JENNIFER SIMS    Education Coordinator   Contact for more info:


Education Coordinator

Contact for more info:

At First Baptist Church of Panama City, we are passionate about making disciples that make disciples.  We want to teach the body of believers at FBCPC to think and act like Christ. We provide opportunities for people to engage with the Bible, learning more about who they are in Christ, leading them to service and a greater love for God and for others.

Our discipleship opportunities take place throughout the week on a variety of subjects to help you navigate through life.  Classes are open to anyone who wishes to attend. Membership is not required, and workbook cost should never prevent someone from participating in a class. We strongly encourage you to find a class whether you are just beginning your discipleship journey or you need some encouragement and strengthen along your way.


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Share                                5:00PM                             Fellowship Hall

Share is a ministry that will help equip you to share your faith, share your testimony, share His story, or even share about our church.  Whether you are a new learner or an experienced leader, we have two separate trainings that you can participate in. 

Orientation: Monday, January 29th, complimentary light supper served at 5:00PM; First Night of Visitation: Monday, February 5th (childcare provided).




Cyndi Kadlec              9:00-12:00 PM                       100 D-Building

MOMS Together will strive to be a place of encouragement, education, and fun for mothers in our community. We believe that mothers of young children can benefit from the influence and testimony of moms that have gone before us. As we glean from their experiences, we gain strength to push forward and trust God. We will make friends, share thoughts, and create beautiful things. Meets during the school year on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. For more information, please contact Cyndi Kadlec at or 619.517.1340.


Dr. Larry Bruce                        9:30 AM                                   Family Life Center

Literally a round-table discussion group of 25-30 attendees centered presently on the book of Matthew. Everyone is encouraged to participate and explore any theological or practical application of the Biblical text. Unmatched fellowship and spiritual stimulation make this one of the best Bible studies most participants have ever attended. Come join the study at any time.

"The Quest" Women's Bible Study

Linda Sims                                  9:30-11:00AM                             Chapel         

(Begins Tuesday, January 9th) The Quest: An Excursion Toward Intimacy with God by Beth Moore - Curiosity is hardwired in humanity. In this study, delve into Scripture to explore how God created us to seek after Him—a God who desires to be found and known. In this lifelong quest of faith, learn to develop your intimacy with Him and embrace the adventure that comes with living a life for God.


9:30-11:00 AM                                  Room: 101D

Women’s study. A two-edged sword left in the attic or on a shelf does not help the owner very much. All of us need peace and power daily, but if we aren’t in the Word every day, where are we getting our strength? Join us as we encourage one another to read through the Bible, to journal as the Lord speaks to us through His Word, and to memorize a few nuggets more precious than gold.


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Fight the Good Fight 1 Timothy                                                         

David Flatt

Fellowship Hall

In 1 Timothy, we see instructions from Paul to Timothy his "true son in the faith." Paul encourages Timothy to "love from a pure heart, from a good conscience, and from sincere faith, ". Paul is teaching his protégé how to live a godly life in and outside of the church. He knows his time is short and wants to prepare Timothy to take over his ministry. We can look at Paul's instructions and apply them to our lives today. 



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This workshop series will be a time to encourage and equip parents (and grandparents!) to do devotions as a family. It's not always easy in the midst of our busy lives but being intentional about discipleship in our homes is both a fulfillment of God's command to us as parents (Deuteronomy 11:18-21) as well as a foundation to create a lasting legacy of faith. You can hear from other families in our church share what their time of devotion is like and we will provide you with information, ideas, and resources. Whether you are looking to start doing devotions as a family or are needing some new ideas to incorporate into your family time, we hope you will join us for this very special event!

Opening Night & an Encouraging Challenge from Dr. Craig Conner | Wed, 4/25/18 at 6 p.m. in the D-bldg.

Babies-Preschool Emphasis | Wed, 5/9/18 at 6 p.m. in the D-bldg.

1st-5th Grade Emphasis | Wed, 5/16/18 at 6 p.m. in the D-bldg.

Middle-High School Emphasis | Wed, 5/23/18 at 6 p.m. in the D.-bldg.

Each night we will provide you with information and encouragement and there will be plenty of door prizes, as well!


David Hect | Starting May 9th

A Study of the Trinity in Genesis 1

Fellowship Hall 

Love & Respect | Starting May 9th

This 6 week Building Blocks DVD study features Emerson unpacking five of the life changing principles he presents at the Love and Respect conference.

Led by Seth and Trisha Snellgrove

6 PM D107

$10 Workbook


Middle and High School at 6:00 PM                                 Student Building

College Students at 6:00 PM                                              Truth Building

Thrive Student Ministry exists to help students know God more, and through that experience the abundant life He has prepared for them in relationship to Him, other Christians, and in serving a lost world. So on Wednesday nights we engage with God’s Word and in our relationships with one another in fresh and exciting ways! We are serious about helping you to know God more. We just have a lot of fun doing it! Come and see for yourself!


5:45-6:30 PM Mission Friends

6:30-7:15 PM Preschool Choir (3rd Floor B)

Mission Friends exists for those interested in learning about our world and the missionaries who share God’s love to all groups of people.

5:45-6:30 PM Children’s Choir/Bible Drill (4th Floor B)

6:30-7:15 PM GA’s (Girls in Action) and RA’s (Royal Ambassadors)

Bible Drill exists to raise up a generation of Christ followers through encouraging them to hide God’s Word in their heart.


BIBLE STUDY FELLOWSHIP (BSF)                  

Mary Marshall (class administrator)          9:30-11:30 AM      C.C. Moore Chapel

BSF is an in-depth, interdenominational Bible study that helps women know God and equips them to effectively serve the Church throughout the world. BSF will be studying the Gospel of John with a fourfold approach to Bible Study so each participant receives maximum benefit. Please contact Mary Marshall at or Linda Geiger at Also, visit for more information.



Mark Broersma                   6:30 AM                    Family Life Center



The Pastor’s Prayer Partners commit to pray for our pastor, staff, and church family. The monthly meetings meet in the Family Life Center at 8:00 AM.  A key role for the partners is to take approved prayer requests of the Pastor, disseminate them quickly, and allow the men to pray specifically.  If you would like to join a tribe, please contact Ray Mcleod ( or David Champion (