Local Serve Opportunities


• Operation Christmas Child

(Spartanburg, SC)


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

(Spartanburg, SC)

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 47bb2sc@gmail.com for more information.

• Refuge

(Spartanburg, SC)

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.

• The Bridge

(Spartanburg, SC)

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.

• The Bridge Kids & Bridge Scholars

(Spartanburg, SC)

Contact Deandra Comer at dcomer@fbs.org to be a part of this growing afterschool program for children and middle schoolers in the Northside.

• Overflow: Thanksgiving

(Spartanburg, SC)

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 lsizemore@fbs.org 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.

Short Term (1-2 weeks)


• Dominican
Republic Serve Week

The International Mission Trip is for current 10th through 12th grades. The dates are July 26th through August 2nd. Click here for more info.

Mid Term (2 months – 2 years)


• Gen Send

Offered in 6 week and 8 week options, Gen Send is designed for students (19-25) who wish to live their life on mission through serving alongside church planters and compassion ministries in order that the gospel may be spread!


• 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.

• IMB Fusion

(Gap Year)
The Fusion program is a Gap Year program for high school graduates wanting to serve overseas in a variety of ways in different cultures around the world. Fusion is a mixture of training and global missions in order that the gospel might be known and made Known around the world!

Long Term (2 years – Career)


• Send Relief Journeyman

(2 years)
The Journeyman program gives recent college graduates the opportunity to serve full time at Send Relief ministry centers such as the one is Clarkston or in NAMB Send Cities such as Pittsburgh. Journeyman can be single or unmarried with no kids. Send Relief Journeyman may work in areas of poverty, refugees and internationals, foster care and adoption, human trafficking, crisis response and church planting.


• IMB Journeyman

The IMB journeyman program seeks to allow recent college graduates and young professionals (under 30) to serve overseas as missionaries for 2 years through engaging in the missionary task of evangelism, disciple making, and church planting.

• Career Missionary

While God calls all believers to proclaim the gospel, some are specifically called to serve and proclaim the gospel overseas as full-time Career Missionaries. There are many service opportunities and places around the world where the gospel is not known. Career Missionaries seek to bring the gospel to the ends of the Earth.


Please fill out this interest form and we will be in contact soon!

Contact Byan Biggerstaff  for more information.


(864) 699-4309

Interested in serving on a mission trip?