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Deacons

Bereavement Ministry Team  – Danny Pritchett/Betty Jones

Focus: Persons affected by the death of a loved one.

Message: “You are not alone in the shadow of your loss.  We walk with you.”

 

Casserole Ministry Team – Betty Jones

Focus: Persons affected by a time of crisis and/or upheaval of their normal schedule and need food provided.

Message: “Let us prepare a meal while you are dealing with the crisis in your life.”

 

Celebration Ministry Team – Sally Vent

Focus: Persons who have experienced something for which we can join in celebration and thanksgiving.  Example: Birthdays, anniversaries, baptisms, graduations, etc. Could also include bulletin boards.

Message: “We rejoice with you.”

 

Homebound Ministry Team – Sandy Holsinger

Focus: Persons confined to their homes.  This would include private dwellings, retirement communities, or nursing centers.

Message: “You remain an important part of our lives.”

 

Hospital Visitation Ministry Team – Murphy Terry

Focus: Persons who are affected by hospitalization, whether short- or long-term.

Message: “You are not alone or forgotten in this time of crisis and healing.”

 

Member Care Ministry Team – Stan Bennett

Focus: To keep in contact with all members of FBC by visits or phone calls.

Message: “God loves you and so do we.”

 

New Member Ministry Team – Fred Hale/Donnie Brown

Focus: Persons who have recently chosen First Baptist as their church home.

Message: “Welcome. Come in and let us get acquainted.”

 

Prayer Ministry Team – Linda Terry

Focus: Persons who have personal needs that call out for intercessory prayer.

Message: “Today I spoke with God about your need.”

 

Visiting Outreach Ministry Team – Jim Martin

Focus: Persons new to the community served by the church.  Follow up on persons who have visited our church.

Message: “We care about people. Come let us care for you.  FBC is a place to belong and a place to become.”

 

Staff Support Ministry Team – Sharon Flory

Focus: Persons serving as full- or part-time staff members and their family members.  Provide encouragement and support.

Message: “We care and appreciate you.”