Rev. Dr. James B. Sampson
Office of the President
First New Zion
Missionary Baptist Church
4835 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208
(904) 765-3111 Fax (904) 768-3679
North Ridgewood Ave
Beach, FL 32114
Fax: (386) 255-7713
Please send mail to:
P. O. BOX 11706
Daytona Beach, FL 32120
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Rev. Lantz Mills,
“Conquering our Communities by Clinging to the Cross”
The Florida General Baptist Convention, Inc.
has committed 141 years of service to
The Kingdom of God and Humanity.
“And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.”
1 Corinthians 1:18
“For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.”
A Message From The President
Greetings Florida General Baptist Convention, Inc. (FGBCI),
I would like to take this opportunity to address the body of this great convention post Hurricane Irma. As many of us in this great State of Florida have experienced the force of Mother Nature, we are thanking God for His grace and mercy in allowing us another chance to witness His love concerning us. As your President and leader, I am deeply concerned about your welfare, and for the past few days, I have telephonically contacted many pastors of this convention in an assessment for the needs of the members. As I began this assessment, it has been determined that many will require assistance in some form or another, and it is my goal to provide assistance as needed.
However, there is a great need for our brothers and sisters in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI). As reported, St Thomas of the USVI has been decimated, and other USVI, to include Barbuda, Antigua, St Maarten, and the surrounding islands have experienced utter devastation.
Our communication efforts with FGBCI members has been limited as the phone lines are down, as social media has been spotty, therefore, we are still determining on how we may assist our brothers and sisters of these Caribbean islands. In the coming days, I will continue to consult with the leadership, and advise on further needs of assessment as we go forth to necessitate their needs.
FGBCI is a great convention, and as we have heard the clarion call to assist our brothers and sisters in Houston, Texas post Hurricane Harvey, we will stand strong in the faith, fortified to answer as we heed the clarion call for our brothers and sisters in Florida, and the USVI. Your contributions in this effort will be greatly appreciated.
As we navigate through these tumultuous seas of life, we must never forget that we are called to serve one another, as we have found a need to fulfill, we will do so with prayer, determination, sacrifice, preparation and action. Please send all contributions to the FGBCI Headquarters P.O.Box 11076, Daytona Beach, Fl. 32120
Thanking you in advance for your love and support as we serve Him.
Your brother in Christ,
Rev Dr. James B. Sampson, President
Florida General Baptist Convention, Inc.
2017 December Winter Board Meeting
Greetings Fellow Conventioneers,
We greet you in the name that is above every name. Again it’s that time of year for our December Board Meeting, which will be convening December 11-12 at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort in St. Augustine. Please use the link below to make your reservations online. Time is vastly approaching and rooms are filling up fast. Thank you to all that have made you reservations, you are greatly appreciated. Also if you have not purchased your tickets to the banquet please see your local District Presidents as soon as possible. May God richly bless all of you and God bless the Florida General Baptist Convention, Inc.
Because He Lives,
Rev. Lantz G. Mills
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FGBCI December Board Meeting
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Disaster Relief Effort 2017
Haiti Needs Our Help!
Florida Baptist Convention,
Inc. is coordinating relief efforts through our
Disaster Management Office and Foreign
Mission Board to help our brothers and
sisters in Haiti. Haiti was devastated by
an earthquake on Tuesday, January 12,
2010 that was recorded at 7.0 on the Richter
Scale. President James B. Sampson is asking all members to pray for the
Haitian people, get involved with relief
efforts and contribute generously to the
Convention's efforts to bring aid to those
impacted by this terrible disaster.
The Convention has established a special
disaster relief fund for Haiti. All gifts
are tax-deductible. Please consider
giving online using our secure
system - your gifts will be put to use
faster, and time is of the essence. Or, if
you prefer, you can mail a check or money
order to the address indicated below.
Please contribute what you can and remember
will make a difference to somebody.
To Mail a Check:
Mail your checks, payable to " Florida Baptist Convention, Inc."
with "Haiti Disaster Relief" clearly indicated on the subject line to:
Florida Baptist Convention,
P. O. Box 11706
Daytona Beach, FL 32120
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