Our mission is reaching the least, the last, and the lost in our community and around the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Listed below are some areas of outreach initiatives that are active and available for serving our Lord.
Music and media:
⦁ We offer podcasts of Pastor Ken's messages online.
⦁ CD's on demand of Pastor Ken’s messages.
⦁ Future plans include offering audio/video of our services online.
⦁ Excellent musical talent has come to minister to God's glory. Guy Penrod came in 2016 to sing and minister in our church. We currently have others lined up to minister through music and word. (More information will be available on our calendar of events.)
⦁ The First Baptist Church Wagener Choir
⦁ Common Bond (singing a mix of hymns, gospel, and modern gospel)
⦁ Newly created Sandra Summer Music Scholarship (more information is coming, see ministries – music)
⦁ Many areas to learn and serve Christ through our music and media ministries are available and growing.
Local outreach projects:
⦁ Churches Together For Kids - a local outreach to help needy and at-risk children.
⦁ Christ Central Institute food bank
⦁ Operation Christmas Child
⦁ Benevolence fund
⦁ Prison ministries
⦁ VBS, adult and children
Edisto Association Mission Fest 2017
North American Missions:
⦁ SBC Home Missions
⦁ Shepherd's Hands, ministry of Mayhew & Marianne West in Lashmeet, West Virginia in the Appalachian Mountains. (see www.philippibaptist.org/north-american-missions)
⦁ SBC Foreign Missions
⦁ Missions in Guatemala, Nora Vos serving at Oasis Girls Home through Kids Alive International, (www.kidsalive.org). email: firstname.lastname@example.org
⦁ Missions in Honduras, (www.bmm.org)
FBC Wagener reaching out to South Asia in early 2017 - Plans are being made now to return in December 2017
WMU Supports the Placement of Water Filters All Over the World
FBC Wagener Children raised $502.30 for the "Clean Water for Peru" Effort in 2017
Our mission emphasis is growing. If you have a love for service or missions from local to foreign, we want to encourage you to join us in our mission to spread the gospel to all nations.