Welcome to Bartow First, where it is our main goal to know Christ and to make Him known! You will find that our website provides a great overview of our church community and what we have to offer so that you can get to know us.
Bartow First's mission is to create a vibrant family of hope-filled believers who deeply experience the love and presence of God and partner with Jesus to express the joy and power of His kingdom in every area of life. We have a passion for people, our city and our world. Our culture is characterized by worship, the presence of God, family, revival, miracles and healings, and honor. These core values have been shaped by our rich history and leadership of multiple generations.
Please click the box next to each question to read the answer. Remember, if you ever have a question that isn’t listed below, simply click here and fill out the contact form, or pick up the phone and call us at 863-533-7488.
What type of church is Bartow First?
Bartow First is affiliated with the Assemblies of God, and adheres to its 16 Fundamental Beliefs. Our core beliefs are: Salvation through Jesus Christ, Divine Healing, Baptism in the Holy Spirit, and The Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Bartow First further strives for everybody to know Christ and make him known.
What are the service times at Bartow First?
Our Service Times Are
Sundays: 10:30am
Wednesdays: 7:00pm

What's the best way to get to Bartow First?
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How can I get an overview of Bartow First?
Check out our ministries page and media player for a great overview of our style and ministries.
Why is missions across the world so important to Bartow First?
Our mission -to know Christ and make Him known – means that everywhere we go, and everything we do, is to reach people. We back this up by giving to missionaries who are taking the message of Christ around the world.
What is the best way to get connected at Bartow First?
There are two great ways to meet friends at Bartow First:
First, get involved with a ministry. There are many great ministries to choose from. There, you’ll serve alongside others with similar interests and passions. Click here to learn more about Bartow First’s ministries.

Secondly, dive into one of our Connect Groups, Support Groups, or Bible Studies. These smaller settings foster meaningful conversations and provide a great opportunity for relationship development. Click here to learn more about Bartow First’s Connect Groups.
What programs does Bartow First offer for my children?
We love kids at Bartow First – and it shows! We’ve got great, age-appropriate programs for children and students, birth through college. Click here to discover the wonderful programs created just for them!
Have a question not listed here?
Simply give us a call at (863) 533-7488, or click here and send us an email.