1318 East Calhoun Street
Plant City, Florida 33563
Warm Family Friendly Southern Baptist Church in Plant City, FL
Services & Events
Eastside Baptist Church Offers Bible Teaching Discipleship, Educational Programs, Fellowship, Music, Prayer and Training
for people of all ages in the Tampa Bay area. We also have exciting events for families throughout the year.
We offer a number of unique opportunities and programs for every member of your family. Our ministries are designed to
inspire, encourage, and enhance our members and the community.
Our mission is to Love our God and our Neighbors in
"Real and Relevant Ways"
Learn about Eastside Baptist Church
1939 Eastside Baptist Church began with a tent revival at the corner of Davis and West Reynolds Street. Later a tabernacle was built on East Calhoun Street.
1942 the church was called Calhoun Baptist Church with thirty-five charter members. A one room building seating 200 people was constructed for worship services. Calhoun Baptist Church was admitted into the South Florida Baptist Association.
1946 Calhoun Baptist was relocated on the property a mile further east, and in keeping with the geographic location, the name of the church was changed to Eastside Baptist church. A pastoriam was constructed at 1308 East Calhoun Street.
1949 an educational building was constructed.
1957 a church auditorium was constructed at the corner of Calhoun and Center Streets.
1961 a kindergarten/day care program begun.
1968 a new educational building was constructed and a parking lot for over 100 cars was paved.
1979 the church razed the old auditorium that sat at the corner of Calhoun and Wills Street.
1987 Eastside bought the property at 905 Center Street,
1997 broke ground and began construction on a Family Life Center on Center Street
1998 Family Life Center was completed
We are a Southern Baptist Church, serving Plant City, Florida and the Tampa Bay area since 1939. We are members of the Plant City Chamber of Commerce, Shiloh Baptist Association, and Southern Baptist Convention.
Whether you are a member, attend regular services, or first-time guest we want you to know how honored we are that you have chosen to worship with us. Our sincere desire is that you will experience the Lord's presence both in our worship service and in the people you encounter. We invite you to participate with us in God's word by making our house your home.
Contact our Family of Ministers at (813) 754-2681