The International Mission Trip is for current 10th through 12th grades. The dates are July 26th through August 2nd.
Local Serve Opportunities
• Operation Christmas Child
November 15-22, 2021
Fill a shoebox with gifts for a child living in poverty overseas! In addition to receiving the boxes prepared by FBS members throughout the month of November, our church will serve as a local collection site for 2-4 hours per day during collection week.
• Bridge Builders
Whatever your skill set, the Construction Ministry has a place for you, with plenty to do! Some examples include wheelchair ramps, replacement windows and doors, painting, minor renovations. Contact Jim Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sundays 8 – 10 am
Refuge is a ministry to those living in homelessness. Offering Christ’s love to precious people who are struggling to secure the basic necessities of life. Join us for Refuge Orientation at 8:30 am on 5th Sundays – May 30, Aug 29, Oct 31 – to discover how you can serve with our Homeless Ministry. Enter through the Gym/West Entrance and follow the signs.
• The Bridge
The Bridge provides needed resources like food and clothes to families in need. The Bridge is open daily, Monday through Thursday, 9 AM to Noon. Attend The Bridge Orientation (317 Green Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303) to discover how you can plug in! Monthly: Every Second Wednesday at 5 pm OR Every Fourth Thursday at 12 pm.
• The Bridge Kids & Bridge Scholars
• Overflow: Thanksgiving
Overflow provides a box of food designed to feed a family a Thanksgiving meal, plus some extra items to get the children through the holidays. You can fill a food bag (a list is available) and/or participate in the distribution.
Opportunities to volunteer October and November. Contact Lucy Sizemore at email@example.com to volunteer.
• Disaster Relief
Be a part of one of the largest disaster response teams in the US. Help people with food and debris clearing following major natural and manmade emergencies. Visit www.scbaptist.org/dr to sign up for Disaster Relief Training.
BADGE RENEWAL: If your badge expires in 2021, you are urged NOT to register and attend classes this year, to help keep class sizes down. You may drop by the training just to get a badge made, or renew by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Those with long-expired badges should attend training classes to renew.
Aug. 24, 2021 – Lake Murray Baptist Church, Lexington
Oct. 9, 2021 – Lake Murray Baptist Church, Lexington
Short Term (1-2 weeks)
Republic Serve Week
Mid Term (2 months – 2 years)
• Gen Send
• Nehemiah Teams
Nehemiah Teams is an 8-week summer mission opportunity for students ages 17-29 which strategically involves them in cross-cultural missions among unreached people groups. As a program of the International Mission Board (IMB), NT partners with IMB personnel and other global Christians, connecting with state conventions, local Southern Baptist associations & churches to reach the unreached & hard to reach.