Ministries


Ministries


Birthmonth Ministry

The mission of the birth month ministry is to share and extend expressions of love, support and Christian fellowship to those in need. The ministry is comprised of twelve birth month captains who make monthly visits to the sick and shut-in, the Macon Rescue Mission and to various nursing homes offering our support as a token of love.

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Children's Ministry

First Baptist Church values each child that enters into its doors and the children within the community. Our focus is on teaching and equipping students in an exciting environment with the foundational stories, laws and commandments of Christ, in order to develop Christian disciples. Throughout the year, First Baptist Church hosts a number of events to fill and strengthen our children spiritually and physically including drama, music, Black history, vacation bible school, Let's Move! Macon 5K Walk/Run, Youth Lock-In, Middle Georgia Food Bank, Rebuilding Macon, and Field Trips. Every 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday our Children's Ministry offers a productive learning environment where boys and girls learn God's truth and how it applies to their daily lives. The goal is to influence children positively to make wise choices and actions with God in mind.

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Christian Education

Christian Education is a life-long, Bible-based, Christ-centered process of leading others to Christ. Our primary purpose in Christian Education is to build up in Christ and equip and assist each member of First Baptist Church to become a mature believer of Jesus Christ through corporate and personal study of God's Word and healthy fellowship with other believers.

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Courtesy Guild

Courtesy Guild members will be Holy Spirit lead and are responsible for providing the church body with upcoming events and information concerning other members, visitors and friends. Additionally, the Courtesy Guild will provide warm hospitality to special guests at annual and special church programs.

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Deaconess Ministry

The Deaconess Ministry consists of women whose husbands are ordained Deacons of First Baptist Church. Their primary responsibility is to undergird and support the Deacon's Ministry by enhancing the spiritual matters of the church and encouraging the church membership through witness, peace, love and unity. The Deaconess also prepares members for baptism and communion, along with caring for the needs of the church and its members.

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven." Matthew 5:16

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Deacons Ministry

The Deacons Ministry of First Baptist Church serves this present age and provides support of the ministry by exercising spiritual leadership in the affairs of the church by worshipping, witnessing, winning souls, relief of the poor, and visitation of the sick and bereaved.

"Seek out among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business" Acts 6:3

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Heritage Historic Ministry

The Heritage Historic Ministry commemorates and honors our old and current shared experiences through archives of pictures, books, scripts, plaques, trophies, resolutions and other special memorabilia.

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Marriage Ministry

The Marriage ministry promotes oneness in marriage and provides opportunities for marriage enrichment and spiritual guidance through fun, fellowship and faith building programs.

"Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance. Three things will last forever - faith, hope and love - and the greatest of these is love." I Corinthians 13:4, 7, 13

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Master's Men Ministry

The Master's Men Ministry endeavors to strengthen, encourage and support men, young men and boys through the teachings of our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ. We provide a spiritual support system through Christian education, mission work and Christian fellowship for brothers in Christ.

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Media Ministry

The Media Ministry provides quality sound control during worship services and activities of the church. We also make available audio media of worship services and some other church events.

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Music Ministry

The music ministry of First Baptist Church uses all that is within to exhalt and praise God, and to edify (build up) the body of Christ creating an atmosphere of worship and praise through music and song.

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New Members Orientation

New members orientation is an extension of the Christian Education Ministry. It is designed to acclimate the new member to the teachings of the church, and offer relevant classes on church doctrine.

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Praise Dance Ministry

The praise dance ministry strives to promote the development and growth of praise and worship expression through anointed dance. Praise dance is worship by interpreting the Word of God with movement through dance. The Praise Dance Ministry is a ministry that is open to all who are willing and able to glorify the name of God. "As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God." (I Peter 4:10). What a privilege it is to express our love for Jesus Christ through movement, entering into a deeper place and relationship with Him as we dance before Him!

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Senior Superlatives

The senior superlatives consists of members of the church 55 years of age and older giving aid, support and service in building up other sisters and brothers in Christ. The ministry also networks with other organizations to be better informed of issues that may impact our daily lives.

"For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:" Ephesians 4:12

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Sisters Inspiring Sisters Ministry

Sisters Inspiring Sisters consists of women and young adult women and is focused on teaching God's grace and mercy so that each woman may commit herself to faithful service. We minister to the needs of the women so that we may prove to be of Christian support to one another. Our service extends beyond the walls of the church into the community.

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STARS Ministry

Steps to Achieving Remarkable Success (STARS) is a ministry which provides tutoring resources, SAT/ACT and scholarship information, assistance with completing college applications and the FAFSA. Please contact Sister Loleta Sartin (loleta.sartin@gmail.com) if assistance is needed.

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Transportation Ministry

Provides transportation to and from the church for Sunday School, worship services, activities, and church related events for those who otherwise would not be able to attend.

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Trustee Ministry

The trustee is dedicated to keeping the house of God in good repair and is responsible for the safe keeping, protection, management, and maintenance of church properties.

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Ushers Ministry

Ushers are servants to the flock and are called to be doorkeepers in the house of God. Back to the top

Wednesday's Word Bible Study

"Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." II Timothy 2:15 NKJV

Wednesday's Word is an extension of the church's Christian Education ministry to equip the saints through the Word of God and move them from membership to discipleship. Wednesday's Word is designed to teach the Bible with clarity, offer relevant classes on the Christian lifestyle, and help believers to grow and strengthen their personal relationship with the Lord.

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Youth Bible Study

Equips young people through the word of God that they may grow in grace and in the knowledge of Jesus Christ.

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Youth Ministry

Meeting and Ministering to our youth where they are with the Gospel of Jesus Christ -helping our youth to experience God in their lives now. A relevant ministry for today's youth.

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