International Missions, Our Ends of the Earth, represents how we Reach OUT to the broken and lost world.

Global Missions Director: Dave Mercer

KIEV, UKRAINE MISSION
Ministry Leaders: Alan & Amy Capps
The Ukraine Mission Trip participants partner with New Life Church in Kiev to work in the community to further the mission of Christ. FBCM has partnered with New Life Church for the last 12 years. Schools, hospitals, refugee camps, military hospitals, veteran’s ministry, orphanages, youth events and gypsy camps are all places that New Life Church is working. Participants will work with the church to do ministry in any of these areas. These trips will be 1 week in length.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Ministry Leaders: Brad & Renee Simmons
Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to children in desperate situations through gift-filled shoe boxes and the good news of God's love. All ages can be involved in this hands on ministry project. Along with shoe box gifts millions of children are given Gospel booklets in their own language. The church will also go as a team in December to work at the distribution center where the gift boxes are packed to send around the world.

FILIPINO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY CHURCH
Ministry Leader: Jojee Pamintuan
Be a part of a multi-cultural church plant with a heart for missions at First Baptist Matthews. This group meets every Sunday at 1:30pm. They also have social activities and go on an annual mission trip to the Philippines.

PHILIPPINES MISSION TRIP
Ministry Leader: Jojee Pamintuan 
This mission is a partnership with our Filipino International Community Church. Once a year, we take a team to the Philippines to begin church plants in unchurched communities. We accomplish this by holding medical clinics, visiting schools, showing the Jesus video, blitzing communities with flyers and intentionally sharing the gospel. We have planted twelve churches so far.

NEPAL MISSION TRIP
Ministry Leaders: Dave Mercer, Dan Pokharel
Once or twice a year we take teams to Nepal to visit churches, help with pastors conferences, youth conferences, and women’s ministries. Our goal is to build strategic relationships and plant more reproducing and healthy churches in Nepal.

GLOBAL MISSION CHURCH CHARLOTTE
Ministry Leader: Dan Pokharel
First Baptist Matthews is the mother church for this local multi-cultural church plant. This English speaking church officially launched on March 3, 2019. They have averaged 35 people in attendance each week. The leadership team continues to reach out to multi-cultural groups in the community.

Additional Strategic Partners:
International Missions Board 
Association of Baptist for World Evangelism