resume in September. Contact Jen Mullen with questions (661-5205).

  • 6/16 11:30 AM The Encouragers will hold their annual picnic at Sonny's, 5272 County Route 70A, Avoca. Please bring a dish to pass, your own beverage, table service and a spouse/friend to share the fun. The Senior's group will be joining us, so come and fellowship with friends you haven't seen in a long time. Ladies of all ages are welcome! If you have any questions, please call Myra Jensen (776-6753) or Betty Edwards (776-6204).

  • 6/18 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Oceans of Fun Carnival! Swim on over to the church to sign up for VBS. While you're there try your hand at some sea worthy carnival games, face painting, bounce house and more! This is sure to be Oceans of Fun! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Please sign up on the VBS bulletin board or see Patti James/ Tara Devine if you can help. We need someone to man each station to help make this a success. Thank you!

  • Graduate recognition is coming! If you have a son or daughter that is graduating please contact Pastor Brandon or the church office and let us know what degree they have earned.

  • 6/23-25 Come one, come all! Male, female, young, old, whatever! We're glad to have you. We will be going and doing our "usual". Don't know what that is? It is fishing, food, floating, camping, and much fun. If you need more info., need help with equipment, or have questions, contact Mark Eckler.

  • 6/26 Please bring a dish to pass for our VBS set-up lunch immediately following the 2nd service, ALL are welcomed! Come for some "fuel" before we start transforming the church or to encourage those serving in this ministry. SIGN UP sheet in the foyer for those attending.

    VBS ocean commotion
  • VBS 20166-27-2016

Please feel free to contact us:
Bill McFeaters, Senior Pastor
Brandon McAfee, Pastor of Young Adult Ministries

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