If you've been wanting to make beautiful music and are looking for a group of folks who will treat you like family... join the choir!
The 2018-19 choir year will begin this Fall, meeting on Thursday nights at 7:00 pm.
Emmaus House is holistic mission House-Church that meets every Saturday at 6:30pm.
For more info, visit the Emmaus House page.
American Baptist Women's Ministries (ABWM) meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from Sept through June.
For more info, visit the ABWM page.
Each year 4 major Mission Outreach offerings are taken:
Retired Ministers and Missionaries
One Great Hour of Sharing
America for Christ
The World Fellowship Offering
First Baptist supports Mylinda Baits in Missionary Service.
She is a regional missionary with particular focus in issues of human trafficking in the Iberoamerica-Caribbean region. For over 12 years, Mylinda and her husband Gary served in Costa Rica.
Having witnessed first hand, the sexual tourism industry, Mylinda now works to prevent and eradicate this modern day slave trade. She travels extensively throughout Latin America.
Table Grace, formerly known the Feeding Ministry, meets every Sunday at 4pm. Faith Communities and Local Groups provide a free dinner for the needy in our area.
This is a community enhanced ministry, supported by a wide range of churches, service clubs and individuals. Table Grace has served the "least-of-these" in our community for over 20 years.
If you are interested in helping as a volunteer, please contact Pastor Mark or Freda Spaulding, Table Grace's Volunteer Coordinator.
This knitting group creates caps for premature babies born at Tacoma General Hospital and at St. Peter Hospital in Olympia.
Over the last 4 years, they have made 6000 caps for new born babies.
For more information, contact Sarah Waterhouse or Patti Lehman.
First Baptist is one of 10 Faith Communities that take part in this ministry.
Each team visits the jail once a quarter, meeting 4 times within a 2 week period. Meetings include Bible Study, prayer, music, devotions and testimonies.
A volunteer jail chaplain supports the team when they visit. Volunteers receive training and orientation prior to participation.
For more information, contact John Nunneh.