Maranatha Baptist Church

Sebring, FL


Sunday School - 9:00 a.m.

Morning Worship - 10:15 a.m.

Evening Worship - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday Prayer Service
            - 6:00 p.m.



Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri

8:00 to 9:00 a.m.


35 Maranatha Boulevard
Sebring, Florida 33870

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Welcome to Maranatha Baptist Church
Located in Maranatha Village
Services are being held in the church auditorium observing appropriate social distancing.
Transmitting Sunday and Wednesday services at 87.9 FM.

In affiliation with the General Association of Regular Baptist Churches

Our motto . . . "Honoring God and Helping Others"

Upcoming Events


Church Choir Christmas Musicale


Friday, December 11, 2020 7:00pm

Sunday, December 13, 2020 6:00pm



Winter Bible Conferences


January 3 - 6, 2021  6:00 pm

Patrick Odle, Baptist Mid-Missions  



Patrick Odle



Patrick Odle will succeed Vernon Rosenau as president of Baptist Mid-Missions in the summer of 2020.  He pastors First Baptist Church, Elyria, OH and is a member of the GARBC Council of Eighteen.  He has previously ministered in Iowa at Ankeny Baptist Church, Holmes Baptist Church, and Faith Baptist Bible College.






January 31 - February 3, 2021  6:00 pm

Dr. Erwin Lutzer, Author and Pastor Emeritus, The Moody Church 



Dr. Erwin Lutzer

Erwin W. Lutzer is Pastor Emeritus of The Moody Church where he served as the Senior Pastor for 36 years.   


Dr. Lutzer is an award-winning author of numerous books including: The Church In Babylon, Rescuing The Gospel, He Will Be The Preacher, The Cross In The Shadow Of The Crescent, One Minute After You Die, When A Nation Forgets God, and Christian Bookseller’s Gold Medallion Award winner, Hitler’s Cross.


Dr. Lutzer and and his wife, Rebecca, live in the Chicago area. They have three grown children and eight grandchildren.







Winter Concert Series


Thursday, December 31, 2020     7:00 p.m.


Peter Wright & Family

Vocal, Piano, Trumpet, Violin


  Peter Wright Family

Peter Wright is the director of communications at Maranatha Baptist University and conducts the university Chorale. The Wright family enjoys ministering together for the glory of the Lord. Their presentation is filled with a variety of musical performances including vocal, piano, trumpet, and violin.



Friday, January 29, 2021     7:00 p.m.


Corinne Dyer - The Book of Ruth


Corinne Dyer will be blessing us with a dramatic presentation of the Book of Ruth.  Corinne has a bachelor’s degree in Speech Education and a master’s degree in Theatre from Bob Jones University in Greenville. SC. She has memorized the Old Testament book of Ruth and has performed it in several church and retreat settings. She is active in the Worship Arts Ministry at North Hills Church in Greenville. Her hobbies include sports, traveling with her family, spending time with friends, attending theatre, sewing and being on the water.  She and her husband, Andy Dyer, have three children: Quinn, a senior at Clemson University; Keely, a junior at Charleston Southern University; and Ashton, a junior in high school.






Friday, February 26, 2021     7:00 p.m.


David & Becky Stertzbach



Dave and Becky Stertzbach will host an evening of Scripture and song. More than just a sacred concert, the evening will feature vocal and piano music, personal testimonies, and inspiring hymn stories that will encourage your heart and refresh your spirit.


Pastor David Stertzbach II received a M.Mus. in Church Music from Bob Jones University. Becky graduated from Bob Jones University with a degree in English Education and earned her Master of Christian Education degree from International Baptist College and Seminary. They were married in 1995 and have two children: David III (Davy), and Laura (22).


They ministered at Trinity Baptist Church and School in Vermont for 11 years. In 2005 God led them to Tri-City Baptist Ministries in Chandler, Arizona where they serve in the church, the college, and the academy. Dave is the music pastor of Tri-City Baptist Church.  Becky is the college president’s executive assistant.


The Stertzbachs have taken several short-term Music Camp mission trips to Mexico and plan a trip to Kenya in 2021.  They enjoy discipling young adults and helping pass on their wisdom to the next generation of Christian workers.



Friday, March 26, 2021     7:00 p.m.


Beth Horton Barnard



Beth Horton Barnard

Beth Horton Barnard grew up in Tampa, FL, where she attended Hillsdale Baptist Church with her family. It was there her musical training began. In 1987 she entered Bob Jones University where she studied counseling, voice performance and education.


After marrying Paul Barnard in 1998, they had a son, John Paul, in 2000. The Barnards have lived in Land O'Lakes, FL, Carlisle, PA, Sarasota, FL, and settled in Greenville, SC in 2011.


Beth has been a private voice, flute and piano teacher as well as a choir director on the high school and college levels. She also enjoys judging for music competitions and singing in churches across America.


Beth is passionate about communicating the goodness and love of God through song and recorded a collection of songs in the CD, “Joy Overflowing.”


In 2017 she began teaching first grade at Bob Jones Academy and loves to impact young lives on a daily basis.











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