For even the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve...

Mark 10:45

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One of the many ways to connect with your church family and community is through service.
There's always an ongoing opportunity to serve in various ministries.
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Romans 12: 6-8 says, “Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith; if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching; the one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; the one who leads, with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.
Find your place to use your spiritual gift(s) by serving on a Ministry Action Team. Our MATs are designed so that all believers can be a part of the various ministries in our church family. Where would you like to serve? Please share your desire with one of our pastors. MAT members are elected annually by our church body.



Romans 10:17, “So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.” By serving in this area of ministry, you seek to enhance the ability of those who gather for worship to hear the Word of God by producing quality sound for worship services.
Purpose: To provide the church with quality audio/sound for worship services, funerals, weddings, and other church-wide events that occur in the Sanctuary/Worship Center. Make recommendations for maintenance of equipment and new equipment needs.


Baptism is the first act of obedience symbolizing the new believer’s faith in a crucified, buried, and risen Savior. Baptism is a picture of the believer’s death to sin, the burial of the old life, and the resurrection to walk in newness of life in Jesus Christ. It is a testimony to the believer’s faith in the final resurrection of the dead. By serving in this area of ministry, you get to be a part of this experience with each new believer and encourage them as they begin their new walk in their Christian faith.
Purpose: Assist the pastoral staff in the instruction of candidates, preparation for the service, and the administration of the Ordinance of Baptism.


2 Corinthians 1: 3-4, “Praise be to God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.” By serving in this area of ministry, you represent Christ’s caring for people – through people. You will serve those in our church family who are grieving due to the loss of a loved one.
Purpose: Assist the pastoral staff in coordinating the preparation and serving of a meal for church related families in times of bereavement, the death of one of their own.


Nehemiah 4:6, “So we built the wall, and the entire wall was joined together up to half its height, for the people had a mind to work.” Buildings and grounds are the tools that God provides so we can have a place for His people to gather and worship. By serving in this ministry, you are committing to keep God’s House ready for His work by providing a safe and clean environment, improving the church’s buildings and property, and on-going maintenance of the current buildings and property.
Purpose: To maintain the church buildings and grounds to a high standard of attractiveness and safety to enhance the worship experience. To survey the need for equipment and oversee the maintenance of equipment.


Deuteronomy 15:10 says, “You shall surely give to Him and your heart should not be grieved when you give to Him, because for this thing the Lord your God will bless you in all your works and all to which you put your hand.” By serving in this ministry, you will count the monies received on Sunday and during the week which are the tithes and offerings from God’s people given to accomplish His purposes.
Purpose: To secure monies received during worship services and to count, record, and deposit all monies received on Sunday and the preceding week which have been placed in the safe. Accuracy and confidentiality are prerequisites for serving on this Ministry Action Team.


Acts 4:37 says, "Having land, sold it, and brought the money, and laid it at the apostles' feet."  The financial responsibility of the church is to be a wise steward of the resources God has entrusted to this fellowship. Ultimately, the church is responsible to God in the stewardship of its funds. If a financial conflict arises, the instruction in Matthew 18 should be followed as a guiding principle. By serving in this ministry area, you will assure best practices in church financial management, assist in preparation of the annual budget, provide oversight of the church-approved budget, and review monthly financial statements.
Purpose: To provide oversight to the finances and stewardship of First Baptist Church in accordance with the mission of the church.


Psalm 84:1 says, “How lovely is Your tabernacle, O Lord of hosts!” By serving in this area of ministry, you will assist in making sure the Lord’s house is lovely and ready for worship by maintaining the flowers and décor in the auditorium and foyer areas. Ensure that people who enter our doors feel warm and welcome.
Purpose: To provide flowers and décor for the auditorium and foyers throughout the year and during seasonal times.


I Peters 4:9-10 says, “Be hospitable to one another without grumbling. As each one has received a gift, minister to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” By serving in this area of ministry, you will provide hospitality to others by overseeing the set-up, serving, and clean-up during church-wide social events. It is an opportunity to give of yourself and provide a time of enjoyment and fellowship for others.
Purpose: To facilitate church-wide fellowships by hosting, preparing the area, and serving during church events.


Purpose: To work with the Children’s Pastor to provide a program for the spiritual growth of children (birth – grade 6) and families.


Proverbs 27:17 says, “As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.” By serving in this area of ministry you will encourage, equip, and energize the men of First Baptist Church and our community. God has purposely designed each man to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ through discipleship, leadership, and obedience to the inerrant Word of God.
Purpose: To provide fellowship and discipleship to the men of the church.


Matthew 28: 19-20 says, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” By serving in this area of ministry you lead and organize mission efforts in our church, community, and the world – the focus will always be on sharing the gospel with those who do not know Christ.
Purpose: To research, develop, and coordinate programs in the local church, community, and around the world that promote mission education, mission opportunities, mission projects, and mission travel.


Nehemiah 4:14 says, “And I looked, and arose and said to the nobles, to the leaders, and to the rest of the people, “Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, great and awesome, and fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your houses.” By serving in this area of ministry, you are charged with creating a safe and secure worship environment and the development of security awareness to ensure that the church body is knowledgeable and informed about church safety.
Purpose: To the keep the campus secure and membership safe.


Proverbs 11:14 says, “Where there is no counsel, the people fail; But in the multitude of counselors there is safety.” By serving in this area of ministry you are responsible with assuring that best employment practices are in place and followed and seeking God’s direction in all matters related to personnel. It is preferred that members of this ministry action team have experience in personnel matters and/or leadership roles.
Purpose: To oversee personnel needs, personnel policy, recommend salary and benefits, and all other personnel related matters.


Psalm 121: 7-8 says, “The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. The Lord shall preserve you going out and coming in from this time forth and forevermore.” By serving in this area of ministry you are responsible for ensuring that safe transportation and other needs for transportation are is provided for our church members as they travel and use the vehicles and trailers provided.
Purpose: To keep the church vehicles maintained, serviced, and replaced when necessary.


Psalm 119:18 says, “Open my eyes, that I may see wondrous things from Your law.” By serving in the area of ministry, you seek to enhance the ability of those who gather for worship to see the Word of God by producing quality videos and visuals for worship services.
Purpose: To provide the church with quality video/visuals for worship services, funerals, and other church-wide events that occur in the Sanctuary/Worship Center. Make recommendations for maintenance of equipment and new equipment needs.


Genesis 2: 22-24 says, “And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.  And Adam said, this is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Therefore, shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” By serving in this area of ministry you will be responsible for seeing that wedding and events associated with the wedding are carried out in a way that honors God and is reflective of the beliefs and practices as outlined in the First Baptist Church Wedding Policy.
Purpose: To act as wedding coordinators for the church, ensuring the wedding policies are enforced, helping the wedding party in planning, and serving as church facilitators.


Purpose: To work with the student pastor to provide for the needs of the youth (Grades 7-12).


I Peters 4: 8-9 says, “And above all things have fervent love for one another, for “love will cover a multitude of sins.” Be hospitable to one another without grumbling”. By serving in this ministry, you are using the gift of hospitality. You are entrusted with promoting a sense of welcoming and belonging to all who enter our doors to worship. This ministry should be treated seriously and with great dignity.  You are charged with seeking Jesus’ face in the face of each person who comes into the church.
Purpose: To oversee the welcome center needs, train volunteers to serve in the welcome center, coordinate construction & furnishing of welcome center area.


Hebrews 10: 23-24 says, “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful. And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works.” By serving in this area of ministry you will seek to meet the unique needs of women while providing encouragement, comfort, and hope. Create a positive atmosphere where women of all ages realize God’s purpose for their lives in the areas of worship, fellowship, discipleship, evangelism, and interpersonal relationships.
Purpose: To provide fellowship and discipleship to the women of the church.


 Deacons have a crucial role in the life and the health of the local church. The biblical role of deacons is to take care of the physical and logistical needs of the church so that the pastors can concentrate on their primary calling, based on the pattern found in Acts 6:1–6. The apostles were devoted “to prayer and to the ministry of the word” (v. 4).

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