Reach OUT to the broken and lost world through participating in one of our Mission Trips or Quarterly Opportunities.
LIFE ON MISSION
Join the celebration “Life on Missions”! Our missionaries and ministry leaders will have displays in the church foyer Saturday night and Sunday morning so you can find a way to get involved in missions.
Join them for hors d’oeuvres in the Fellowship Hall on Saturday, Feb.22 at 6pm. Please register to attend.
This will be followed by a program at 7pm in the sanctuary. On Sunday morning, we will have missionaries speaking to our Sunday School Classes.
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 December through March. Teams meet in the Fellowship Hall at 5:00pm
Ministry Leader: Tom Young
January 19 ACI, January 26 LMCI, February 16 ACI, March 15 ACI, and March 29 LCI. Albemarle, Lanesboro Minimum and Lincoln Correctional Institutions are served.
Ministry Leaders: Sidney & Patsy Knight
BILLY GRAHAM CALL CENTER AT FIRST BAPTIST MATTHEWS
January 29, February 26, and March 25 at 6:00pm in room 235-236
Ministry Leader: Martha Graham
RESCUE MISSION DINNER
January 11, February 8, and March 14
Ministry Leader: Annette Bolster
SERVANTS WITH A HEART
Packing event at First Baptist Matthews. Friday, March 6 and Saturday March 7
Ministry Leader: Jason Johnson
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Shoebox gifts and packing events beginning Fall 2020
Team Leaders: Brad & Renee Simons
ANGEL TREE GIFTS
Christmas Gifts for families in need. November 2020
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, January 18 and March 21
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, 2020
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
May 8-18, 2020
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 - Dave Mercer