- Ministry to area schools. Several LifeGroup classes have committed to feeding faculty at the Rankin Learning Center (Alternative School) every month this school year. We are in contact with the administration of area schools and are actively pursuing opportunities to minister to school personnel and students. Please contact us if you or your lifeGroup, small group or family know of needs or would like to be invovled in ministry to area schools.
- Through ministry projects we've done like Church at Work on Easter Sunday, "Blitz Bowl" on Super Bowl Sunday as well as others, FBC Brandon is consistenly involved in and searching for creative ways to be involved in ministering to physical/spiritual needs in the Brandon and Rankin County area.
- Our Disaster/Storm Relief team is occasionally called out during disaters and/or storms as well as helping with cleanup afterward.
- Other opportunities to serve/donate to in Brandon/Rankin Cty. area are:
Grace Baptist Church (food pantry) 601.824.7334
City of Pelahatchie (food pantry) 601.854.5223
Marvin United Methodist (food pantry/clothing closet) 601.845.7524
South Rankin Food Resource Center, partenered with FBC Richland (help with food) 601.939.1715
FBC Florence (food pantry) 601.845.7578
Christian Women's Job Corps (clothing closet) 601.826.0442
Healing Touch Ministries (clothing/furniture/food) 601.624.2125
- Our Disaster/Storm Relief team has worked in various locations throughout the State of Mississippi during and after disasters and/or storms.
- We are consistently involved and providing opportunities for individuals, families, and lifeGroups to be involved in ministry in the Jackson/Metro Area. Some of the ministries we have worked with and recommend are:
Mississippi Benevolence - Charles Holmes 601.540.3643
Opportunity Center/Poindexter Park - Provide lunches, clothing, blankets, sleeping bags and minister to homeless
Southside Baptist Church 601.372.9161
Center for Pregnancy Choices 601.939.9009 or 601.713.3113
- Family Mission Trips 8 families went to New Orleans to stay and work with Oak Park Baptist Church on the West Bank for Family Mission Trip 2013 during Spring Break week, March 9-16. We all had a great time serving the Lord together, encouraging Oak Park Baptist as they continue to minister to their transtioning community, and demonstrating the love of Christ to the city of New Orleans. Contact us if you would ike info or if you are ready to GO and minister with your family and others from FBC on the Family Mission Trip, 2014.
"remotest part of the earth"
- Eastern Asia Mission Trip Our ministry opportunities include working with a UUPG (Unengaged, unreached people group) through sports and other types of evangelism, connecting with college students, potentially working with business/professional people and ministry to the indigienous believers/missionaries serving there. Plans are underway for a trip in late May/early June 2014.
- Southern Asia Mission Trip Ministry opportunities include leading men's/women's conferences, working with children in slums, encouraging native church leaders and IMB missionaries, leading small evangelistic services in slums and villages, and possibly initiating work with a UUPG. Plans are underway for a trip in mid/late July 2014.
- Birmingham, England Mississippi Baptists partnered with English churches in 2012 as the world's attention was focused on the UK for the Oylympics in July/August 2012. We have partnered with Moneyhull Church in Birmingham England to serve them as they share the Gospel with their city. We are planning to take a team back there to work in late June/early July 2013.
- Haiti 2012 was FBC Brandon's first year to work with But God Ministries in Haiti (butgodministries.com). Our team helped build a house for Haitians left homeless due to the earthquake and hurricanes, as well as children's and medical missions in July, 2012. We will continue to partner with But God Ministries in 2013, sending adult as well as youth teams in the summer of 2013.
*Visit the Missions Table on the Glass Hallway (west side of 1st floor) on Sundays for more information about our Missions Program at FBC Brandon.
*Stay tuned for exciting Mission opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally in 2013!