Common Questions

Pre-School (2)

What are the ages accepted?

2 weeks thru school age

Weddings (4)

What are the requirements for marriage?

Marriage is a sacred uniting of a man and a women in Holy Matrimony. It is a spiritual, emotional and physical union of two individuals through a covenant with God, in which the two become welded together as husband and… Continue reading…

What are keys to a successful marriage?

Healthy expectations of what marriage is. A realistic concept of what love is. A positive attitude and outlook toward life. The ability to communicate their feelings. An understanding and acceptance of their differences. The ability to make decisions/settle arguments together.… Continue reading…

How much does it cost?

No date shall be booked on the church calendar without a booking deposit. Booking deposit is 50% of the church fee. Booking deposit will be applied to the total church fee. Booking deposit is not refundable. Pastors have discretion in “member” determination.… Continue reading…

Guide for

From your experiences, you know that each church is unique, having its own personalities and traditions. North Bay Church is no exception. We want to thank you, in advance, for honoring the traditions we observe. Within the framework of these… Continue reading…

Q & A (4)

Where do we get our Beliefs?

Many years ago, an early church council created a short statement of faith that summarizes the basic beliefs of Christianity. It is called The Apostles’ Creed . On occasion, most Christian churches recite this creed during their worship services as… Continue reading…

What do we believe the church is?

As a Christian Congregation, North Bay Community Church seeks to bring persons of all ages and Christian denominational traditons into continuing life changing experiences through the mind and spirit of Jesus Christ. We believe that the Church is God’s plan… Continue reading…

How do we know these claims are true?

We know it first of all because of Jesus’ character. His enemies constantly looked for something wrong in His life, but without success, for He alone was without sin. We know it also because of His power. He alone could… Continue reading…

Who Is Jesus?

The Gospels make it clear that Jesus was absolutely unique, and the reason is because He was the unique Son of God, sent from heaven to save us from our sins. Yes, He was fully human but He was also… Continue reading…

The Service (3)

What type of music do you normally play in your services?

At North Bay Community Church, you will experience incredible diversity in music, including both Contemporary and Traditional. It seems that musically talented and passionate people seem to attract more musically talented and passionate people. God is praised through an eclectic… Continue reading…

Is there anything to eat and drink?

You bet. We have lots of doughnuts, goodies and fruit on hand between services. We also serve up a great cup of coffee.

How can I learn even more about NBCC and/or become a member?

Attend our New Members Class or a Sunday Morning Worship at 10:30 a.m.

North Bay Community Church (7)

Who can worship here?

All are welcome to participate in this community as we seek God together. “There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” (Galatians 3:28).

What Is a Community Church?

A Community Church is an ecumenical congregation that grows out of the hopes, needs and aspirations of the community. It is neither planted nor transplanted from the outside, but a native product of the community. A Community Church serves all… Continue reading…

What is Our Mission?

Our mission is to encourage and equip people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. To accomplish our mission, we strive to fulfill the five Biblical purposes which we believe God gave to every church. • to glorify God… Continue reading…

What are the people like who come to North Bay Community Church?

We are a group of people of all ages, races and walks of life – We represent people who have grown up in the Christian faith, those who are exploring, and everything in between. Between 250 and 300 are with… Continue reading…

What is your bottom line?

We are about learning to love God and our neighbors. We desire to see lives, communities and nations transformed. Our hope is that through North Bay Community Church, many people will find a place to belong, discover God’s dream for… Continue reading…

What are some good ways to connect?

Come to our worship services. Go to one of our many events. Join a small group that is interesting to you. We have so many options. Take the initiative. You will find that we’re very friendly, but we’re not the… Continue reading…

How can I learn even more about NBCC and/or become a member?

Attend our New Members Class or a Sunday Morning Worship at 10:30 a.m.

Baptism (4)

What Is The Next Step?

Call the church office (727-796-0071) and set up a time to meet with the Pastor so the he can get to know you and help you in this great step in your Christian Faith. You will talk to him about… Continue reading…

What Should We Not Do?

Against this background we deplore certain errors in thought and practice pertaining to infant Baptism. For one thing, we deplore the error of thinking of this as a ceremony for the benefit of the parents. It does or should give… Continue reading…

Who Takes The Vows At Infant Baptism?

Baptism is done as part of the worship service and is not a private service. In an infant Baptism the parents and the community of believers (congregation) does for the child what, with prayer and proper guidance, the child will do for him/herself… Continue reading…

Who needs to be Baptized?

We believe in adult, youth and infant Baptism. Along with nearly all Christians we believe in baptizing older people whenever the occasion requires it. That occasion though is not a private one. We believe that Baptism is a Sacrament and… Continue reading…

Children & Youth (1)

How about ministry to children and youth?

We have GREAT ministries for children and youth. They meet on Sunday evenings to share faith and do mission projects in our community and others.