At Gulf Coast Church we are committed to growing healthy families. Part of that commitment is rooted in the development of Christ-like qualities. We encourage you to find a place to get connected.

9:30 am  Worship Service

                Nursery                   Infants - 2 years (Kids Center)

                Primary Church     Ages 3-5 (Kids Center)

                Kids Church           Ages 6-11 (Life Center)

6:00 pm  "The Bridge" Bible Study (Young Adults)  *1st Sunday of every month



10:00 am  Ladies Prayer Group

                  Prayer Room

7:00 pm       Griefshare.   *Canceled September 26 due to Hurricane Ian

                     Conference Room



7:00 pm       Ladies Bible Study: Genesis.   *Canceled September 27 due to Hurricane Ian

                     Life Center     *Child Care provided


7:00 pm  Men's Bible Study: Book of John.   *Canceled September 27 due to Hurricane Ian

                Life Center



7:00 pm  Midweek Connection: Family Night.  *Canceled September 28 due to Hurricane Ian

                Worship Center, Life Center and Kids Center




2:00 pm  Griefshare        *Canceled September 29 due to Hurricane Ian

                Conference Room    

"The bridge" bible study

In your 20's-30's... we invite you to come our to Bible Study on Sunday, October 2 at 6 pm in the sanctuary. We'll have a time of great teaching and small group discussion. Let's grow in the Lord and with each other! Childcare is provided.

stand your ground veterans group

Attention all Veterans... you are invited to our monthly "Stand Your Ground" Veterans Group. It will be held on Saturday, October 8 at 10 am at The Olde World Restaurant in North Port. This will be a great time of food and fellowship as we discover God's strength to defeat the enemy and stand your ground! Please sign up in the lobby. For more information, contact Denny Kula at

gulf coast Fall fest

Come be a part of our exciting Fall Fest community outreach on Sunday, October 30 from 4-7 pm in the Life Center and on campus. We want to show our community that we have something for the whole family each week of the year.But first, we need to get them on campus to see who we are... people who love Jesus and our neighbors! Sign up in the lobby now and share in the joy: Carnival games, Rock Climbing Wall, Face Painting, Obstacle Course, Bounce House, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Prizes, Candy and lots of fun! We will have security and parking lot attendants as well. Financial donations for prizes and candy are accepted. There will be a volunteer Meeting on Sunday, October 16 at 11:15 am in the Life Center. You may email Valerie McQueary with any questions at

water baptism

We will be having a Water Baptism Service on Sunday, October 23 at 5:30 pm at Englewood Beach (2100 North Beach Road). If you desire to be baptized by water immersion please sign up in the lobby and attend the Baptism Class taught by Pastor J.D. on Sunday, October 23 at 11:15 am in the Conference Room.

youth rise conference

Middle and High School students... We are attending the District Youth RISE Conference (Grades 6-12) happening November 18-19 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando. There will be amazing worship, powerful speakers, concerts and more! Registration is $70 due by October 28. Cost for Hotel is $35 by November 6. Meals are on your own and transportation is provided. This is an awesome opportunity to connect with God and your peers. Sign up in the lobby today!

ring a bell, change a life

Gulf Coast is partnering with The Salvation Army to change lives in Sarasota County! Donations to the Red Kettle stay local. This means that the money your raise goes directly to our community. Two hours of ringing equals 50 meals for those experiencing hunger. Sign up in the lobby to volunteer this Season (2 hour intervals).