New to Medulla?
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Your Guide to Memorable First Time Visit.

What You can Expect.

We’re excited that you’re considering joining us for worship and becoming a part of our vibrant community. We understand that visiting a new church can be exciting and intimidating.

But rest assured; we are here to make your first visit a memorable and meaningful experience. Whether you are seeking a church home, exploring your faith, or simply curious about what Medulla offers, we can’t wait to welcome you into our loving community.

Warm Welcome Awaits You

As soon as you walk through our doors, you will be greeted by friendly faces and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Our greeters are here to assist you, answer any questions you may have, and help you find your way around. Feel free to approach them and let them know it’s your first time at Medulla. We’re honored to have you here!

Plan Your Visit for a VIP Experience

We invite you to plan your visit to Medulla Baptist Church and experience our VIP treatment. We want you to feel special and valued from the moment you step through our doors. By planning your visit, we can ensure that our team is ready to greet you, answer your questions, and guide you throughout the entire worship experience.

To plan your visit, simply fill out the “Plan a Visit” form below or contact our church office directly. Let us know the date you plan to visit, and any specific needs or questions you may have. We’ll take care of the rest!

A Place of Worship and Inspiration

At Medulla Baptist Church, we believe in honoring and worshiping God wholeheartedly. Our services are designed to uplift your spirit, provide biblical teachings, and foster a sense of community. You can expect vibrant worship music, relevant messages based on the Bible, and a focus on applying God’s Word to our everyday lives.

Service Times and Options

Our Sunday morning worship service begins at 9:30 am, where you can experience the joy of uplifting music, heartfelt prayer, and a biblically grounded message that will inspire and encourage you. Additionally, we have Family Groups at 10:45 am and Wednesday evening services at 6:30 pm that provide additional opportunities for fellowship and spiritual growth. 

Meet Our Medulla Family

We can’t wait to meet you and welcome you into our Medulla family. We believe that every person who walks through our doors is a unique and valued individual, created by God with a purpose. You’ll find a community of genuine love, support, and encouragement where lifelong friendships are formed.

So, don’t hesitate! Take the next step and plan your visit to Medulla Baptist Church. Come and experience firsthand the warmth, joy, and transforming power of God’s love. 

Schedule your VIP visit today and discover the extraordinary blessings that await you at Medulla Baptist Church.

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Dylan LeFebvre and wife Till Directors of Student Ministries

Dylan LeFebvre

Director of Student Ministries

Dylan was born in Lakeland, Florida.  He has earned his Associates degree from Polk State College, a BS degree in Health Sciences from University of South Florida, and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University.  Dylan enjoys spending leisure time on the golf course and exercising.  He loves sports and is a fan of the University of Florida Gators.  Dylan is married to Til and they have a pup named Scout.  Dylan’s life verse is I Corinthians 16:13.

Pastor Jeff Myatt and his wife Worship Lead Pastor of Medulla Baptist Church Lakeland Florida

Pastor Jeff Myatt

Worship and Families Pastor

Jeff was born and raised in North Florida.  He followed the call to Christian Ministry in 1983.  He earned a B.A. in Religion from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 1986 and a Master’s of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1991.  Jeff has served in churches in Florida, Texas, and Georgia as a Youth Pastor for nearly 21 years and an Associate Pastor the past 18.  Additionally, Jeff has ministered as a Hospice Chaplain here in Polk County for 6 years.  Jeff and been married to Laurie for almost 42 years, has three adult children and (most importantly) two Grand-Children! Jeff will be happy to tell you about the grandkids if you ask.   Jeff’s’ hobbies are music, guitar, golf, disc golf, walking/running.  Jeff’s loves most sports and he and Laurie are proud members of the Gator Nation!  Jeff is most passionate about pursuing a life-giving relationship with God through Jesus Christ and having that relationship with God affect everything we do.   Jeff’s life verse in Psalm 73:26.

Pastor Mark Epperson and his wife Senior Lead Pastor of Medulla Baptist Church Lakeland Florida

Pastor Mark Epperson

Senior Pastor

Mark was born in Orlando, Florida.  God called him to Christian ministry in 1981 during the European Baptist Convention in Interlaken, Switzerland.  He received a BME degree from Samford University, and an MM degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Mark served at First Baptist Church in Cuthbert, Georgia, and the First Baptist Church in Kissimmee, Florida, as a Music and worship pastor for nearly 20 years.  Upon his calling to the pastorate, Mark served as Senior Pastor at the Cedar Hills Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida for 6 years before becoming Senior Pastor here at Medulla in 2010.  He has published a book titled, “That Many Will See and Fear”.  Mark lives here in Lakeland with his wife Donna, and they have two adult children, Taryn and Tyler.  The entire family are huge fans of the football dynasty known as the Alabama Crimson Tide.  Mark’s life verse is Proverbs 3:5-6.

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