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Missions and Evangelism Programs

We conduct mission activities and evangelism through the Church staff, members, facilities, funds, time, and through cooperative efforts with the broader community and other faith partners.

We engage with a number of community and denominational partners in responding to special needs and providing services to our community.  We support various community based organizations that provide food, shelter and clothing throughout our community.  We also support mission and relief agencies that are responding to human needs globally.  Additionally, we host various community support groups that meet weekly in our building.


Opportunities for Service

The Missions Committee would like the congregation to know of the following service opportunities.

Date: April 26th, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 Alexander Involved Ecumenically (ALIVE), alive-inc.org, 703-837-9300 ext 2

Location: Cora Kelly Rec Center, 25 West Reed Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305

Duties: Food packaging and distribution on site

ALIVE! is a nonprofit organization of volunteers from nearly 40 religious congregations and the community working together to help those in need in Alexandria, Virginia. Founded in 1969, ALIVE! is the largest private safety net for the needy in the city of Alexandria, addressing short-term to long-term needs for those less fortunate in the community. ALIVE! serves over 12,000 Alexandrians annually with shelter, low-cost early childhood education and childcare, financial help for rent, utilities, medical care and other critical needs, such as emergency food and deliveries of donated furniture and housewares.

 

Date: Saturday, May 10th, 2014, 6:45 a. m. – 9:15 a.m.

SOME – So Others Might Eat, some.org, 202-797-8806

Location: 71 ‘O’ Street, NW, Washington DC 20001

Duties: Preparation and serving of breakfast

SOME (So Others Might Eat) is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation's capital. Their mission is to meet the immediate daily needs of the people they serve with food, clothing, and health care. They also offer services such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment and counseling to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness.

 

If you need additional information, please contact Joy Adigun at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or 202-492-7457.

We look forward to working together.  Thank you.

FBC Mission and Evangelism Committee

 

Love Offering

Throughout his ministry, Christ commanded us to love one another. While First Baptist strives to follow this command in many ways, one particular way is through a love offering that is collected on the first Sunday of every month. The special offering, collected at the end of the service, goes to a fund administered by the life deacons, to provide temporary assistance to individuals in need of food, clothing, or other essential items.

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CHURCH SCHOOL 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

SUNDAY SERVICE 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MOSAIC Saturday,
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this week in worship

 

SUNDAY

April 27, 2014

 

Sermon title:

Title: "So Send I You"

Text: John 20:21

 Rev. Deborah Cochran preaching


 
SCRIPTURES
Acts 2:14a, 22-32
Psalm 16
1 Peter 1:3-9
John 20:19-31

 
MUSIC

Prelude
"Choral" (Opus 37
Joseph Jongen
(1873-1953)
Introit
"Look, Ye Saints, The Sight Is Glorious"
Cwm Rhondda
Gradual
"Song of Triumph"
Dale Grotenhuis
(1931-2012) 
Offertory Anthem
"He Is Risen, Alleluia!"
Eugene Englert
Kelly Curtin, Soprano
The Chancel Choir
Postlude
Paraphrase on a chorus from Handel's "Judas Maccabaeus"
Alexandre Guilmant
(1837-1911)


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