WMU

God’s mission.
Our passion.

Women’s Missionary Union

(WMU)
What is WMU?

WMU is a Southern Baptist Organization which was first organized in 1888. At First Baptist, our WMU serves alng side our MPACT ministries. We continue to support missionaries and missions through prayer, giving, and service.

PRAYER- WMU supports missionaries and missions through avid intercessory prayer.

GIVING- WMU supports the following offerings through giving to the Global Mission Fund:

• Lottie Moon (International Offering)

-(Click here for more info)

• Annie Armstrong (North American Offering)

• Janie Chapman (State Offering)

• Evelyn Henderson (Spartanburg Network Offering)

SERVICE- WMU supports living a missional lifestyle through service.

How do I get Involved?

At First Baptist we have the following age-level groups under the umbrella of our WMU:

-Women on Mission (WOM):  This group is composed of adult women of all ages.  It meets once a month, and it is currently meeting. Monthly Information can be found by clicking here.

The MPACT KIDS age-level organizations list below are  not currently meeting due to COVID-19.  We will update the website as soon as they resume.

-MPACT Kids: Preschool Mission Friends (Birth-5k) Meets on Wednesday evenings at 6pm. contact person for this group is Martha Blackstone mblackstone@fbs.org

-MPACT Kids: Elementary (Grade 1-5) Meets on Wednesday evenings at 6pm. contact person for this group is Greg Springsteen gspringsteen@fbs.org

-MPACT Kids: Powersurge (Grade 6) Meets on Wednesday evenings at 6pm. contact person for this group is Greg Springsteen gspringsteen@fbs.org

-On Missions Moms: Our On Mission Moms are moms of preschoolers and young children who seek to use this season of life to instill a love for Jesus and service to others. To learn more check out the Mission Moms webite or facebook page.

Women on Missions Meeting Information

Our February WOM meetings will be held on Monday, February 22, 2021 in Cobb Hall at The Bridge.  Our small group meetings will begin at 10am, and our General Meeting begins at 10:45am.  Our speaker for our February General Meeting will be Madison Biggerstaff who is the project manager for “Bridgeway Village”. She will be sharing about the purpose and plans for this village of tiny houses that will be built near The Bridge.  These tiny houses will be transitional housing for single women who need a fresh start. If you would like more information about Women on Mission email Lori Weatherholtz at (weatherholtzlori7@gmail.com) or Susie Elkins at (susiedanny75@gmail.com)

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