What does FBC believe?
Go to What We Believe
What are the sermons like?
We recommend you listen to or watch some. (Click Here)
What time do I need to arrive?
We recommend that you arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the event you are attending so you can park and find a seat.
*Sunday Morning Worship: 8:15 - 9:35 - 10:55 a.m.
Sunday Morning Bible Study: 8:30, 9:35 & 10:45 a.m.
*2 Worship Styles - 8:15, 9:35, 10:55 (8:15 = Traditional, 9:35 & 10:55 = Modern
Sunday Morning Bible Study is offered both at 9:35 & 10:55
Kid's Blast for Grades 1-4 at 9:35 & 10:55
Sunday Night: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Bible Study Series - Check Connections PDF on Media page
Awana: 6:25 - 7:45 p.m.
Students: 6:30 p.m.
What do I wear?
You are welcome at FBC Branson just as you are. We have folks in coat and tie and some in jeans and casual, and everywhere in between. We meet to worship the Lord and fellowship with other believers. We believe that it’s the attitude of your heart that matters to God, rather than your physical appearance.
Where do I park?
When you visit FBC Branson, parking can be found on either side of Sunshine Street. There is a GUEST PARKING section near the church side entrance. The Sunday morning 9:35 service fills up the parking lots so consider coming a few minutes early.
What will my children do while I’m in the Worship Service?
Children are important to FBC Branson! While mom and dad attend the Worship Service and Bible Study, the kids will be in special programs designed just for them with caring teachers who want to show them Jesus’ love. A nursery is available for preschoolers during all three services. Kid's Blast is available at both the 9:35 & 10:55 hours for children in grades 1-4. 412 is available for 5th and 6th graders at both 9:35and 10:55. Student ministry bible studies meet at both 9:35 and 10:55 - Typically students sit with parents in worship services and then attend a bible study the second hour.
I’m in a wheelchair. Where do I go?
Designated wheelchair access and seating is available on the main floor. We have an elevator to take you downstairs for the fellowship hall, classrooms, and childcare. Our ushers will be happy to help you locate seating for yourself and anyone who is accompanying you.
What style of music is used in your Worship Services?
FBC Branson offers two choices of worship styles on Sunday mornings. Our 8:15 morning service has a rich traditional atmosphere, and a mix of favorite hymns led by worship leader Jeff Wilcox. The 9:35 & 10:55 services are modern, casual, with guitar-lead worship led worship leader Jeremy Thomas. All three services feature Biblical, practical, and relevant messages from God's Word by Pastor Neil Franks.
How long is the service?
Our services are approximately one hour.
How do I get involved in small groups?
One option is ongoing Sunday morning Bible Study classes. We have a variety of great teachers and various size groups. You can also get involved in a small group of believers who are at the same age and stage of life as you. Most of those groups meet on Sunday nights. Contact the office to find out about joining a small group. (334-7437)
What does FBC Branson have for my family?
There’s something for every member of the family at FBC Branson. From preschool to senior adults, you’ll find bible studies, small groups, special events, outreach, missions and much more designed just for you. You can get involved in music, recreation, community outreach, missions, evangelism - just to name a few. Plus you’ll find a mix of multi-generational and multi-cultural friendships to invest your life into! Most important is an opportunity to grow your family closer to God, closer to God's people and ways you can serve God in the church and community!
How can I serve others?
FBC Branson desires to reach out to our community, nation, and world with God’s love. By meeting the practical needs of those around us and showing them that we care, we open doors to share the Gospel. At FBC Branson, you’ll find a service opportunity that fits your unique talents and abilities. You can serve the community by working on a team that does repair projects for schools and other community locations; you can get involved in the choir or a mission trip; you can welcome guests who come to our campus; you can serve as a volunteer in the life center or missions project; and so much more.Some big events include: Back to School Bash in August - reaching 3000 people, Branson Makeover in October with over 120 volunteers, Totally Christmas Bash in December - providing 5000 bags of groceries, Meet the Pros Fishing Banquet reaching 600, Baseball and Basketball Clinics reaching kids and much more.
What size a church is FBCBranson?
Membership is around 1500 and weekend attendance averages from 1100 – 1300 people. A typical Sunday has 8:15 = 350 people, 9:35 = 500, 10:55 = 300. We desire to be multi-cultural, multi-generational and most important one big family of believers. The key is to build relationships and we know that takes time.
What is involved in becoming a member at FBC Branson?
Becoming a member is important long term for anyone wanting to plug into growing and serving at FBC Branson. Watch this video by Pastor Neil Franks on Membership Matters.
What is the Life Center and the Well Coffeehouse?
Our Life Center is open to the church and public Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Friday to 5:00 p.m. - Wednesday till 4:00 p.m.) - People can join the fitness center for $20 per year with unlimited access. Carl Conner, an FBC staff member and a part-time fitness trainer offers training and classes for free. The open gym has volleyball and basketball available. The first floor of the Life Center is a 5000 square foot coffeehouse called, The Well Coffeehouse. The Well has a giant coffee bar with typical choices of coffees, espressos, smoothies, soda and treats. The Well is used for all student events and bible studies, for bible studies by request.. Check the Life Center schedule.