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Vacation Bible School for 2022

Jerusalem Marketplace

Monday-Friday,  June 20-24, 2022, 9-12 a.m.

Step back in time to where Jesus walked to the Cross! Smell the fresh, warm bread; weave a basket of reeds; make clay pots… Can you hear the music echoing through the Marketplace? Engage all senses as you transport your church to a different time and a fresh experience—and walk with Jesus today!

This year's VBS at Ancient City Baptist Church is entitled Jerusalem Marketplace and is a fully interactive event where children and workers are transported back in time so that they experience the original Holy Week about 2000 years ago! Understanding these characteristics will help children place their trust in Jesus and follow Him.

Jerusalem Marketplace will be held Monday through Friday, June 20-24, from 9 a.m.-noon each day at the facilities of Ancient City Baptist Church, 27 Sevilla St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084. Our VBS is designed for those who have completed Kindergarten through Grade 6. (We are sorry, but we cannot accommodate children who are outside these parameters!) There is no cost for VBS, but registration may be limited by space.

Ready to register a child? CLICK HERE to go to our VBS Registration page!

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A Study of James

James, the (half) brother of Jesus, was once a skeptic but came to believe that his brother was indeed the Son of God! He became the leader of the first church in existence, the church in Jerusalem. He was a man of great wisdom and majored on the practical aspects of life in Christ. His message, written at the time to those of Jewish background who had come to believe in Jesus, is in many ways reminiscent of Jesus's Sermon on the Mount. While we will take several weeks to study the complete letter, the first chapter speaks especially to the trials we face in this life. Come be a part of this very practical series of messages!

Messages for the first chapter of James include...

April 24   Problems and Promises
May 1  Proper Pride
May 8  Dealing with Temptation
May 15  The Truth About God
May 22  TBA 
May 29  Two Kinds of Anger
June 5  The WORD Implanted
June 12  Pure Faith—Do You Have It?

Our worship begins at 11:00 a.m. each Sunday morning. You can also join us via livestream or watch a reply on our YouTube Channel. (See livestreaming menu item above.)

We also invite you to try out a Life Group—a small group Bible study—on Sundays at 9:40 a.m., prior to our worship at 11:00 a.m.

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To answer the questions of life . . .

Questions like, “Who am I?” “What’s my purpose?” “What is God really like?” and “Why do bad things happen?” Jesus Christ and His church are uniquely qualified to answer life’s most basic questions.

To share life’s happiness...

The precious moments of life are meant to be shared: the beginning of new life together in marriage, the birth of a new child, the baptism of new believers... these milestones, plus the joy of simple pleasures, are enhanced by the community of a loving congregation.

To help face tragedies...

Everyone faces trouble in life: sorrows, disappointments, sickness, death. Needed support and comfort flows freely from those who share a common faith. How much we need one another in times like these!

To teach about God and the purposes He has for us...

Survey after survey reveals an overwhelming belief in God. But what is He like? How do we know Him? God has answered those questions through the Bible, the special book that is the guide for the church.

To share God’s message and help those in need...

We can do more together than we can do alone. God has always called together a community of believers to help one another and to spread the good news of Jesus Christ. His message can bring healing to a hurting world. Yes, everyone needs a church, and at Ancient City Church, we would love to be yours!  


Words from Our Pastor

Pitts 2018 headPastor Fred O. Pitts
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"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart: and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."

Jesus (Matthew 11.28)