First Baptist Church of Lomita

Ministry

We believe that God calls all his people to serve Him in some capacity. Below are some of the ways that God is using us to serve the surrounding community.

Palos Verdes Health Care Center

We bring church to the elderly every Sunday, singing hymns and preaching God's word to the patients at Palos Verdes Health Care Center.

Emmanuel Baptist Rescue Mission

We go to Emmanuel Baptist Rescue Mission every other month to preach to the homeless people in downtown Los Angeles.

Palmcrest Grand Residence

We have a weekly church service at Palmcrest Grand Residence in Long Beach, California.

Outreach

We take the gospel to the streets every week, going to housing projects, beaches, schools and parks.

Church News


Welcoming Pastor Rick Garland

First Baptist Church would like to welcome our new Pastor, Brother Rick Garland, his wife, sister Amy, and their two children Dale and Skyeisha.

We will be having an ordination service for brother Rick on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 5 PM in the main sanctuary. Fellowship meal to follow immediately after the service..


Fellowship Lunch and No Evening Service

This Sunday, March 13th2022, there will be no evening service. We will be sharing a fellowship lunch together after the morning service, which Joe Cinquina will be guest preaching.


Funeral for Pastor Miller

Pastor Miller's funeral will be held on Saturday, January 22nd2022.

The memorial service will be at 10:00 AM at the church. The burial will follow at 12:30 PM at Green Hills Mortuary (masks are required at the burial site). Lunch will follow at 1:30 PM, back at the church.

We plan to record and livestream the memorial service on our YouTube channel for the benefit of anyone who cannot attend in person.


Sunday School Canceled

Due to Pastor Miller's passing, we will not be meeting for Sunday School until further notice.


Pastor Miller passed away last night

After decades of faithful service to the Lord Jesus Christ, Pastor James Miller went home to be with the Lord last night, Saturday, January 8th 2022. We will miss him dearly, and mourn his passing. Funeral plans have not been made yet.

We will not be having Wednesday night Bible study this week (January 12th), but, we plan to resume the following week. We will continue to gather for our normal Sunday morning service at 11:00 AM. Updates to follow concerning 9:45 AM Sunday school and the Sunday 5:00 PM evening service.

1stThessalonians 4:13-14 "But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him."