v World Missions: This is our outreach to get behind what God is doing among us and help send he or she out. Pray if God is leading you to go.
v Proverbs 19:17 - “Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done. “ This is our missional fund to help us react over the course of the year to what God brings our way.
v Relay for Life: Now in our second year, this is a great outreach to our community. With our drive through prayer catching on and our presence know more in the community this helps us spread the Gospel with God’s love.
v Veteran’s Outreach: With some 1,000 veterans in town this is another great outreach to our community. We sponsor once a year a veterans breakfast, and run the only Veterans Day service in town to honor our veterans. Bill Coolbaugh has attendeed most of the monthly veteran’s breakfasts.
American Baptist Conference: We donate monthly to the American Baptist to help support local and world wide missions within the American Baptist conference. In addition each quarter during the year we have the opportunity to donate to the various missional efforts below. These represent a way we can be connected with local, national and world needs and be part of a larger Kingdom more effective effort to bring the gospel to the world. As well we can help support the faithful retired missionaries. Watch for these giving opportunities monthly. Thank you for your support of these.
United Mission: American Baptists have always been a people of mission; mission is in our DNA. Our United Mission (UM) contributions give concrete expression to this impulse and help us to be the hands and feet of Christ – from the local congregation to all parts of the world. It is through UM, our one family offering, that each giver is able to participate in the total ministry of our American Baptist family.
America for Christ: The America for Christ Offering is the American Baptist response to the needs of home missions within and beyond the local congregation in witness and service for Christ as mandated by the Great Commission. Gifts are channeled through National Ministries and Regional Ministries to fund home mission, education and local community ministries. One Great Hour of Sharing: The One Great Hour of Sharing offering is the American Baptist response to worldwide disaster relief and development. One Great Hour of Sharing in cooperation with other denominations is a channel for national and international aid in times of crisis. World Mission: The World Mission is the American Baptist response to the needs of international missions as mandated by the Great Commission in partnership with other National Baptist churches in other countries. Retired Ministers and Missionaries: The Retired Ministers and Missionaries Offering is the American Baptist thank you - and response to emergency needs of - retired ministers and missionaries, and surviving spouses.