“Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation.” Mark. 16:15
One of the best ways to get connected at First Baptist is to serve! Not only are you doing God’s work by showing His love to others through you, but you also build long lasting relationships with others at FBC. So check out the ways you can serve – within First Baptist, locally in our community, regionally within the United States or even globally around the world. God has blessed you to bless others – so let’s get going!
Big Serve for 2015
These are list of opportunities to serve throughout 2015.
31: Memphis Union Mission
1: Church Without Doors
16-21: Walker, LA Family Mission Trip
21: Millington Crisis Center
4: Easter Egg Hunt/Block Party
30: Memphis Union Mission
4-11: Chimaltenango, Guatemala
18: EA Harold Elementary School Clean up day
11-18: High School Mission Trip, Arlington, TX
20-25: Middle School Mission Trip, Princeton, KY
29: Memphis Union Mission
Boys Ranch Food Drive
28: Trunk or Treat
31: Memphis Union Mission
8: Church Without Doors
6-20: Christmas for the Homeless—Calvary Rescue Mission & Memphis Union Mission
- Association (Mid-South Baptist Association) - “Church Without Doors” that feeds and presents the gospel to homeless people in downtown Memphis.
- National (North American Mission Board) – Mission trips that provide VBS and church camps for churches lacking manpower and resources.
- International (International Mission Board) – Mission trips to foreign countries that involve worship teams, medical relief, construction, and evangelism.
Previous Foreign Mission Trips
- 2000 – Guatemala – Camp Construction, Evangelism
- 2001 – Guatemala – Medical, Prayer Walking, Evangelism
- 2002 – Guatemala – Medical, Construction, Evangelism
- 2003 – Guatemala – Medical, Construction, Evangelism
- 2004 – Costa Rica – Operation GO Evangelism
- 2005 – Honduras – Operation GO Evangelism
- 2006 – Honduras – Operation GO Evangelism, Medical, Construction
- 2007 – Honduras – Operation GO Evangelism, Medical
- 2008 – Honduras – Operation GO Evangelism, Medical
- 2009 – Honduras – Good Shepherd Children’s Home
- 2012 – Guatemala – Construction, Evangelism
- 2012 – Toronto – Sports Camps, VBS
- 2013 – Toronto – Sports Camps, VBS
Local and State Missions
- Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home (Double B Boys Ranch), Millington, TN – Ministry for boys who have been removed from their natural homes for a variety of reasons. Designed to build strong Christian character in youth from troubled family backgrounds. Each boy is directed toward a new Christ-filled life through prayer and Bible study.
- Ministry Scholarship - Financial aid for students who are members of FBC to attend a Baptist institution offering Christian education on the university level.
- Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary – Memphis, TN – Degreed and non-degreed training for ministerial students.
- Confidential Care for Women Counseling Services – Atoka, TN – Christian-based pregnancy counseling center that also provides Bible study classes and basic child-care needs for new and expectant mothers.
- Gideon’s International – Bible distribution program for winning men, women, boys, and girls to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Mission Conference Speakers – Guest speakers may include former and/or present-time missionaries who share their experiences with the church for missions awareness.