First Baptist is committed to serving as many people as possible in Jesus’ name.
Small Groups are neither more nor less important than worship services. They are complementary steps in discipleship because they strengthen different aspects of discipleship. For example, worship services are a large group gathering that helps unify and provides us a glimpse of heaven. Small Groups are different because they provide for the formation and development of relationships. Small Groups are where loving accountability takes place and questions can be answered. We desire that participation in Small Groups would be a priority in our lives because it is vital to our spiritual growth. Strategy is two-fold. We desire that all members be connected in at least one Ministry Team.
Ministry Teams are small groups that meet primarily to serve and encourage. These groups gather to meet specific needs in the church and in our community. Examples of ministry teams inside the church are: Children’s Ministry teachers/chaperones, Youth Ministry workers, Women’s Ministry, Men’s Ministry. Examples of ministry teams in the community include: Food Pantry workers, members who visit homebound members and nursing home residents, people who share the gospel with others, etc. These teams seek to be a blessing to others through their service in the name of Jesus Christ. Every Christian needs to not only receive truth and instruction, but needs to put their hands to work. Here at FBSC, we encourage everyone to find a place to serve and to “serve the Lord with gladness” (Psalm 100:2). Click on a link to find out ways to serve Christ.