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Celebrate Recovery

Monday Nights at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ centered recovery program for anyone struggling with anything that keeps them from being who God wants them to be. CR meets every Monday night in the Fellowship Hall. We have dinner at 5:50 PM ($5.00 or whatever you can afford), Worship at 6:40 and Small Groups at 8:00. Come as you are and join us. Contact Buck Dewhurst at 828-458-1320

or buckdew@gmail.com.


Memory Cafe

second Monday of the month from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Crosswalk

A monthly social gathering welcoming those with early memory loss and dementia challenges, along with their caregivers. It is an opportunity to interact, relax, and enjoy one another. It's purpose is to reduce the isolation and loneliness often experienced by those with memory challenges. Support, encouragement and connection is offered to those who care for them and for their loved ones. This is not a drop-off program. No charge for this event.


Memory Makers Quilt Ministry

Makes & donates quilts to local and international ministries.

In 2014, this ministry made over 200 quilts. They donated quilts to Samaritan's Purse, ABCCM, The VA Hospital, an orphanage in Russia, and many other places. No previous sewing skills are necessary to be a part of this group. Experienced quilters can teach you everything you need to know!

Meets:

Thursday Nights: 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Second Friday of the month: 5:30-9:00 p.m.

Third Saturday of the month: 9:00 a.m. - noon.


Prayer Ministry

If you have a prayer request, you may contact the Prayer Room at (828) 693-Pray (7729).

If you would like to be a part of our Prayer Ministry, contact us here.


Food Service

There are many opportunites to serve in the food ministry at First Baptist.

Email Sergio Vazquez here if you are interested in serving.


Care Ministry

First Baptist Care Ministry offers opportunities to invest your time in the lives of church family members who are living in Nursing Homes or Assisted Living Facilities or who are homebound. We demonstrate the loving care and compassion of our Savior by ministering to those in need of comfort and support and by providing prayer, love and acts of kindness.

Care Ministry Leadership: Christine Winnett (Coordinator).

If you want to join the Care Team please contact Christine by email or phone (828) 606-8377.


Library

Library Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Sunday: 9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Our collection includes books, DVD's & CD's: adventure, fantasy, fiction, non-fiction, Bible study, biographies, devotionals, parenting, cooking, crafts & more! From beginner readers to adults, we have something for you!


Place Ministries

God created us all for good works. To help accomplish that purpose, He gifted each of us with specific personality traits, spiritual gifts, and abilities so that we can use them for His glory. Perhaps you already know how God has gifted you. Discovering your spiritual gifts is just the beginning. PLACE also helps you gain understanding of which natural abilities complement your personality, and connect you to your passion and life experiences. This enables you to better understand where God is taking you.

The PLACE process helps you grasp the ‘big picture’ for your life, so you can target which ministry you can best apply your talents, inside and outside the walls of FBC. The PLACE process involves:

Personality Discovery

Learning Spiritual Gifts

Abilities Awareness

Connecting Passion with Ministry

Experiences in Life

For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10


Special Friends

Sunday mornings at 9:30

Special Friends is a Ministry for adults with disabilities. It is a Sunday School Group that meets each Sunday morning at 9:30am until 10:45am in the main building at FBC. This 35+ year ministry focuses on the spiritual needs of those adults with disabilities in Henderson County. Come join us to learn about Jesus and how to live for Jesus every day, meet new friends, worship through music and fellowship together.


Builders For Christ

This is a group of men and women who help people in the community who cannot help themselves. Projects include building of ramps, one time yard work, minor carpentry, electrical, and plumbing work as well. Contact John Roach to volunteer.


Orphan Ministry

The purpose of the orphan ministry is to raise awareness of God's call to care for orphans. The orphan ministry reaches out to adoptive families in our church. It also oversees the details of our church's sponsorship of the Kirov #1 orphanage in Russia.


English as a Second Language (ESL)

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered here at FBC. A perfect setting for learning or improving the English language, classes in our ESL Center have a relaxed, friendly, and loving atmosphere. Volunteer instructors minister to adult students from around the world. This is our 8th year of ministry. Childcare is available.


SSA Group

SSA Support Group

2nd Tuesday of every month • 6:30 p.m. • E542

Does someone you love struggle with same sex attraction? We have a support group just for you!

Contact Gary & Kathy Pierson at 248.840-2731.


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