First Baptist Church Joelton

Missions

Below are churches, church plants, or ministry organizations that FBC Joelton supports either financially, physically and/or prayerfully. We are grateful for the ministry partners that help FBC Joelton truly impact our communities for Christ … locally, regionally, nationally, and globally!

 

NEW SEASON CHURCH-With the financial assistance of the Tennessee Baptist Convention, the Whites Creek plant, now known as New Season, continues its efforts to reach its community for Christ. Exciting The Rock Kingdom Center has joined in the efforts to plant a permanent church in the area. New Season Church meets on Sundays at 11:00 am at 1900 South Hamilton Rd, Nashville, TN 37218. Dwayne Lewis, the Minister of Missions, leads this new church plant. Pray about joining them as we pioneer this new church plant, and check out their website at www.newseasonnashville.org.

APHESIS HOUSE- “Seeking to Improve Men’s Lives through Pride, Preparedness, and Purpose”. This faith-based halfway house provides transitional housing for previously incarcerated men and seeks to empower each participant to change his behavior and habits through a relationship with Jesus Christ.   Contact Jerry House, 615-485-1109, www.aphesishouse.org/

NASHVILLE RESCUE MISSION-Join this ministry as they lead monthly worship services at the Nashville Rescue Mission. The Men’s Mission service is held every third Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. For more information, or if you would like to participate, contact Vernon Latham at 615-347-2003.

LA ESPIGA-A new mission of FBCJ located in Durango, Mexico. The pastor and his family have been working with the native young people of the surrounding mountains for several years, evangelizing, discipling, educating and housing them. FBCJ provides monthly monetary support to help La Espiga evangelize and disciple the people in this area.

Contact: Luis Martinez, 615-506-1462

CAMPUS OUTREACH – Evangelism, building relationships and sharing the gospel message with college students on an individual basis, in small group settings, and at large group meetings. The long-term vision of this mission is that these college students would become leaders for Christ all over the world. FBCJ provides monetary monthly support to this mission.

Web Site: www.campusoutreach.org
Contact: Kenny & Laura Hayes, 309-922-9873

BARREN PLAINS HISPANIC MINISTRY—FBCJ supports this mission to migrant farm workers beginning in June of each year and continuing through November. Migrant workers meet with our volunteers at the Barren Plains Community Center for a worship service each Sunday morning from 9:30 to 12:00 with lunch following. We supply the food and distribute lunch each week, distribute clothing and hygiene items, hold a health clinic, and donate flu shots each year. This is a great opportunity for you,  or your Sunday School class, to get involved. We need volunteers to help serve meals, prepare a meal, or to just come out and worship with our brothers and sisters in Christ!Contact Paul Wilkerson 615.218.8492 or Angie Stone 615.218.0475 for more information.

CHILD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP-Greater Clarksville Chapter  – CEF is the largest evangelical ministry to children in the world, in 180 countries and every state in the USA.  Our church supports the local chapter of CEF, which includes 7 counties and Ft. Campbell. Currently there are 14 existing Good News Clubs, and several others that are in the process of getting going (i.e., recruiting volunteers, planning, etc.). The Good News Club is one of the main ministries of Child Evangelism Fellowship.  Contact John & Lynn McAllister, Local Missionaries, 931-241-8202.  www.ReachingKidsForJesus.com

GOOD NEWS CLUB AT JOELTON ELEMENTARY– Volunteers trained by Child Evangelism Fellowship (from FBCJ and other churches) take the Gospel to students at Joelton Elementary every Monday afternoon during the school year.  This 1 ½ hour weekly club includes Bible lesson with application, songs, Scripture memory, a missions story and review games or other activities focused on the lesson’s theme.  Contact Joyce Bell 615-260-8230 for more information or to volunteer.