“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
In case you were unable to attend we recorded our annual missions dinner. This year our focus was on 2 specific ways our church has conducted missions within the state of Missouri and how this falls within our overall mission strategy of pointing people to Jesus within our immediate community, our state, our country, and the world.
Jerusalem: Community Outreach
Kingdom Christian Academy- Support through funding, Chapel speaking supply, Parent involvement, etc.
SERVE Inc.- Financial support, supply support, adopt a family campaign
Our House- Fifth Friday meal, baked goods outreach (Youth), housewares and toiletries supply (Youth)
I Can Bike- Several Adults and Youth work at these camps teaching handicapped children to ride bikes.
FBC Community Outreach Events (Easter egg hunt, Kids Fest, Carver Park summer outreach)
Deaf Interpretation- With the Missouri School for the Deaf in our community we offer deaf interpretation in our services so the deaf community can worship with us
Westminster College- Transportation outreach during move in week.
Finals Week Study Space- We provide late night space to get away and study or relax for college students.
William Woods University- Move in assistance for Freshman dorm.
Westminster FCA- Provide a place for them to meet in our Annex.
High School FCA- Assist with Fields of Faith annual community outreach event
Samaria: U.S. Outreach
Annie Armstrong Offering for North American Missions- Financially support mission work throughout North America.
Sports Crusaders- Celebrating 25 years of ministry with 51,301 campers 5,950 POF, 415 local churches.
GCBA Youth Mission Trip to Turtle Mountain Reservation North Dakota- Now in 11th year. Much work is also done in Bottineau, North Dakota at this time.
Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief- Financial support and we have several members go on multiple trips a year
Cru Missionaries Zack and Corey Park- Financial support
Ends Of The Earth: Worldwide Outreach
Lottie Moon Christmas Offering Giving- Annual financial offering to support international missions.
GCBA Youth Mission Trip to Turtle Mountain Reservation North Dakota- Now in 11th year. (The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians is a Sovereign Nation) some work has been done in Canada as well in the past.
ShowHope- Support financially and through sending of short term missionaries to Henan province China