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.”