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In early 2014, First Baptist Church began to pursue a 5-5-5 Great Commission strategy.  

COMMUNITY...

Reach every person in a 5-mile radius of our church campus in the next 5 years.

COUNTRY...

Form 5 church-planting partnerships in spiritually dark areas of our country in the next 5 years.

CONTINENTS...

For 5 church-planting partnerships on 5 continents in the next 5 years.

How can you get involved? 

COMMUNITY

C.A.R.E.

The CARE ministry has many opportunities to serve. Every Tuesday at 5:30 PM on the first floor of Building B, we gather to eat and then go out to make gospel visits in the community.  CARE does not meet on the 5th Tuesday of the month.  

Love Loud

In the spring, join your Life Group to design and carry out a service project that shows love in a practical way to our community with face to face interaction with our lost neighbors.  Many of the Life Groups continue this throughout the year.   

Mission Projects
FBC members interested in serving on one of these teams should call the church office at 453-9001.

COUNTRY

Cleveland, Ohio
We are thrilled to be serving along side with Chinese immigrant church plant, All Points Church at Hudson.

Clarksdale, Mississippi

For years, our youth have been serving in Clarksdale and have seen many come to faith in Christ. Our church is honored to join with gospel partners on the ground there to win the lost and strengthen the church.

Denver, Colorado
In June, we will once again assist Calvary Church with their annual soccer camp. In October, we will assist them with their annual Fall Festival. 

Brooklyn, New York
In September, we will serve with church plant Mosaic Baptist Church through servant evangelism and community service projects reaching people with a diverse range of backgrounds from Anglo, to Caribbean, to Jewish. 

CONTINENTS

Thailand
In December, we are planning a trip to work along side IMB missionaries to reach Thais through English teaching and prayer walking. 
 
Panama
In June, we'll be working with New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Coronado, Panama, to reach unreached villages with the gospel and plant new churches plus strengthen the two church plants we helped them start. 
  

Brazil
In July, we're planning a trip to strengthen church plants and help Santa Cruz Baptist Church plant.  Ministry may include home visit evangelism, children's ministry, medical work and construction.

Kenya
In July, we will once again serve with Orbit Village Project (www.orbitvillage.org.) ministering to  orphaned and vulnerable children. Ministry includes presenting Zawadi bags and the gospel to children, doing evangelism and strengthening church plants. 

Central Asia
In the fall, we will be taking the gospel to a majority Muslim culture through English as a Foreign Language or through a basketball camp. 

Middle East
For the past several years, an FBC team has served with partners in the Middle East to strengthen gospel work through construction on sports facilities and other buildings. 

Philippines
In September, we will be ministering with JPA Ministries to train pastors, start new churches and spread the gospel.  Ministry may include children's work, evangelism, construction and medical work.   

 Missions Applications

Click HERE to download a Mission Project Application.
Click HERE to download a Mission Scholarship Application.

MISSIONS BASIC TRAINING

If you plan to serve on an FBC mission team the Missions Basic Training Class is required.  Our next class is scheduled for Sunday, September 23rd from 3-6 in E-220.  Call 429-6303 to register for this class by Monday, September 17th.  Childcare is available.  If you have already completed this class, you don't need to retake it. 

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