New year means new youth building for Beaches church

  • Pictured breaking ground for the new Rev. John Hibbard Youth House are, from left, Lisa Hibbard, Marianne Hibbard, Brandy Hibbard, Adrianne Hibbard and Jody Hibbard. (photo submitted)
    Pictured breaking ground for the new Rev. John Hibbard Youth House are, from left, Lisa Hibbard, Marianne Hibbard, Brandy Hibbard, Adrianne Hibbard and Jody Hibbard. (photo submitted)
  • This is the vision of the new youth building at First Christian Church of the Beaches.
    This is the vision of the new youth building at First Christian Church of the Beaches.
There are times when dates and actions come together just right. In 2016, Hurricane Matthew damaged the house in Neptune Beach that First Christian Church at the Beaches was using for its youth ministry. The house, at the corner of First St. and Seagate, was an old 1950s beach house. The church purchased the property in 1987. The congregation started then on a plan to replace this aging houseā€¦

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