First Baptist Church of Avoca NY - Welcome!
First Baptist Church of Avoca, NY






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Avoca Baptist


Welcome to the
First Baptist Church
of Avoca website!

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We are a church where people believe in Jesus for salvation, fellowship in His family, learn from His Word, grow as His disciples, serve in His church, and witness in His world for the glory of God!

Contact Info.

PO Box Q, Avoca, NY 14809
Located at:
1 Church Street (map)
Avoca NY, 14809


Worship Services
8:15 AM Contemporary Worship

9:45 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Traditional Worship

6:00 PM Evening Services

6:30 PM Wednesday Prayer meeting

Find us on Facebook!
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Hide God's Word in your heart
Considering hiding God's Word in your heart? There are some programs that can help you memorize on the computer. Here is an interesting list of verses to work on:

volunteer training on the gospel presentation
Make sure to refresh yourself on how to present the good news of salvation. Bob and Dorinda Bennett share the gospel wheel and gospel hand presentation methods.
Please click here and here to get the handouts.
click here to go to the video!

Child safety review
This is the Child Safety review video required for our ministry workers.
Please click here to open the quiz and
click here to go to the video!

Upcoming Events
    Please click here to go to the bulletin page for more information.

    prayer meeting
  • Prayer Meeting! Tuesday 2:30 p.m. at the Jensens!! Wednesday 6:30 p.m. at the church!
    Avoca Tae Kwon do
  • Regular practices Mondays & Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. for ages 8 and up! Follow us on facebook: AvocaTaeKwonDo. Learning forms, 3 steps, and endurance!

  • 5/19 Homesteaders Recital. All are welcome to join us in supporting our students. If you plan on participating in this event please let Kathy McFeaters know so she can organize the program. Please bring a snack for the reception that follows.

  • 5/20 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Wayumi Youth Day. For those who sign up by Sunday, May 7th the cost is free! The cost after May 7th is $30. What would it be like to share the gospel with people from a different culture who know nothing about Jesus? Wayumi Youth Day provides a unique and fun way to experience what missions to unreached people is like. We will join with other teens from around PA and NY to learn and grow together.

  • 5/21 6:30 PM MAPS Kids will clean in the basement of the church. Please bring a rag and lots of elbow grease! Please contact Mrs. Kimi Archer (566-2019 or if you'd like to help or provide a snack or would like to help organize this event.

  • 5/29 9:30 AM Memorial Day parade. Can't help the week of VBS? Want to support this awesome ministry? Join our church's float as we promote VBS and our church. Marchers needed! Sign up in the foyer or see Tara Devine.

  • 6/2-3 Spring Work Days. Please plan to set aside some time to help clean and maintain one of the resources that the Lord has given us, the church building and property. There are jobs everyone can help with! More details to come.

  • 6/3 Jr./Sr. Banquet. Attention Jr. and Sr. students!! You are invited, with your parents, to an exciting evening of food, mystery, and intrigue. Please RSVP to Mrs. McFeaters A.S.A.P. So she can assign a character to you so you can have time to get a costume together. It's going to be fun!!

  • 6/4 New Adult Sunday School classes: "Having a Mary Heart & Spirit in a Martha World", Journey with James, and Life by the Spirit

  • 6/4 4:30 - 6:00 PM VBS meeting. ALL workers need to attend. See you there! See Tara Devine with questions.

  • 6/4 MAPS KIDS preparing for the Avoca Block Party on 6/16. Thank you to Mrs. Devine for her idea! We're planning to run a Penguin Pick-Up Booth for the Carnival, & we need to make a poster, do a trial to see how it works, & spend time in prayer for the event. Parents, when you pick up your MAPS kid, please be prepared to sign up for a time to help at the booth on 6/16 between 6:00 and 8:00 PM! Any questions, please contact Mrs. Kimi Archer (607-566-2019 or

  • 6/10 4:00 PM Ladies Paint Night. If you are looking for some fellowship with some other ladies, then come & enjoy a paint night at the church. The cost is $20 per person (this covers the cost of the materials). Seating is limited to 30 people, so please sign up on the bulletin board if you plan to attend. Also, please bring a dish to pass. Contact Amanda Mullen with questions (607-661-6632)

  • 6/16 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Avoca Block Party! Free fun for the whole family! Carnival games/prizes, inflatables, face painting, volleyball, soccer, food and fellowship! This is a great opportunity for our WHOLE church to minister to our community and let them know who we are. HELP NEEDED... please see Tara Devine ASAP if you can help or have an idea of something to add to this community outreach.

  • 6/26 - 30 8:45 AM - 12:15 PM Vacation Bible School Operation Arctic. Invite your friends and neighbors from Pre-K through completed 6th grade to cool off with us during a fun filled week of music, crafts, God's Word, and games as we explore the COOLEST book on the planet! Registration forms are available at the church or register at

  • 6/26-29 1:00 - 3:30 Soccer Camp. 4 days of highly qualified instruction of basic and advanced skills, drills, fun competition, and scrimmages. For those who were in 1st - 6th in the 16-17 school year. There is a requested donation $21 per student. Registration forms are available at the church or register at


Please feel free to contact us:
Bill McFeaters, Senior Pastor
Brandon McAfee, Pastor of Young Adult Ministries

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