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Welcome to First Baptist Church of Flat Rock

A going church for a coming Lord

Pastor: Robert J. Boyce



Pastor Boyce wanted to become a Pastor as the Lord had called him and 

wants to serve the Lord to the fullest along with his family.  His greatest  

desire is to be in the center of God’s will.


Pastor Boyce, his wife Bethany, and their two sons,   

Josiah (3) and Jared (1) arrived October 11th in Flat Rock, Michigan.   

Bro. Boyce hails from Charleston, South Carolina and Bethany is originally 

from Gobles in western Michigan.


Graduating from Midwestern Baptist College in Pontiac, Michigan in 2010   

and being ordained the same year.  He was director of WAM (Wednesday 

at Midwestern), Children’s outreach program, Student Vice President, 

Nursing Home Ministry, and soul winning program.  He was on staff at 

Midwestern Baptist College as Maintenance Supervisor from 2005 – 2010.


His prior positions:  Led Youth Program, taught 3rd – 5th grade Sunday   

School, ushered, Adult Sunday School Teacher, Deacon, Street Preacher.


His testimony:  “In 2004, at Midwestern Baptist College, God called me to   

preach.  From that moment on, it has been my burden to be involved in full    

time Christian service.  God has placed a genuinely rooted desire in my  

heart to pastor a local church.  It is my purpose to plant my feet in the 

ministry and to serve God until He calls me home.  I desire to work 

alongside other believers who will endeavor to reach souls for Christ, help 

others to be nurtured in spiritual development, and to encourage and exhort 

other believers in ministry involvement.”


He is a faithful believer in Mission Giving and soul winning worldwide.  


He has claimed Philippians 1:6 as his life of service verse “Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.”