Reach OUT to the broken and lost world through participating in one of our Mission Trips or Quarterly Opportunities.

BLANKET AMERICA MINISTRIES
Love Thy Neighbor – an ongoing distribution ministry sponsored by Blanket America delivers gently used clothing, toys, and furniture from FBCM to ministry centers in VA,TN, KY and WV. Bring your donations to the church. For large items or large quantities contact Ministry Leader: Lou Stables

ROOM IN THE INN
First Baptist Matthews is proud to provide shelter to men in need on Monday nights through the winter months. Service dates in December are December 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30.
Ministry Leader: Tom Young

FEEDING THE MULTITUDE
This event offers opportunities to reach OUT to this in our community who are in need. We distribute grocery gift cards, coats, and Bibles. Our community outreach will take place November 16. Watch for sign-ups in October.
Ministry Leader: Donna Sallee

PRISON MINISTRY
September 29 LCI, October 20 ACI, November 17 ACI, November 24 LMCI, December 15 ACI, and December 29 LCI.  Albemarle, Lanesboro Minimum and Lincoln Correctional Institutions are served.  
Ministry Leaders: Sidney & Patsy Knight

BILLY GRAHAM CALL CENTER AT FIRST BAPTIST MATTHEWS
October 30, November 20, and December 18 at 6:00pm in room 235-236
Ministry Leader: Martha Graham

RESCUE MISSION DINNER
October 12, November 9, and December 14
Ministry Leader: Annette Bolster

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD 
Shoeboxes will be available for pick up on September 29. Please return completed boxes by October 30.
Team Leaders: Brad & Renee Simons

ANGEL TREE GIFTS
Pick up gift tags for needy families on November 3, in the church foyer.
Ministry Leader: Mitzi Wiggins

AGAPE DENTAL MINISTRY
This non-profit, 501c3 organization that provides free dental care for the underserved, low-income residents of Mecklenburg County is seeking prayers and new volunteers.
Ministry Leader: Ken Funderburk

CAR CARE MINISTRY
Saturday, November 16
Do you know someone who cannot afford minor car repairs? Let Car Care know. Are you a bit mechanical? Car Care can always use help with repairs and witnessing. Ministry Leader: Tony Reiter

MISSION TRIP TO THE PHILIPPINES
February 26-March 6
Keep our mission team in your prayers as they travel to the Philippines to begin new church plants in unchurched areas.  Pray that as they share the Gospel, many seeds will be sown and lives will be changed.
Team Leader - Jojee Pamintuan

MISSION TRIP TO THE UKRAINE
June 4-13, 2020
The Ukraine Mission Trip participants will partner with New Life Church in Kiev to work in various places 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, veterans 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 and/or all of these areas.
Team Leaders - Alan & Amy Capps

MISSION TRIP TO NEPAL
December 2-11, 2019
Our Nepal teams will be visiting churches, helping 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.
Team Leaders - Dan Pokharel & Dave Mercer

PRAYER AND FASTING
You can play a major role in the mission field without ever leaving home. Your prayers that the work of the Gospel would go forward to "the ends of the earth" make a difference.
Follow our Seven Day Prayer and Fasting Guide