Local, National, and International Missions

Minister of MissionsChris Chambers
(205) 228-1014

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”  Acts 1:8

The FBCT Missions Ministry exists to be His witnesses in our Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and to the ends of the earth!  With multiple opportunities offered throughout the year for you to become involved in missions at the local, national and international levels, it’s our purpose to help the people of God “Do His Work,” together.

Current Missions Opportunities:


Helping Survivors of Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

Many are looking for ways to assist hurricane survivors in the aftermath of recent storms. Consider some time proven tips.

  • Please do not collect supplies to send unless a specific organization has requested them and has agreed to receive them.
  • Please do not send used clothes, shoes or jackets.
  • Many excellent organizations will be assisting through established operations.
  • If you would like to donate money, you may donate at SBDR.org/Texas. 100% of the funds will go to Southern Baptist response organizations in Texas. There are NO administrative fees.
  • Pray for survivors, utility workers, and disaster response organizations who serve those in need.

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers are ready to assist when requested. Self-deployment is discouraged since every part of the infrastructure is overloaded. A disaster this large will require time and a lot of resources. Pray for responses to proceed smoothly.


TEAM Needs
Sunday, September 24  •  3:30pm

TEAM needs some help breaking down clothing racks after our Dollar Dash.  This will be next door at the Trussville First United Methodist Church.  Dollar Dash is a TEAM event that follows the Trussville First United Methodist Church’s fall consignment sale.  With several men the whole process should take less than 2 hours.

Those interested can contact DonnaSGriffith@gmail.com, or leave a text message at 205-807-1746.   It will be very helpful to know who/how many people are willing to come help!


Lovelady Center
Sunday, September 24 • 2:00pm

We’ll be decorating mini-pumpkins with the women and children residents of this center for restoration. Share the love of Jesus, encouraging ladies and children needing kindness and grace, and make friends and disciples!

If you are interested in taking part in this ministry project, please contact: robynudavis@icloud.com


The Nest Medical Clinic
Tuesday, September 26  •  5:30pm

Serving every other month, medical and non-medical volunteers are needed for this free medical clinic to the homeless, held at the Changed Lives Christian Center facility. To help: robynudavis@icloud.com


Collected at the Missions Wall in September

• For TEAM: non-perishable food items. Supply list available at the Missions Wall

• For The Nest: disposable razors and toothpaste

• For WUM: Children’s Bibles, boys/girls underwear (sizes 4-16), and footballs/soccer balls


Serving You Ministries
Sunday, October 1  •  2:00pm

Help needed to give out food, greet applicants, pray and visit with those in need.

Serving You is a non-profit organization existing for the purpose of being a ministry arm of area churches and corporations, by using each person’s spiritual gifting to reach a lost and hurting world through crisis relief benevolence ministry.

Changed Lives Christian Center
Sunday, October 8  •  5:30pm

Groups are being sought  to provide/serve a meal. To help and/or find out when the next service opportunity is, contact Robyn Davis at robynudavis@icloud.com

 


Threads Of Love
Saturday, October 14  •  10:00am  •  D138

You’re invited to join this group as they prepare gifts for new moms and babies in need within area hospitals. The ability to sew is not required, just a compassion for premies and mothers in need. Come join us!


positive-choicesPositive Choices
A Mission Opportunity here at home

For ladies, serve just our hours a week sharing God’s love and compassion with women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.

Positive Choices will be having Counselor Training in October. No experience necessary.  Just ordinary women with a heart for God and the mother who needs help making a positive choice about her baby.  Applications need to be completed and back by Sept. 28th.

Call Jan at 836-0550 for more information.


2017 National/International Mission Trips

NATIONAL
San Francisco
– February 9-14, 2017 – $1,500
Working with our existing church plants there.

Mississippi Delta Mission Trip – May 18-21 (ages 18 and up)
Helping to plant a church, serve at a food bank, assisting with a kids’ reading program, and putting on a spaghetti fundraiser. Can’t go? Help us by collecting toothpaste and toothbrushes for this trip at the Mission Wall. Additional info: robynudavis@icloud.com

New York City – May (tba) – $1,500
Vision trip for a church plant.

Men On Mission – June 11-18 – $200
Assisting in building a church in New Haven, Indiana.

INTERNATIONAL
Thailand – July 5-16
Teaching conversational English as a second language to Thai students and adults.

Amman, Jordan – TBA – $866 plus airfare
A dental/medical mission trip (non-medical personnel needed too) Details

Missions Ministry Assistant - Laura Martin

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