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Eunice Chambless Hospitality House   

 
The Hospitality House provides rooms for families of inmates who come to visit the John Middleton or French Robertson Units.  If you are interested in helping out with Eunice Chambless Hospitality House, please contact Tim or Yogi Christesson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or 548-2180.
 
 

  Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters enriches, encourages, and empowers children to reach their full potential through safe, positive mentoring relationships.  It’s people of faith mentoring children of promise.  If you are interested in helping out with Big Brothers Big Sisters, please contact Jamie Bearden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 674-3113.
 
 

  Noah Project

Noah Project is a shelter and non-residential center for victims of  domestic violence.  Our mission is “Advocating for Victims and Working to End Family Violence.”  We have been providing services in Abilene and the surrounding area for over 30 years.   If you are interested in helping out with Noah Project, please contact the Noah Project at 672-6626.
 
 

  Refugee Ministry

The world is coming to Abilene!  First Baptist Church has began a ministry that will impact the world be building relationships with refugees here in our own community.  Refugees are building new lives in Abilene through the help of the International Rescue Committee.  FBC will partner with the IRC to help people in three different ways.  1.  Mentoring Refugees 2.  English as a Second Language and 3.  Special Needs (such as transportation, apartment set-up, and IRC office help).  For more information, contact John Moore at 325-675-8112 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the FBC missions office.
 
 
 

  City Light Community Ministries

City Light Community Ministries, a ministry of First Baptist Church, seeks to spread the love and power of Jesus Christ by serving, teaching, and connecting with the various groups common to the downtown Abilene area.  Much of our focus is on families, children, and teenagers.  The building includes offices for personal charity counseling and assistance, a functioning commercial kitchen for meals three days a week, space for Big A children’s ministry, shower facility, and a prayer room. 
 
If you are interested in helping out with City Light, please contact Maura dela Cruz at 673-6686 or    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or John Moore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 673-5031.
 
“Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you...and pray to the Lord in its behalf, for it its welfare you will find your welfare.”  Jeremiah 29:7
 
 

  Christian Women’s Job Corps

Christian Women’s and Men's Job Corps, a ministry of WMU, helps men and women in need develop the spiritual, personal, academic, and career skills they need to become self-sufficient.  Working with volunteers and mentors they develop skills to become successful in life and employment. 
If you are interested in this ministry, please contact Shirley Gossard at 325-701-9250.
 
 

  Texas Baptist (BGCT) Mission Team

The Missions Mobilization Team (BGCT)  offers a wide variety of mission opportunities in Texas, in the USA, and around the world. 
 
 

  Global Samaritan  Resources

GRS is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing emergency relief goods worldwide to areas struck by disaster, as well as promoting Jesus Christ. 
If you are interested in this ministry, please contact Esther Kissell at 676-9991 ext. 701 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

  Connecting Caring Communities

Connecting Caring Communities (CCC) exists to build meaningful relationships that foster safe, caring, whole communities.  CCC trains and encourages neighbors to live missionally through our Haven House program; leads Friendship Houses in vulnerable neighborhoods; and unites businesses, churches, individuals, organizations and the city to make our community a safer, better place for everyone. CCC is proud to be partnering with FBC in the Valley View Friendship House. For more information about CCC, please contact Janet Mendenhall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  
 
 

  Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) is a body of Christians and churches engaging in God’s mission in the world.  It’s a fellowship of Baptist Christians and churches who share a passion for the Great Commission of Jesus Christ and a commitment to Baptist principles of faith and practice.  Their vision is to be the presence of Christ in the world and our mission is to serve Christians and churches as they discover and fulfill their God-given mission.  They celebrate their partnership with First Baptist Church. 
For more information, please contact Rick McCaltchy@201-488-8169 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
 

  Paws for People

Paws for People uses carefully trained dogs to highlight a pet therapy type ministry.  The dogs and their handlers visit church’s homebound members, as well as our sick and shut-ins.  Many of these members owned dogs until they could no longer care for them. 
If you are interested in helping out with Paws for People, please contact Linda Sikes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 677-1013.
 

  Women/Adults on Mission

Over a century before missional became a word, Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) was helping Christians understand and be totally involved in the mission of God...sharing the message and love of Christ at home and around the world.  As part of WMU, 21st  century Women/Adults on Mission (ages 18 and up) seeks to inspire and help Christians to influence our world for Christ by (1) learning and doing  missions; (2) praying and giving; (3) growing spiritually; and (4) adjusting our lifestyles to do missions intentionally, individually, and in partnership with others.
 
Women/Adults on Mission does this through a number of ministries and activities:  Global Awareness   luncheons and small groups, Round Table book discussions; missions action, Hands-On  Crisis Ministry, sewing, lunches for Christian Women’s Job Corps; praying and giving to missions (local, state, national, and global). 
For more information, contact Ruth Anna Driggers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or John Moore at 325-675-8112.
 

    Abilene Baptist Association Social Ministry

Abilene Baptist Association Social Ministry (ABASM) is here to help those less fortunate that live in Taylor County.  If you are at the end of the month and have 6  hungry people in your home, if you need money for the electric bill and face disconnection, if you just got a part-time job and need a white shirt, jeans, and/or walking shoes, if you face an emergency and need household goods, if you are lonely and need to know someone will pray for and with you, the ABS Social Ministry is ready to respond. 
If you are interested in this ministry, please call Loys Litls at Abilene Baptist Social Ministries at 325-672-4193. 
 
 

  Baptist World Alliance

The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) is a global movement of Baptists sharing a common confession of faith in Jesus Christ, bonded together by God’s love to support, encourage and strengthen one another, while proclaiming and living the Gospel of  Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit. 
For more information, please contact  John Moore at 325-675-8112 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in teh FBC Mission's Office. 
 
 

  Abilene Baptist Association

Abilene Baptist Association (ABA) assists fifty-two Baptist churches in Taylor County in carrying out the Great Commission through cooperative ministry and mission projects, starts new works, coordinates disaster relief efforts (Haiti), provides evangelistic opportunities, strengthens existing churches through training, and provides a Director of Missions, who is a friend to the pastors. 
 
 

  Hardin Simmons University

Founded in 1891 by a dedicated group of ministers, ranchers, and merchants, Hardin-Simmons University continues its commitment to developing the mind and nurturing the spiritual life of its students. Affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas since 1941, HSU provides an academically challenging undergraduate education based on a liberal arts foundation, and advances scholarly growth by offering  specialized graduate and professional degree programs.

 

  FBC PrayerWorks

 You may have seenthe signs around the church asking, "Will You Commit to Pray?". This is a piercing question that applies to all of us as believers in Christ. Prayer is to be a natural part of our daily lives. However, at times it becomes one of the msot neglected areas of our spiritual walk. Throgh PrayerWorks, needs are prayed for on a daily basis here at the church. There are still several slots open for pepople to be a part of this vital ministry. If you have questions or wouldlike to volunteer to fill on of the open time slots, please call Josie Knecht at 325-698-3241 for more information.

 

 

 Kairos Prison Ministry

 The mission of Kairos ministries is to bring Christ's love and forgiveness to all incarcerated individuals, their families, and those who work with them, and to assist in the transition of becoming a productive citizen. "I was in prison and you visited me..." Matthew 25:36. For more information, contact John Moore at 325-675-8112 of This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the FBC Missions Office.

 

 

 Bereavement Food Ministry Team

 The Bereavement Food Ministry Team provides a meal for family members the day of a funeral service for a church of Sunday school member, for a spouse of a church of Sunday school member, or for a former church member who has moved out of town and whose memorial service, graveside service, or visitation is in Abilene.  Generally, the meals are served at the church, although the team will provide and/or serve at teh home if the familhy chooses. For more information, please contact Carlene Spicer @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

 House of Faith

 House of Faith exists to take Jesus to neighborhood children, youth and families, provide a sense of belonging and strengthen their faith, enabling them to honor God with their lives and offer themselves in service to Him. We are a neighborhood based non-denominational organization targeting children and youth considered at-risk fo rsubstance abuse, delinquency and gang involvement. Rather than wait for children and youth to become involved in church or a youth group, we simply take Jesus to them. We invite you to come be apart of this amazing ministry and begin making a difference in the lives of the children and youth right here in Abilene. For more information, please call Denise Davidson at 325-695-1912.

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

   

 
 

  Hardin Simmons Logsdon Seminary 

The purpose of Logsdon Seminary is to prepare servant leaders for Christian ministry through an academically challenging theological education centered on the Lordship of Christ, guided by the authority of Scripture, and focused on the global mission of the church. This purpose statement embodies a threefold foundation that is central to the ethos and mission of the seminary: Christ, the Bible, and a global mission. Logsdon Seminary equips students who, in response to God’s call, seek the necessary academic and spiritual foundations for a lifetime of servant leadership in the Kingdom of God.  For more information, contact Daniel Martin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 
     
 
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